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Frederick Douglass

Famous People

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students learn about Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist. They read about his life, answer comprehension questions, review vocabulary, and discuss topics such racism in the United States in the past and today.

  • abolitionist
  • plantation
  • literature
  • congregate
  • psychologically
  • mob
  • suffrage
  • autobiography
  • flee
  • nominate
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • vocabulary preview
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Ask & Answer(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)