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This collaborative poster will provide a meaningful word wall or bulletin board that can serve as a helpful reference when teaching the Underground Railroad. Similar to a quilt project, each student will complete a section of the poster to form a student-created display. This resource also includes an extension reading passage about Harriet Tubman. A helpful coloring reference guide is included so your students can color with accuracy.


This zip file includes:

:: 3 poster sizes to fit your class needs (18 pieces, 24 pieces, and 36 pieces)

:: Detailed student instructions

:: Varied pieces so you can give each student just the right amount of detail

:: Teacher instructions with standards alignment & coloring reference

:: Harriet Tubman reading passage extension page


This poster pairs well with the Underground Railroad Virtual Field Trip


Ways to use this resource:

:: Entry Task

:: Early Finishers

:: Sub Plans

:: Stations activity

:: Exit Ticket

:: Team Building

:: Word Wall


Display Options & Ideas:

Completed posters are:

:: 18 x 27 (18 pieces)

:: 24 x 36 (24 pieces)

:: 24 x 36 (36 pieces)

:: Enlarge or create a smaller version using your printer settings

:: Great for a hallway display, bulletin board, or door decor


Please be sure to check out the preview for a closer look.


Thank you!

Michelle McDonald, B.A.E.

Social Studies Education, K-12

Elementary Education K-8

Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman Collaborative Poster Word Wall

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