Frederick Douglass: Narrative and Style

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What proved to be the most important skill that Frederick Douglass learned as a young child?

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1. How did Frederick Douglass escape his life as a slave?

2. What was a pivotal moment in the speaking life of Frederick Douglass?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo traces Frederick Douglass' life from the time he learned to read to how this early life played a role in his writings. You'll specifically be tested on Douglass' speech at the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society's Annual Convention and A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Douglass' speech at the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society's Annual Convention
  • The significance of A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
  • How Frederick Douglass escaped slavery
  • Significant moments in Frederick Douglass' life and legacy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading Comprehension ensure that you draw the most important information from the related American literature lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Frederick Douglass' life as a slave in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Frederick Douglass' writings and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Frederick Douglass' life and writings, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson, titled Frederick Douglass: Narrative and Style, covers the following objectives:

  • Identify famous writings by Frederick Douglass
  • Understand Frederick Douglass' contribution to the abolitionist movement
  • Compare Frederick Douglass' life story to the story told in A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
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