ERIC Number: ED358481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Bridge the Gap--Literature: A Common Ground for Racial Understanding.
Public Library of Selma and Dallas County, Selma, AL.
This booklet of study plans was compiled to address racial issues in literature. The booklet contains study plans designed to elicit both the dialogue and the silence that racial understanding requires. Included in the booklet are the following: multi-cultural study for fifth-grade reading; literary study for general, remedial, and honors seventh-grade English students; study of selections from "Jubilee" for seventh-grade English students; a seventh-grade library project for Black History Month; a project of short story study designed to enhance eighth-graders' self-esteem; an oral history project for ninth-graders based on versions of Alabama history contained in "Jubilee;" study of Mary Ward Brown's "The Cure" and John Steinbeck's "The Pearl" for 10th-grade English students; study of Mary Ward Brown's "Beyond New Forks" for 11th-grade English students; "Jubilee" and career decisions for 10th-grade English students; plans for a general study of American literatures in an 11th-grade English class; literature and art for 11th- and 12th-graders; an interview project designed to help advanced placement 12th-grade English students find sources within their family folds that they can use to fabricate fiction; and an adult services course designed to be given at the public library during Black History Month. Six bibliographies on a range of topics are included. (SAM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Public Library of Selma and Dallas County, Selma, AL.