Slideshow Storyteller

Grade Range: 2-5
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials
Duration: 30 Minutes
Date Posted: 3/18/2011

Explore the Web to dive deeper into the story of Robert Smalls, escaped slave and fighter for the Union cause during the Civil War. Part of an OurStory module entitled Full Steam to Freedom, this activity includes recommended web resources, tips for using picnic or Microsoft PowerPoint to create an image slideshow of your findings, and historical background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

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