Class Agenda 36A – Intro to Chicago in the 1930’s and Blues Lyrics

Date: 11/8/17

Opening Song “Summertime/Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child” Mihalia Jackson (6:40- 1960)

Do Now #1: Welcome to Chicago in the 1930’s. Find your seat and put your name on your packet.  

Do Now #2: Timeline Challenge. Answer the 6 questions in 6 minutes or less! (Write on paper or in notebook)



  • New Reading Logs
  • SLC’s –> If you are showing Signpost Quizzes, get out of your binder. Everything else, use Google Docs! 
  • Missing Horror Stories — Elijah; Helen collect notebooks. 

SLT’s and HW Check

SLT- I can explain what life was like in Chicago in the 1930’s for Black Americans by analyzing lyrics from that time period. 

Circle the verbs, underline the nouns



Exit Ticket: Use what you learned today to fill out the notecatcher below: 






































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