8th Grade Plagiarism Lesson
This lesson was used with 8th graders. It was used to teach proper research techniques and how to avoid plagiarism. It culminated in a multimedia walk through to which parents were invited.
Harlem Renaissance Exhibit
Harlem Renaissance Virtual Exhibit
We have studied the Harlem Renaissance briefly in class. Now is your chance to find out more about this cultural movement. As a class, you are making a virtual exhibit of the Harlem Renaissance on Power Point with each of you responsible for one branch. Although some may be covering the same topic, I expect everyone to work individually.
Branch A: Music/ Branch B: Art/ Branch C: Literature/
Branch D: Poetry/ Branch E: Theater and Dance
A written summary of the branch, including main characteristics and prominent people associated with the branch . (1-2 paragraphs)
A focus on at least 3 artists with:
a paragraph biography written on each
a photograph of each
at least 3 representations of their work
an interesting anecdote about at least one of the artists (from an interview, biography, etc.)-A Quote
music or talking
This may be a link.
Pictures- aside from the artists, representations of your theme (a picture of a trumpet for jazz)
Information is presented in a neat and logical way
All required elements are included
Information is accurate and in your own words, except for the anecdote
Sources are cited on a credits page