Father Divine – Educational Lesson - Level 1
Father Divine may not evoke images of Harlem when you first think of him, but the area made a lasting impact on him and his ministry. During the Great Depression Father Divine moved to Harlem with his followers. Students should love the reading comprehension lessons about Father Divine, Harlem and religion. In addition, interesting questions are provided to spark student interest in learning about Father Divine, his place in religious history and Harlem.
Three fun facts about Father Divine:
Very little is known about his early life, including his real name, birth date, or birthplace.
He was labeled a cult leader, but the religious movement he started still exists long after his death.
He is now considered to be an important forerunner to the Civil Rights Movement.
Harlem Roots Lesson: Level One
Perfect for students starting to read full paragraphs. Level one lesson contains two short reading comprehension lessons approximately sixty plus words with three questions each as well as the answer key.
Enjoy the video on Father Divine below