Meeting National Standards
Student Multigenre Web Projects:
Exploring Local History
2. Students read a wide range of literature from many periods in many genres to build an understanding of the many dimensions (e.g., philosophical, ethical, aesthetic) of human experience.
3. Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers and writers, their knowledge of word meaning and of other texts, their word identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., sound-letter correspondence, sentence structure, context, graphics).
4. Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
5. Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
6. Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and nonprint texts.
7. Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and nonprint texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
8. Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
11. Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities.
12. Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).
National Technology Standards
Knowledge and Skills:
2. Social, ethical, and human issues
a. Students understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
b. Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
c. Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
5. Technology research tools
a. Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
b. Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
c. Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
© 2004 Pat Schulze and Dawn Hogue