Jean E. Sutherland
Since it follows an integrated approach, lessons should utilize time devoted to reading, writing, social studies, art, and music. Also, the New Haven School District's emphasis on literacy is a focus in all aspects of this unit. Students will be reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Material has been integrated with social studies, language arts, social development, and art. A more specific list of the major New Haven academic standards covered in this unit may be found at the end of this paper.