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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Slide 1 - Follow The Drinking Gourd
- A Brief History Of How The Spiritual And Code Song Led To Freedom
- 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.
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.
Slide 11 - The river ends between two hillsFollow the Drinking Gourd.There's another river on the other sideFollow 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:
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”
Slide 18 - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/underground-railroad-journey-freedom/?ar_a