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Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

September 14th, 2017

When visiting the recommended website in this lesson, students learn about the Underground Railroad and “walk in the shoes” of an escaping slave. Using the picture book Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, students create a problems/solutions/events chart to help them understand the relationships between Clara’s problems and how she solves them. Similar to Clara’s […]