Unit 3: National Standards

Fertile Ground as a Community Narrative: the Visual Presentation

Visual Arts

Content Standard: Students understand and apply media, techniques, and processes.

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 5:

Students analyze contemporary and historic meanings in specific artworks through cultural and aesthetic inquiry.

Social Studies

Culture Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of culture and cultural diversity.

Individuals, Groups and Institutions Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of interactions among individuals, groups, and institutions.

Civic Ideals and Practice Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the ideals, principles, and practices of citizenship in a democratic republic.

Essential Skills Acquiring information; Organizing and using information; and Developing interpersonal relationships and social participation.

Science

Physical Science All students should develop an understanding of properties and changes of properties in matter.

Science and Technology All students should develop understandings about science and technology.

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

Go to lessons:

Lesson 1: Fertile Ground draws upon a rich history of mural making across time and place.

Lesson 2: Fertile Ground makes use of both traditional and innovative techniques and materials.