The Amen Corner Church
"The Amen Corner" has an interesting setting with the home adjoining the church. Make a model of the set using whatever materials you prefer.
Harlem in the 1950s
Harlem has a long history beginning as a Dutch settlement. In the 1920s, Harlem lent its name to an artistic explosion known as the Harlem Renaissance. "The Amen Corner" is set in the 1950s. Research what Harlem was like in the 1950s.
"The Amen Corner" refers to a type of gospel song sometimes found in predominantly African American churches as "shout" songs. Shout songs are characterized by singing--"loud, violent, clapping of hands, tambourines, etc. Locate and adapt a contemporary song into a "shout" song.
Bring in a newspaper clip that reminds you of either Pastor Margaret or Sister Moore when she assumes pastor duties. Be prepared to present your reasoning for...
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