Safe Passage
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Underground Railroad Bibliography
Web Lesson: Myths & Codes of the Underground Railroad
Finding and Using Primary & Secondary Resources
Teacher Guide
Correlation to Ohio Academic Content Standards
SW Ohio Underground Railroad Sites & Resources
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No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
--Booker T. Washington

Teacher Guide

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Table of Contents
How to Use This Kit
Introduction to the Underground Railroad
Lesson Correlations to the Ohio Academic Content Standards for Social Studies and Language Arts


Lesson 1: Primary Resources Provide Context for the Underground Railroad
Lesson 2: Leaders of the Underground Railroad
Lesson 3: The Underground Railroad in Art, Literature and Music
Lesson 4: Mapping the Underground Railroad
Lesson 5: Writing the Narrative
Lesson 6: Legacy of the Underground Railroad

Media Guides

Safe Passage CD-ROM Discussion Guide
Safe Passage Video Discussion Guide
Video Profiles
Video Field Trip Locations


Underground Railroad Bibliography
Underground Railroad Resources in Southwestern Ohio
Underground Railroad Field Trips
Timeline of Slavery and the Underground Railroad
Websites on Slavery and the Underground Railrod
Language Arts Websites
Social Studies Websites
Image Credits


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