Last updated: August 10, 2020
‘Henry ‘Box’ Brown: An Extraordinary Journey to Freedom’
- Grade Level:
- Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
- Literacy and Language Arts,Math,Social Studies
- Lesson Duration:
- 90 Minutes
- Thinking Skills:
- Remembering: Recalling or recognizing information ideas, and principles. Understanding: Understand the main idea of material heard, viewed, or read. Interpret or summarize the ideas in own words. Applying: Apply an abstract idea in a concrete situation to solve a problem or relate it to a prior experience. Analyzing: Break down a concept or idea into parts and show the relationships among the parts. Creating: Bring together parts (elements, compounds) of knowledge to form a whole and build relationships for NEW situations. Evaluating: Make informed judgements about the value of ideas or materials. Use standards and criteria to support opinions and views.
"Was Henry Brown’s journey to seek his freedom worth the risk to his life?"
"What is Freedom?"
• Students will understand the difficulties experienced by those enslaved.
• Students will be able to explain why Henry Brown chose Philadelphia as his destination.
• Students will use, math, geography, and literature to further understand Henry Brown’s journey to freedom.
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