Teacher Resources - Freedom Crossing: The Underground Railroad in Greater Niagara – Castellani Art Museum
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Information to help you teach your students about the Underground Railroad.

Teacher Packet:
For a list of books about the Underground Railroad, as well as other information and related resources, please download our teacher packet.

Standards-based Lesson Plans:
The Castellani Art Museum is currently collaborating with Niagara University's Education Department to develop its own series of New York State standards-based lesson plans to accompany the Freedom Crossing exhibit. Look for these Underground Railroad lesson plans on our website in the near future, as well as professional development opportunities for teachers at the museum.

Pre-Visit Suggestions:
To make your trip more exciting and relevant, we recommend that you visit the following Underground Railroad websites. Some of these contain lesson plans, several of which address national and New York State learning standards.