"I Was Born for This!" Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass Song 1


This narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass song, part 1 covers important events during the early years of Douglass's life from birth up to his escape from slavery at age 20.

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This activity includes:

- the song lyrics

- a list of multiple-choice comprehension questions with the answer key

- a context clues activity: students will define content vocabulary words using context clues in the "Frederick Douglass for Kids Song, part 1"

- a timeline activity with a graphic organizer

- a sequential paragraph activity that utilizes the timeline

How to use this resource:

- Students will preview the comprehension questions on pages 1 and 2 then listen to the song while following along with the lyrics on pages 3 and 4.

- Next, students will answer the questions on pages 1 and 2.

- Students will then complete the context clues, timeline, and sequential paragraph activities on the following pages.

- The answer key for pages 1, 2, and 5 are located on pages 8, 9, and 10.

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*Music provided by Rujay. Instrumental: "Sippin" by Ihaksi. Channel: https://YouTube.com/user/RujayTV.

*Photo from Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass

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