Unit 2: National Standards

Fertile Ground as a Community Narrative: the Environment in which the community exists

Visual Arts

Content Standard 3:

Students choose and evaluate a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas.

Content Standard 4:

Students understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.

Content Standard 6:

Students make connections between visual arts and other disciplines.

Science

Life Sciences: All students should develop understanding of populations and ecosystems.

Personal and Social Perspectives: All students should develop understanding of populations, resources, and environments.

Social Studies

Peoples, Places and Environments: Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of people, places, and environments.

Language Arts

Communication Skills: 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.

Go to lessons:

Lesson 1: Fertile Ground describes the physical environment in which the community exists.

Lesson 2: Fertile Ground interprets the symbolic environment in which the community exists.