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Tell About the South : The Story of Modern Southern Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after viewing the video "Tell About the South," discuss and analyze Jean Toomer's mixed heritage and how it affected his artistic voice. They evaluate how the character Toomer was an excellent example of America's melting pot....
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Rhythms in Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Rhyme, rhythm, free verse, imagery: Do these words describe poetry, or jazz music? The answer is both! A resource explores these similarities as scholars watch a video, engage in discussion, read author biographies, write poetry and...
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The Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Did you know that the Harlem Renaissance was also known as the New Negro Movement? This presentation is fully of interesting facts and pictures to help your class understand the literary movement and how these changes also affected music...
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The Stranger Redeemed: A Portrait of a Black Poet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Read and analyze poems by African-American authors. Using the text, they identify the various patterns, subjects, language and dialects used. Then team up to compare and contrast the various authors and define new vocabulary. The lesson...
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Inside The Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the Harlem Renaissance to discover where, when, and why it took place and who was associated with the experience. They decide what are the most informative facts, interesting people, and events in this lesson.
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Georgia O’Keeffe

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Georgia O'Keeffe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Zora Hurston Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Young scholars explore American culture by reading classic literature in class. For this African-American history lesson, students read the story Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree while identifying the work and contributions of the...

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