Who Was Harriet Tubman? {Black History Month Novel Study}
Black History Month Resource:

Connect American History and literature by reading the novel Who Was Harriet Tubman? by Yona Zeldis McDonough.

Harriet Tubman was a courageous women who lead more than 300 slaves to freedom. Her story of bravery and selflessness will enthrall your students and inspire them to learn more about influential Black Americans. In addition, students will learn about Harriet Tubman’s leadership role in The Underground Railroad and her contributions during the Civil War.

Who Was Harriet Tubman? novel study contains seven pages of higher level thinking comprehension questions with an answer key and seven extension activities focusing on nonfiction text features.

Included in this Black History Month novel study are:

7 Pages of Comprehension Questions with an Answer Key

7 Pages of Extension Activities - Nonfiction Text Features Focus
*Table of Contents – Who Was Harriet Tubman?
*Cutaway – Bought and Sold
*Fact and Opinion – Nat Turner
*Label – Cotton and Tobacco
*Glossary – Abolitionists and Quakers
*Maps – Vigilance Committees
*Close Up - $40,000 Reward
*Heading – Frederick Douglas
*Bibliography - Constitutional Amendments
*Timeline - Two of a Kind: Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

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Created: Aug 18, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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