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12 resources with the keyterm harlem

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Jazz In America

For Teachers K - 12th
Students gain a fundamental understanding of the role of jazz in the Harlem Renaissance. They explain its historical significance and cultural implications.
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The Great Migration

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore how migration to Harlem created a new life for African Americans. In this cross curricular lesson, students illustrate maps showing the migration, paint murals representing African American life in the South and create a...
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Digital Fashion Show

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the dress of the 40's/50's in Harlem and create a multimedia presentation of at least 15 slides. They present a Fashion Show for the class.
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HARLEM RENAISSANCE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze historical conditions which led African Americans to settle in Harlem. They describe the culture of everyday life in Harlem and identify individuals significant to the Harlem Renaissance and describe their contributions...
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WebQuest on 1940/1950 Harlem

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students perform a WebQuest to fin out why Harlem was an attractive place for African Americans to live. Small groups perform the research together, and report to the class.
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African Amercan Images in Harlem (1920-1950)

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders compare and contrast different representations of African Americans in Harlem using visual sources. They detect point of views, themes, contradictions and ironies in sources using designed templates.
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Map Making Exercise

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students complete a Web Quest in order to determine why Harlem was an attractive place for African Americans to live. They study a map of Harlem in the 1930's.
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Story Quilts

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students listen to Tar Beach, by Faith Ringgold, and create story quilts.
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Jazz Scenes of the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils identify and connect themes of selected nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and art to Harlem Renaissance jazz. They compare and contrast historical and fictionalized versions of the jazz scenes of the Harlem Renaissance. They describe...
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Poetry - Harlem By Langston Hughes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss the poem, "Harlem," by Langston Hughes and talk about the dreams he had that inspired the writing. In this poetry lesson plan, students focus on Langston Hughes' career, and dissect parts of his poems line-by-line in an...
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Robert Henri, the Harlem Renaissance and You

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the artwork of Robert Henri. Using his pieces, they compare and contrast it to the works during the Harlem Renaissance. They create a HyperStudio project showing the Ashcan School of Art with music accompanying the...
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Romare Bearden and the Face Collage

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a collage from magazines and newspapers to create a face. After finishing the face, they use mixed media to complete the background. They write their own description and examine the life and works of Romare Beardon.