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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

Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

  • Culture
  • Time, Continuity, and Change
  • Global Connections
  • Civic Ideals and Practices

Language Arts

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

International Reading Association (IRA)

  • Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.
  • Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
  • Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
  • Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and non-print texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
  • Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.

Art

National Committee for Standards in the Arts (NCSA)

  • Students select media, techniques, and processes; analyze what makes them effective or not effective in communicating ideas; and reflect upon the effectiveness of their choices.
  • Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial quarter image
Perry's Victory
and International Peace
Memorial Quarter
Ohio

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