This Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community lesson plan also includes:
Sama Maydani and Sarah Kuck's film, Even the Walls, that explores the benefits and drawbacks of gentrification in downtown Seattle, asks viewers to consider how houses, apartment buildings, and outdoor spaces can be designed to build a strong sense of community.
- Create nine groups and assign each one of the linked articles to read, discuss, and summarize for the whole class
- The activity presumes a protocol has been established for safe, respectful discussions
- The seven-page packet includes background information about the film and the process of gentrification
- Also included are links to related articles and writing prompts