The teachers section provides a summary of the story along. Underground to canada by barbara smucker chapter 1 before you read the chapter. The first time i read underground to canada, i was eight years old. What happened in underground to canada in chapter 19. Underground to canada chapters 1119 flashcards quizlet. By joshua richardson it was a cold night at the henson plantation. Underground to canada chapters 15 madame reids blog. The story in underground to canada takes place from the deep south of the united states all the way up to st. Ross is in jail, but has sent others to help julilly and the others. A whippoorwill is a bird that plays an important role in this book.
She won multiple awards for her work, including the vicky metcalf award, the canada council childrens literature prize, and. The underground railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves. If the slaves don t produce, obey rules or try to run away, he will whip them as punishment. What happened in chapter 16 of underground to canada answers. Throughout her career, she was profoundly affected by civil rights issues, which informed works such as days of terror, white mist, and underground to canada. By telling the story of one mans struggles and triumphs in an underground world, pimp shows us the game doesnt change. The guide is presented chapter by chapter and includes the following distinct sections. The book is a work of fiction using the metaphor of the underground railroad to represent the network of escape routes which emerged to assist, african american slavers to escape to free states and canada with the aid of abolitionist and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. After living a comparatively privileged life as a virginia slave. Every day that she spends huddled in the slave traders wagon travelling south or working on the brutal new plantation, she thinks about the land where it is possible to be free, a land she and her friend liza may reach someday. As julily is sold from the plantation, she keeps thinking about a place.
She longs for the day when her and her friend liza are free and can live in peace. Chapter 8 and chapter 9 a part of our heritage underground railroad. Only slim could tell this story and make the reader feel it. They were done only to help my students who have difficulty reading by themselves, to promote their autonomy. Literature opens new insights into life and language. Underground to canada timeline created by shayaanmiddle. They are in the abolitionists wagon hiding from slave catchers chapter 12 the quaker aboliotionist take the slaves to a barn with some food and advice. In just a few sentences, pretend you are julilly and summarize what has happened in the novel through to the end of chapter fifteen. The protagonist in most novels features the main character or good guy. When coras mother, mabel, runs away, cora becomes a young outcast among the slaves of the randall plantation. Thousands ofblack men, women and children escaped slavery in the united states and fled to canada, aided byconductors oftheunderground railroad.
Vocabulary words from underground to canada chapters 1119 learn with flashcards, games, and more for free. Notes from underground part i, chapters 79 summary and. Alexander ross is a canadian who comes to the riley plantation the study the birds. Puffin classics edition by barbara smucker at indigo. I suggest these students follow the chapter in the pdf format as the video reads the story aloud for them. It seems hes been living underground for 20 years, unable to act in any way because hes so intelligent he can debunk any justification for doing so. May 25, 2012 students have been reading underground to canada over the past few weeks. Start studying underground to canada chapter 17 19. The complainants objected to the depictions of black people and the use of the word nigger in these antiracist novels. I admired the structure, and including short chapters on individuals enabled. The protagonist of underground to canada is a twelveyearold slave girl, julilly. In just a few sentences, pretend you are julilly and summarize what has happened in the novel through to the end of chapter eight. Page 2, chapter 1 last paragraph the children wimpered. The slave girls were very grateful to all the people of.
In this novel underground to canada by barbara smucker the plot summary is about a little girl named julilly who is a black slave and is separated from her mother when she is taken to a different place to work called the reilly plantation. The underground railroad covers five primary periods in the life of cora. Underground to canada by barbara smucker is about the underground railroad used for the escape of slaves prior to the civil war. Click download or read online button to get underground to canada online reading version book now. Listen to the underground railroad oprahs book club audiobook by colson whitehead, narrated by bahni turpin. Jan 01, 1978 the first time i read underground to canada, i was eight years old. Understand the importance of freedom and what lengths people will go to achieve it. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In 2002, afrocanadians lobbied the tricounty district school board in nova scotia to remove underground to canada, john balls in the heat of the night and harper lees to kill a mockingbird from classrooms.
Ross was really there to free slaves and told julilly to come for a meeting. To help the students who have difficulty reading, i have included a fully unabridged audiobook format from a video on youtube. The underground railroad study guide contains a biography of colson whitehead, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters. After watching this video, describe your sentiments and feelings. The underground railroad by colson whitehead, paperback. Ajarry in colson whiteheads the underground railroad. Aligned to your state standards and written to blooms taxonomy, each chapter is. Written by colson whitehead, audiobook narrated by bahni turpin. The captain reached canada and left julilly and liza there. Though all slaves knew they had to work even though he was gone, though there was a sign put up in front of the slave quarters saying that a slave buyer is coming to buy slaves to put on another plantation. Books you may be surprised to learn were challenged in canada. Powtoon gives you everything you need to easily make professional videos and presentations that your clients, colleagues, and friends will love. British north america presentday canada was a desirable destination, as its long border gave many.
Underground to canada is for readers ages 9 and up. One day, still on the road to mississippi, the wagon slushed through a muddy swamp. Do some research to find out about the whippoorwill. Underground to canada is an historical novel for young readers by barbara smucker. On sunday lester meets julilly and tells her that mr. With all of the hipiched animal nosies that they werent used to echoed through the night. Page 5, chapter 1 paragraph 6 the startled boys ran like hopping toads. The chapter questions are also included under each audio chapter. Julilly worked on a plantation in virginia with her mammy sally.
Julilly had loved massa hensens plantation and lived there since the day she was born. Help children enjoy good books and learn foundational reading and literature skills with this literature kit from classroom complete press. The narrator says that he is joking, but that perhaps he is gnashing his teeth as he jokes. The underground railroad oprahs book club audiobook by. Try our free accounts, or just listen and download for free. Apr 16, 2014 what happened in chapter 16 underground to canada. The underground railroad oprahs book club audiobook colson.
Summary source wikipedia a young, strong slave girl and her mother are sold apart when their master massa hensen falls ill. So when workers from the underground railroad offer to help the two girls escape, they are ready. Underground to canada underground railroad, which forms thebackdrop ofbarbara smuckers underground to canada. Check out our revolutionary sidebyside summary and analysis. What happened in chapter 16 of underground to canada. Julily and mammy sally just received news that a slave trader will be coming to the plantation to buy some of the slaves. Underground to canada timeline timetoast timelines. Page 4, chapter 1 last paragraph the buyer lined the slaves up one by one like cows and pigs. Audio book underground to canada by barbara smucker youtube. Older readers may notice the simplified plotting and some plausibility gaps, but in general a wellwritten story. Underground to canada is the historical story of freedom and survival told through the eyes of two young girls. Underground to canada canadian adventist teachers network. Rewrite the story with a third child taken on the journey. Julily and mammy sally just received news that a slave trader will.
Mammy sally answered that theres no way to know for sure. It was first published in canada in 1977 and published in the united states the following year as runaway to freedom. There were no real conductors, and there was no true railroad. The boys, who were walking in chains behind the wagon, thought it would be nice to walk through water to cool of their burning, bruised and bleeding legs.
Underground to canada by barbara smucker overdrive rakuten. Sims, is very cruel and whips people for hardly a reason. June lilly julilly is a 12 year old slave in the novel underground to canada. The story surrounds julilly and liza, who with their friends, lester and adam, escape from a life of slavery on a cotton plantation in the deep south. What happened in underground to canada in chapter 19 answers. Before you read, vocabulary, comprehension questions including many higherlevel thinking questions. What terrified the girls as they made their way through the mountain paths. I have included an audio version of the novel for those students who have difficulty reading on their own. Kathleen rowe memorial public school, whitby,ontario, canada. The thought of somebody taking a human being, a young child no less, away from her mother so she can be sold like livestock and worked without pay, is a disgusting concept to say the least. Julilly and liza need to be hidden in the houses of the underground railroad when the slave hunters come searching for them. Barbara smucker was one of canada s bestknown and bestloved authors of fiction for children and young adults.
Julliy came to canada and liza was happy she was free. As we have seen, the underground man has fully absorbed the ideals of the rationalists. Chapter 9 leaps back in time to describe caesars life on the randall plantation. Julilly meets a young canadian ornithologist named alexander ross who helps four slaves escape through the underground railroad north to canada. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.
This is a hint that he is not merely attacking the rationalist utopia out of spite. Underground to canada by barbara smucker goodreads. It shocked me back then and its still just as horrific today. Her dad got bitten by a snake and died on the day she was born. Brief summary of the events that happened in chapter 16 underground to canada would be very helpful. Identify which character said the provided statements. He then says that he is asking questions that he wants answered. Mar 06, 2018 these videos are in no way professionally made. Underground to canada online reading version download. No design or tech skills are necessary its free, easy, and awesome. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the sparknotes notes from underground study guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. Underground to canada by barbra smucker is a novel about slaves in the united states of america during the late 19th century and early 20th century. The story follows two slaves on their journey to find liberation from slavery via the underground railway to canada.
Become familiar with julilly and her family with true or false questions. The underground man, our firstperson narrator, begins by telling us how hateful and unattractive he is. Like us on facebook or follow us on twitter to get awesome powtoon hacks, updates and hang out with everyone in the tribe too. Underground to canada is a complete 71 page novel study guide. What facts do you know about the eastern united states. Underground to canada chapters 11 and 12 find the words that fit these clues. What valuable information does the old man give to. Underground to canada chapter 17 19 flashcards quizlet.
Underground to canada novel study guide grades 5 to 6. The underground railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the. Students have been reading underground to canada over the past few weeks. Next friday, june 1, we will have our final novel test.
Would you help a runaway slave on the underground railroad like the farmer and his wife did, knowing that you could serve consequences such as fines, jail, or death. The next morning, massa jeb hensen was taking by his wife to see a doctor for his checkup. There wasnt much danger in the mounain paths at night. They sawing of the trees, thunder, lightning scared them. Underground to canada by barbara smucker librarything. Underground to canada chapter 9 12 madame reids blog. The underground railroad oprahs book club audiobook cover art. Easytouse, the resources are divided into sections. Mar 05, 2018 these videos are in no way professionally made. The activities in this asset can be used to help students apply. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. All about underground to canada by barbara smucker. Reviewed in the united kingdom on december 9, 2018.1630 1504 260 989 161 1110 670 1433 1311 1012 497 432 980 1611 93 64 452 1181 859 737 1028 693 1625 69 1489 75 1663 590 1250 1106 1225 1584 607 1677 169 1062 960 880 419 167 161 1411 59 1042 379