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Underground to Canada Literature Unit

Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Underground to Canada Literature Unit
Product Description
This Underground to Canada Literature Unit, based on the novel by Barbara Smucker, is intended to help students delve deeply into the lives of the two young main characters, Julilly and Liza, as they attempt to escape from slavery using the "underground railroad" of the 19th century. Students are asked to use various reading strategies, as well as many other skills, as they immerse themselves in the lives of these characters.

Activities Include:
- Frontloading Activities (Tea Party - with Quotations and/or Pictures; Round Robin Monologue; Music)
- Writing (Horoscopes; Last Will & Testament; Poetry/Choral Montage)
- Drama (Telling Tales; Advice to Mr. Lincoln)
- Comprehension (1 Multiple Choice & 1 Open Response Question per chapter; 19 sets of questions in all!)
- Music (The Music of the Underground Railroad)
- Vocabulary (Crossword Puzzle)

This resource is 57 pages long including answer keys, and includes relevant website links and a bibliography of other relevant picture books and novels.

You may want to check out another literature unit from my store:

Wonder by R.J. Palacio Integrated Book Study

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Total Pages
57 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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