Language Arts

Grade 4

Distinguish between fact, opinion and fantasy in print and non-print media (e.g., literature, electronic media, advertising, propaganda)

Added July 2006:
Visual Literacy
The student will interpret, evaluate and compose visual messages

Standard 1
Interpret Meaning
The student will interpret and evaluate various ways visual image-makers including graphic artists, illustrators, and news photographers represent meaning.

Standard 2
Evaluate Media

Social Studies

Grade 3

B. Interpret various pictorial sources of information such as maps, graphs, charts, globes, pictures and cartoons

Grade 6-12
VI. Use the skills of critical thinking necessary for analysis of governmental concepts.
A. make a distinction among propaganda, fact and opinion; identify cause and effect relationships, and draw conclusions
B. Interpret and analyze political cartoons, graphs and charts


Grade 2

C. State the reasons for eating a variety of healthy foods and the factors (e.g. newspapers, magazines, TV, radio) that influence personal food choices

Grade 3
C. Describe how to become a health-conscious person regarding advertising and choice of consumer products

Grade 4, 9-12
K. Identify the impact of media messages

Copyright 2000 Frank W. Baker

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