Louisiana Department of Education

Language Arts

Standard 4-students demonstrate competence in speaking and listening as tools for learning and communicating
Standard 5- students locate, select, and synthesize information from a variety of texts, media, references, and technological sources to acquire and communicate knowledge.
Standard 7: students apply reasoning and problem solving skills to reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing and visually representing.

Foundation Skills #1

Communication: a process by which information is exchanged and a concept of “meaning” is created and shared between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior. Students should be able to communicate clearly, fluently, strategically, technologically, critically, and creatively in society and in a variety of workplaces. This process can best be accomplished through the use of the following skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing and visually representing.

Social Studies

November 2005 update

Civics
GLE 39
Evaluate the role of the media and public opinion in American politics.
(C-1b-h6)

US History
GLE 25
Analyze the role of the media, political leaders, and intellectuals in raising awareness of social problems among Americans in the US (H-1b-h8)

US History
hh GLE52
Evaluate the effects of mass media on American society ( H-1b-h16)

Health/Prevention
(added 11/02)

Standard 4
Students will analyze the impact of media, technology, economy, culture and other factors on health through the use of technological resources

Grades 5-8 Benchmarks
4-M-3
Investigate the impact of media (e.g. television, newspapers, billboards, magazines, Internet) on positive and negative health behaviors

4-M-5
assess ways in which various media influence buying decisions (e.g. health products, medicines, food)

Copyright 2000 Frank W. Baker

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