This Song and Lesson Packet includes
- An MP3 of the song Three-Fifths of a Man
- A synopsis/lyric handout with bold key terms
- A vocabulary and definitions handout
- A differentiated 3 tiered worksheet designed for your lower, middle, and highest achieving students.
This song, Three Fifths of a Man, explores dialogue between Northern and Southern states that eventually led to the adoption of the 3/5 Compromise. Students will understand the motivation behind each side's requests when deciding whether Southern slaves should be counted in a census and the reasons for the compromise that came to be.
Key terms and vocabulary include the 3/5 Compromise.
This song can be sampled at HistoryTunes@iTunes
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