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Literature: "The Last Safe House" by Barbara Greenwood Discuss this eTheme.

These links are about the book “The Last Safe House” and author Barbara Greenwood. Find out more about Canada’s involvement with the Underground Railroad. Includes information about safe houses for children who are in trouble today. There is a link to an eThemes resource on the Underground Railroad.

Grades

  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6,
  • 7

Links

The author's Web site provides this information on "The Last Safe House."
This website includes launch and closure activities for "The Last Safe House" by Barbara Greenwood.
Here is a map of the different routes runaway slaves using the Underground Railroad would take.
This unit includes a teacher's guide, myths of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman Reader's Theater, Underground Railroad Book Videos, activities and resources.
Read about the Safe House Program taking place in Los Angeles, CA. Children can find these safe houses when they run into any trouble.
Read a review of the "The Last Safe House." NOTE: The site includes ads.
This unit lesson plan for fifth graders recommends using "The Last Safe House" for group instruction.
These sites are about the Underground Railroad movement that helped runaway slaves escape to Canada. Learn about Harriet Tubman and other influential leaders. Listen to songs and read the lyrics that secretly told the escape route. Play a game that allows you to face the same decisions the runaway slaves faced. Includes maps and historic photographs, plus a link to an eThemes Resource on the slave trade.

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