A. General Plan for the Unit
In this 5
grade Social Studies class of approximately 25 regular education students. The students will be having a unit lesson an African culture andgeography. They will be creating African masks out of paper Mache.2.
itle of Unit:
African Culture and Mask Making
Creating African tribal masks with paper Mache.3.
Students will increase their understanding of African culture. Students willlearn the geography of Africa. Students will show an understanding of characteristics of masks, exaggeration, distortion and symmetry.
Social Studies Standards
that are being addressed are:www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/
Key Idea 2&3-History of the United States and New York: use avariety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas,eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United Statesand New York.B.
Key Idea 1& 2- World History: use a variety of intellectual skills todemonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, andturning points in world history and examine the broad sweep of history from avariety of perspectives.C.
, Key Idea 1&2- Geography: use a variety of intellectual skills todemonstrate their understanding of the geography of the interdependent world inwhich we live²local, national, and global²including the distribution of people, places, and environments over the Earth¶s surface.
that are being addressedare:www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/arts/artstand/home.htmlA.
Creating, Performing & Participating in the Arts: Students willactively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in thearts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in theartsB.
Creating, Performing & Participating in the Arts: Students will beknowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles.C.
esponding to & Analyzing Works of Art: Students will respondcritically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.