After reading some pieces of literature about lives of African Americans in the 1920-1930s from workshop 9, have your students work on the essay. You can brainstorm with your students and find some ideas they might focus on in writing an essay based on all the stories they have read. Give them choices to write an essay to describe
• Harlem in the 1920s
• African American dreams in the 1920s
• African American culture in the 1920s
• Life of African Americans in the 1920s
• African American problems in the 1920s
There will be a writing prompt with questions guiding students to clearly understand what they have to write about and a chart to work on prewriting and planning to organize their thoughts and get ready to write an essay.