This fantastic, interactive story brings your students into history! In this reading, students assume the role of a slave in 1852 who is given a chance to runaway with Harriet Tubman along the Underground Railroad. However, they can choose to stay or go and the story changes based off of the choices they make throughout the story. A fantastic way to teach students about how the Underground Railroad worked and the dangers escaped slaves faced.
Harriet Tubman is known today for her work on the Underground Railroad helping slaves escape to freedom. The novel, Lead Us to Freedom, Harriet Tubman! is a biography of Harriet Tubman. It details Harriet's childhood, her escape from slavery, and her work as an Underground Railroad conductor in a way that is easily understood by a second or third grade student.
Harriet Tubman. After escaping the clutches of slavery in 1849, Harriet rescued countless others from the same fate, operating the Underground Railroad. "I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves." -Harriet Tubman