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The Harlem Renaissance: A Movement Inquiry

INQUIRY QUESTION: How did Harlem Renaissance thinkers, artists, and writers contribute to MODERNISM and the ideal of EQUALITY as it relates to the American Dream?

Inquiry Project Rubric

Inquiry Project Rubric

After completing research quest, students will be able to use technology to communicate their ideas clearly in an INQUIRY-BASED multimedia/digital project.

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Harlem Renaissance Historical Background

Harlem Renaissance Historical Background

Students will write background paragraph on the Harlem Renaissance using the video clip.

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Step 1: Familiarize yourself with the TECH you will be using.

Step 1: Familiarize yourself with the TECH you will be using.

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.

Go to http://elink.io elink.io is a powerful content curation tool that allows you turn web links into visually appealing newsletters, web pages and website ...

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Step 2: Find sources that are credible

Step 2: Find sources that are credible

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.

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Step 3: Create a Works Cited Page

Step 3: Create a Works Cited Page

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.

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Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide

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.

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JAZZ A film by Ken Burns | PBS

JAZZ A film by Ken Burns | PBS

After watching JAZZ: A Film by Ken Burns, students will be able to understand historical context of jazz and its connection to Harlem Renaissance.

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Who was Lois Mailou Jones?

Who was Lois Mailou Jones?

Students will write background paragraph on Lois Mailou Jones.

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The Ascent of Ethiopia | Milwaukee Art Museum

The Ascent of Ethiopia | Milwaukee Art Museum

Students will write an OPTIC ANALYSIS of "The Ascent of Ethiopia" by Lois Maillou Jones.

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Who was Langston Hughes?

Who was Langston Hughes?

Students will write a background paragraph on Langston Hughes.

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Theme for English B by Langston Hughes

Theme for English B by Langston Hughes

Write an ANALYTICAL summary that answers the Essential Question.

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How it Feels to be a Colored Me by Zora Neale Hurston

How it Feels to be a Colored Me by Zora Neale Hurston

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.

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