Title: A Walk in Their Shoes: Exploring the Underground Railroad
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[TC2] (0-2) 8: Use digital environments to exchange ideas with individuals or groups.Digital Tool Description: In this interactive tool, students are presented with real life situations that a slave might have faced when attempting to escape on the Underground Railroad. In these situations, students must decide if yes they would or no they wouldn't go forth with the options presented to them. Students are introduced to multiple people who were instrumental in the success of the Underground Railroad, such as Harriet Tubman, Thomas Garrett, Frederick Douglas, and Susan B. Anthony. If followed all the way thorough, students will conclude their journey in Canada as free citizens.
Title: Aboard the Mayflower
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[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 9: Describe how and why people from various cultures immigrate to the United States.Digital Tool Description: This interactive website allows students to relive part of the journey to America on board of the Mayflower. The website provides pictures and details concerning hardships that were faced in and outside the vessel. Students can also tour the ship and locate up to 7 rooms the Mayflower offered.