.... This Sojourner Truth biography is perfect to use during Black History month, when you are studying equality, women's suffrage, and abolishing slavery, or any time you are studying about Sojourner Truth.
In Georgia, 4th graders study Sojourner Truth as part of the social studies curriculum, so this was written with them in mind. Because it is non-fiction though, the passage is really suitable for grades beyond 4th if you just need to learn factual information about Sojourner Truth. It is not just specific to Georgia kiddos either, as anyone could use it. :-)
Grab all 4 women studied here:
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Susan B. Anthony
This passage is perfect to use when introducing Sojourner Truth or even to review her achievements before state testing time. It can be used in reading or in social studies.
The pack includes a biography passage that's a little more than 2 pages with a comprehension crossword puzzle related to the text.
Topics mentioned in the text:
*her life as a slave
*being sold many times
*escaping to freedom with daughter
*life after escaping
*changing her name
*Ain't I a woman speech
*becoming a freedom fighter/abolitionist
*so much more!
Your students are sure to enjoy learning about Sojourner Truth.
Be sure to check out the other social studies passages in my store. I have MANY to choose from :-)
Please... if you ever notice anything in my passages that needs to be corrected, such as a date or any other factual information, please send me a message before you rate the product. I do my best to research thoroughly and provide historical facts. I can look back over and have a new copy uploaded fairly quickly.
Also, if you notice typos or anything else, that is appreciated too. Even with several sets of eyes looking over my work, at times a word can be missed. Thanks so much ahead of time.