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Lesson: Emory Douglas: What We Want, What We Believe!
One of the many appeals of this resource lies in its diverse application. Appropriate for US history, English, or art classes, scholars will appreciate the exploration of the civil rights movement through art, music, and film. They'll discuss and analyze the revolutionary art of Black Panther artist Emory Douglas.
9th - 12th All 4 Views 7 Downloads
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Here and Now: Looking at Contemporary Struggle
After looking into the life, art, and social contributions of artist Emory Douglas, learners analyze several social art pieces. They use Emory Douglas as an example of social art, then consider 10 other pieces. They write a paper responding to three of the words as they relate to Emory Douglas.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads
Black History: Famous People, Movements, Events (Crossword Puzzle)
If you want a light exercise to review 12 famous people, events, and movements in American history, with a focus on African-American history, this crossword puzzle may be useful. It requires familiarity with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 106 Downloads
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Art and Activism
Visual literacy can be experienced in many different ways. Learners discuss the times, graphic art, and cultural significance of activism in art as they explore artist and Black Panther, Emory Douglas. This is a discussion-based lesson complete with background information and discussion questions.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Revolution in Our Time, Part 2
I love lessons like this because they let kids see the power of art, poetry, and activism in times of social injustice and unrest. They'll analyze the art used by Emory Douglas in the production of the Black Panther newspaper and posters. They'll then analyze three poems written about various civil rights movements or social injustices involving race.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Movement Beyond Martin
Students investigate the context, issues, important people, and outcomes of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. They attempt to answer the essential question, "Would the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's have happened if Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 83 Downloads
Utilizing Art, Literature and Film to Teach Black History
Fifth graders are introduced to different aspects of African-American history through literature, art, and films. As a class, they are read a story about the Underground Railroad, identify the main characters and put the events into chronological order.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
Eleventh graders listen to a song and read the lyrics and discuss what patriotism means to them. After viewing pictures of important patriots throughout history, they describe their contribution to society. They write in their journals to end the instructional activity.
11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Three Visions for African Americans
High schoolers consider the plight of African Americans in post-Reconstruction America. In this African American history lesson, students discover the visions of African American leaders Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 52 Downloads
The Dialogues of Difference
Students research the 1067 Newark riots and examine photographs of the riots for clues as to when they were taken and what was going on. They view different historical perspectives on the riots and then write dialogues based on the different perspectives discussed in the article.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and discussing singular violent acts in the name of social justice, they create a piece that responds to current events.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 21 Downloads
An Approach to Chemistry via the Analysis of Art Objects: The Scientific Method, Laboratory Safety, Light and Color Theory
Students create a painting that clearly exemplifies the use of primary pigments to make secondary pigments. They demonstrate the distinction between value and saturation. They explain the affect of adjacent colors on each other and discuss Wright's use of color in The Blacksmith's Shop.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 20 Downloads
The Invisible People: American Art and Literature Represents the Marginalized and Disenfranchised
Students view various pieces of art and sculptures which demonstrates people who are marginalized and invisible. While viewing the art, they are read excerpts of different pieces of literature in which they determine why the author or artists wrote or created for what purpose.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 36 Downloads
Celebrate A People!
Students explore African-American students literature as an integral building block in empowering all students to a better awareness when reading and writing. They use as a productive Social Studies tool for overall understanding of the culture.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 38 Views 70 Downloads
Connecting the Dots: Racism, Activism, & Creating a Life
High schoolers listen to excerpts from a narrative from Michael McCarty. In this civil rights movement instructional activity, students read the autobiography selections and discuss the effects of racism in society, and personal character skills, like standing up for what you believe in.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads