Breaking the Chains: Rising Out of Circumstances

Study history through photographs. In this visual arts and history lesson, students learn to analyze photographs to discover details about life during the Civil War era. Students write journal entries as if they are the African-American individuals pictured in the photographs. Students will then artistically represent a picture of a moment surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation.

9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
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Visual Arts
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Lesson Plans
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2 hrs
1861 -> 1865

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