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Grades 8-12

ONLINE EXHIBIT ROOMS 111-115: COMMUNITARIAN EXPERIMENT

Lesson 1: A Window into the Communitarian Moment – Grades 8-12: Students/class will examine and discuss a picture of abolitionist leader, Sojourner Truth. They will read a brief biography of her to give them a context for the image. Then they will examine a letter about Sojourner Truth from a girl who knew the leader. Students will compare what they learn from the picture with what they learn from the letter.

Lesson 2: Creating a Utopian Community – Grades 10-12: Students/class will read the goals and objectives for the Northampton Association of Education and Industry (NAEI). Class will discuss why they believed that the founders had these goals and objectives. Students will then design their own utopian communities based on the goals and objectives of the NAEI but in present-day America.

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