Great for English or Social Studies Classroom!
Suitable for all levels!
Everything you need for a Civil Rights or American Lit Unit!
No filler, no unrealistic assignments, just quality primary source selections on which open ended higher order thinking questions and close read questions are based. Print it or assign digitally via Google Classroom, this 4 phase, 8 assignment close read unit focuses on the philosophy of civil resistance and social identity as represented in the seminal American texts "Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau, "I, Too, Sing America" by Langston Hughes and "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Unit follows a logical chronology and includes:
-Pre reading activities for Transcendentalism, The Harlem Renaissance and the Civil
- Primary Source text selections from Thoreau, Hughes and King
- THOROUGH and SUBSTAINTIAL Close Read and Higher Order Thinking question sets for each text selection
- Concludes with a Summative Essay Assignment.
4 Phases (Transcendentalism, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights movement & Summative Assessment)
8 Substantial Multi Page Assignments
Easily Modified for greater rigor or struggling readers