Sojourner Truth Biography Unit w/Articles, Activities for Women’s History Month

Your students will love learning about one of the most inspirational African-American women of all time. Sojourner Truth is an inspirational leader who played a large part in ending slavery. She touched to lives of many by sharing her life experiences as a slave and dedicated her life to fighting for equal rights for African-Americans and women.

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Your students will love learning about one of the most inspirational African-American women of all time. Sojourner Truth is an inspirational leader who played a large part in ending slavery. She touched to lives of many by sharing her life experiences as a slave and dedicated her life to fighting for equal rights for African-Americans and women.

This Unit is part of a WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH BUNDLE:
Women’s History Month

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The bundle includes the following SIX units:
Helen Keller
Clara Barton
Malala Yousafzai
Harriet Tubman
Sojourner Truth
Susan B. Anthony

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This biography unit has it all! There are a variety of activities for you to teach about Sojourner Truth’s life story. This could be a week long unit or as short as a day or two, depending on time allotted and the needs of your students. There are several ways to use this unit to differentiate for students.

Activities included:
*Meet Sojourner Truth
*Life Story with Scenes & Questions
*Fact or Fiction Activity
*Character Mini-Booklet w/Timeline–fits perfectly inside their notebooks!
*Biography Organizers
*Famous Quote
*Character Traits Activity
*Quiz
*Writing Prompts
*Answer Keys
*Vocabulary Posters for important character traits:
Courageous, Ambitious, Determined

Reading:
Have students read the passages about where they will meet Sojourner Truth and learn all about her life. It starts with her as a young girl and it continues through her death. The articles are written with questions and scenes for students to connect and color. There’s also a custom-created biography organizer to use for review or for further research.

Suggestions and Ideas for four different centers:
*Have students read the Meet Sojourner Truth passage OR Life Story passages with scenes and questions. Then answer the questions on the biography organizers.
*Have students complete the character mini-booklet with timeline dates. These fit nicely inside their notebooks.
*Have students complete the quote activity & writing prompt(s).
*Have students complete the character traits activity using the vocabulary posters as a guide and then complete the Venn diagram to compare Sojourner to themselves.

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