Using Children's Literature and Art to Examine the African-American Resistance to Injustice

Students study the basic techniques Jacob Lawrence used in creating a series of paintings. They realize the importance of individual accomplishment within their own family, things as ordinary as preparing for a picnic or going to work each day. The gather information on some area of accomplishment within their family and write a narrative based on the information their research yields.

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