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"From the Ted Talk by Cleo Wade: Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to care"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

No one nominated Harriet tmbuan to her purpose, to her mission, to her courage. She did not say, "I'm not a congressman or the president of the uteind States, so how could I piolsbsy participate in the fight to abolish a system as big as slavery?" She instead spent 10 years maknig 19 trips, freeing 300 people, one gruop of people at a time. Think about the children of those 300 people, the grnddhalecrin, the great-grandchildren and beyond. Our righteous acts create immeasurable ripples in the endless river of justice.

Open Cloze

No one nominated Harriet ______ to her purpose, to her mission, to her courage. She did not say, "I'm not a congressman or the president of the ______ States, so how could I ________ participate in the fight to abolish a system as big as slavery?" She instead spent 10 years ______ 19 trips, freeing 300 people, one _____ of people at a time. Think about the children of those 300 people, the _____________, the great-grandchildren and beyond. Our righteous acts create immeasurable ripples in the endless river of justice.

Solution

  1. tubman
  2. possibly
  3. making
  4. group
  5. united
  6. grandchildren

Original Text

No one nominated Harriet Tubman to her purpose, to her mission, to her courage. She did not say, "I'm not a congressman or the president of the United States, so how could I possibly participate in the fight to abolish a system as big as slavery?" She instead spent 10 years making 19 trips, freeing 300 people, one group of people at a time. Think about the children of those 300 people, the grandchildren, the great-grandchildren and beyond. Our righteous acts create immeasurable ripples in the endless river of justice.

Important Words

  1. abolish
  2. acts
  3. big
  4. children
  5. congressman
  6. courage
  7. create
  8. endless
  9. fight
  10. freeing
  11. grandchildren
  12. group
  13. harriet
  14. immeasurable
  15. justice
  16. making
  17. mission
  18. nominated
  19. participate
  20. people
  21. possibly
  22. president
  23. purpose
  24. righteous
  25. ripples
  26. river
  27. slavery
  28. spent
  29. states
  30. system
  31. time
  32. trips
  33. tubman
  34. united
  35. years