The Harlem Renaissance and Claude McKay

In this lesson, we will continue our exploration of 'If We Must Die'. We are going to travel to 1920s and 1930s America to learn about the Harlem Renaissance. We will also find out about some of the regrettable context which inspired the poet Claude McKay.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who wrote the poem 'If We Must Die'?

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Q2.How do we first approach a poem?

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Q3.When we first look at the sounds and language of a poem, what is it good to think about?

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Q4.What does it mean to do something nobly?

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Q5.Which of the two groups in the poem are described as behaving nobly?

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Q6.Which of these words is used to describe the 'we' group in the poem?

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Q7.Which of these words is used to describe the 'they' group in the poem?

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Q8.What have we learnt 'If We Must Die' is about so far?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who wrote the poem 'If We Must Die'?

1/8

Q2.How do we first approach a poem?

2/8

Q3.When we first look at the sounds and language of a poem, what is it good to think about?

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Q4.What does it mean to do something nobly?

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Q5.Which of the two groups in the poem are described as behaving nobly?

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Q6.Which of these words is used to describe the 'we' group in the poem?

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Q7.Which of these words is used to describe the 'they' group in the poem?

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Q8.What have we learnt 'If We Must Die' is about so far?

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The Harlem Renaissance and Claude McKay - Quiz

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Q1.When and where was the Harlem Renaissance?

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Q2.What was the Harlem Renaissance?

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Q3.What does oppression mean?

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Q4.Who was Claude McKay?

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Q5.What is racial oppression?

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Q6.What was the Red Summer?

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Q7.What did Claude McKay say about how his crew reacted to the poem?

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Q8.What did Frank Harris say about the poem 'If We Must Die'?

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The Harlem Renaissance and Claude McKay - Quiz

Use these questions to text your knowledge of Lesson 2: The Harlem Renaissance and Claude McKay. Good luck!

Q1.When and where was the Harlem Renaissance?

1/8

Q2.What was the Harlem Renaissance?

2/8

Q3.What does oppression mean?

3/8

Q4.Who was Claude McKay?

4/8

Q5.What is racial oppression?

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Q6.What was the Red Summer?

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Q7.What did Claude McKay say about how his crew reacted to the poem?

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Q8.What did Frank Harris say about the poem 'If We Must Die'?

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Lesson summary: The Harlem Renaissance and Claude McKay

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