Slavery in America: Building Background Knowledge

Grades 4-6 / History / Harriet Tubman
Lesson Objective
Consider historical context when learning about Harriet Tubman
14 min
Questions to Consider
What makes the word sort an effective warm-up?
How does Ms. Wicketts plan her lesson around the needs of her students?
How does Ms. Wicketts prepare her students for reading and writing about Harriet Tubman?
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