Celebrate Harriet Tubman March 10

March 10th is Harriet Tubman Day !

Harriet Tubman is a woman that is worth celebrating and teaching my kids about I was pleased to know she had her
Own Holiday, President George Bush declared March 10 Harriet Tubman day.2003 Governor George Pataki  of New York declared it a state holiday. In celebration of her life we should remember her commitment to freedom and her extraordinary courage as well her struggle to abolish slavery.


Harriet Tubman was born March 1820 and Died March 10, 1913 at the age of 91

Harriet Tubman was a woman who escaped slavery and led hundreds of slaves to safety using the Underground Rail Road she made 19 trips through the underground. She had served as a Nurse a Scout, Cook and she was even a Union Spy for the United States Army during the Civil War, she had risked her own freedom  and safety to help others to safety, She would continue to work for  justice and human dignity. Harriet Tubman was a brave and selfless 

Here is a few links to Free Resources
Here is a few links to Free Resources

Free lesson Plans and Work sheets http://printables.scholastic.com/printables/detail/?id=39040

Free Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Harriet Tubman and the Under ground Rail Road  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/underground_railroad/

Eight grade Reading Comprehension http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/test-practice/eighth-grade-test-practice/eighth-grade-reading-comprehension-worksheet-harriet-tubman-civil-war-spy

Worksheets for K-8 http://www.edhelper.com/Harriet_Tubman.htm

PBS Harriet Tubman http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1535.html






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