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Cultural Gardens in Historical Context

Katie Anderson

Wiley Middle School

8th Grade American History Teacher

 

STUDENT OBJECTIVES:

®      To explore the history and meaning of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.

®      To examine one garden in depth in order to understand the elements (i.e. layout, significance, and function) of a cultural garden.

®      To examine the 1960ís racial conflicts in Cleveland.

®      To design a plan for an African-American garden which will include significant figures, events, organic materials, and history of the migration of African-Americans.