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Are you looking for an engaging, compare and contrast, nonfiction passage about African Americans in the Revolutionary War? Well, you've found it!
Based on our Black Heroes of the American Revolution rap song, this passage has comprehension questions and activities that explore how three Black heroes of the American Revolution contributed to the efforts of both the American Patriots and the British Loyalists.
Students will listen to the song, read the lyrics, and find similarities and differences between the three African Americans who served in the Revolutionary War as a spy, American soldier, and British soldier respectively. This activity includes a compare and contrast graphic organizer, multiple-choice, compare and contrast questions, and a text-structure compare and contrast, writing activity. Read below for more details.
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This resource includes:
- the song lyrics
- a compare and contrast, graphic organizer
- 10 multiple-choice, compare and contrast questions with the answer key
- a compare and contrast text structure, paragraph writing activity with a word bank of transitional words
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*Outro lyrics and passage text from Black History Ed Zone https://www.blackhistoryedzone.com/
*Music provided by Rujay. Instrumental: "Greatness" by TCustomz. Channel: https://YouTube.com/user/RujayTV.
By Walter J. Williams, Jr. - Revolutionary War Journal, Public Domain,
By Marquis de Lafayette - Virginia Historical Society image from the Library of Virginia website, Public Domain,
By Atwalsh4 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Used under / Originals have been digitally mixed with other media.
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