Quotes From Douglass
Douglass was an inspiring orator. There are many encouraging and uplifting quotes to read from Douglass's life.
"What is possible for me is possible for you."
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."
"Once you learn to read, you will forever be free."
Choose a quote from Douglass's life to explain with an illustration. Take a 9-by-12 piece of art paper and fold it in half. On one side of the paper draw an illustration from Douglass's life which helps to explain the quote. On the other side of the paper, draw an illustration explaining what the quote means in your life. Copy the quote to the paper, spanning both drawings.
For instance, the quote, "If there is no struggle, there is no progress," could have a picture of Douglass as a young man arriving as a free man in New York. On your side of the paper, draw a picture of something you work hard at completing. If you practice for the swim team every morning before school, draw a picture of yourself swimming. If you show pigs at the fair, show yourself feeding your pig. Mr. Douglass worked hard to become a free man. With your example, show that you understand what Douglass meant through his words.