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Resource Guides August 27, 2020

'The 1857 Project' Reading Guide: Quotes, Key Terms, and Questions

Lesson Summary: This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for many of the 30+ essays and creative works that compose "The 1857 Project." Links: "the 1857 project" full issue [.pdf] Reading guide for "the 1857 project" essays

About The 1857 Project: Chronicling the history of racial injustice in the St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois region

Curriculum Overview: Includes links to the following:

Warm-up: Questions that introduce themes from the project

Discussion Questions: Processing the content and structure of writing and visuals from The 1857 Project




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