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Language Arts

Link to 2010 Standards
Some excerpts listed below:

Communication: Listening, Speaking, and Media Literacy

Grade 6
6.3 The student will understand the elements of media literacy.

a) Compare and contrast auditory, visual, and written media messages.

b) Identify the characteristics and effectiveness of a variety of media messages.

c) Craft and publish audience-specific media messages.

Grade 7
7.3 The student will understand the elements of media literacy.

a) Identify persuasive/informative techniques used in nonprint media including television, radio, video, and Internet.

b) Distinguish between fact, opinion, evidence, and inference.

c) Describe how word choice and visual images conveys a viewpoint.

d) Compare and contrast the techniques in auditory, visual, and written media messages.

e) Craft and publish audience-specific media messages.

Social Studies

Grade 5-6 The student will develop skills for historical analysis, including the ability to:

-identify, analyze, and interpret primary sources (artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, arts, documents, and newspapers) and contemporary media
( TV, movies, and computer information systems) to better understand events and life in the US history to 1877

Grade 7

-evaluating accuracy of campaign advertising; and distinguishing between reporting, analysis, and editorializing in the media, and recognition of bias

-the impact of the media on public opinion and policymakers

Grade 9

Identifying, analyzing, and interpreting primary and secondary sources and artifacts

-validating sources as to their authenticity, authority, credibility and possible bias

Health/Prevention

Assessment
The student will
evaluate media advertisements purporting safe behaviors.

The influence of multiple media resources on personal choices

(added June 2006)

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