Activity May 28, 2020

Activities to Extend Student Engagement

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Lesson Summary: These ten standards-aligned activities draw from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations from "The 1619 Project" to engage students in creative and challenging ways. Activities engage students in research, visual arts, creative writing, journalism, communication, and other skills.
SECTIONS

Activities Index:

1. Alternate Timelines: Reevaluating U.S. History

2. Constructing Your Family History: Oral or Imagined History

3. Create a Quote Museum: Critical Reading and Visual Art

4. Infographic Design: Visualizing Contemporary Linkages to Slavery

5. Mapping Your Community’s Connections to Slavery

6. Analyze, Connect, Write: Bringing The 1619 Project Home

7. Reframing History Through Creative Writing

8. Highlighting Black American Innovators: Research, Visuals, and Presentations

9. Erasure Poetry: Highlighting Inequities, Envisioning Liberation

10. Questioning History: What Do You Know About Slavery, and Why?

 

 

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