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(Updated on 27/05/2016)

 

 

Vocabulary :

  • Harriet Tubman Vocabulary Quilt
    "Here are some words we think are important for you to know as you learn about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad."
    - with definitions and pictures

    (lhric.org/pocantico)

 

Listening :

  • Almost 46 Million People Live in ‘Modern Slavery’ - Text + Audio - 1 June 2016
    "The Global Slavery Index says 58 percent of those working in “modern slavery” are living in five Asian nations.
    The report, by an Australian research group, looks at forms of slavery around the world."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Slavery
    "Slavery is the idea that a human is someone’s property, that he/she can be bought, sold and owned; and forced to work without being paid.
    This concept has been around for thousands of years.
    Read the article (you can also listen to the audio while you read). Next go to Task and do the activity." + Transcript.

    (learnenglish.britishcouncil.org)
  • US Calls Fight Against Human Trafficking a 'Must Win' - Text + Audio - 3 August 2015
    "The US has promised not to give up its fight against human trafficking.
    The State Department released its 2015 report on human trafficking this week..."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

Activities :

  • AMERICAN HISTORY WORKSHEETS: SLAVERY AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
    "In the eighth lesson in the American History Worksheet series, students are asked to listen to an old slave melody that held a secret, hidden meaning. 
    Objective: Students will understand the hardship slaves faced as they made their ways towards freedom.
    Time: One class period.
    Resources: the video of “Follow the Drinking Gourd” available either downloaded or available through the Internet; one worksheet for each student; pens or pencils."

    (teachlikeapcv.com)

 

 

 

The Underground Railroad, painting by Charles T. Webber