Glory (1989) - Should it be Shown in Class?

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This is a fantastic activity that prompts learners to think like educators and consider the value of a historically based film beyond just the accuracy of information. Your young historians will work in groups to do a close reading and viewing of the film Glory, and to discuss and present how issues of class, socioeconomic status, race, and authority are presented in the film.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • Emphasizes use of textual evidence
  • Involves great deal of critical thought and analysis

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