HOME: The Story of Maine
"A Place Apart" - The Story Behind the Image of Maine
(For use with Module 2, Episode 1)
|ALIGNMENT WITH MAINE'S LEARNING RESULTS:
1. A Clear and Effective Communicator
2. An Integrative and Informed Thinker
Content Area: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS: Literature and Culture
Content Standard: Students will use reading, listening, and viewing strategies to experience, understand, and appreciate literature and culture.
Performance Indicator: Middle Grades (5-8): Students will be able to read literature and view films which illustrate distinct cultures in various types of works and formulate and defend opinions gathered from the experience.
Content Area: SOCIAL STUDIES: Historical Inquiry, Analysis, and Interpretation
Content Standard: Students will learn to evaluate resource material such as documents, artifacts, maps, artworks, and literature, and to make judgments about the perspectives of the authors and their credibility when interpreting current historical events.
Performance Indicator: Middle Grades (5-8): Students will be able to identify ethnic and cultural perspectives missing from an historical account and describe these points of view.
2-3 class periods, with 1-2 weeks at home to complete assignmentProcedure: