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Their Eyes Were Watching God, by StudySync

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Subjects: Language Arts, Social Studies

Player Mode: Multi, Single

Grade: High

User Access: Student, Teacher

Description

Published in 1937 to critical acclaim, "Their Eyes Were Watching God" secured Zora Neale Hurston's reputation as the most popular African-American woman writer in the United States. This novel tells the story of spirited, independent Janie Crawford, a woman who refuses to give up on love, despite living in a world embittered by prejudice and poverty. In this excerpt, the locals of Eaton, Florida note Janie's return and speculate about her mysterious past.

This app provides a robust multimedia lesson centered on Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston, 1937). Using this app, students can read an excerpt from Chapter One of the novel, view a video lesson modeling a student discussion of the text, and write a thoughtful response based on a writing prompt. Teachers may also allow students to participate in a peer review of their writing, with an accompanying rubric.

High School

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