Frederick Douglass - "My Bondage and My Freedom" - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - "A Parody"
This Frederick Douglass unit consists of the following:
► Step-by-step and day-by-day instructions
► Printable excerpt from "My Bondage and My Freedom"
exercise for "My Bondage and My Freedom" demonstrating how to wisely use context clues
► Reading quiz in 3 versions
(for "My Bondage and My Freedom" excerpt (2 multiple choice versions with scrambled answers and 1 short answer version) with answer keys
► Visual literacy challenge
► Quote discussion task
requiring movement and an exit ticket
► "A Parody" poem with reading guide for analysis with answer key, parody writing, and an optional rhetorical analyis chart
► Frederick Douglass Internet Scavenger Hunt with answer key
► Printable excerpt from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass with close reading emoji fun
. Yes, that's right . . . emojis!
► Final test
on Frederick Douglass. This a 20 question multiple-choice test that comes in 2 versions to deter cheaters. Answer key
is a movie based on a novel by Gary Paulsen. Though it is not about Frederick Douglass, there are numerous similarities between Douglass's life and the movie. If you choose to show this movie, I have included 3 versions of a viewing quiz
(2 multiple-choice and 1 short answer) with answer keys
. There is also a competition activity comparing it to Douglass's life
► Optional mini-lesson on antithesis
The Frederick Douglass unit will take 5 days. If you choose the optional Nightjohn
movie and activity, that will add 2 more days.
All quizzes and tests are included in an editable PowerPoint
in the zip file in case you wish to make changes to the assessments. (This is not counted in the page total.)
This unit is rigorous yet fun
. Students write, work collaboratively, read independently, discuss, think critically, draw, select text-based evicence
, etc. E
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