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Topic: American cultural movements, late 19th Century 

United States History

 Standard 17.  Understands massive immigration after 1870 and how new social patterns, conflicts, and ideas of national unity developed amid growing cultural diversity
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 3.Understands social activities in the late 19th century (e.g., new forms of popular culture and leisure activities at different levels of American society, entertainment for children)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands new forms of popular culture at different levels of American society in the late 19th century
     2.Understands new forms of leisure activities at different levels of American society in the late 19th century
     3.Knows about entertainment for children in the late 19th century
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands changes in American life in the late 19th century (e.g., how regional artists and writers portrayed American life, attitudes, and values; reasons for the appeal of new sports, entertainment, and recreational activities; changes in lifestyles)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how regional artists portrayed American life in the late 19th century
     2.Understands how regional writers portrayed American life in the late 19th century
     3.Understands how regional artists portrayed American attitudes in the late 19th century
     4.Understands how regional writers portrayed American attitudes in the late 19th century
     5.Understands how regional artists portrayed American values in the late 19th century
     6.Understands how regional writers portrayed American values in the late 19th century
     7.Understands the reasons for the appeal of new sports in the late 19th century
     8.Understands the reasons for the appeal of new entertainment in the late 19th century
     9.Understands the reasons for the appeal of new recreational activities in the late 19th century
     10.Understands the changes in lifestyles in the late 19th century
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands changes in social and class development in late 19th century America (e.g.,Victorianism and its impact on architecture, literature, manners and morals)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands changes in social development in late 19th century America
     2.Understands changes in class development in late 19th century America
     3.Understands Victorianism in late 19th century America
     4.Understands the impact of Victorianism on architecture in late 19th century America
     5.Understands the impact of Victorianism on literature in late 19th century America
     6.Understands the impact of Victorianism on manners in late 19th century America
     7.Understands the impact of Victorianism on morals in late 19th century America