An Apple for Harriet Tubman Read ´ 100

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An Apple for Harriet Tubman Read ´ 100 ↠ Like other enslaved African American children young Harriet Tubman had to work hard In her master's orchard she spent long hours picking the juicy apples she loved but was forbidden to eat Many people know about Harriet Tubman's courage and daring but few know about her love for apples and the freedomLike other enslaved African American children young Harriet Tubman had to work hard In her master's orchard s. Young Harriet Tubman was born into slavery Her family was owned by Edward Brodess an unkind man When Harriet was seven she was sent to care for a baby that belonged to a woman who slept with a whip so that she could use it on Harriet if the baby cried As Harriet got older she worked in the fields picking apples that she was not allowed to eat Whenever she held a shiny red apple in her hand she wished oh how she wished she could take a big bite out of it One day she decides to do just that Harriet gets caught and receives a horrible punishment from her master She swears that one day she will be free to eat as many apples as she likes Little does she know that she will be able to keep this promise In 1849 she decides to run away and she risks her life by escaping to the North where she finds freedom She leads many people to freedom as their conductor by guiding them through the Underground Railroad In 1869 Harriet is able to buy her own home with a lot of hard work and courage She plants rows and rows of apple trees that she decides to share with the townspeople as soon as they were ripe for pickingThis is a story of Harriet Tubman a woman who courageously guided her passengers through the Underground Railroad knowing full well that she was risking her life if the slaveholders ever found her This is a story that was inspired by Harriet's love of apples which is not a very well known fact It is written for K 3 grade levels It is a text that can be used to explain slavery and the Underground Railroad Harriet's love of apples symbolizes freedom and courage

Glennette Tilley Turner Ö 0 review

He spent long hours picking the juicy apples she loved but was forbidden to eat Many people know about Harrie. Genre Historical non fictionThe text by Glennette Tilley Turner illustrated by Susan Keeter is a succinct and vivid recount of Harriet Tubman's life The story is set up as a colorful children's book small portions of Harriet Tubman's life retold one paragraph at a time every 2 pages The paintings use bold vivid colors showing the beauty of the south and representing facial expressions For instance when describing the underground railroad illustrator Keeter paints a shining star in the night sky over a church symbolizing the beacon to freedomThough mostly a factual retelling of a historical figure the book also uses figurative language with the apple As a child Harriet Tubman was directed to pick apples but was not allowed to eat them Once when she disobeyed she was severely whipped At the end of the book Harriet Tubman plants apple trees and invites the townspeople to enjoy eating the apples symbolizing her achievement of freedom and her sharing that freedom with others The text would be an excellent example of teaching not only history but also symbolism to young children

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An Apple for Harriet TubmanT Tubman's courage and daring but few know about her love for apples and the freedom they symbolized Full col. This is a very sad book as well I would use it in my classroom to talk about Harriet Tubman and her contribution to the underground railroad I would talk about how many african americans used the underground railroad