B. Literature & Culture
C. Language & Images
D. Informational Texts
Students will apply reading, listening, and viewing strategies to informational texts across all areas of curriculum. When reading, listening, and viewing critically, students will ask pertinent questions, recognize assumptions and implications, and evaluate information and ideas. In a world that surrounds them with information, they have to be able to connect with this information and make sense of it.
Civics and Government
5. Evaluate the role of the media and public opinion in US politics, including ways the government and media influence public opinion.
Compare and contrast the reliability of information received from multiple sources (e.g. newspapers, radio or TV, biography, historical narrative) to assess an historical issue
Economic Systems of US
3. Explain the positive and negative impacts of advertising techniques on consumer behavior
Students will understand how media techniques, cultural perspectives, technology, peers and family influence behaviors that affect health.
Students receive an almost constant stream of information about their health and behavior. As a first step to making decisions that protect health, students need to recognize how different messages influence their actions.
Copyright 2000 Frank W. Baker