Harriet Tubman

What was the Underground Railroad? It was a group of abolitionists, or people who worked to end slavery, who secretly helped slaves escape to the North to be free. In this movie, you’ll learn about Harriet Tubman, an African American leader who escaped slavery and became a conductor on the Underground Railroad. She traveled hundreds of miles with escaped slaves and led them to safehouses along the way. Find out about this incredible leader who fought for the rights of African Americans and women.

Civil Rights Movement Lesson Plan: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to gain a deeper understanding of the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement. Students create a profile of someone who inspires them and share the profile in creative ways with their peers and the community. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Harriet Tubman Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about slavery, the Underground Railroad, and Harriet Tubman. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Harriet Tubman. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Harriet Tubman Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about slavery, the Underground Railroad, and Harriet Tubman. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Harriet Tubman topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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