Watch this video (with headphones) to learn more about the author.
Stratagems- a plan to outwit an opponent.
Brute- animal like
Emancipation- the freeing of someone from slavery.
Abhor- think of with disgust and hatred.
Think about something that you deeply wanted and had to work hard for.
After 30-60 seconds....
Pair with a partner for 3-5 minutes to talk about what it was that you wanted and what you did to get it? Was it difficult? Did you ever want to give up?
Literacy is Power
How did literacy change Douglass' life change after learning to read and write? Use evidence from the text. Must be at least 8 sentences. Use a separate piece of paper to respond and turn into the basket once are finished.