Introduction to Humanities Accelerator Course

Authors: Katie Keown, Tina Starks

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The Humanities Accelerator Course (HAC) Launch Module is designed to introduce students to the course goals, structure, and the four core tenets — identity, community, literacy, and criticality — to build a strong learning community with their peers. This resource includes a reading passage, “Proposal: The Humanities Accelerator Course, Addressing the Needs of Secondary Students, around which students will engage in analysis and discussion about the text. Suggestions for instructional moves are offered throughout the text and task sequence.

  • The tasks consist of the following:

    • Text Annotations
    • Word-Phrase-Sentence or Save the Last Word for Me
    • Group Summary
    • Gallery Walk or Wrap Around
    • Exit Ticket

Supplemental Resources