The Harlem Renaissance - The Journey to Freedom: An Interdisciplinary

This The Harlem Renaissance - The Journey to Freedom: An Interdisciplinary lesson plan also includes:

The Harlem Renaissance if the focus of a carefully crafted, interdisciplinary unit designed to introduce middle schoolers to the contributions key figures made to American art and culture during the period. Class members select activities from a menu of options and sign a learning contract that details expectations.

38 Views 11 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Save representative projects to serve as models in subsequent years
  • Host a jazz cafe, turn down the lights, turn up the music, and have class members read their poems
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes instructors have access to English Language Arts assessments and textbook reading level assessments to create tiered groups
  • Some of the links within the resource do not work; however, all the materials are available on the internet
  • Requires considerable prep time to locate and prepare materials
  • Color copies are required of the various worksheets
Pros

  • The tiered instruction approach ensures all learners are challenged
  • Rubrics are included for each project
Cons

  • None
Common Core