The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers

The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers
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The Tunnel of Freedom -Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers is a short ghost story with exercises about a young Afro-American carpenter hired to board up a tunnel in a man's basement in Georgetown, Maryland where legend has it the tunnel led from the river and housed runaway slaves as they refreshed themselves for their continuing journey north. His experiences in that basement teach him a lot!

The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers is one of the stories in the U.S.History based True Ghost Stories That Teach - Historically Based Stories with Content Area Connections by Lonnie Dai Zovi. These 5 pages contain a high interest short story written at a 4-5th grade reading level, but of interest to all students, 4th grade to adult ESL,GED and CItienship classes.

Besides enjoying the story (who doesn't love a good ghost story?), the students will learn, review, discuss, investigate, and write about :

1. The Underground Railroad
2. Relations between White and Black citizens in early 1900's
3. Tools and their name (Voc. Ed)
4. Words spelled the same with different pronunciations

All the stories in this collection capitalize on the students' great interest in ghosts, and other weird phenomena. These stories take advantage of this interest by using the stories to teach:

1. Practice reading
2. Improve comprehension
3. Expand vocabulary
4. Highlight or teach certain aspects of language
5. Teach or review history
6. Make connections to other content areas
7. Stimulate discussions
8. Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays

To take full advantage of the "True" Ghost Stories That Teach, the stories should read the stories aloud, dramatizing and using voices and other sound effects (readers' theater). The stories have been designed for readers of all ages, as have the exercises. These exercise may be done together as a whole group, partners or individually.

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"True" Ghost Stories That Teach Answer Booklet FREE

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I Don't Belong Here(Buffalo Soldiers) $3.00

Not Only The Swallows (California Missions) $3.00

Oh, Say, Can You See (History of the National Anthem) $3.00

.Peter's Space (History of Early New York) $3.00

Sailing Alone (Columbus's trips) $3.00

Still Working (Transcontinental Railroad and Chinese workers) $3.00

The Blushing Ghost (Lincoln) $3.00

The Final Salute (Pearl Harbor) $3.00

The Hospital (Gettysburg) $3.00

The River Ride (California Gold Rush) $ 3.00

The Sheriff's Curse (Salem's witch trials)
$3.00

The Torchman (War of 1812 and the White House)
$ 3.00

The Tunnel of Freedom (Underground railroad) $3.00

Together Again (Texas History, The Alamo) $3.00

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5 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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