Implementing District Standards
The following standards will be implemented in the activities described in this unit.
New Haven Public Schools Power Standards for the Visual Arts
Social Studies Standards (Connecticut Frameworks):
1. Reflect upon, decide, analyze, interpret, and evaluate one's artwork and that of others. (Response to Art)
Students will know how culture, history, and the visual arts influence each other.
2. Making connections between the visual arts, other disciplines, and daily life.
Recognize that the visual arts tell something about the time in history and culture in which they were created.
Content Standard 1: Historical Thinking
Use primary source documents to analyze multiple perspectives.
Content Standard 3: Historical Themes
Students will apply their understanding of historical periods, issues and trends to examine such historical themes as ideals, beliefs and institutions: conflict and conflict resolution; human movement and interaction; and science and technology in order to understand how the world came to be the way it is.
Content Standard 4: Applying History
Students will recognize the continuing importance of historical thinking and historical knowledge in their own lives and in the world in which they live.
Visual Arts Standards (Connecticut Frameworks)
Content Standard 1: Media
Students will understand, select and apply media, techniques and processes.
Content Standard 4: History and Cultures
Students will understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
Content Standard 5: Analysis, Interpretation and Evaluation
Students will reflect upon, describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate artwork.