Vital Results Standards for
Lesson 2
Theme: Questions for who?

State Vital Results Standards to which this lesson relates:

Clarification and Restatement

1.13 Students listen actively and respond to communications. This is evident when students:
1.13.a. Ask clarifying questions;
1.13.b. Restate; and
1.13.c. Respond through discussion, writing, and using art forms.


1.11 Students use verbal and nonverbal skills to express themselves effectively. This is evident when students:
1.15.e. Use language expressively and persuasively; and
1.15.f. Constructively express preferences, feelings, and needs.
1.15.g. Assume roles in group communication tasks.

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.f. Implement an approach that addresses the problem being posed; and
2.2.aa. Seek information from reliable sources, including knowledge, observation, and trying things out;


2.14 Students plan and organize an activity. This is evident when students:
2.14.a. Develop a proposal for an activity, and obtain approval for it to take place;
2.14.b. Plan and organize all aspects of the event 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).


3.11 Students interact respectfully with others, including those with whom they have differences.
Conflict Resolution
3.12 Students use systematic and collaborative problem-solving processes, including mediation, to negotiate and resolve conflicts.

Roles and Responsibilities

3.13 Students analyze their roles and responsibilities in their family, their school, and their community.

Dependability and Productivity

3.14 Students demonstrate dependability, productivity, and initiative. This is evident when students:
3.14.b. Complete assignments on schedule; and
3.14.c. Participate in classroom and group discussions.

Democratic Processes

4.2 Students participate in democratic processes. This is evident when students:
4.2.a. Work cooperatively and respectfully with people of various groups to set community goals and solve common problems.

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.

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.b. Analyze and debate the problems of majority rule and the protection of minority rights as written in the U.S. Constitution.