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Teacher's Guide [imagemap with 8 links]
Cora Unashamed in the Classroom

Cora Unashamed can be a powerful window into teaching American social history, race relations, class in America, American literature, African American literature, Langston Hughes, and the Harlem Renaissance.

Viewing Strategies
Suggestions for how to show the 90-minute film over two or three days.

Teaching Cora Unashamed
Discussion and activity ideas for before and after viewing the film.

More Teaching Ideas
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) hosts the American Collection's Educator's Web site, sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. This site includes teacher-generated ideas for teaching Cora Unashamed and other American Collection titles.

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Off-Air Taping Rights
Educators can tape the film off the air and use it for one year after broadcast.

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