1. Creativity and Innovation

Student demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students:

a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression


3. Research and Information Fluency

Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Students:

b. locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and


c. evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.


Social Sciences


16.A.2a  Read historical stories and determine events which influenced their writing.


16.A.2c  Ask questions and seek answers by collecting and analyzing data from historic documents, images and other literary and non-literary sources


16.B.2d (US)  Identify major political events and leaders within the United States historical eras since the adoption of the Constitution, including the westward expansion, Louisiana Purchase, Civil War, and 20th century wars as well as the roles of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.


16.D.2 (W)   Describe the various roles of men, women and children in the family, at work, and in the community in various time periods and places (e.g., ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, ancient China, Sub-Saharan Africa).





STATE GOAL 1:  Read with understanding and fluency.

C.    Comprehend a broad range of reading materials


STATE GOAL 3:  Write to communicate for a variety of purposes.

B.    Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific pur­poses and audiences


    C.  Communicate ideas in writing to accomplish a variety of purposes.




STATE GOAL 5:  Use the language arts to acquire, assess and communicate information.

      A.  Locate, organize, and use infor­ma­tion from various sources to answer questions, solve problems and communicate ideas.

    B.  Analyze and evaluate information acquired from various sources.

    C.  Apply acquired information, concepts and ideas to communicate in a variety of formats.


STATE GOAL 10:  Collect, organize and analyze data using statistical methods; predict results; and interpret uncertainty using concepts of probability.



Social and Emotional Learning


Goal 2:  Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.


A:  Recognize the feelings and perspectives of others.



Goal 3:  Demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.