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This lesson plan was prepared for a VCU School of Education doctoral externship with VCU Libraries that examined VCU's institutional repository for potential high school curriculum expansion and reuse.

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February 2021


Lesson plan designed to promote high school level discussion on the purpose and potential repurposing/reimagining of monuments, using an article from the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, a VCU MFA thesis on the design of a slavery museum, and videos from the Richmond Peace Education Center. Aligns with VA SOL GOVT.1. Includes opening discussion questions, group project for students, and articles for discussion.


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