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The Literary Quest of the African American

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The Literary Quest of the African Americans

This writing lesson uses African Americans who wrote the American experience through their eyes, as examples for writing a personal story. The student will learn to write a personal story about him/herself with the idea that it will be read one hundred years from now.

 

"The true test of the progress of a people is to be found in their literature"
-- Daniel Alexander Payne Murray

 

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Gloria Summerville
School District 162, Matteson Elementary School
December 8, 2007