The following language arts and reading standards are addressed in this webquest.
LA.118.104.22.168 The student will use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
LA.122.214.171.124 The student will use background knowledge of subject and related content areas, prereading strategies (e.g., previewing, discussing, generating questions), text features, and text structure to make and confirm complex predictions of content, purpose, and organization of a reading selection.
LA.1126.96.36.199 The student will analyze the author.
LA.1188.8.131.52 The student will determine the main idea or essential message in grade-level or higher texts through inferring, paraphrasing, summarizing, and identifying relevant details and facts. LA.1184.108.40.206 The student will identify cause-and-effect relationships in text.
LA.1220.127.116.11 The student will analyze the way in which the theme or meaning of a selection represents a view or comment on life, providing textual evidence for the identified theme.
LA.118.104.22.168 The student will generate ideas from multiple sources (e.g., brainstorming, notes, journals, discussion, research materials or other reliable sources) based upon teacher-directed topics and personal interests.
LA.122.214.171.124 The student will demonstrate effective listening skills and behaviors for a variety of purposes, and demonstrate understanding by critically evaluating and analyzing oral presentations.
LA.1126.96.36.199 The student will apply oral communication skills in interviews, formal presentations, and impromptu situations according to designed rubric criteria
LA.1188.8.131.52 The student will ethically use mass media and digital technology in assignments and presentations. LA.1184.108.40.206 The student will routinely use digital tools for publication, communication and productivity..