I’m teaching the Underground Railroad and I want to focus on the importance of dreams as a tool for changing the world. I could use the Harriet Tubman conversation to kick off the lesson. For fun, I wouldn’t tell the students until the end that the quote was authored by Tubman herself who fulfilled her own dreams by leading over 300 people to freedom.
Level: Elementary Social Studies/Secondary Social Studies
Subject Area: U.S. history
Author: Dan Fouts