Download your RACE companion Curriculum Guide today! Available in PDF format, Focus Features' complimentary RACE Curriculum Guide for Middle School, High School and College students features pages of historical background and references on Jesse Owens and the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. The packet features 11 interdisciplinary lesson plans in World/US History, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Art, Geography, Physcial Education and much more. For primary grades too young to view the film, this Curriculum Guide also features lesson adaptions and activity sheets to help educators introduce their students to Jesse Owens. All lesson plans meet NCSS Standards and are supported by additional materials available on BazanED including video clips from the film, video interviews with the cast and filmmakers, 30 digital color photos and printed resources.
Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. “Race” is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man’s fight to become an Olympic legend.
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