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Follow the Drinking Gourd

by Jeanette Winter

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7465420M
ISBN 100394996941
ISBN 109780394996943

When the Sun comes back And the first quail calls Follow the drinking gourd, For the old man is a-waiting for to carry you to freedom If you follow the drinking gourd The riverbank makes a very good road. The dead trees will show you the way. Left foot, peg foot, traveling on, Follow the drinking gourd. The program is based on a children’s book, “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter. This production incorporates historical images from the local region, Winter’s original artwork and music by Lovey Williams into a timeless experience that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Follow the Drinking Gourd. There’s another river on the other side, Follow the Drinking Gourd. Follow the Drinking Gourd. Follow the Drinking Gourd. For the old man is awaiting for to carry you to freedom If you follow the Drinking Gourd Where the great big river meets the little river, Follow the Drinking Gourd. For the old man is awaiting. Based on the book Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter. Planetarium show by the New Jersey State Museum Planetarium and the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium. Educator’s guide. Wikipedia article. Follow the Drinking Gourd: A Cultural History, mentioned in the New York Times and Tuscaloosa News; Nw York Times on Andrus’s.

Follow the Drinking Gourd: An AskERIC Lesson Plan "Follow the Drinking Gourd," by Jeanette Winter Educator's Guide to "Follow the Drinking Gourd" (optional) 9 x 12 sheets of black construction paper white color crayon glue or glue stick star stickers pen Lesson Plan The entire lesson plan is available online at. Follow the Drinking Gourd: An. The Big Dipper was known as the Drinking Gourd and the slaves learned how to follow the Gourd in the sky to take them to a life free of slavery. This is a story about courage and strength. It's also a story about people helping other people. Ages 48 pages Editor's note: It is important to emphasize to children hearing this.


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Follow the Drinking Gourd (Paperback) by Jeanette Winter a great story of following directions. if you look at its simplest form. Looking through the lenses of history this book has a lot of appeal, it brings to the for front the movement of the underground rail road and makes it into a story of a single veterans-opex.com by: The title of this inspiring story is the title of an important folk song from a troubled part of our nation's history.

Hidden in the lyrics of "Follow the Drinking Gourd" were directions for following the Underground Railroad, the covert trail by which black slaves could escape North to eventual veterans-opex.com engagingly illustrated picture book tells the story of Peg Leg Joe.

Pamela Dell, Aquila's Drinking Gourd. Aquila's Drinking Gourd, Pamela Dell, Tradition Books,Excelsior, MN. Synopsis.

The book is set in western Virginia, in The protagonist, Aquila, is an year-old slave. Aquila is auctioned and separated from. Jan 28,  · Follow The Drinking Gourd is a story about slaves on the underground railroad. How Peg Leg Joe taught the slaves a song that would lead them to freedom.

He would get a job w the slaves master and after the work was done he taught them follow the drinking gourd song. When the slaves knew it by heart he would move on to the next master/5. About Follow the Drinking Gourd. Illus. in full color. "Winter’s story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad.

While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinking gourd (the Big Dipper). “Follow the Drinking Gourd” is a coded song that gives the route for an escape from Alabama and Mississippi.

Of all the routes out of the Deep South, this is the only one for which the details survive. The route instructions were given to slaves by an old man named Peg LegAuthor: Astro Space. Follow the Drinking Gourd is a historical fiction book about slavery.

An old white sailor named Peg Leg Joe wanted to help free the slaves. He would help the slave owner around the plantation but then at night he would teach the slaves who worked on the plantation a song that would lead them to freedom/5. "Follow the Drinking Gourd" is an African American folk song first published in The Drinking Gourd is another name for the Big Dipper veterans-opex.comre has it that slaves in the United States used it as a point of reference so they would not get lost.

According to legend, the song was used by a conductor of the Underground Railroad, called Peg Leg Joe, to guide some fugitive slaves. Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Follow the Drinking Gourd book by Jeanette Winter.

Illus. in full color. Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working for plantation owners, Free shipping over $Cited by: Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Guide: Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Guide This book activity guide is designed to go with the book Follow the Drinking Gourd, story and pictures by Jeanette Winter.

You will need a copy of the book. Included in this guide: ★ Reading Questions (multiple choice an. Introduction. The American folksong Follow the Drinking Gourd was first published in The Drinking Gourd song was supposedly used by an Underground Railroad operative to encode escape instructions and a veterans-opex.com directions then enabled fleeing slaves to make their way north from Mobile, Alabama to the Ohio River and freedom.

Mar 14,  · Follow the Drinking Gourd (Paperback) by Jeanette Winter a great story of following directions. if you look at its simplest form. Looking through the lenses of history this book has a lot of appeal, it brings to the for front the movement of the underground rail road /5.

Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter. From the bookflap: “Winter’s story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad.

While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinking gourd (the Big Dipper). Jun 09,  · This book is a great entry way into slavery for children. It is a book that depicts the underground railroad through the tale of two boys. The one black boy is following the drinking gourd (Big Dipper) to find his way north to freedom.

This book can give children the scaffolding they need to begin to learn about such a large and complex topic.4/5. Fifth graders complete a short unit on slavery and the U.S. Civil War. They read and analyze the book, "Follow the Drinking Gourd," compose their own secret song, complete an Abraham Lincoln crossword puzzle, and dramatize a historical.

Mar 02,  · READY TO ROW: I planned to row Follow the Drinking Gourd in February since it’s Black History month emphasizing Civil Rights and treating others with love and kindness.

Valentines Day: We started reading this book around Valentines Day. Love in. “Follow the Drinking Gourd” contained coded instructions on how and when to escape, and directions for traveling to safe havens along the way. The drinking gourd referred to the constellation known as the Big Dipper which guided them northward along waterways and mountain passes.

The Underground Railroad meant freedom for many in the years before Emancipation, and it had a map. That map is a song called “Follow the Drinking Gourd.” “Follow the Drinking Gourd” was supposedly used by "engineers" in the Underground Railroad to direct slaves to freedom.

There are questions about its authenticity, but if accurate, “Drinking. Objectives. This lesson is designed to establish the skill of visualizing for primary students, using the story Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter. In this lesson, students use clues from the text to create their own images and imagine how characters are thinking and feeling.

Follow the Drinking Gourd Jeanette Winter, Author Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $ (48p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Before the Civil War. Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Guide: Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Guide This book activity guide is designed to go with the book Follow the Drinking Gourd, story and pictures by Jeanette veterans-opex.com will need a copy of the book.

Included in this guide: ★ Reading Questions (multiple choice and short answer) ★ Writing a thank-you letter ★ Diary entries (journal responses 4/4().Help the class learn the “Follow The Drinking Gourd Song” as written in the back of the book.

(If necessary, engage a music teacher's assistance in order to accurately decipher the musical score.) After the class has learned the song, reread the text, pausing to have the class sing the song segments."Follow the Drinking Gourd" is Episode 6 in Season It originally aired on October 18, The episode begins with LeVar showing the viewers some shackles, which are metal bands used to keep people from moving too much.

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