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Untold Stories of the Harlem Renaissance - Black history activity book

Untold Stories of the Harlem Renaissance - Black history activity book

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The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement during the 1920s and 1930s. It was centered in Harlem, a neighborhood in New York City.  Black community leaders—educators, intellectuals, activists, and artists—were drawn to Harlem to work together, support each other, and use their talent, culture, and African heritage to help bring about change for Black people. Their work encouraged Black people to look to their culture and African heritage for self-esteem and identity during a time when Black culture and African heritage were portrayed negatively.  This activity book includes short biographies, illustrations, and activities related to Louis Armstrong, Countee Cullen, Aaron Douglas, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Alain Leroy Locke.

This activity book is perfect for independent readers from 3rd through 8th grade, but it is enjoyed by all ages for its easy-to-read biographies and illustrations for coloring/painting.  It is also perfect for family, group, and classroom activities and features:

ü  Introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance

ü  Biographies of some of the important figures of the Harlem Renaissance

ü  Informational narrative describing the Harlem Renaissance and its role in Black history and US history

ü  16 illustrations perfect for relaxing and coloring with watercolors, colored pencils, or crayons

ü  Crossword puzzle

ü  Web resources for additional reading

ü  Wordsearch

ü  Academic enrichment activities

ü  Glossary

ü  Stories with cultural relevance and cross-cultural activities

ü  8 1/2 x 11; 32 pages.


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