Roaring Twenties- Harlem Renaissance Compared to Today: Generation Z/ Boomlets
Harlem Renaissance Compared to Today: Generation Z/ Boomlets

Your Task: Compare the Harlem Renaissance with that of your generation

1. Migration Patterns-
o Where are the majority of people (ethnics groups) and why?
o Which cities in US have largest population?
2. The Music Scene-Venues-
o Choose 2
o describe them, who goes/went there, socio-economic, genres of the era
3. Singers
o famous singers of the era- and why they represent the era/ time period
o 1 song that represents economics
o 1song to represent society,
o 1 song to represent politics
o Analyze those songs completely-( I.C.E.D & OPVL)
4. Dance
o [Give at least 3- what do you believe each represents]
5. Poetry
o find a poem that represents the era, use the poem analysis sheet to help you describe it. The event/ description cannot be the same as one mentioned in another section
o Use the poem analysis sheet to help guide your analysis
6. Writers
o [books of the era and what they wrote about- choose 2 only one can be fiction- how does this represent your generation, why did the author write this, summarize the literature?]
o Use I.C.E.D
o Cannot be same historical events as above
7. Art
o [Choose 2 and explain the meaning- famous paintings, statues, architecture, etc.]
o Use the art analysis sheet to help you

8. Politics [this can be presidential as well as social politics]
9. Other [fashion, hairstyles, fads, food etc.]

1. Movie
2. Collage
3. Art/ Work
4. Portfolio
5. NOT powerpoint!
Grading: Communication Rubric C
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