The Mystery on the Underground Railroad

The Mystery on the Underground Railroad

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by Carole Marsh
     
 

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One secret quilt, two magic johnnycakes, three wishes for good luck, tons of trouble and seconds to escape! When four real kids visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Philadelphia, they learn the history, geography, and secrets of the Underground Railroad as they race to find stolen quilts before the grand opening!

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One secret quilt, two magic johnnycakes, three wishes for good luck, tons of trouble and seconds to escape! When four real kids visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Philadelphia, they learn the history, geography, and secrets of the Underground Railroad as they race to find stolen quilts before the grand opening!

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The Underground Railroad - Definition - Origins
• Vocabulary (conductors, passengers, stations, etc.)
• Use of constellations
• Location of stations
• Details of how, why, and when conductors moved passengers
• Use of quilts and symbols
• Harriet Tubman
• Friendship Road
• Statistics
• Conditions along the journey north
• William Still, a conductor, escaped slave, author
• Thomas Garrett and his work as a conductor
• Definition of abolitionists
• Beginnings of slavery
• Typical life of slaves
• Slave auctions
• Plantation life
• Emancipation Proclamation
• Quakers as abolitionists
• Resting trees
• USS Constellation
• History of the Liberty Bell
• The Thomas Garrett Home, Wilmington, DE
• Living the Reenactment Site at the African Methodist Episcopal church, Lancaster, PA
• Liberty Bell Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA
• Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA.

This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-In Book Club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment level.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780635069078
Publisher:
Gallopade International
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Real Kids Real Place
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
704,058
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
File size:
3 MB

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