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

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 3: America Transforming - 1860-1918
Momentous social changes brought about by urbanization, industrialization, immigration and technological inventions.

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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


Program Delivery Mode

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

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.