Curriculum Standard 3
End of 6th grade
Understand and evaluate spoken and audio-visual messages by listening, following the sequence of ideas, and making informed, reasoned inferences, judgments and interpretations
End of 6th grade
Compare and use information presented in written, spoken, audio visual and graphic forms.
Distinguish facts from opinions in materials presented in various forms.
Distinguish between informative and persuasive message opinions in materials presented in various forms.
Essential Skills for Social Studies
B: Students will be able to comprehend the wide range of social studies-related materials by using skills:
Distinguish between primary and secondary sources.
Detect cause and effect relationships
Distinguish between facts, interpretations, and opinions
Recognize author bias; recognize propaganda
Test the validity of information by using such criteria as source, objectivity, technical correctness, currency
Draw from the source information at a level appropriate to the task at hand, i.e., skimming for facts or probing for deeper meaning
Utilize various types of sources such as documents, charts, images, artifacts, and maps
Cite sources, particularly from the Internet, accurately and completely
5th Grade Community/Consumer Health
4.5.3 Analyze how stated and implied messages from media influence health behaviors.
K-12 CAREER DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK
Core Education Learning
End-of-Grade 8 In addition to the above, students will be able to: · Demonstrate the capacity to use a variety of tools, such as libraries, museums, technology, etc., to enhance learning. · Demonstrate the capacity to compare, contrast, and use information presented in written, oral, audio-visual, and graphic forms. · Distinguish facts from opinions in a variety of communication forms.
Copyright 2000 Frank W. Baker