Vital Results Standards for
Theme: Walking the walk; talking the talk
State Vital Results Standards to which this lesson relates:
1.3 Students read for meaning, demonstrating both initial understanding and personal response to what is read. This is evident when students:
1.3.g. Analyze, interpret, and evaluate texts produced for a wide range of purposes and audiences, including their cultural, political, and aesthetic contexts.
1.18 Students use computers, telecommunications, and other tools of technology to research, to gather information and ideas, and to represent information and ideas accurately and appropriately.
1.17 Students use organizational systems to obtain information from various sources (including libraries and the Internet). This is evident when students:
1.19.b. Develop an effective search strategy to satisfy their informational needs;
1.19.c. Conduct effective searches for information and ideas;
1.19.d. Evaluate information for timeliness, relevance, bias, accuracy, quality, and accessibility
1.11 Students select appropriate technologies and applications to solve problems and to communicate with an audience.
Reasoning and Problem Solving
Problem Solving Process
2.2 Students use reasoning strategies, knowledge, and common sense to solve complex problems related to all fields of knowledge. This is evident when students:
2.2.b. Use a variety of approaches to solve problems
3.10 Students perform effectively on teams that set and achieve goals, conduct investigations, solve problems, and create solutions (e.g., by using consensus-building and cooperation to work toward group decisions).
Civic and Social Responsibility
4.1 Students take an active role in their community. This is evident when students:
4.1.b. Use academic skills and knowledge in real-life community situations.
Arts, Language, and Literature
5.28 Students use art forms to communicate, showing the ability to define and solve artistic problems with insight, reason, and technical proficiency. This is evident when students:
5.28.aa. Communicate at a basic level in dance, music, theater, and visual arts.History and Social Sciences
Meaning of Citizenship
6.9 Students examine and debate the meaning of citizenship and act as citizens in a democratic society. This is evident when students:
6.9.a. Debate and define the rights, principles, and responsibilities of citizenship in a school, community and country.