Unit 9 – Essay Practice

Go to the following website: . Read the introduction to understand the history behind this series. Click on the various thumbnails to see the larger works and to read the captions he wrote for each painting.

Then, pick one painting from the 60 panels that speaks to you about the effects of the Great Migration. Insert a picture below.

Attach a picture here!

Panel # ______.

Essay Prompt

Describe at least two visual characteristics of your chosen panel. (Task 1 and 2)

Using specific visual or contextual evidence, explain at least two ways that Jacob Lawrence expresses the challenges or inequalities that people faced as they migrated north during the Great Migration. (Task 3 & 4)

Using specific visual evidence, explain how your work demonstrates continuity with panel 49 from the 250.

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