"Jazz is About Freedom": Billie Holiday's Anti-lynching Song Strange Fruit

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Working in small teams, learners analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans. The information each team culls from the documents is then placed on a large class timeline.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
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Fine Print