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Frederick Douglass Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Frederick Douglass Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass’s future was influenced early by his master’s wife’s controversial decision to begin teaching him to read. Use Barbara Kramer’s fact-filled biography to share the important ways that Douglass use both printed and spoken words in his fight to end slavery and to create a better life for the freed slaves. Teach students to comprehend using the features of nonfiction text to retell the important contributions Douglass made, make connections to the time period he lived in, visualize what life might have been like for Douglass, and determine which details are most important to remember.

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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Frederick Douglass
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Frederick Douglass by Barbara Kramer. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass’s future was influenced early by his master’s wife’s controversial decision to begin teaching him to read. Use Barbara Kramer’s fact-filled biography to share the important ways that Douglass use both printed and spoken words in his fight to end slavery and to create a better life for the freed slaves. Teach students to comprehend using the features of nonfiction text to retell the important contributions Douglass made, make connections to the time period he lived in, visualize what life might have been like for Douglass, and determine which details are most important to remember.

Watch an online read aloud of Frederick Douglass or read the book on Epic here.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Frederick Douglass
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Frederick Douglass by Barbara Kramer. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Frederick Douglass
Book Author:
Barbara Kramer
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Biography, Nonfiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
Q
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Black History Month, Decision Making, Perseverance, Social Awareness
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Determining Importance:
RI.4.2, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Connections:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Retelling & Summarizing:
RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Understanding Text Structure:
RI.4.1, RI.4.5, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Visualizing:
RI.4.1, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
Word Work:
RF.4.3, RF.4.4
Determining Importance:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.10A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Connections:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Retelling & Summarizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.9F, 4.10B, 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Visualizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6D, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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