"Put the 'S' on My Chest!" Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass Song 2


This narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass song part 2 covers important events in Douglass's life as an adult beginning with his escape from slavery, career as an abolitionist, involvement with the American Civil War, and his death.

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This activity includes:

- the song lyrics

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

- an identify synonyms or antonyms activity using content vocabulary words from the "Frederick Douglass for Kids Song, part 2" with the answer key

- an activity for identifying American rights using the song's lyrics

- 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. *Note: This song is longer than our usual songs. It is recommended that the song be paused before the second verse. Allow students to complete the questions on page 1 then continue to play the song then continue with the rest of the questions.*

- Next, students will answer the questions on the following pages.

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

- The answer keys are on pages 10 - 13.

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*Music production credit: Brandon Coffer

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

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