Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity

Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
Famous Abolitionists - Close Reading and Reflection Activity
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This activity (detailed lesson plan included) was structured around David Adler's book "Enemies of Slavery," but it's easily adjusted/modified for any classroom textbook/reading on the abolitionist movement.

Students read/research about eight different abolitionists-
--John Brown
--Frederick Douglass
--Abraham Lincoln
--Elijah Lovejoy
--Harriet Tubman
--Harriet Beecher Stowe
--Isabel Sojourner Truth
--William Lloyd Garrison

Students are tasked to identify birth/death years of each person, their race, their major accomplishments, as well as answer an open-ended critical thinking question about each person.

Included in this activity:
-- Fill-in worksheet
--Detailed lesson plan
--Corresponding homework assignment - a 1/2 sheet writing prompt asking students to reflect on lesson and give their opinion with evidence: "Who was taking a greater risk: An African-American abolitionist or Caucasian abolitionist?"

Total Pages
5 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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