Sheltered USH Abolitionist and Suffragist Changemaker Unit February 4-27

Learning Goal:

How did abolitionist help end slavery and earn freedom for many African Americans?

How did suffragist help woman gain the right to vote?

Agenda:

Items to be included in your portfolio

 

  1. Vocabulary Portable Word Wall
  • Abolitionist
  • Suffrage
  • Freedom
  • Slavery
  • Vote
  1. Changemaker page on Frederick Douglas
    1. Margin notes on changemaker page
    2. Image representing the changemaker
    3. Paragraph using evidence from the text to answer the essential question
  2. Changemaker page on Harriet Tubman
    1. Margin notes on changemaker page
    2. Image representing the changemaker
    3. Paragraph using evidence from the text to answer the essential question
  3. Autobiography of an Abolitionist Story
    1. Includes draft
    2. Revised final copy
    3. Audio recording of story
    4. Visual to accompany the story
  4. Changemaker page on Person of your choice
    1. Margin notes on changemaker page
    2. Image representing the changemaker
    3. Paragraph using evidence from the text to answer the essential question
  5. Persuasive Essay: 3-5 paragraph persuasive or argumentative essay answering the essential question: Were Abolitionists or Suffragists able to provide freedom to Americans? What did abolitionists or suffragists do to provide freedom to americans?
  6. Unit Reflection for your portfolio answering the question: What did you learn about in this unit? What questions do you still have about this unit? What skills did you improve in this unit?

Extension:

Finish all items for your portfolio. Revise writing pieces.

Documents:

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