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Elementary Lesson Laura Haviland

“The life of Laura Haviland” lesson plan is designed for grades 1-5. This lesson plan uses primary and secondary sources to help students learn how Michigan UGRR hero Laura Smith Haviland assisted in the Underground Railroad. Students examine Haviland's use of Core Democratic Values through her words and actions. Students will learn about the UGRR and how people in Northern states became involved in the struggle for liberty.

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.