Picture of Peace
Grades 7 and 8
Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Lesson Plan Summary
Starting with the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial quarter, students will analyze and summarize important events and battles for a greater understanding of history.
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National Standards associated with this lesson plan
- Time, Continuity, and Change
- Global Connections
- Civic Ideals and Practices
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and International Peace