The Foundations of Freedom Summer: Close Reading

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 10/25/2013

This activity is designed to encourage students to practice their critical reading and historical comprehension skills by reading about the primary source document entitled the “Development of Freedom Summer.” Key questions are posed after the reading to gauge students’ understanding of the text.  This is designed as a pre-session activity for the National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer.

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