State Standards: Michigan
Content Standard 3
Eng Lang Proficiency Standards
L.3.2.d Identify some supporting details from a variety of media messages
L.3.3.a Identify main ideas and fact versus fiction in broadcast media
L.3.4.a Critique accuracy and intent of media presentation
L.5.4.a Identify strategies presented by the media to present information for various purposes, such as perform, entertain or persuade
L.6.4.b Differentiate fact and opinion on topics or issues presented by broadcast media
5. Employ multiple strategies to construct meaning while reading, listening to, viewing, or creating texts.
Content Standard 4
HS 4. Demonstrate
Content Standard 7
Content Standard 12
3.5 Other Actors in the Policy Process
Describe the roles of political parties, interest groups, the media, and individuals in determining and shaping public policy.
3.5.1 Explain how political parties, interest groups, the media, and individuals can influence and determine the public agenda.
3.5.6 Explain the role of television, radio, the press, and the Internet in political communication.
3.5.7 In making a decision on a public issue, analyze various forms of political communication (e.g., political cartoons, campaign advertisements, political speeches, and blogs) using criteria like logical validity, factual accuracy
The ability to acquire information from books, maps, newspapers, data sets, and other sources, skill in organizing and presenting information in maps, graphs, charts, time lines, and the ability to interpret the meaning and significance of data all continue to be vital skills. In addition, technology has become a critical part of the information age. Students must have experiences in using computers, media, and telecommunication technology to access and process information.
Standard 4. Influences
All students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, and technology on health.
1.9 Analyze the influence of television, computer, and video games on physical activity.
2.5 Evaluate environmental and social factors, especially advertising strategies, which may influence young people to use alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs.
5.13 Analyze the influence of media on selection of personal health care products.
5.3 Locate resources in one’s school and community, and on the Internet, related to personal health issues and concerns; and assess the validity of the resources.
6.4 Describe sources of accurate information and assistance in one’s community.
Copyright 2000 Frank W. Baker