Type:

Lesson Plan, Other

Description:

Explore the Web to dive deeper into the story of Robert Smalls, escaped slave and fighter for the Union cause during the Civil War. Part of an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled Full Steam to Freedom , this activity includes recommended web resources, tips for using picnic or Microsoft PowerPoint to create an image slideshow of your findings, and historical background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Keywords:

2 to 5 | Activity

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

RI.2.10: Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

RI.2.10: CA Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scienc

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

RI.2.10: Iowa Core Literacy

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

RI.2.10: Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

RI.2.10: North Dakota English Language Arts and Literacy Content Standards

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

RI.2.10: New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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