Vital Results Standards for
Lesson 8
Theme: Who? Me? Run for office?

State Vital Results Standards to which this lesson relates:

Reading Comprehension

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.

Information Literacy
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.

1.19 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

Personal Development

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.
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