This lesson plan is designed to introduce William Freivogel’s essay, and The 1857 Project as a whole, through discussion questions and guided reading.
These activities model ways that students can apply writing, research, discussion, and visual arts skills to explorations of essays written by students for The 1857 Project.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.
Students learn about voter suppression and disenfranchisement in U.S. elections, and how people are mobilizing to combat it.
In this lesson, students will analyze data showing that Black and brown people are over-represented in COVID-19 mortality statistics, investigate structural causes, and search for solutions.
Students explore images from the Everyday Africa, evaluate how images can inform a person's understanding of what a place looks like, and brainstorm images that they can compose to more accurately...
Students explore images from Everyday Africa, and then practice planning images for a photography exhibition that aims to present everyday life in their communities.
This is the third lesson in the Everyday DC unit, and it introduces students to photography techniques for use in their Everyday DC project.
Students explore photography the Everyday Africa and Everyday DC projects to develop curation and caption-writing skills.
Students practice conducting interviews and using them to illuminate portrait photographs that reflect underreported stories of everyday life in their communities.
Students explore the Everyday Africa project, and then apply photography and curation techniques to compose photo stories that represent everyday life in their communities.
This is the seventh and final lesson in the Everyday DC unit, where students conclude their work on Everyday DC by completing a final individual and collaborative project.