Google Earth Education: The Underground Railroad Secret Codes and Symbolism Writing Lesson #GoogleEa

Students will utilize the Google Earth Voyager Story, The Underground Railroad to explore the role of secret codes and symbolism in the success of the United States Underground Railroad, as well as the risks assumed by all of its participants.

Students will draw on multiple sources to write an informative/explanatory essay outlining the role that secret codes and symbolism played in the success of the Underground Railroad.


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Created: Jan 24, 2019


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