October 6, 2011

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October 6, 2011

  1. 1. October 6, 2011<br />What do you think the Crafts will find in Philadelphia? Have they left all their troubles behind them?<br />
  2. 2. Objective:<br />Students will increase their literacy skills by reading the novel The Rains <br />
  3. 3. Homework:<br />Reading exercise on the slave trade in preparation for next week <br />
  4. 4. Vocabulary - Abolition<br />Comes from the word Abolish<br />For this class, Abolition means trying to end slavery<br />
  5. 5. Cy Twombly – is it art?<br />
  6. 6. Underground railroad<br />NOT a real railroad<br />A network of safe houses<br />Philadelphia was a major center<br />
  7. 7. William and Ellen Craft<br />
  8. 8. Peter Still<br />William’s older brother<br />Lived as a slave<br />Eventually escaped<br />
  9. 9. William Still<br />Underground Railroad Conductor<br />The person the Crafts are to meet<br />
  10. 10. 8th and Market – where the Crafts were to go<br />
  11. 11. Quakers<br />Large religion in Philadelphia<br />Pacifists<br />Often against slavery<br />
  12. 12. Questions: P. 28 - 36<br />How many slaves were in the US in 1800? 1820?<br />What were the Witnesses? The helpers? The Conductors?<br />What were William Still’s parents? What happened to his brother Peter? <br />What was William Still’s salary? <br />What was the Vigilance Committee and where was their headquarters?<br />Who was Peter Friedman? How did meeting Peter change William Still’s life?<br />Where did William Still live?<br />What government job did Still get?<br />Name some of the people who worked with Still<br />Why was Still’s work dangerous?<br />What was quintessential? <br />
  13. 13. Class work: create a business card for William Still<br />Hamburger fold<br />Need a logo / visual<br />His location<br />What he does<br />It is something he could use in his business <br />
  14. 14. Exit ticket (with the questions)<br />Why was the meeting of Peter and William Still important?<br />

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