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Wax MuseumStephanie Doeppel4/1/2020GCU ELM 550State Standards:Social Studies Standard: HSS-5.5.1 Understand how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests brought about the Revolution (e.g., resistance to imperial policy, the Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts, taxes on tea, Coercive Acts).Arts Standard: 5.VA:Pr6 Cite evidence about how an exhibition in a museum or other venue presents ideas and provides information about a specific concept or topic.Type to enter text
Descriptionof how and where the museum will be presented:The 5th grade class will be presenting their wax museum in the school auditorium during school hours. Parents will be in-vited via a letter sent home with the students to join us to watch their children present their characters in the American Revolution. Each 5th grade classroom will have their own subject from our state standards that they will represent so it will be a combined wax museum with theentire 5th grade. Each class will go in order from the time their subject took place in history. Each student will dress up as one person that they would like to “bring to life”. Each student will be “frozen” on stage and will take turns presenting their character and how they were im-portant to the American Revolution, once they are finished they will “unfreeze” the next stu-dent by waking them up with passing the torch. The wax museum will integrate two visual artcomponents because the students are not only creating a poster to hold up for their character that shows their role in history with facts and timelines but also they are performing drama by

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