Frederick Douglass: If There Is No Struggle, There Is No Progress - 4th Grade Adaptation
Is Frederick Douglass’s method of resistance still relevant in today’s society? At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:
- Explore the natural, political and moral grounds for resistance to evil.
- Read excerpts of a speech by Frederick Douglass highlighting elements of the speech that defines Frederick Douglass’s philosophy of resistance.
- Generalize about why standing by and not resisting might be wrong in current situations in their fourth grade classroom.
- What constituted an act of resistance of African Americans against the institution of slavery?
- Are some acts of resistance more effective than others?