The Underground Railroad was a term used for a network of people, homes, and hideouts that slaves in the southern United States used to escape to freedom in the Northern United States and Canada.
The students gain factual information about this organization and the brave people that risked their lives for freedom while learning to read for information and using research skills.
If you're looking for a fun, different project using technology, you might want to give this a try.
Lesson in Designing a Bar Graph in Excel 2007
Another one you might find interesting is,
Language,Social Studies,Computer Project -Teaching with Power Point "Who Am I?"
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