Agenda: DIN Objective: I can identify the causes of the Harlem Renaissance Frayer Model Vocabulary Video Article on Harlem Renaissance Information Chart Group Share TOD
Frayer Model – Vocabulary Renaissance: Definition: A rebirth or revival Synonym: Antonym:Picture or Sentence:
Share one thing you learned about the Harlem Renaissance from watching the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SN1WjeWzCSk&list=PLX goPmW-LCpykUMF7a61wZtZ8eSDhqPkR&index=4
Read the article provided. Research the segment of the chart that has been assigned to your group. WHO:WHAT:WHERE:WHEN:WHY:
TOD: What is the Harlem Renaissance? What were some causes of the Harlem Renaissance?
DIN 2/26/15 1. Members of the same racial group should only associate with individuals within that group? _____________________ 2. Countries should be determined based on race. For example, all Hispanic people should live in Spain. ________________________ 3. Education is the key to individual advancement in society. _____________________ 4. If you’re part of a group that is discriminated against the only way to advance yourself in society is through learning a trade so you can earn money. ____________ 5. All cultures, races and religions should be able to live amongst each other and have equal access and opportunities. _____________________
Agenda: DIN Go over chart from yesterday Objective: I can identify the leading thinkers and determine their role in the Harlem Renaissance Leading thinkers biography and quotes T-chart Discuss anticipation guide TOD
Leading thinkers during the Harlem Renaissance whose ideas influenced art, music and literature: Marcus Garvey W.E.B. Du Bois Booker T. Washington
Activity: Read the short biography and the quotes. Determine the ideas and beliefs presented in the quotes and biography. GarveyDu BoisWashingtonSimilarities
Discussion: Group share of anticipation guide How does the anticipation guide connect to the beliefs of the leading thinkers during the Harlem Renaissance?
TOD: In your notebook… Given the three leading thinkers during the Harlem Renaissance whose ideas do you mostly agree with? Why?
DIN: 2/25 What feelings does this painting evoke about African Americans before and during the Harlem Renaissance?
Agenda: DIN EQ: What are some key components that make up the culture of the Harlem Renaissance? Objective: I can analyze primary sources from the Harlem Renaissance. Station Activities on Art, Music and Literature Take away TOD
Discussion: What common themes did you notice in art, music and literature during the Harlem Renaissance? How does the art, music and literature portray the idea of renaissance (rebirth) of African American culture ?
TOD: What common themes do you notice among art, music and literature during the Harlem Renaissance?
DIN: 3/02 This is a painting by Romare Bearden from the Harlem Renaissance. What is happening in this picture? What do you notice?
Station Activities: Two stations: Poetry and Adversity 12 Minutes per Station Station Activity Worksheet
TOD: 3/02 Give one example of how the lives of African Americans improved during the Harlem Renaissance and one example of the struggles they still faced.
Music during the Harlem Renaissance: DIN: 3/03 Do you believe that music reflects the thoughts, ideas and emotions of people in society? Why or why not?
Agenda: DIN Objective: I can analyze primary sources from the Harlem Renaissance. Article on music during the Harlem Renaissance Jazz and Harlem Renaissance Video on Cotton Club Group Work: Analyze a song TOD
Quick Write: Read article on Harlem Renaissance Music Why do you think Jazz helped bring African Americans and whites closer to integration?
Effects of the Harlem Renaissance on Jazz A.Spotlight on Sophistication As the New York’s elite began attending jazz clubs, jazz became viewed as a sophisticated art form. B. National Exposure The market for jazz was stimulated, both locally and nationally through radio broadcasts. C. One Step Closer to Integration The Harlem Renaissance brought literary, dramatic, artistic, and musical works to the attention of more whites. D. Appreciation and Understanding Jazz was an important ingredient in a developing appreciation of the artistic talent of African Americans.
Cotton Club https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szHWzomqBMI
Analyze a Song: 15 Minutes. Choose a song from the Harlem Renaissance. Analyze the song by answering the questions on the worksheet.
TOD: Give an example of a song that you know that reflects the ideas of society today. For example the song “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys reflects the idea of new opportunities and being able to make it against adversity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UjsXo9l6I8
DIN: 3/04 "A Brown Girl Dead” by Countee Cullen With two white roses on her breasts, White candles at head and feet, Dark Madonna of the grave she rests; Lord Death has found her sweet. Her mother pawned her wedding ring To lay her out in white; She'd be so proud she'd dance and sing to see herself tonight. Read the poem and create your own ending in three lines.
Agenda: DIN Objective: I can analyze primary sources from the Harlem Renaissance. Read “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston Create a class poem TOD
Create a class poem Step 1: Read the short story “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston
Step 2: Quick Write for 5 mins- Write on an index card. Don’t write your name! Imagine you are the woman in the story. Write a description of what you would do next in response to your situation. Be appropriate. At least 5 sentences
Step 3: Read one of your peers work. Highlight the sentence/phrase that stands out to you the most
Step 4: Read the highlighted phrase/sentence to the class
Step 5: Arrange the highlighted phrase/sentence to create our class poem
TOD: List examples of adversity that the women in the short story faced.
DIN: The Harlem Renaissance brought about the term “New Negro.” What do you think this term means?
New Negro Definition: A shift in identity of African Americans towards pride in their own culture