Emanuel AME’s Voices

This lesson focuses on cause and effect and the evaluation of multiple points of view or biases that create the perspectives and influences of individual experiences, societal values, and cultural traditions. The purpose of this lesson is to complete study the events of the Emanuel AME shooting of 2015 and its impact. Students will create a poem in two voices to share perspectives. This lesson is connected to the Profile of the SC Graduate in the following ways: World-Class Knowledge, rigorous standards in language arts and social sciences, World-Class Skills, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication, and Life and Career Characteristics, interpersonal skills and global perspective. 

Author
South Carolina Department of Education
Organization Affiliation
SC African American History Calendar
Time
90 minute period
Grade Level