Frederick Douglass Close Read:
This Common Core aligned lesson focuses on the life of Frederick Douglass. Students will read the text three times, each time focusing on a different skill. Students will work with tier-three vocabulary, make text annotations, and answer text-based questions identifying crucial aspects of slavery and the life of Frederick Douglass.
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Frederick Douglass Biography:
This close reading covers the life of Frederick Douglass and includes tier-three vocabulary in bold throughout the text. The text lexile is 870, which spans grades 5-9.
Complete Close Reading Directions:
Complete directions for each reading of the text are included.
→ 1st Read: Vocabulary in Context
→ 2nd Read: Text-Based Questioning
→ 3rd Read: Assess Understanding
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