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        "Coded Spirituals" Teacher Resource Gallery

        This segment from Underground Railroad: The William Still Story explains how spirituals were used by the enslaved to exchange messages with others about an impending escape or other topics that they did not want the owners to understand. Resource gallery worksheets and support materials lesson plan cover the hidden messages and meanings of spirituals.

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        Coded Spirituals

        Learn more about how spirituals had a deeper meaning for the enslaved.

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        Student Spiritual Lyrics

        Student spiritual lyrics.

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        Coded Lyrics - Teacher Notes

        Teacher notes providing the coded meanings in spirituals.

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        Coded Lyrics Worksheet

        A worksheet to decipher the coded meanings in spirituals.

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