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Are your students familiar with the most photographed person of the 19th century? In this activity pack, your students will be introduced to the brave and fascinating life of Frederick Douglass. Born a slave, Douglass learned to read and write, escaped slavery, became an author, consulted both Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, and published the abolitionist newspaper, The North Star. Frederick Douglass' life account teaches students about resiliency, courage, and hard work.
This activity pack contains:
1. 2- page Frederick Douglass original reading comprehension passage.
2. Reading Comprehension questions which can be used after completing a close read. Questions ask students to infer and cite evidence from the text.
3. A character trait graphic organizer. Have your students use the included reading comprehension passage to describe Frederick Douglass' character traits.
4. 3-2-1 summarization activity. After your students have learned all about Frederick Douglass, have your students complete this activity as a ticket out the door. This can be used as data to inform your students' reading comprehension. You can also use this data to have students complete further research on Frederick Douglass.
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