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Lesson Plan May 29, 2020

Lesson Plan: Exploring "The Idea of America" by Nikole Hannah-Jones

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Warm-up: Reevaluating the Declaration of Independence.

Introductory Reading and Discussion: Exploring an excerpt from Nikole Hannah-Jones' "The Idea of America" and discussing the themes of The 1619 Project.

In-depth Reading and Discussion: Reading Hannah-Jones' full essay (lesson includes graphic organizers) and discussing its content and structure.

Further Exploration: Continuing your exploration of The 1619 Project:

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