Collection and Creation

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Collection

As you explore the many stories of slavery in America, collect notes, observations, reactions, questions and powerful words and phrases on America’s story of slavery from the resources provided.

COLLECTION = NOTES, QUESTIONS, AND FOUND POETRY WORD BANK

You may collect notes however you see fit, either electronically or by hand. Please keep in mind that you will utilize these notes upcoming Creation project. Please be sure to note in some way what information you take from which sources so that you can return to those sources later!

Here is a GoogleDoc you may utilize for notes, if you’d like.

Either in your notes or as a separate piece of your Collection, create a found poetry word bank of words, phrases, lines, and sentences from sources that you think you might use to create your found poetry!


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Sources for Your Collection

Also utilize the Slavery, “The Peculiar Institution” page — especially the videos!

You are of course welcome to Collect and Create from our other major topics in this unit, as well:


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Creation

Create a found poem from your Collection word bank. Click here for the assignment. The rubric can be found here.

Dr. Walczak’s found poem:

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Mr. Taft’s found poem:

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