Would You Have Helped Out?

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  • Aug 2 2010 6:47 AM

    Cort Mitchell

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In this lesson, from Xpeditions, students investigate the dangers faced by escaping slaves and their helpers on the Underground Railroad. Pretending to live back in the time of slavery, students consider whether they would have helped the escaping slaves. Students write conversations with friends explaining whether they would help on the Underground Railroad and describing the challenges and risks they might face.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: History-Social Science, Philosophy, Geography, United States History

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