The Split Over Suffrage

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Compare and contrast Frederick Douglass's and the National Women's Suffrage Association's stances on equal rights and suffrage with a series of documents and worksheets. Learners work together or independently to complete the packet, and then demonstrate their understanding with a letter or cartoon that represents the split over suffrage.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a packet of resources which learners can complete over the course of a long class period, a few days, or throughout a unit
  • A great addition to an American history class or language arts class when focusing on literature about equal rights
Classroom Considerations

  • Most of the packet focuses on Part 1 of the unit, with only one worksheet based on Part 2
Pros

  • Comes with several documents for readers to analyze, as well as provocative discussion questions and activities
  • Provides goals and objectives for the unit
  • Includes a helpful glossary of important and relevant vocabulary words with definitions, as well as a worksheet for learners to practice their new vocabulary skills with fill-in-the-blanks
Cons

  • None