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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Sponsor’s Spot: At Last, An End to Tedious Internet Searching!
3. Weekly Topic: Harriet Tubman
4. Note from a Printables Club Member
5. Related Games
6. Quote of the Week
7. Classified Ads
8. Subscription Management


#1. March 9, 2005

Barbara J. Feldman
Dear Barbara,

Today is just one of those days when I’m staring at this blank space, and feel I have nothing to say,
except to wish two of my three sister-in-laws a “complete and speedy recovery!”

See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
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#2. At Last, An End to Tedious Internet Searching!

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#3. Harriet Tubman

by Barbara J. Feldman
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Harriet Tubman Printable (** for premium members only)
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In 2003, New York Governor George E. Pataki established March 10 as Harriet Tubman Day. Harriet Tubman was born a slave in 1820, but escaped north to freedom in 1849. Instead of enjoying her newfound freedom, however, she returned south nineteen times to rescue hundreds of others. Because of the number of black American slaves that Tubman lead to freedom, she is often called the Moses of her people.

America’s Library: Harriet Tubman
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/activists/tubman
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Published by the Library of Congress, America’s Library is written for upper elementary and middle school students. Harriet Tubman’s story is told with four articles about her childhood and her work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Other American heroes are listed in categories such as Activists & Reformers, Leaders & Statesmen Adventurers & Explorers.

Enchanted Learning: Harriet Tubman
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/aframer/tubman/
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“Araminta Harriet Greene was born a slave in Maryland. In 1844, Harriet married John Tubman, who was a free man. She escaped slavery in 1849 and traveled north.” For elementary students, Enchanted Learning has a short Tubman bio, a hyperlinked time line, and related printable activity pages. My favorite printables are the quiz and coloring pages (especially those that contain both the quiz and the coloring!)

Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad for Children
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tubman/tubman.html
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“The students in Mrs. Taverna’s second grade class at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, New York have been learning about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.” And, boy, do they have a lot of work to share with you! They’ve created a time line, a quiz, a Harriet Tubman photo gallery, and a map of her 130-mile route to freedom. The students have written poems, character sketches and crossword puzzles. I suggest you visit.

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#4. Note from a Printables Club Member

“You have a wonderful site and thank you so much for all you do.”
Susan

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#5. Related Games

Harriet Tubman Word Search
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Printable Harriet Tubman Word Search
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#6. Quote of the Week

“Far away, there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
~~ Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888 ) American author

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