Memorializing the War, Part 1
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to conduct research in order to investigate broader socio-political stakes of war memorials
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2.A CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2.B
In this lesson, students will research the World War 1 memorial sites erected after the war in the participating countries. They will learn about the process of erecting a public memorial, and investigate the art and design strategies employed in memorial art and architecture. Using the guiding research questions, they should also consider the larger socio-political stakes...
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