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jacket, one pair of trousers for winter, made of coarse negro cloth, one pair of stockings, and one pair of shoes; the whole of which could not have cost more than seven dollars. The allowance of the slave children was given to their mothers, or the old women having the care of them. The children unable to work in the field had neither shoes, stockings, jackets, nor trousers, given to them; their clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts per year. When these failed them, they went naked until the next allowance-day. 1. Which sentences from the passage show that the narrator was raised around many other slaves? RI.1 ''2 Colonel Lloyd kept from three to four hundred slaves on his home plantation''
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2. Use evidence from the text to show that the plantation described by the narrator was a very organized place of business. RI.1 ''the slaves of all the other farms received their monthly allowance of food, and their yearly clothing. The men and women slaves received, as their monthly allowance of food, eight pounds of pork, or its equivalent in fish, and one bushel of corn meal. Their yearly clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts, one pair of linen trousers, like the shirts, one jacket, one pair of trousers for winter'' 3. Which optionbestdescribes the organization of ideas in paragraph 3? RI.3 a. problem & solutionb. cause & effectc. chronological orderd. description D. 4. What is the effect of the first-person narration in this passage? RI.5 A. 5. Which phrasebestdescribes Douglass's purpose forincludingthis particular information in thenarrative of his life? RI.6 6. Why do you think these details were important to a book about a slave who ran away to freedom? RI.6Slaves had a very different life than a normal free man. 7. How does the detail at the end of paragraph 1, about the slaves who manned the ship,
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contribute to the central idea of this passage? RI.2 C. 8. How does the detail at the end of paragraph 3, regarding children’s clothes, contribute to the central idea of the passage? RI.2 a. it shows the generosity of the slave owner b. it shows the deep appreciation Douglass has for the system he is under c. it explains why there is a disagreement among slaveholders about allowing children to work in the fields d. it shows how life for children can often be more difficult than adults D.
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