A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay, which provides the intellectual framework and introduction for The 1619 Project.
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Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.
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