Underground to canada by barbara smucker overdrive. Liza and julilly are best of friends like sisters and they can each only make it to canada because of the other. In what ways do you think julillys life might have been especially difficult. Underground to canada timeline timetoast timelines. Significant events in underground to canada timeline created by gohulan. This book is a wonderful story of a 12 year old girl who escapes to canada. Vintage huge bombs trio hot horyn dutch danish chicks in old vintage 35mm film porn xxx films. Julilly worked on a plantation in virginia with her mammy sally. Underground to canada chapters 1119 flashcards quizlet. Remote work advice from the largest allremote company. I have included an audio version of the novel for those students who have difficulty reading on their own. Underground to canada by barbara smucker is a captivating novel which tells the story of julilly and liza and their journey to canada. Due to the use of the word nigger in the novel, many parents found the book upsetting and feared it would contribute to an emergence of racism in the. I have included a movie trailer for those who are interested.
Julilly had loved massa hensens plantation and lived there since the day she was born. Underground to canada by barbara smucker librarything. We learned quite a bit about the underground railroad. The first time i read underground to canada, i was eight years old. Try our free accounts, or just listen and download for free. Underground to canada barbara smucker student study guide isbn 014031122x all answers must be in sentence form.
Every day that she spends huddled in the slave traders wagon travelling south or working on the brutal new plantation, she thinks about the land where it is possible to be free, a. It seems hes been living underground for 20 years, unable to act in any way because hes so intelligent he can debunk any justification for doing so. Underground to canada barbara smucker mariehelen goyetche. Reading this book was an eye opener on something that was part of canada s history as well as the usa. The slaves arrive at tennessee and they are taken to the another journey by a conductor in the underground railway and the use of the password friend with a friend is a big indication of the theme friendship, since. The thought of somebody taking a human being, a young child no less, away from her mother so she can be sold like livestock and worked without pay, is a disgusting concept to say the least. One of the themes in underground to canada is friendship. Choose a word from the list to complete each sentence. Underground to canada barbara smucker read book online. Significant events in underground to canada timeline. Underground to canada chapter2,3,4,5 by jj williams in. Discuss the heartache, pain and suffering you would experience if you were a runaway slave on a journey to freedom. There wasnt much danger in the mounain paths at night. With all of the hipiched animal nosies that they werent used to echoed through the night.
In this novel underground to canada by barbara smucker the plot summary is about a little girl named julilly who is a black slave and is separated from her mother when she is taken to a different place to work called the reilly plantation. Julilly dreams of freedom after being taken from her mother by a slave trader. This group of fugitive slaves escaped to freedom in canada on the underground railroad and took up residence in windsor, ontario, canada. She would work all day trying not to get beaten further. A resource focuses on the first chapter of barbara smuckers book underground to canada, and includes 10 vocabulary words. The underground railroad was a network of people, african american as well as white, offering shelter and aid to escaped slaves from the south. Reading this book was an eye opener on something that was part of canadas history as well as the usa. The slaves got punished a lot in the book underground to canada. The underground man, our firstperson narrator, begins by telling us how hateful and unattractive he is. Barbara smuckers young adult novel tells the story of a slave girl who tries to escape to canada using the underground railroad. When julilly and liza finally left canada with adam and lester, liza would tell julilly to go on and not give up on hope. The next morning, massa jeb hensen was taking by his wife to see a doctor for his checkup. Older readers may notice the simplified plotting and some plausibility gaps, but in general a wellwritten story.
See more ideas about underground railroad, black history and african american history. They got punished for running away, resisting slavery, not working hard enough, talking too much or using their native language, stealing from hisher master, murdering a white man, when the slaves were punished, they would be punished in a violent way. Her dad got bitten by a snake and died on the day she was born. June lilly julilly is a 12 year old slave in the novel underground to canada. It shocked me back then and its still just as horrific today. Another thing that is highlighted in this novel is how dark and light skinned helped together to form the underground railroad. Do you think underground to canada is an effective title for a novel. This is not a forum for general discussion of the articles subject put new text under old text. Underground to canada chapters 11 and 12 find the words that fit these clues.
The historical fiction work by barbara smucker features a young girl, by way of the underground railroad, on the run to a new life in canada. Underground to canada chapter2,3,4,5 by jj williams in the park duration. Environmental education resources to commemorate earth days 50th anniversary. Read the note to the reader at the beginning of the book. Taken away from her mother by a ruthless slave trader, all julilly has left is the dream of freedom. Free must be like a whippoorwill that could fly here and there and settle where it pleased. Liza is a caring girl, despite her crippled abilities. Vocabulary words from underground to canada chapters 1119 learn with flashcards, games, and more for free. It is a very heartwarming book towards slaves and really makes you feel like you are there with her through the scary parts and when she finally reaches canada. Underground to canada is an excellent introduction to a period of history that everyone should learn about. Shes been working on the riley plantation her entire life. The following essay will show how smucker uses themes such as courage and determination to make the novels two central characters julilly and liza show remarkable feats of courage to escape from. Though all slaves knew they had to work even though he was gone, though there was a sign put up in front of the slave quarters saying that a slave buyer is coming to buy slaves to put on another plantation. Underground to canada is story about this women, her life as a slave, and her journey to escape from it.
The book also contains information on the author, a list of the main people involved in the underground railroad, things to do and things to think about. Similar searches vintage mature 1950s hairy retro amateur teri hatcher happy days parody 1950s. It was a television movie created in 1994, but it includes many of the same characters and themes of underground to canada. Click here to start a new topic please sign and date your posts by typing four tildes new to wikipedia. Chapter 1 why does massa master jeb hensen not like the slaves singing. Julilly is in her cabin waiting for her mammy sally to come back.744 1007 826 525 1209 388 629 1133 1047 1161 639 999 1374 359 777 327 998 674 914 779 460 134 844 1453 835 1212 367 1294 1009 109 783 922 1336 1448