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After completing research quest, students will be able to use technology to communicate their ideas clearly in an INQUIRY-BASED multimedia/digital project.
Students will write background paragraph on the Harlem Renaissance using the video clip.
For this INQUIRY project, you will be using Elink.io to create a quick webpage that brings together 5 sources that help answer your INQUIRY Question for The Harlem Renaissance. You will use these sources to create your Elink website. Here's a video on how to create an elink site.
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Google around and select CONTENT: videos, articles, images, music, essays that HELP answer what you decided would be your QUESTION. Watch out for CREDIBILITY of content, though! What is CREDIBILITY?: Watch this video from Stanford University's library to learn how to evaluate scholarly, popular, and internet sources.
After completing your Elink site that answers your INQUIRY search you will turn in a HARD COPY of a works cited page that includes all CREDIBLE CONTENT you selected: News articles, magazine essays, video, online museum resources, TED Talks, interviews, Crash Course videos, etc. Check next link for awesome web page from Purdue University on how to cite web content.
After building a site that includes FIVE DIFFERENT CREDIBLE sources that answer your essential question, you will turn in an MLA style WORKS CITED page. Use this webpage to make sure you get it right.
After watching JAZZ: A Film by Ken Burns, students will be able to understand historical context of jazz and its connection to Harlem Renaissance.
Students will write background paragraph on Lois Mailou Jones.
Students will write an OPTIC ANALYSIS of "The Ascent of Ethiopia" by Lois Maillou Jones.
Students will write a background paragraph on Langston Hughes.
Write an ANALYTICAL summary that answers the Essential Question.
After reading the essay, "How it feels to be a Colored Me" by Zora Neale Hurston, write summarizing statement that identifies the connection between her CLAIMS and the ESSENTIAL QUESTION.