Unit Plan

Unit 6: The Genius of the Harlem Renaissance Teacher Guide

This Unit 6: The Genius of the Harlem Renaissance Teacher Guide unit plan also includes:

Introduce your seventh graders to the Harlem Renaissance with a unit that explores this dynamic period's music, literature, and ideas. The 160-page guide includes a unit calendar, an introduction to the unit, 10 richly detailed lessons and assessments, a link to additional teacher resources, and an Activity Book answer key. A powerful resource is appropriate for all classrooms.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Enlarge, color print images of key figures and artworks from the period, and post them around the classroom
  • Requires extra prep time to copy the Activity Book and other materials required for the unit
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a copy of a 140-page Activity Book for each class member
  • Sixth of eight Core Knowledge Teacher Guides designed for seventh graders
  • The units are cumulative and designed to be taught in order
  • Information about the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) program may be found on pages 11-21 of Unit 1 in the series
Pros
  • A link is provided to the CKLA Online Resources for the unit
Cons
  • None