The Harlem Renaissance Presentation Assignment
Instructions: After reading and viewing the videos for the following stories: Zora Neale Hurston – “The Gilded Six-Bits”, Langston Hughes – “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” and “I,Too”, and Jean Toomer – from “Cane”, you will create a PowerPoint presentation that summarizes each work in a few concise statements, offers a visual image for each work, and explains how the work represents the Harlem Renaissance.
Your PowerPoint should contain the following:
A title slide that contains a catchy title for the presentation, your name, instruc
tor, class, and date.
10 slides (4 slides that summarize/explain the Harlem Renaissance as a movement and 2 slides for each author listed above. suggest having one slide to discuss the author’s bio and one to summarize the author’s work.) The Works Cited slide does not count as one of your 10 slides.
Each slide should contain:
Five to seven sentences that accurately summarize the events in the literary work. These events should be in chronological order.
An image that sums up or symbolizes how the work connects to or reflects the spirit of the Harlem Renaissance.
Images can be found/used from pixabay.com.
These images are free for public use and do not have to be cited. Any image taken/used from other sources will need to be cited in MLA format on a Works Cited slide at the end of the presentation.
Thus, if all images come from pixabay.com, you will not need to provide a Works Cited slide for this PowerPoint.
Note: The image can be used as the background of the slide or as an image inserted on the slide. In either case, make sure the information on the slide is clearly visible and easy to read.
Always have contrasting text (light text on dark backgrounds or dark text on light backgrounds.
Proper grammar and organization.
A Works Cited slide if any sources are cited in this presentation.
LIST ALL SOURCES NO MATTER HOW MANY.
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