Language Arts

(Revised June 2006)

Standard 2: Students will read, write, listen, and speak forliterary response and expression.

• Read, view, and interpret texts and performances in every medium (e.g., short stories, novels, plays, film and video productions, poems, and essays) from a wide variety of authors, subjects, and genres
• Compare a film, video, or stage version of a literary work with the written version

Standard 3: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for critical analysis and evaluation.
• Recognize how language and illustrations are used to persuade in printed and filmed advertisements, with assistance
• Evaluate the content by identifying:
– recurring themes across works in print and media

Grade 10 Listening

Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding.

• Interpret information from media presentations, such as documentary films, news broadcasts, and taped interviews


K-12 Information Skills Curriculum

The sheer mass of information and variety of media formats challenge every learner to filter, accept, and/or discard information and media message. The learner will identify and apply strategies to access, evaluate, use and communicate information for learning, decision-making and problem solving.

Social Studies

Goal One

Each student will master communication and computation skills as a foundation to: comprehend written, spoken and visual presentations in various media.


Standard 3

Resource Management Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources. Intermediate Level:

Students will: analyze how media and technology influence the selection of health information, products and services

Commencement Level:
Students will: use technology and the media to promote positive health messages.

Copyright 2000 Frank W. Baker

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