|Content Provider||Ohio Historical Society 2009-10 Honorable Mention, 2010-11, 2011-12|
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211
Phone: (800) 640-7679
Fax: (614) 298-2963
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 40 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons|
|Maximum Number of Participants||We prefer groups of 35 or fewer students but can make exceptions.|
|Minimum Number of Participants||5|
|Primary Disciplines||Problem Solving, Sciences, Social Studies/History|
|Program Description||Students interact with the residents of the 1860 era Ohio Village to help Rowena, a run-away slave, who is searching for assistance along her way to freedom, find the Underground Railroad conductor. Students will be asked to listen for clues in the conversations of the residents and will have the opportunity to ask questions as they try to determine which individual is the Underground Railroad conductor. Topics such as politics, religion, economics, education, and secession will be discussed over the course of the presentation.|
1. The program begins with a 3 minute introductory video.
2. The students then meet 5 first person characters who they must interview about their daily lives and try to determine which of the characters has the capacity to be the Underground Railroad conductor.
3. The students then vote on who they believe the conductor is.
4. The conductor is revealed and answers student's questions as to why they serve as a conductor.
- understand the different sides of the issue of slavery
- engage first person characters
- explore the differences between modern values/attitudes and 1860's values/attitudes
|National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns||
Presented by The National Center for History in the Schools
NSS-USH.K-4.1 LIVING AND WORKING TOGETHER IN FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES, NOW AND LONG AGO
- Understands the history of the local community and how communities in North America varied long ago
NSS-USH.K-4.2 THE HISTORY OF STUDENTS' OWN STATE OR REGION
- Understands the people, events, problems, and ideas that were significant in creating the history of their state
NSS-USH.K-4.3 THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES: DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES AND VALUES AND THE PEOPLE FROM MANY CULTURES WHO CONTRIBUTED TO ITS CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL HERITAGE
- Understands how democratic values came to be, and how they have been exemplified by people, events, and symbols
- Understands the causes and nature of movements of large groups of people into and within the United States, now and long ago
- Understands the folklore and other cultural contributions from various regions of the United States and how they helped to form a national heritage
Grades 5 - 12
NSS-USH.5-12.2 ERA 2: COLONIZATION AND SETTLEMENT (1585-1763)
- Understands why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies, and how Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean
- Understands how the values and institutions of European economic life took root in the colonies, and how slavery reshaped European and African life in the Americas
NSS-USH.5-12.4 ERA 4: EXPANSION AND REFORM (1801-1861)
- Understands how the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed the lives of Americans and led toward regional tensions
- Understands the sources and character of cultural, religious, and social reform movements in the antebellum period
NSS-USH.5-12.5 ERA 5: CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION (1850-1877)
- Understands the causes of the Civil War
- Understands the course and character of the Civil War and its effects on the American people
|State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns||
History (Civil War & Reconstruction)
9. Explain causes of the Civil War with emphasis on: a. Slavery;b. States’ rights;c. The different economies of the North and South;d. The extension of slavery into the territories, including the Dred Scott Decision and the Kansas-Nebraska Act;e. The abolitionist movement and the roles of Frederick Douglass and John Brown.
People in Societies (Interaction)
3. Describe the experiences of African-Americans under the institution of slavery.
4. Analyze the economic, geographic, religious and political factors that contributed to:
a. The enslavement of Africans in North America; b. Resistance to slavery.
|Program Length||45 - 50 min|
This program is available by request ONLY
This is the "on-demand" version of this program in which you're selecting a custom date and time of presentation delivered exclusively to your group.
We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list in alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.
By Request Cost: $200.00
|Program Fee Notes||Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed. Bulk program discounts are available. Purchase 6 programs and receive a 7th program of equal or lesser cost, free of charge. In order to receive these discounts, we must receive request forms for each program at the same time.|
|Cancellation Policy||We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
|Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider||Schools should dial into us directly via IP connections or through a bridging agent, at an ideal connection speed of at least 384 kbps. Schools are responsible for the cost and scheduling of bridged connections. We require a test call be scheduled with us at least two days prior to the date of your presentation in order to establish that we can maintain an acceptable connection between our sites.|
Request this Program Now
It is necessary to have a PIN to request a connection. Find out how to get your free PIN, or Find your PIN.
For additional assistance, phone 866-302-CILC (2452) toll free.
Forward this Program Flyer