Students in pairs (interviewer and interviewee) will present and interview a famous American writer or artist who represents transcendentalism and or individualism in American history. Students will become better acquainted with historical figures through research and role playing.
Develop interview and research strategies in orders to reveal a persons achievements, personality, and point of view.
Through creative role playing, students will be able to identify common themes in American art as well as transcendentalism and individualism. A very fun lesson!