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America’s Story Through Art Lesson 1: America Emerging - 1700’s

from Cleveland Museum of Art

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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 1: America Emerging - 1700’s
Developing American identity, folk art, the influence of the Age of Reason, the effect of the mercantilist economy, and underlying causes of the Revolution.

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Cost

By Request: $145.00
By Request Premium: $130.00


Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration. Payment is due in full within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Invoices are sent upon program completion.

Length

40-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Technology/Information Science


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



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Provider's 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.

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Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, OH
United States

Distance Learning at The Cleveland Museum of Art allows classes to connect with the CMA and enrich their studies of history, language arts, science, math and the visual arts through our collection of art and artifacts from around the world. Through live, interactive videoconferencing, students participate in conversations with museum educators that are two-way and fully interactive. Programs are designed for grades K-12 and are aligned with ODE academic standards.

Contact:
Diane Cizek
DLBooking@clevelandart.org
2167072468

Program Details

Format

1. Open with discussion of American characteristics.
2. Introduce artists and the influence of historical conditions on their work.
3. Discuss significance of self portraits.
4. Self portrait activity.
5. Compare and contrast early American art with other European Art.
6. Discuss how 18th c. philosophical ideas contributed to the American Revolution.

Objectives

Students will understand that art may be considered as a reflection of “American” values, identity, and political culture.
Students will learn about the significance of global trade to the Colonial American economy.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.

State Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.