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January 14, 2013
In your table groups, have yourselves a chit chat by answering the following questions: 1. What is the cause of racism in America? 2. How would you identify yourself? Be specific in your response, and BE READY TO SHARE! Be specific in your response, and BE READY TO SHARE!
Let’s watch a video! THE COLOR LINE: RACISM IN AMERICA http://vimeo.com/48320883 TAKE NOTES WHILE WATCHING! YOU’LL NEED TO REFER BACK TO THEM!
TIMED WRITING Respond to the following prompt: Using your knowledge of the chapter titled “The Color Line in New York,” from Jacob Riis’s text How the Other Half Lives, compare / contrast Riis’s opinion of racism in 1890 to those of the people in the video “The Color Line: Racism in America.” Are the opinions similar? Do they differ? Explain your answer thoroughly using supporting evidence from the text and video.
Let us compare / contrast Come pick up a graphic organizer!
TIME TO CREATE YOUR OWN VISUAL RHETORIC! Using a standard sheet of white paper, create an illustration that demonstrates your understanding of the chapter. Be as detailed as possible. You will be assessed on: Supporting details in your illustration Your use of persuasive appeals Amount of effort put into the illustration