Literacy and Freedom Lesson Plan

Students engage with works by two inspiring men, separated by over a hundred years of history, yet facing similar struggles for freedom. This lesson is meant to inspire the reluctant reader with the power of literacy.

Read Chapter VII from The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass from

Chapter VII (free version coming soon)
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Read an excerpt from The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Chapter XI

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Create a Thematic Statement about Freedom.


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