Vital Results Standards for
Lesson 11
Theme: Who says politics can't be fun?
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.

Responses to Literature
1.7 In written responses to literature, students show understanding of reading; connect what has been read to the broader world of ideas, concepts, and issues; and make judgments about the text. This is evident when students:
1.7.g. Establish interpretive claims and support them.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Types of Problems

2.3 Students solve problems of increasing complexity. This is evident
when students:
2.3.a. Solve problems that require processing several pieces of information simultaneously;

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
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.

Arts, Language, and Literature
Artistic Proficiency

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.a. Communicate at a basic level in dance, music, theater, and visual arts.