Teacher Resources

Lesson Plans

View and print lessons on the Underground Railroad, the Civil War and contemporary slavery. Lessons are aligned with current state and content standards and are designed for use before and after visiting the Freedom Center. Student worksheets are provided.

Grades K-3
Five unique lesson plans aligned with Ohio Language Arts and Social Studies content standards. View/print lessons.

Grades 4-8
Nine complete classroom lesson plans that encourage empathy and awareness. These lessons meet geography, economics and other Social Studies content standards. View/print lessons.

Grades 9-12
Contemporary slavery and injustice in today's world are addressed in several innovative lesson plans designed specifically for high school teachers to use. These lessons meet Social Studies content standards. View/print lessons.

Scavenger Hunts

Grades 3-6
This scavenger hunt is designed to guide students through the exhibits on the second floor of the Freedom Center. View/print lessons.

Grades 7-12
With questions and prompts for both the second and third floor galleries, students in middle and high school grades will put their math, geography and higher-level thinking skills to work. View/print lessons.