LISTENING & SPEAKING
4.A.4b Apply listening skills in practical settings (e.g., classroom note taking, interpersonal conflict situations, giving and receiving directions, evaluating persuasive messages).
1.B.4b Analyze, interpret and compare a variety of texts for purpose, structure, content, detail and effect.
5.B.2a Determine the accuracy, currency and reliability of materials from various sources.
5.B.4a Choose and evaluate primary and secondary sources (print and nonprint) for a variety of purposes.
2.B.4a Critique ideas and impressions generated by oral, visual, written and electronic materials.
2.A.4a Analyze and evaluate the effective use of literary techniques (e.g., figurative language, allusion, dialogue, description, symbolism, word choice, dialect) in classic and contemporary literature representing a variety of forms and media. WRITING
3.C.1b Create media compositions or productions which convey meaning visually for a variety of purposes.
STATE GOAL 14 MS-HS
14.D.3 Describe roles and influences of individuals, groups and media in shaping current Illinois and United States public policy (e.g., general public opinion, specific interest groups, formal parties, media)
STATE GOAL 18 LATE ELEM.
18.A.2 Explain ways in which language, stories, folk tales, music, media and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture
HEALTH STATE GOAL 22
22.B.2 Describe how individuals and groups influence the health of individuals (e.g., peer pressure, media and advertising)