Underground Railroad

Explore the courageous journey and secret network of the Underground Railroad. Discover the untold stories of freedom seekers and abolitionists who risked everything for a better future.
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Here's my North Star block which is the penultimate block in this project, the final block being a story to tie all the Underground Railroad quilt together. North Star... And my story block...This came with mini photos of blocks in place but I replaced them with photos of my own blocks I've made to tie everything together. I've really enjoyed this project with my online quilting friends and have acquired some fabric for the back of the quilt which will be perfect so watch this space....but…

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Haley Whitehall
Looks awesome! Choose your own adventure! Interactive story brings your students into history! Students assume the role of a slave in 1852 who is given a chance to runaway with Harriet Tubman along the Underground Railroad. They can choose to stay or go and the story changes based on the choices they make. A fantastic way to teach students about how the Underground Railroad worked and the dangers escaped slaves faced. Social Studies Civil War, Social Studies Education, 4th Grade Social Studies, Teaching American History, Teaching History, Study History, History Class, History Museum, Homeschool Help

Looks awesome! Choose your own adventure! Interactive story brings your students into history! Students assume the role of a slave in 1852 who is given a chance to runaway with Harriet Tubman along the Underground Railroad. They can choose to stay or go and the story changes based on the choices they make. A fantastic way to teach students about how the Underground Railroad worked and the dangers escaped slaves faced.

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This idea has been stuck in my head for awhile, ever since I heard about how quilts were used to communicate to runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad. Their patterns and blocks were a code, providing direction, signifying safety, and issuing warnings (according to some historians). Before my son and I played the game I made, we read the perfect book to pair with this activity - The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom by Bettye Stroud. Having already read a biography on Harriet…

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Sara McCallum

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