ERIC Number: ED471476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Secondary Lessons from Indiana's Underground Railroad Institute (July 22-27, 2001).
Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ., Indianapolis. Geography Educators' Network of Indiana.
The Geography Educator's Network of Indiana's 2001 Exploring and Teaching Institute series led 23 educators from around the state on a six day traveling adventure. Participants explored art, literature/folklore, historical sites and archives, physical environments, architecture, economics, politics, and cultures associated with the Underground Railroad and Indiana. They traveled from Kentucky to various sites in Indiana, Michigan, and Ontario, Canada. Each participant created thematic lesson materials related to Indiana and national social studies and history standards. This booklet features four of those lessons: (1) "Code Black" (S. Keammerer); (2) "I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends or A Hard Day's Night on the Underground Railroad" (M. McKay); (3) "Traveling along the Indiana Underground Railroad" (A. Zervos); and (4) "The Underground Railroad: Yesterday and Today, Related Issues" (L. Curry). Each lesson suggests appropriate grade level; implementation time; cites educational purpose and/or objectives; addresses standards; offers U.S. literature and writing suggestions; provides detailed teaching strategies and/or procedures; poses questions for assessment; and presents extension or homework activities. Some of the lessons also list teacher resources or background materials needed. (BT)
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Curriculum Enrichment, Geography, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Language Arts, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State History, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Teacher Developed Materials, Thematic Approach
Geography Educator's Network of Indiana (GENI), IUPUI-CA 345, 425 University Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46202. Tel: 317-274-8879; Fax: 317-274-2347. For full text: http://www.iupui.edu/~geni/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ., Indianapolis. Geography Educators' Network of Indiana.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana