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Can She Trust You?

from Ohio History Connection

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Experience the moral and social struggles associated with slavery as your participants interview Ohio Village residents in an effort to help Rowena find the Underground Railroad conductor along her journey to freedom. Students will listen for clues in conversations and ask questions to determine who is the Underground Railroad conductor.

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $200.00
Point to Point Premium: $175.00
By Request: $200.00
By Request Premium: $175.00


Invoices will be sent out after the program has been delivered.

Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.

Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.

Length

45 min


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

We prefer groups of 35 or fewer students but can make exceptions.


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

Ohio History Connection is committed to providing programs of the greatest value to our education community. To ensure we’re delivering the best programs possible, we’re evaluating our current offerings, including Virtual Learning Experiences, Field Trips and Museum in a Box programming. Ohio History Connection is committed to providing programs of the greatest value to our education community. To ensure we’re delivering the best programs possible, we’re evaluating our current offerings, including Virtual Learning Experiences, Field Trips and Museum in a Box programming. From July 1 through December 2019, we’ll offer a modified list of programs; Virtual Learning Experiences will not be offered during this time. However, requests are currently being accepted for delivery dates any time after December 1st, 2019.

We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list an 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.

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's 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.

About This Provider

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Ohio History Connection

Columbus, OH
United States

Virtual Learning Experiences from the Ohio History Connection offer an engaging, blended learning adventure that brings history to life for students, educators, and lifelong learners of all ages. Our award-winning, live and interactive programs can easily be accessed at your site with equipment you’re likely to already have. Join us as we use the tools of history to understand ourselves, each other, and the world around us through the lens of curiosity.

Our mission is to spark discovery of Ohio's stories, embrace the present, share the past and transform the future. Connecting people throughout the nation and the world to the stories of Ohio is a part of our daily work and is accomplished through educational efforts such as our distance learning programming. 

The Ohio History Connection inspires all learners to use the tools of history to understand ourselves and each other, to experience our world with curiosity, and to engage as change-makers in our communities.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered in 1885, the Ohio History Connection and the State of Ohio have maintained a longtime public-private relationship whereby the Ohio History Connection carries out dozens of history services for Ohio and its citizens.

Contact:
Matt Schullek
dl@ohiohistory.org
614-298-2966

Program Details

Format

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 explains why they serve as a conductor.
5. Facilitator reveals what ultimately happened to Rowena.

Objectives

After participating in this program, students will have a better understanding of how the Underground Railroad functioned, experience various viewpoints on the issue of slavery and how it should be dealt with, and what life was like in the tumultuous times of the Civil War-era United States.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Portions of the following content standards will be covered over the course of this program:

National Standards
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE – ELA K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

NCSS - SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS - SS.5 Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
NCSS - SS.6 Power, Authority, and Governance
NCSS - SS.8 Science, Technology, and Society

Common Core Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.4.1, SL. 4.2, SL.4.3
ELA CCSS: SL.5.1, SL.5.2, SL.5.3
ELA CCSS: SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.6.3
ELA CCSS: SL.7.1, SL, 7.2, SL.7.3
ELA CCSS: SL.8.1, SL.8.2, SL.8.3

State Standards

Portions of the following content standards will be covered over the course of this program:

Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Grade Four
Theme: Ohio in the United States
Topic: Heritage
Content Statement 7: Following the War of 1812, Ohio continued to play a key role in national conflicts including the anti-slavery movement and the Underground Railroad.
Topic: Places and Regions
Content Statement 11: The regions of the United States known as the North, South and West developed in the early 1800s largely based on their physical environments and economies.
Topic: Human Systems
Content Statement 13: The population of the United States has changed over time, becoming more diverse (e.g., racial, ethnic, linguistic, religious). Ohio’s population has become increasingly reflective of the cultural.
Production and Consumption
Content Statement 21: Entrepreneurs in Ohio and the United States organize productive resources and take risks to make a profit and compete with other producers.

Grade Eight
Theme: U.S. Studies from 1492 to 1877 Exploration Through Reconstruction
Topic: Civil War and Reconstruction
Content Statement 12: Disputes over the nature of federalism, complicated by economic developments in the United States, resulted in sectional issues, including slavery, which led to the American Civil War.
Topic: Civil War and Reconstruction
Content Statement 13: Key events and significant figures in American history influenced the course and outcome of the Civil War.
Topic: Economic Decision Making and Skills
Content Statement 24. Choices made by individuals, businesses and governments have both present and future consequences.