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Title

Around the World

Author

Jill Cross

Date

February 20, 2012

Institution ArtsConnectEd

This set was created to supplement a first grade interdisciplinary museum unit entitled "Around the World." In this unit students take a virtual trip around the world, visiting a different continent each week. Use this set with students to compare, contrast, and evaluate works of art from around the world. Invite students to showcase their learning by creating a classroom museum of student created exhibits based on the objects presented in this set.

Unit Essential Questions:

  • How can we use objects and primary sources to explore where we live and the world around us?
  • How are cultures alike and different?
  • How can we use our 5 senses to explore the world around us?

At the end of this unit and through the use of this art set students will understand that:

  • the world is made up of regions that are very different from each other in terms of climate, geography, and culture.
  •  primary sources and objects help us to explore the world around us.

Students will be able to:

  • compare and contrast different cultures

This set addresses the following Florida Sunshine State Standards:

  • SS.B.2.1.1- Student identifies some physical and human characteristics of places
  • SS.A.1.1.1- Student compares everyday life in different places and times and understands that people, places, and things change over time
  • SS.B.1.1.2- Student uses simple maps, globes, and other three-dimensional models to identify and locate places
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Type: Instructional Set
Grades: K-5
Instructional Method: Classroom Discussion, Hands-on Learning, Interdisciplinary, Project-based Learning
Added to Site: February 20, 2012