Tell About the South : The Story of Modern Southern Literature

Students, after viewing the video "Tell About the South," discuss and analyze Jean Toomer's mixed heritage and how it affected his artistic voice. They evaluate how the character Toomer was an excellent example of America's melting pot. In addition, they create a comparison contrast essay that explores the similarities/differences between the white southern/black southern experience.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Technology
Video