Evaluating and Reshaping Timelines in The 1619 Project

This lesson for 6-12 graders focuses on the importance of the year 1619 and subsequent events that are not typically included when discussing American history.

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Journal Prompt

The lesson discussing racial representation in commercials is targeted toward students in grades 6-12 in a literature class. However, it could be adapted for a variety of content areas and even to younger grades. Write four essential questions for this lesson based on the grade level and content area you teach. What pre- knowledge would your students need to make the most of this lesson?

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