Harriet Tubman is a Famous American Hero. She had many character traits that helped her work towards her goals. Students learn about passion, courage, creativity, communication, perseverance, adaptability, imagination, and self-awareness when they study this hero. There are many great books for teachers to read aloud and share with students. As teachers READ ALOUD these texts students can be using the student thinking and responding pages in this packet. There are 13 ideas presented in the packet for teachers to choose from. Many of the ideas are GIFTED strategies that are awesome strategies for all students to use to develop deeper thinking.
Wagon Wheel - Collaboration Thinking Tool
Report Page for Wagon Wheel Facts
Six Thinking Hat Ideas
Etch-a-Sketch Graphic Organizer
ABC Connecting Thoughts
Community Circle and Windows Notes - Collaboration Thinking Tool
Task Rotation - Thinking in 4 Different Ways about a Topic (slides 9, 10, 11, 12 F/B)
Cause and Effect
Persuasive Letter Assignment
Mind Map Graphic Organizer
Close Reading Activities for after a teacher read aloud
Differentiated Assessment Options
Harriet Tubman book selections from Amazon
Each teacher can preview the ideas and select the ones that would help her/his class reflect on the life of Harriet Tubman. The activities help students demonstrate their understanding about her life.
I hope your students enjoy learning about Harriet Tubman! I also hope the engaging learning ideas help your students analyze her life, organize their thinking, and make conclusions about this Famous American Hero!