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Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine Activities for Reading and Writing

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Henry’s Freedom Box  narrates the compelling journey of Henry “Box” Brown escaping his life as a slave. This book is an engaging read-aloud to use when teaching about the Underground Railroad. In this resource, you get activities, task cards, graphic organizers, and a lapbook project in digital for Google Slides TM and in PDF.

58 pages (1/2 PDF and 1/2 Google Slides)

 

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Henry’s Freedom Box  narrates the compelling journey of Henry “Box” Brown escaping his life as a slave. This book is an engaging read-aloud to use when teaching about the Underground Railroad. In this resource, you get activities, task cards, graphic organizers, and a lapbook project in digital for Google Slides TM and in PDF.

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR HENRY’S FREEDOM BOX UNIT?

The unit includes the following skills. There is a version for printing and a color version for Google Drive TM.

  • Schema Builder
  • Vocabulary
  • Visualizing During Reading
  • Sequencing Events
  • QAR Explanation and question task cards for sorting and responding
  • Response Page
  • Story Summarizer
  • Lapbook Cover Images
  • History Timeline
  • Cause/Effect Relationships using Story Events
  • Then and Now Comparison
  • Story Vocabulary
  • Facts Flapbook
  • About the Author
  • Beginning, Middle, End
  • Freedom on the Menu Class Book (Why Freedom for All is Important)
  • PLUS all of the pages in color and prepped for Google Slides TM.

HOW IS THE HENRY’S FREEDOM BOX UNIT ORGANIZED?

The bundle includes 56 pages (1/2 PDF AND 1/2 Google Slides TM) in length to give you options. The lapbook portion was modified for Google Slides TM, but the content is the same. Your students will have the opportunity for learning many comprehension skills and strategies, write about freedom and the Underground Railroad, and deepen student understanding of our past history. A preview of the materials included is attached, so be sure to look closely.

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WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS UNIT:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kinder Happenings says, “Henry’s Freedom Box is one of my all time favorites to read to my class. It is such a powerful story. I love having the extra elements and activities to help keep my students engaged in the story.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Genevieve V. says, “This is an excellent resource!! I used this in my SPED class and the kids loved it! Worked great as a supplement to my curriculum and allowed me to make the differentiation more meaningful.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. D’s Literacy Lab says, “I am so excited to use this with several groups of students. The variety of items means that I can sculpt the lessons to match their needs ! Thanks !”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Learning with Mrs. Caroll says, “This was a great product! So creative and my students loved using it!”

 

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Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

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