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July 2016

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July 2015

NEH July 2015  Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and To Kill a Mockingbird (Nathaniel Pickering)

NEHJuly 2015 Lesson Plan, Ideals Race in America paper (Dana Gilland)

NEH July 2015 The Mississippi Delta and American Culture (Mike Goddard)

NEH July 2015 Leaving My Troubles in Dixie (Colleen Adrion)

NEH July 2015 The Great Migration or Leaving My Troubles in Dixie (Colleen Adrion)

NEH July 2015 LessonPlan (Jenni Dry)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan Ms. Leedy Goes to the MS Delta (Sally Leety)

NEH July 2015 Black Lives Matter lesson plan ( Melissa Kelly)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan (Jessica Hendrick)

NEH July 2015  Most Southern Place.pdf (Gabe Stanio)

NEH July 2015 Lesson plan, Civil Rights Group Research Project (Debbie Davis)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan I Got Rhythm - Painting the Blues (Karen Waller)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan Character Counts - Stories from the Heart (Karen Waller)

NEH July 2015 Final Reflection (Hillary Frye)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan Fannie Lou Hamer Marker (Marianne Kenney)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan FannieLouHamer (Tamara Acoba)

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan Exploring the Legacy of Emmett TillL(Holly Loranger)

NEH July 2015 Most Southern Workshop Reflection (Sara White)

NEH July 2015 Most Southern Place Lesson AP Lang Synthesis Prompt ( Casey Gause)

NEH July 2015 MSP reflections (Christopher Hedglin)

NEH July 2015 Radio Interview (Julie Sherlock, Part A)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JnrFkoHhBg&feature=youtu.behttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JnrFkoHhBg&feature=youtu.be

NEH July 2015 Radio Interview (Julie Sherlock, Part B)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHIsPlF9QwU&feature=youtu.be

NEH July 2015 Lesson Plan Most Southern Place (Sarah Anderson)

NEH July 2015 Most Southern Place (Sara Heiss)

NEH July 2015 Lets Talk About Race and Prejudice Using Picture Books to Begin the Dialogue (Becky Zeren)

 

 

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July 2014

Lesson Plans from the 2014 National Endowment for the HUmanities workshop The Most Southern Place on Earth, the Music, History, and Culture of the MS Delta

Senator JordanDale KillingerWheeler ParkerVideo Lesson Plan, Kelly Wilkerson

The Delta Today, June Satak

The 1960s the Civil Rights Movement Revised, Evan Boylan

Video Lesson Plans, Emmett Till, Kelly Wilkerson

Mississippi Summer 50 Years Later, Ken Abrams

Mississippi Notes, Michelle Krauthamer

Cotton Farm, Steve Miguelez

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1keZXVJEi4mWHQBpwkcDNun8BsSMESJLlzLLaVm1SeJs/edit?invite=CNOS744G#slide=id.p

Delta 2014 Pen Pal Project, Brittany Fitzgibbon

The Great Flood, Ryan Starrett

Sharecropping, Rob Fetters

http://joesmsbluesandcivilrights.blogspot.com/  Joe Thacker

Reflections, Allen Barksdale

Blues Song in Seven Parts, Linda Simpson

The Flood of 1927, Debbie Kaufmann

TardyTeacherBlues, London

The Delta Experience Kit, Miller

Our Friend Martin, Carol McGrew

The Delta, Terry Gammell

Mississippi Reflection, Renee Melendez

The Odyssey Tommy Johnson and the Crossroads, Micah Richardson

THE MOST SOUTHERN PLACE ON EARTH, Pat Wagner

Tale of two deltas, Kate Kokontis

PenPalProject, Jolene Heinemann

NEH poem, Liz Koperwhats

Lesson Plan TKMB and Emmett Till, Dana Hudson

Influence of Geography on the History and Culture of the MS Delta, Geoffrey Cobb

Daughter of the Delta, Tia Shaffer

THE GRANDPARENT STORY, Linda Simpson

MS Delta Ideas & Reflection, Erin Dalbec

GMOs lurking in your closet lesson plan, Amy Leslie

Emmett Till Pantoum, Caitlin Petrizzi

The Crossroads Artifact Unit, Jesse Breite

MS Reflection, Sarah Yadali

The Most Southern Place on Earth Lesson and Future Plan (Thomas Albright)

NEH-Death in Blues Poetry and Hip Hop, Giancarlo Malchiodi

Let Your Light Shine, Jessica BesnoffSweet Home Chicago project overview, Misfeldt

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June 2014

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the June 2014 NEH Landmarks workshop entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

Making Sense of the Most Southern Place on Earth, Dan Rhodes

Understanding the Great Migration, Tara Ann Carter

Elementary School Blues That You Can Use!, Dale Pohl

http://digital.vpr.net/post/deffner-delta-workshop. Joe Deffner

Mississippi article, Jane Phillips

NEH Stories of Migration, Janet Morford

Most Southern Place on Earth-   Delta Video.mov, Ariana Dumpis

Mocking Bird, Jane Phillips

The MS Delta, https://vimeo.com/100313803, Charles Grossman

Civil Rights Infographic, Lesley Thompson

A Sensory Experience of Chicago, Bridget Wilmot

Saints and Sinners, Julia Brotherton

“The Most Southern Place on Earth Lesson Plan” (Dieatra Davis)

“The Most Southern Place on Earth Reflection Paper” (David Strausberg)

The Most Southern place on Earth Lesson Plan” (Gretchen Anderson)

“Ancient Cypress at Sky Lake Mississippi” (Liz Pipkin)

“Sky Lakes Cypress Reflection” (Liz Pipkin)

“Farmer Jack and the Bo’ Weevil Blues” (Alice Faye Duncan)

“Tutwiler Trip Itinerary” (Laura Koritz)

Voices of the Past” (Dan Hoppe)

Mississippi Delta” (Tahirih Pleasant)

Emmett Till Murder Case” (Steve Franks)

Delta Reflections” (Beth Duley)

Emmett Till Reading Lesson Plan” (Jackie Lacy)

Tee Shirt Lesson Plan” (Tara Wooley)

Early 20th Century Changes” (Kelley Graves)

Fish Diagram” (Kelley Graves)

“Frayer Model” (Kelley Graves)

Mississippi Delta” (Noah Lawrence)

Civil Rights” (Jackie Mercer)

Delta Reflections” (Alice Davidson)

The Great Migration” (Valerie Cichy)

Delta Blues” (Rachel Halper)

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July 2013

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the July 2013 NEH Landmarks workshop entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

Civil Rights Movement-Importance of Visuals” (Amy Allaire)

“Where I Stand Writing Reflection” (Debbie Allen)

“NEH in the Delta Blues” (Deven Black)
“Reflection on Fannie Lou Hamer” (Deven Black)

“Instant Books” (Ruth Boyd-Galezewski)

“Most Southern Place Reflection” (Kate Bridgman)

“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn & the Deep South” (Peter Bundy)

“An Individual Blues Journey” (Lori Conlon Khan)

“Virtual Mojo via Yelp” (Chris DiFranco)

Fendall, Judy

“Recognizing Great Americans and the Blues – A Festival” (Stacie Glover)

“Africanization of American Music and Culture Prezi Presentation” (Thomas Green)
“Music Appreciation African Jigsaw” (Thomas Green)

“Fannie Lou Hamer: One Person Can Change the World” (Karen Hanor)

Harris, Joyce

“Reflections on the Delta” (Kathy Ho)

“Mississippi Memories Poem” (Debbie Holecko)

“I Am Woman:  I Am the Blues Poem” (Dorothy Hutcheson)

“Mississippi Delta Sensory Figures” (Kate Jones)

“Theme Word Lesson” (Shawn Kaeser)

“Great Migration: First Wave 1916-1930″ (Ted Kimble)

“Drawing Inferences A Poetic Experience of Three Works” (Sarah Kinard)

“Communism, the Cold War and Civil Rights” (Lindsay Marks)

“Great Migration Letters” (Judy Miller)

“The Great Flood of 1927: Music, Memory and (Mis)information” (Dan Murphy)

“Building the Levee in ’27” (Richard Neal)

“Document Based Question and Symbaloo Link Page” (Kevin Neal)

“Bringing History to Life: Teaching with Documents” (Earnest Nelson)

“National History Day and the Most Southern Place” (Randy Nissen)

“Emmett Till Case in Pictures” (Amanda Patrick)

“Primary Source Mash up of the Mississippi Delta” (Lisa Pennington)

“Giving Students the Blues” (Joe Recchi)

Shaw, Guin

Simms, Larry

Sohler, Barbara

“Mississippi Bound (NEH Heavy Tote Bag Blues)” (RuthAnn Spike)

“Delta Playlist” (Jen Spisak)

“Personal Reflection Comic” (Wendy Stephens)

“Emmett Till Lesson” (Jonathan Streff)

Vogel, Mark

“Delta Reflection and Oral Histories Project” (Al Wheat)

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June 2013

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the June 2013 NEH Landmarks workshop entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

“The Death of Emmett Till” (Catherine Bunker)

“The Journey to Find My Sense of Place: A Sketchbook and Journal Assignment” (Anne Marie Bailey)

“Why the Delta Matters/The Site and Situation of the Mississippi Delta” (Melissa Blair)

A “Most Southern” Journal (Mike Boyer)

“Where We Are in Place and Time” (Melanie Bray)

“Delta Soundtrack” (Mark Brown)

“Running a Student Registration Drive” (Thelma Bryant)

“The Diffusing Blues” (Pat Clancy)

“Delta Poems” (Melanie Cochems and Jill Nysse) Poems from Most Southern

“Birthplace of the Blues” (Patricia Cochran)

“Catfish in my Bathtub Blues” (Scott Cvelbar and Dan Hawthorne)

“A Delta Ramble (Part 3)” (Craig “Bowie” Davis)

“Where are you from?, A Change is Gonna’ Come, and Death of Innocence” (Winifred Dick)

“Invisible Man” (Anna Gilgoff)

“Compare and Contrast: Los Angeles and the Delta” (Kevin Glynn)

Grigsby, Tamara

“Mock Interviews and Writing Assignment on the Emmett Till Case” (Toby Harms)

“Muses on the Power of the Mississippi” (Marcia Kegel)

“Delta Collage” (Missaha Larabee and Stacy Scott)

“The Most Southern Place on Earth Slideshow” (Steve Larson)

“Obstructions to Voting: the Impact of Jim Crow on African-American Suffrage” (Tommy Manning)

“Jim Crow and Civil Rights” (Dave Marshall)

“Signs of the Delta” (Randy McKee)

“A Delta Collage” (Amanda Osborne)

“Mississippi Delta Flood of 1927″ (Walter Perkins III)

“Delta Blues Lesson Plan” (Michelle Petersen)

“QR Code Gallery Walk” (Lee Pruett)

“The Most Southern Blues” (Scott Rich)

“Civil Rights Era Photo Project” (Bryan Roby)

“History Through Literature: The Civil Rights Era” (Leslie Sharbel)

“A Week of the Blues” (Tim Shaw)

“Perseverance (Fannie Lou Hamer)” (TIffany Shulz)

Standen, Sara

“Pecha Kucha: Great Migration Edition” (Greg Stock)

“Journey Through Song” (Tom Tacke)

“Sharecropping in the Mississippi Delta and Guadalupe, California” (Allison Trant)

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July 2012

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the NEH Landmarks workshop in July 2012 entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

Settlement Time Role Playing Activity by Steve Sayer

Apples and Oranges by Mary Dohrman

Using book club and art project to demonstrate the Civil Rights and the Blues by Chuck Steinbower

Gone With the WindGhosts of Mississippi and Mississippi Burning by Rich Woolery

Comparing the Floods of 1927 and 1993 by Christine Marshall

Langston Hughes by Larnette Snow

Mississippi Delta Blues by Brian Seith

Civil Rights After WWII by Jennifer Harden

“The Most Southern Place” by Mike Albert

Poor States, but a Wealth of Creativity by David Doubleday

Tents to Trailers by Patrick O’Neal

What Did Civil Rights Workers Do? by Jesse Jakubiak

Emmett Till, Michael Donald and Trayvon Martin: Civil Rights and Racial Profiling by Erin Bakkom

Civil Rights Images by Mavis McLean

The Root of the Song:  The Foundation of the Blues in Contemporary Music by Gina Jackson

Dreaming and Place by Tom Buescher

Disenfranchisement of Mississippi African Americans and How Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer Confronted It and Brought Change to the System by Chris Barry

African-American History in the 20th Century and the fight for Civil Rights in the American South, 1954-1965 by Rich Mertes

Political Blues by Clint Wagner

Mississippi Flood Committee by Chris Pears

Building Blocks to the Blues by Erica Skibbie

Great Migration: Primary Source Analysis by Shaunna Reinisch

Becoming the Delta–A Creative, Research Based Assignment by Stuart Lipkowitz

Young Goodman Brown at the Crossroads by William Storz

Using song to teach the Civil Rights Movement by Brian Croone

Committee on the Reconstruction of the Mississippi Delta by Tim Lewis

The Most Southern Place by Scott Wofford

Mississippi Delta/Chicago Connections by Brad Brickner

At the “Crossroads” of Culture and Place: The Mississippi Delta, the Great Migration, and the Blues by Ryan Norton

Emmett Till Lesson Plan by Emily Squires

World Literature Teacher: Impact Academy of Arts and Technology, Most Southern Place on Earth, by Tess Lantos.  Abstract and sample questions

To Kill a Mockingbird by Bob Loshbaugh

A Delta Portfolio by Mary McCullagh

Let it Never Happen Again: Using the Flood of 1927 to Teach Public Policy By Graham Long

Paint Chip Poetry by Michelle Davis

Reflections by Kim McPail

Reflections by Wendi Stetson

Mojo for Political Action by Thea Storz, with two photos of a quilt square front and back

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June 2012

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the NEH Landmarks workshop in June 2012 entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

Push and Pull Factors in the Great Migration by Cory Williams

True Blues lesson plans by Genein Letford, Markette Pierce, and Kim Norment

Immigration at the Crossroads by Krista Fiabane

Blues:  Music that Speaks the Truth by Steve Lawrence and Joe Wooding

Civil Rights by Jan Schmidgall

Blues Musicians by Sharman Galezewski

Silver Rights: Using Personal Testimony to Create Poetry by Carol Hearron

Reflections by Dave Adams

The Tragedy of Hamlet by Kathy Trump, Jeanne Pellegrino, and Mark Getz

The Murder of Emmett Till by John Peterson

Civil Rights, Music and the Constitution by Brad Faulhaber

“The biggest town in the Mississippi Delta”:  Reconnecting the Delta and Chicago via the Blues by Greg Simmons

Puppet show using “One Shoes Blues” by Sandra Boynton starring B. B. King by Teresa Honecker

Playing the Blues and Delta Blues Musicians by Victor de Diego

Fannie Lou Hamer: Sharecropper Turned Civil Rights Leader by Craig A. Windt

“The Most Southern Place on Earth: Music, Culture, and History in the Mississippi Delta” by Lynne Schneider

http://www.mariannemississippi12.blogspot.com/ by Marianne Forman

Projected Changes for U.S. History Classes by Russ Irving

MississippiDelta–‐Performance Art by Sherri Gray

Music History Project by Bailey Pettit

Creative Writing by Jeffrey Potter

A Comparative Analysis o School Desegregation and Its Impact by Tamara Rhone

Journal by Eric Berge

Google Earth Tours of the Delta by Kelly Hill Scanlon

Thoughts by Michael Ellery, plus The Great Migration and Civil Rights

5th Grade Delta Blues Discovery Unit by Rachelle Moyer Francis

Reflections by Jennifer Stone

African American Gospel Services by Diana Brown

DIGITAL STORIES OF THE SOUTH DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA
What did it mean to be a Southerner during this time period: the voices, the places, the events, the music?
 by Dr. Penny B. Ferguson

Emmett Till by Cassie Cox

Music, Theatre and American History/social studies/Geography, Grade 5: Folk Stories, Folk ballads, work songs and how they relate to Human Rights by Mary MacQueen

Strange Fruit: What America Bares Through Lyric and Image (6th-8th 20th Century American History) by Heidi Imhof

Blues Songs by Regina Stuck

The Most Southern Place…Response by Tacy Bigelow

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July 2010

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the July 2010 NEH Landmarks workshop entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

Emmett Till by Michelle Miles

Civil Rights Movement by Nancy Mazgajewski and Roberta Gilston with powerpoint and web resources

Murder of Emmett Till by Andrew Witte

Sharecropping by Gale Carter with homework sheet 1 and 2

The Freedom Riders in Mississippi by Megan Lehman

When the Levee Breaks by Jeff Moss

How should Fannie Lou Hamer be remembered? by Maura Donnelly

AP English and American Government Joint Unit on Civil Rights and the Poetry of Langston Hughes by Cynthia Webb

Migration by Herb West

Reviewing the Case: Deliberating on the Emmett Till Case By Erin Bronstein

The Great Migration by Eric Katz

 Cries for Help: Popular Visions of Lynching and Their Impact by Charles Montague

Highway 61 and the Blues by Carole LaBonte’

Connecting the Path: Blues Musicians of the Delta by Hope Grover

Geography of the Mississippi Delta by Chris Vicknair

Comparing Human Actions on the Mississippi and Nile Rivers by Amanda Armstrong with PowerPoint

Flowing Water by Bridget Kracik

Facebook Justice Network by Kathy Bounds

Race and Poverty in America by Joe Martin

Gospel/Blues Music in Literature: The Mix of Religion and Life by Audra Rys

 Multi-Genre Research Project by Michelle Best

Lessons for  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Jolie Augustine

Comparative Analysis Between Indigenous and Delta Oral Traditions Through 49 Songs and the Blues by Eric Tippeconnic

LaLee’s Kin and Civic Engagement by Jayne Fought-Schlemmer

Immigration Oral Histories (Using Chinese Immigrants to Greenville, MS as an example) by Megan McCabe

Origins of the Blues by Kathy Pauls

CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM EXHIBITS By Diane Nowacki

Documenting Immigration through oral histories by Steven Seltz

Blues Poems by Maria Noffsinger with a reading list

Emmett Till by Xosé Manuel Alvariño

The “Math” of the Blues by Josh Gilgoff

Fannie Lou Hamer by Jeff Rosen and Suzanne Schernwetter, page 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

The Great Migration by Jeff Rosen and Suzanne Schernwetter, page 1,23, 45

The Death of Emmett Till by Michelle Edwards, with questionssong lyricsinformation on lynching and questions

A Difficult Lesson:  Perpetrators, Bystanders & Victims Stereotypes by Kurt Peterson

Examining the fairness of trial by jury through the Emmett Till Case by Samuel McGraw

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June 2010

The following lesson plans and personal reflections or projects were produced by participants in the June 2010 NEH Landmarks workshop entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth.”

Delta Civil Rights Web Quest by Derek Frieling

Dialogue and Rules for Quotations: The Emmett Till Case by Angela Hartwig, with a PowerPoint show

Student Research Paper Topics by Tracey Kassin

A Sociological Analysis of the Emmett Till Case, Modern U.S. History or Sociology by Tracey Kassin

Writing a Narrative of the Emmett Till Case Lesson Plan by Tracey Kassin

When Will We Be Paid? : Debating the Merits of Restorative Justice in the Mississippi Delta by Kim Bliss with six appendices: 123456

King Cotton and Early Media Images: Whose Story is Being Told? by Kathleen M. Meyer with a PowerPoint show

The Emmett Till Case in English and History by Vanessa Johnson

Identity and the great Migration, the Blues and Civil Rights by Christiana Succar

From Yoknapatawpha to Coshocton and Back: Articulating a Sense of Place by Tracy Allen

Introduction to Southern Preaching As Seen In Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood by William Southerland

Reading in a Flood/LIBRARY ACTIVITY by Edith A. Campbell

Mapping Migration: The Mississippi Delta & Me by: Heather Kiser and Caren Izzo

The Delta, the Blues, and the great Migration by Fabrizio Campagnola with an appendix

How did Blues music reflect society/events in our country’s history? by Katie McKean

The Murder of Emmett Till and how it affected the Civil Rights Movement by Antwayn Patrick

Reactions To Historic Natural Disasters Through Music by Mark Dillon and Kyle Kipp

Blues Music and Langston Hughes’ Use of the Blues Form in His Poetry by Gini Peterson

Extralegal (In)justice: Lynching in the North and South by Joann Ross

 Emmett Till by Craig Frank

The ‘Refugee’ Blues by Zsuzsa Nemeth

The Great Migration:  From the Delta to Chicago by Lauren Schuch

Freedom of Speech by Sandy O’Neil

Historic Buildings and Spaces in the Mississippi Delta:  Analyzing Photographs By Charles M. Yarborough

Racism by Cynthia Clark

The Emmett Till Case, Primary Source Research by Mark Rochester

Blues Interactive History Timeline by Bonnie Belshe and Walter Fox

Delta Blues and Jazz Blues: A Comparison by Kenny Polson

Rappin’ the Blues: The Roots of Hip Hop in Rhythm & Rhyme by James Samsel

Resources of interest to everyone by all participants

A Sense of Place by Gary Horton with Global Citizen Tic Tac Toe

Freedmen- Are they really equal? by Ilana Ascher

Female Heroes of the American Civil Rights Movement: Fannie Lou Hamer by Brett Barnes

Murder of Emmett Till by William Ebert

Segregation/ Great Migration by Dwainalyn Cleveland

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Rob Matlock, with questionsphoto analysis worksheet, and lesson plans.

Raisin in the Sun by Jeanne Lebow

The Delta and the Great Migration by Carol Ambroziak, with web resources and lesson plan

Without Sanctuary by Stacey Gibson

The Civil Rights ‘A Dream Deferred?’  An Internet WebQuest on Civil Rights by Kaycee Taylor

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July 2009

July Workshop:
Blues Poetry by Kathleen Baker

Hip Hop Blues by Ian Jones

Games by Lloyd Winston, with photo sources and photos
Houses by Lloyd Winston, with photo sources and photos

Eating Your Way Through the Mississippi Delta History: Food as a Reflection of Settlement Patterns and Assimilation by Marguerite Ames

The Mississippi Sovereignty Commission and the Civil Rights Movement by Eric Shager, with appendix 1 and appendix 2

Troubled Times by Gracene Sirianno, Kathy Peterson, Stella Mosses

Comparing life in Pendleton OR with the Mississippi Delta by Mary Thouvenel

Emmett Till and To Kill a Mockingbird by Gracene Sirianno, Kathy Peterson, Stella Mosses

Fannie Lou Hamer and the Democratic Convention of 1964  by Tom Halbedl and Theresa LaSalle

Travel Brochures and Maps by David Steinberg

A Pilgrimage to the Land of the Self through Poetry by Aimee Hendrix

Sense of Place:  References to the rural South in Chicago blues by Dale Dassonville and Allan Cummings

A Raisin in the Sun in the context of the Great Migration by Dale Dassonville and Allan Cummings

The Till Case as a Writing Prompt by Linda Huber

Sense of Place, Purpose and Making Peace with Past from Here to There: Using Literary Constructs as Devices for Interpretation of The Great Migration by Deborah Stence

African American religious experience in the Delta region by Jesse Freedman

New Orleans & the Mississippi Delta:   A Tale of Two Regions by Janice Dabney

Mississippi John Hurt: "Payday" by David Haiman

Emmett Till by Gregory Stout

Civil Rights in Advanced Placement US Government and Politics by Michelle Sammartino

Reconstruction and Post Civil War by Robert Wise

The Crossroads in the Blues by Madlyn Moskowitz and Linda Yaron

Lyrics and Life,  Highway 61 by Michelle Pearson and Vicki Murphy with additional resources

Elements of the Blues – Arts, Humanities and Language Arts Lesson Plans by Lauren Gallicchio and Daniella Bonanno

The Mississippi Delta and Civil Rights by Dan Brown

Oral History and Family Trees by Kristin Steffy

Blues Journey by Andrea Justice

Blues Powerpoint and lesson plans (day 1) and more lesson plans (day 2) by Elise Chance-Mussen, Charles Donnelly and Leslie Libaw

West African Folk Tales and Bluesmen as the Griots of The Delta by Damon Brooks, with appendix 1appendix 2appendix 3 and PowerPoint

Sense of Place, Purpose and Making Peace with Past from Here to There: Using Literary Constructs as Devices for Interpretation of The Great Migration by Deb Stence

The Nile and the Mississippi by Arlene Naganawa

Now, What Was That Dream, Exactly? by David Rider

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June 2009

June Workshop:
 

The Emmett Till Case as the Catalyst to the Civil Rights Movement by Fred Aldrich, Janna Barger, Mary Brady, Ira Kirkpatrick with appendix.

Introduction to The Blues by Mickey McGuire

Historic Human Rights Violations—Research Paper by Lucinda Kayse-Barrett, Carol King, Sue Lampros, and Maury Neville with appendix.

African American Migration Experience by Susan Lampros

Research Paper Project—Civil Rights by Lucinda Kayes-Barrett

Movement as a Sense of Place – A Trip Down the Mississippi by Greg Cielec, Ellen Tate, Natalie Lartigue, Diane Kent with a separate plan about Flood Control by Ellen Tate, including appendix 1 and appendix 2.

Diffusion/Osmosis using Koolickles by Natalie Lartigue

Equal Protection of the Laws by Julie Hayden, Elaine Pozin, Kim Duhs, Peggy Blanchard with appendix 1 and appendix 2.     

The Flood by Lisa Lacefield, Mike Recker, Kathleen Harsy, and Jeff Moore

Immigrants in the Mississippi Delta by Mary Brady, Jana Barger, Ira Kirkpatrick, Fred Aldrich

The Emmett Till Case by Fred Aldrich, Janna Barger, Mary Brady, Ira Kirkpatrick

Work Songs in American Sharecropper Mississippi by Susan Collopy, Linda Q. Green, Stephanie Jones, Chris Carr

The Great Migration by Cheryl Parisi, Beatrice Quatroke and Samantha Cooper

The Great Migration plan #2 by Samantha Cooper, Cheryl Parisi, Beatrice Quatroke

20th Century Natural Disasters in the US by Maury Neville, Sue Lampros, Carol King, and Lucinda Kayse-Barrett

Civil Rights Movement:  Ordinary People Can Change the World by Jane Shipman, Marc Murdock, Mike Sifter

Place as Text by Mike Murdock

Racism by Jane Shipman, Marc Murdock, Mike Sifter

The 1927 Flood by Christopher Lee, Steve Labenz, Howie Perlow, Garrett Brown

Conflicts in the Delta by Dr. Michelle B. Ivy

Music as Anthropomorphism of Life by John Monahan

Broad-Based Interdisciplinary Unit Curriculum Map by Chris Carr

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