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Diversity Lesson Plans
The teacher consultant designed lesson plans and teaching units of this section each have a focus on issues of teaching diversity including, but not limited to: access, equity, identify, fears, bias and many others. These lessons are not meant to be a comprehensive exploration of the complex topic involved in this issue, but are meant to show how some of the teachers of Coalfield Writers approach these topics within their classrooms.
Slave History and the Quest for Freedom
This lesson plan, created by Angie Loggins, is primarily designed for use in a high school level AP Literature course, but can be adapted for other Language Arts classes.
Slavery Vocabulary Quiz
How to Write a Cinquain
Cinquain Poetry Rubric
Freedom Quilt Checklist Rubric
This lesson, designed by Cynthia Ooten, is meant primarily for High School AP Language Composition, but can be adapted to other classes where content standards ask students to learn appropriate ways to use primary documents and source materials.
I Have a Little Driedel
This lesson, designed by Mary Hawkins, focuses on holocaust studies.
This lesson, designed by Mary Hawkins, focuses on Holocaust studies.
Willie & Max
This is a third lesson designed by Marh Hawkins, designed to focus on Holocaust Literature and studies.
Box of Candles
This lesson is the fourth in a series by Mary Hawkins, that features Holocaust Literature and Studies
Writing in History
The following three lessons were designed by Bob Miller, with an emphasis on writing in History, and the various cultures that have been a part of our area of Appalachia. They are appropriate for elementary level history lessons, but can be adapted for other classes.