Harriet Beecher Stowe
Lesson plans for Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe
Biography at Wikipedia.

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin
In this PBS video adapted from American Experience: The Abolitionists, featuring historical reenactments, learn about the impact of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe on the abolitionist movement.

Hymns, Songs, and Music in Uncle Tom's Cabin
Introduction and suggestions for exploring this aspect of the novel.

Illustrating Uncle Tom's Cabin
A scholarly analysis of the illustrations in the original book.

Let Your Words Change the World
Writing projects from the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.

Uncle Tom's Cabin
Discussion of the novel at Wikipedia.

Uncle Tom's Cabin
Activities to support the novel, including vocabulary, a found poem, and a Socratic seminar.

Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Fugitive Slave Act
This blog from the Library of Congress presents historical background/primary sources: a broadside and 2 reviews of the novel. It also has 4 discussion questions.

> Uncle Tom's Cabin Lesson Plan
Designed for grades 6-8, this lesson plan integrates study of the novel with study of the Civil War. It includes two reading activities.

Suggestions for Using the Illustrations