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Topic: Mass culture 

World History

 Standard 40.  Understands the search for peace and stability throughout the world in the 1920s and 1930s
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the emergence of a new mass and popular culture between 1900 and 1940 (e.g., how new modes of transportation affected world commerce, international migration, and work and leisure habits; how the new media - newspapers, magazines, commercial advertising, film, and radio - contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world; the new approaches to visual art represented by the works of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse; the types of leisure activity and sports people enjoyed; changes in clothing fashions for men and women, and how they reflected changes in social attitudes and values)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the emergence of a new mass culture between 1900 and 1940
     2.Understands the emergence of a new popular culture between 1900 and 1940
     3.Understands how new modes of transportation affected world commerce
     4.Understands how new modes of transportation affected international migration
     5.Understands how new modes of transportation affected work habits
     6.Understands how new modes of transportation affected leisure habits
     7.Understands how the new media contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world
     8.Understands how the new newspapers contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world
     9.Understands how the new magazines contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world
     10.Understands how the new commercial advertising contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world
     11.Understands how the new film contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world
     12.Understands how the new radio contributed to the rise of mass culture around the world
     13.Understands the new approaches to visual art represented by the works of Pablo Picasso
     14.Understands the new approaches to visual art represented by the works of Henri Matisse
     15.Knows the types of leisure activity people enjoyed
     16.Knows the types of sports people enjoyed
     17.Understands changes in clothing fashions for men
     18.Understands changes in clothing fashions for women
     19.Understands how changes in clothing fashions reflected changes in social attitudes
     20.Understands how changes in clothing fashions reflected changes in values
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 5.Understands influences on art and culture in Europe and around the world in the early 20th century (e.g., the social and cultural dimensions of mass consumption of goods; the impact and aftermath of World War I on literature, art, and intellectual life in Europe and the U.S.; the impact of innovative movements in Western art and literature on other regions of the world; the influence of African and Asian art forms in Europe)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands influences on art in Europe and around the world in the early 20th century
     2.Understands influences on culture in Europe and around the world in the early 20th century
     3.Understands the social dimensions of mass consumption of goods
     4.Understands the cultural dimensions of mass consumption of goods
     5.Understands the impact of World War I and its aftermath on literature
     6.Understands the impact of World War I and its aftermath on art
     7.Understands the impact of World War I and its aftermath on intellectual life in Europe
     8.Understands the impact of World War I and its aftermath on intellectual life in the U.S.
     9.Understands the impact of innovative movements in Western art and literature on other regions of the world
     10.Understands the influence of African art forms in Europe
     11.Understands the influence of Asian art forms in Europe
 Standard 42.  Understands major global trends from 1900 to the end of World War II
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands why mass consumer economies developed in some industrialized countries of the world but not in others
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows industrialized countries that have developed mass consumer economies
     2.Knows industrialized countries that have not developed mass consumer economies
 Standard 44.  Understands the search for community, stability, and peace in an interdependent world
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands influences on economic development around the world (e.g., why economic disparities between industrialized and developing nations have persisted or increased, how neo-colonialism and authoritarian political leadership have affected development in African and Asian countries, the continuing growth of mass consumption of commodities and resources since World War II)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands why economic disparities between industrialized and developing nations have persisted or increased
     2.Understands how neo colonialism and authoritarian political leadership have affected development in African countries
     3.Understands how neo colonialism and authoritarian political leadership have affected development in Asian countries
     4.Understands the continuing growth of mass consumption of commodities and resources since World War II
   Benchmark 6.Understands the emergence of a global culture (e.g., connections between electronic communications, international marketing, and the rise of a popular "global culture" in the late 20th century; how modern arts have expressed and reflected social transformations, political changes, and how they have been internationalized)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands connections between electronic communications, international marketing, and the rise of a popular "global culture" in the late 20th century
     2.Understands how modern arts have expressed and reflected social transformations, political changes, and how they have been internationalized