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Freedom Quilt Squares

Active Learning | Adaptation Level | Social Studies

Objectives

  • Students will identify the dangers faced by slaves on their journey to freedom.
  • Students will observe the physical features of the land that the slaves traveled on their way to Canada.
  • Students will design a quilt square to represent the journey of the slaves.

Procedure

  • The class will read "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt".
  • Students will text in their thoughts on the dangers faced by slaves on their journey to freedom.
  • The class will use the document camera to view the physical features of a map of the journey taken by the slaves on their way to freedom.
  • Students will use Keynote to design their quilt square that represents the journey of the slaves.

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.

Materials

  • Remote Responders
  • Document Camera
  • Computers for each student
  • Keynote

Grade Level: 3-5