Focus Group Report Summary

Completed Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997


9. Bill Hayes -- Westside -- 10th Grade World History

CONCEPT: Cause and effect

TOPIC: Nationalism

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

How does art reflect the important events in a society and sometimes support nationalism?

FINAL PRODUCT:

Students will work in groups of 3-4 to create a mural miniature which will include either (1) one scene incorporating five great individuals whose actions led to the creation of either Italy or Germany OR (2) a series of scenes depicting important milestones on the road to independence. Students will also attach (1) brief research essays with documentation on each individual or milestone included in the mural AND (2) submit a general essay explaining the background history and the immediate events leading up to the creation of Italy or Germany in the 19th century.

 

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