The Harlem Renaissance with Walter Dean Myers and Zora Neale Hurston
This lesson is near the beginning of a thematic unit based on the Harlem Renaissance. Students have previously conducted research on the people and events surrounding this period of American history. Students will now be required to walk in the shoes of one influential historical figure from the Harlem Renaissance. This lesson requires that students gather information with accuracy and create a believable monologue. It provides students with a chance to experience the Harlem Renaissance through the eyes of those who influenced this movement.