Follow The Drinking Gourd

In this lesson students will learn about how the song: "Follow the Drinking Gourd" helped slaves escape to freedom.

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Follow The Drinking Gourd

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In this lesson students will learn about how the song: "Follow the Drinking Gourd" helped slaves escape to freedom.
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  1. Follow The Drinking Gourd

    Slide 1 - Follow The Drinking Gourd

    • A Brief History Of How The Spiritual And Code Song Led To Freedom
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    Slide 9

    • When the Sun comes back and the first quail callsFollow the Drinking Gourd.For the old man is a-waiting for to carry you to freedomIf you follow the Drinking Gourd.
  3. The riverbank makes a mighty good road. The dead trees will show you the way.Left foot, peg foot, traveling on,Follow the Drinking Gourd.

    Slide 10 - The riverbank makes a mighty good road. The dead trees will show you the way.Left foot, peg foot, traveling on,Follow the Drinking Gourd.

  4. The river ends between two hillsFollow the Drinking Gourd.There's another river on the other sideFollow the Drinking Gourd.

    Slide 11 - The river ends between two hillsFollow the Drinking Gourd.There's another river on the other sideFollow the Drinking Gourd.

  5. When the great big river meets the little riverFollow the Drinking Gourd.For the old man is a-waiting for to carry you to freedomIf you follow the drinking gourd.

    Slide 12 - When the great big river meets the little riverFollow the Drinking Gourd.For the old man is a-waiting for to carry you to freedomIf you follow the drinking gourd.

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    • Click the picture to hear the full story:
  7. The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom is a "choose your own journey" style online game that incorporates 3-D experiences as students make a series of choices that affect their journey. Played from a first-person perspective, the game immerses students in the action as they escape from a southern plantation and head north toward freedom. Along the route, students make key decisions that will lead them to one of several possible outcomes.

    Slide 14 - The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom is a "choose your own journey" style online game that incorporates 3-D experiences as students make a series of choices that affect their journey. Played from a first-person perspective, the game immerses students in the action as they escape from a southern plantation and head north toward freedom. Along the route, students make key decisions that will lead them to one of several possible outcomes.

    • Click the picture to play: “The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom”
  8. http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/underground-railroad-journey-freedom/?ar_a

    Slide 18 - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/underground-railroad-journey-freedom/?ar_a

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQcz1MikgIc
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