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Book 5, Music Across Classrooms: English Language Arts. Chapter 8, Lesson 1: Blues, Poetry, and the Harlem Renaissance
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In this lesson, students will discuss how the ideals of the Harlem Renaissance and Locke's New Negro were exemplified by the poetry of Langston Hughes. Specifically, they will examine how Hughes incorporated the vernacular tradition of the Blues in his work, and identify the literary techniques Hughes employs to make his poetry so vivid.

Subject:
Performing Arts
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
TeachRock
Date Added:
09/03/2019
Dance and the harlem Renaissance
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This lesson will teach students how to do research and then get them to collaborate on creating movement based on what they have learned. Students will be placed in groups of 3. They will work on this project over the course of 4 - 1.30 class periods.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Devon Polynone
Date Added:
06/03/2019
Freedom's Story: Teaching African American Literature and History
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The National Humanities center presents this collection of essays by leading scholars on the topic ŇFreedomŐs Story: Teaching African American Literature and HistoryÓ. Topics include the affect of slavery on families, slave resistance, how to read slave narratives, Frederick Douglass, reconstruction, segregation, pigmentocracy, protest poetry, jazz, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and more.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
National Humanities Center
Provider Set:
America In Class
Date Added:
01/07/2013
A Harlem Renaissance Retrospective: Connecting Art, Music, Dance, and Poetry
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Students research, evaluate, and synthesize information about the Harlem Renaissance from varied resources, create an exhibit, and highlight connections across disciplines (i.e., art, music, and poetry) using a Venn diagram.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
09/25/2013
Harlem Renaissance poetry and the art of parallel structure
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This resource intends to help students understand how parallelism is about more than mechanics and actually central to building thematic concepts.  

Subject:
Literature
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Bryan Harvey
Date Added:
12/21/2019
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Langston
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Rationale - to supplement the study of Langston Hughes’s poetry (especially “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”) and the Harlem Renaissance, students will view and respond to Jonathan Green’s Crash Course lesson about the Harlem Renaissance and Langston Hughes. The Harlem Renaissance mini-unit supplements Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Kari Stromme
Date Added:
08/08/2019
The Making of African American Identiy Volume 3, 1917-1968: Primary Sources
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The National Humanities center presents reading guides with primary source materials for the study of The Making of African American Identity, Volume 3: 1917-1968. Primary source materials include essays, articles, plays, poems, paintings, fiction, letters, songs, cartoons, interviews, memoirs, video clips, and more. Sources are divided into the topics: Segregation, Migrations, Protest, Community, and ŇOvercome?Ó

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
National Humanities Center
Provider Set:
America In Class
Date Added:
01/07/2013
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
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This collection uses primary sources to explore Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Literature
Ethnic Studies
Women's Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Lakisha Odlum
Date Added:
01/20/2016
Visual Art During the Harlem Renaissance
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This collection uses primary sources to explore visual art during the Harlem Renaissance. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Art History
Visual Arts
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Kerry Dunne
Lakisha Odlum
Date Added:
10/20/2015