Urban Life Teacher Resources
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A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
The City in Black and White and Color: An interdisciplinary approach to teaching life in the city using literature, social studies, art, and photography.
9th - 12th
Students design an artistic and literary collage of contemporary urban life that seeks to interpret, analyze, and evaluate its mettle. They integrate their impressions of urban life with established views, thereby enriching their...
How Do Artists Effectively Relate Historic Events?
2nd - 5th
Students explore African American migration. For this black culture and history lesson, students use a map to identify northern and southern states in which African Americans lived in the 1900s. Students observe and describe objects and...
The United States in the 1920s: The New Negro Movement and the Harlem Renaissance
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Music, writing, and activism all tell the story of history! The resource uses these elements and more in a presentation to discuss the Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. Your class views biographies, discusses important events, and...
Robert Indiana Biography, Activities, and Lesson Plans
12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Pop art and the work of Robert Indiana. In this Pop art lesson, students read about the history of Pop art and a biography of Robert Indiana. Students complete a criticism and aesthetics activity, create their own Pop...