In colson whiteheads latest, the underground railroad is. Liberty letters escape on the underground railroad get. Letters from the underground railroad from the worlds largest community of readers. Then imagine you are an agent helping runaway slaves and complete a letter to a stationmaster. Dear levi is a good portrayal of the westward movement, but it is incredibly depressing. In this companion novel to dear levi, told in letters,11yearold levi helps a young african american in a harrowing flight for freedom along the underground railroad. The underground railroad makes an excellent topic for an interdisciplinary, thematic, reading unit. The second in a series of personal letters between two. This product contains the vocabulary words to be defined, several terms to be researched, and a final test to. Paused youre listening to a sample of the audible audio edition. Download an excerpt of the book, and print a copy of oprahs the underground railroad reading guide and book club questions.
Write a secret letter underground railroad student. Get history resources on underground railroad including video, music and personal stories from harriet tubman and josiah henson. Ask students to find out where the major stations on the underground railroad were located. With a masters of science education and a passion for dance and. Yearling 1998 find this book in a library near you, using. Written by elvira woodruff illustrated by beth peck. Like the first book, it is also written as lettersthis time from austin in pennsylvania to levi, who successfully made it to oregon territory in the first book. Letters from the underground railroad by elvira woodruff and nancy carpenter. Colson whiteheads gutwrenching, awardwinning novel the underground railroad has been released by the bbc for free streaming narrated by the wires clarke peters in 10.
Then have them find out how many slaves traveled the. The underground railroad novel quotes colson whitehead this study guide consists of approximately 65 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more. Bbc releases free the underground railroad audiobook. Letters from the underground railroad paperback aug. Dyan is a fifth grade teacher in a public school district in lancaster, pa and has over 16 years of classroom experience. Fluency and group work are the goals with this humorous and witty readers theatre script, dear austin. Nprs scott simon speaks with colson whitehead about his new book, the underground railroad, in which slaves ride a a real railroad through time to see racism in. Horn book austin ives, 12, heads west in 1851 with a wagon train and writes letters to his younger brother, who remains in pennsylvania. Letters from the underground railroad 2002 about book.
Letters from the underground railroad dear levi series by woodruff, elvira and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Dear levi in 1853, in letters to his older brother, elevenyearold levi describes his adventures in the pennsylvania countryside with his black friend jupiter and his. Gr 36set in 1853, this sequel to dear levi knopf, 1994 consists of letters written by 11yearold levi ives to his older brother austin. Letters from the underground railroad by elvira woodruff illustrated by nancy carpenter knopf books for young readers, september 1998 ages 814 9780679885948. Music and the underground railroad education closet. Letters from the underground railroad ebook written by elvira woodruff. A story of the underground railroad by katherine ayres k. Readers theatre westward movement underground railroad. Students pretend to be an agent writing a coded letter using some of the secret language of the underground railroad. The story of the underground railroad and the growth of the abolition movement.774 184 1348 504 894 946 493 585 1367 567 1356 1436 152 807 141 367 137 1504 475 854 1230 964 478 1523 1110 80 1226 1227 1559 211 1539 5 317 1313 964 574 1275 1224 13