Presentation on theme: "The Harlem Renaissance Historical Background and"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Harlem Renaissance Historical Background and Gallery Walk
2 Teacher InstructionsPrint the placards for the Gallery Walk in color and laminate if possible. Hang the placards around the room.Copy 1-per-student (back-to-back) Lecture Notes: The Harlem Renaissance and The Harlem Renaissance Art Gallery Walk worksheet (slides 3 & 4)Review the film as an introduction and discuss the question.Review the short lecture introduction as the students take notes.Review the directions for the Art Gallery Walk. Be sure to play the power point, Music of the Harlem Renaissance during the Gallery Walk.When the students have completed their worksheet, have them sit down and complete the wrap-up activity: Whip-Around
5 Film Clip: Harlem Renaissance Discussion Question: What was the Harlem Renaissance and what was it’s significance?
6 CA Standard11.5.5: Describe the Harlem Renaissance and new trends in literature, music, and art, with special attention to the work of writers (e.g., Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes).
7 ObjectiveStudents will be able to describe the artistic expression of the Harlem Renaissance by completing an Art Gallery Walk.
8 What is it?The outpouring of African American art, music and literature during the 1920s.
9 African American Artists and Activists Who was involved?African American Artists and ActivistsLangston Hughes: best known poet of his time, wrote about the lives of working class blacksZora Neale Hurston: African American author, wrote several books about the lives of blacksMarcus Garvey: encouraged African Americans to go “back to Africa” to find justice and equality
12 Why is it important?The Harlem Renaissance transformed African-American identity and history, but it also transformed American culture in general.Never before had so many Americans read the thoughts of African-Americans and embraced the African-American community's productions, expressions, and style.
13 ART Gallery Walk Directions You will be completing a gallery walk of the art and music of the Harlem Renaissance.First, walk around the entire room viewing all the art, poetry and literature. Also, take notice of the music playing in the background.Then choose SIX of your favorite pieces (including music) and complete the questions on your worksheet for each.
14 Poll Everywhere: Wrap-Up Whip-Around Directions: Using PollEverywhere.com, we will answer the following questions. If you do NOT have your phone, take ONE piece of TOD paper and answer there.Level 2: My favorite piece of art was __________ by ______________ because ________________.Level 3: The art of __________ and _________ were similar because ______________________.Level 3: The art of __________ and _________ were different because _____________________.Level 4: The Harlem Renaissance was significant because ________________________.