• from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry – Biography
  • Letter to Harriet Tubman by Frederick Douglas – Letter
  • Before you read:

    1. What is “Biography”?
    2. Who was Harriet Tubman?
    3. What is the difference between the Underground Railroad” and a subway?

    While you read, take notes and write answers to the following questions

    • What motivated Harriet Tubman to help enslaved people?
    • What motivated slaves to make the dangerous journey?
    • Do Literatrue Circle Jobs (If you’re ina group of five, drop any one job):
      • 1 Vocabulary Highlighter
      • 1 Travel Tracker
      • 1 Illustrator
      • 2 Connection Makers
      • 2 Passage Pointers
    • FOCUS Question: Think about this throughout the reading.
      •  What did the life and actions of Harriet Tubman do for you?

    After you read:

    • How did the lives of the ex-slaves change when they settled in Canada?
    • Answer the following Questions from Page 766 in LOL. You must write complete sentence answers which include the following: (1) reword the question in the answer, (2) give your answer, (3) details to support your answer.
    • Connect to the Literature – #1 (What do you think?),
    • Think Critically – #2, #3, #4,
    • Extend Interpretation – #6
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