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Highlights of Modern American Family Art and Literature

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Students develop imagery in literary and art works. They discuss Jacob Lawrence's painting, the "Tombstones, 1942", which conveyed overcrowded tenements and families living in Harlem (New York, New York). They design picture stories comparing overcrowded tenements then and now.

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7th - 8th
Visual & Performing Arts
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