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Program Flyer: America’s Story Through Art Lesson 3: America Transforming - 1860-1918

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Content Provider   Cleveland Museum of Art  2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13
Contact Information   Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type   Program Series
This is part 3 of a 5 part series. You may request all 5 parts or any one individual part.
Program Rating      based on 7 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   1
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Social Studies/History
Program Description   By examining American art and artifacts from the CMA’s collection, this series promotes discussion on America’s national character and heritage. All lessons, developed by teams of teachers, are accompanied by reinforcement materials specifically designed to foster critical thinking skills.

Lesson 3: America Transforming - 1860-1918
Momentous social changes brought about by urbanization, industrialization, immigration and technological inventions.
Program Format   1. Introduce major themes of the lesson.
2. Discuss technological innovations after the Civil War, using artworks from the museum.
3. Discuss social and economic effects of the Civil War, looking at paintings which introduce themes including Social Darwinism and the Gilded Age.
4. Image comparison activity.
5. 19th Century American Thinkers Table activity.
Objectives   Students will understand the many changes that took place in the United States between the Civil War and World War I, particularly in regard to industrialization, urbanization, technology, and social and economic disparities between wealthy and poor people.
Students will learn how America’s ideals were shattered by the Civil War and Urbanization.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
Program Length   40-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $135.00
By Request Cost with Premium Service: $120.00 What's this?
Program Fee Notes   * All payments must be made within 30 days of registration.
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration
* Bulk discounts available
* Multi-point discounts available
Cancellation Policy   Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Sites can connect to the CMA directly via IP - all other connections (ISDN, IHETS, Vision Athena) must be bridged.

Schools are required to dial into the CMA. Please state connection speed on registration form. CMA can connect from 384 kbps up to 3 mbps speed.

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