Warm Up:, What do you see, What is the message

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  • 1.Warm Up: What do you see? What is the message? Who might have used this to prove their point?
  • 2.Today’s Question: Who were the famous abolitionists? How did they work to end slavery?
  • 3.Today’s Activities In groups: Read about an abolitionist leader With a partner: Create a sensory figure on your abolitionist
  • 4.Famous Abolitionists: Frederick Douglass Harriet Tubman The Grimke Sisters William Lloyd Garrison John Brown
  • 5.Abolitionists: Read the biography and answer the questions Discuss questions with your group, make sure everyone has the correct answers. Write the questions AND answers down on the left side of your notebook (page 103). Where did they grow up? What was their early life like? Why did they become involved in the abolitionist movement? What did they do to support abolition? What are two important facts you think the class should know about this person?
  • 6.Sensory Figure:Divide your group into 2. Each smaller group will create a sensory figure to describe your activist. Sensory figures are simple drawings of historical figures with descriptions of what they might have thought, seen, heard, touched, said, or felt. Each of the descriptions contains words and/or symbols and is placed near the part of the body that relates to the sense. Make sure you have:   Seven sentences or phrases that represent what each figure might see, hear, smell, say, touch, think, and feel (emotions). Make sure the sentences or symbols represent important experiences, thoughts, and feelings of the character.
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