North Carolina Common Core and Essential Standards Addressed
Grades 9-12, Information and Technology Essential Standards:
HS.TT.1 Use technology and other resources for assigned tasks.
HS.TT.1.1 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to access information (multi-database search engines, online primary resources, virtual interviews with content experts).
HS.TT.1.3 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to design products to share information with others (e.g. multimedia presentations, Web 2.0 tools, graphics, podcasts, and audio files).
Guidance EARLY INDEPENDENT (EI):
Socio-Emotional (SE) Essential Standard Clarifying Objectives
EI.SE.1 Understand the meaning and importance of personal responsibility and self-awareness.
EI.SE.1.1 Explain the impact of personal responsibility on others.
EI.SE.1.2 Contrast rights, privileges, and responsibilities.
EI.SE.2 Understand the relationship between self and others in the broader world.
EI.SE.2.1 Exemplify respect for individual and cultural differences.
EI.SE.2.2 Understand the importance of dependability, productivity, and initiative when working with others.
EI.SE.3 Use communication strategies to share information effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.
EI.SE.3.1 Use communication strategies that are appropriate for the situation and setting.
EI.SE.3.2 Use conflict management skills to achieve desired outcomes.
Essential Standard Clarifying Objectives
EI.C.1 Use creative strategies to make decisions and solve problems.
EI.C.1.1 Analyze solution strategies in terms of assumptions and biases.
EI.C.1.2 Create new and different ways of achieving long-term goals.
EI.C.1.3 Evaluate the effectiveness of creative strategies in solving problems, making adjustments as necessary.
EI.C.2 Use analytical strategies to understand situations and make appropriate decisions.
EI.C.2.1 Use analytical strategies appropriately in the areas of career planning, course selection, and career transitions.
EI.C.2.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of analytical strategies in solving problems, making adjustments as necessary.
Core Standards in Language Arts:
Production and Distribution of Writing
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
· CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
· CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
· CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.