Teaching the Underground Railroad Through Play

Teaching Through Games

Slavery is a sensitive topic in American history. This book provides resources and lesson plans for a week-long unit covering slavery, the Underground Railroad, and the abolition movement built around an award-winning board game. In Freedom: The Underground Railroad, students will take on the role of abolitionists helping slaves reach freedom in Canada. Background knowledge, primary source documents, and detailed lesson plans on teaching slavery and using the game provide full support for instruction. Customized Freedom mini-game scenarios designed by Brian Mayer and Christopher Harris. Game: Freedom: The Underground Railroad. Brian Mayer. Academy Games, 2013.

RL
Grades
10-12+
IL
Grades
10-12+
GRL
Z
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ISBN: 978-1-4994-9002-2
Author: Christopher Harris
Copyright: 2015
Reading Level: Grades 10-12+
Interest Level: Grades 10-12+
GRL: Z
Lexile: 1210L

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