Alaska Standards Addressed
|a. Science Content Standards
A. A student should understand scientific facts, concepts, principles, and theories. A student who meets the content should:
4) understand observable natural events such as tides, weather seasons, and moon phases in terms of the structure and motion of the ear (Earth);
15) use science to understand and describe and local environment (Local Knowledge).
A. A student should be able to speak and write well for a variety of purposes and audiences. A student who meets the content standard should:
1) apply elements of effective writing and speaking; these elements include ideas, organization, vocabulary, sentence structure and personal style;
2) in writing, demonstrate skills in sentence and paragraph structure including grammar, spelling capitalization, and punctuation;
3) in speaking, demonstrate skills in volume, intonation and clarity;
5) revise, edit, and publish the students own writing as appropriate;
7) communicate ideas using varied tools of electronic technology; and
8) evaluate the students own speaking and writing and that of others using high standards.
c. Technology Content Standards
A. A student should be able to operate technology-based tools. A student who meets the content standard should:
1) use a computer to enter and retrieve information;
2) use technological tools for learning,
3) use local and world-wide networks.
1) convey ideas to a variety of audiences using publishing, multimedia, and communications tools.
Students know are able to do everything required at earlier ages and:
1) Write a well organized two-parapgraph composition that addresses a single topic; (E.A.1)
3) a. use a variety of simple and complex sentence structures in written work; (E.A.2)
b. proofread and correct grammar, sentence structure, paragraph structure, punctuation,
4) a. revise writing to improve the logical progression of ideas and supporting information;
b. revise own and others work and provide appropriate feedback to peers based upon
5) give credit for others ideas, images, and information by citing information about sources, including title and author; and (E.A.3)
6) use resources such as computer, word processing software, dictionaries, and thesauruses to make choices when writing. (E.A.7)
B. Culturally-knowledgeable students are able to build on the knowledge and skills of the local cultural community as a foundation from which to achieve personal and academic success throughout life.
Students who meets the content standard should:
2) make effective use of the knowledge, skills, and ways of knowing from their own cultural traditions to learn about the larger world in which they live.
D. Culturally-knowledgeable students are able to engage effectively in learning activities that are based on traditional ways of knowing and learning.
1) acquire in-depth cultural knowledge through active participation and meaningful interaction with Elders;
3) interact with Elders in a loving and respectful way that demonstrates an appreciation of their role as culture-bearers and educators in the community.
E. Culturally-knowledgeable students demonstrate an awareness an appreciation of the relationship and processes of interaction of all elements in the world around them. Students who meets the content standard should:
4) determine how ideas and concepts from one knowledge system relate to those derived from other knowledge system
6) anticipate the changes that occur when different cultural systems come in contact with one another;
8) identify and appreciate who they are and their place in the world.