Book Activities for Hammering for Freedom by Rita Lorraine Hubbard
A book about defeating slavery that is perfect to read during Black History Month. Imagine if you father was also your owner and you had to pay him for your own freedom. What if you also had to pay for the freedom of your wife, son, mother, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles. This is the true story of one amazing man who did just that and changed the course of history for a lot of people. 2018 winner of the New Voices Award activities for this book include calculating the cost of William "Bill" Lewis's freedom and that of his family, a comprehension on what slavery was and what it is today and a research activity on segregation and various freedom fighters.
The games below are advertisement free and will open in a new window. They can be played by children online as many times as they like. The Match Up Memory Card Game will allow children to improve their memory while the Maze Game lets them develop strategy and problem solving skills while having fun. These games will also build children's attention, concentration and focus, visual recognition and short-term memory. Enjoy.