If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to understand the journeys of the characters in the novel, particularly Uncle Tom and Eliza.
Students will be able to understand, engage with, and discuss the novel's historical significance, both in its own time and in today's literary and cultural landscape.
Students will be able to use multiple means and media—visual, written, oral—to interpret Stowe's work.
Students will be able to discuss and write about the ways in which a reader's perception of a novel changes according to the mores of the time in which they read...