Information Literacy Standards addressed include:
Standard 1: The student who is information
accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Standard 4: The student who is an
independent learner is information literate and pursues information
Standard 6: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
Standard 8: The student who
contributes positively to the learning community and to society is
literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and
Standard 9: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.
NETS Technology Standards for Students addressed include:
Sunshine State Standards (from the Florida Department of Education)
Grade Level Expectations Social Studies Seventh Grade:
Strand A: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]
Standard 1: The student understands historical chronology and the historical perspective.
SS.A.2.3.7: The student knows significant
achievements in art and architecture in various urban areas and
the time of the Renaissance (e.g., the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,
Egypt, temples in ancient Greece, bridges and aqueducts in ancient
changes in European art and architecture between the Middle Ages and
2. knows examples of significant achievements in art and architecture (for example, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, pyramids in Egypt, bridges and aqueducts in ancient Rome, Gothic cathedrals in Medieval Europe).
Benchmark SS.A.3.3.1: The student understands ways in which cultural characteristics have been transmitted from one society to another (e.g., through art, architecture, language, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values, and behaviors).
1. extends and refines understanding of ways in which cultural characteristics have been transmitted from one society to another (for example, through traditions, beliefs, values, behaviors).
Strand B: People, Places, and Environments [Geography]
Standard 1: The student understands the world in spatial terms.
SS.B.1.3.1: The student uses various map forms (including thematic
other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire,
and report geographic information including patterns of land use,
between places, and patterns and processes of migration and diffusion.
1. extends and refines knowledge of various map forms and other geographic representations (for map projections, Geographic Information Systems technologies).
extends and refines use of
various map forms and other geographic representations to acquire,
report geographic information (for example, patterns of population,
rainfall, vegetation, landforms).
SS.B.1.3.2: The student uses mental maps to organize information about
places, and environments.
1. extends and refines ability to use mental maps of selected regions (for example, mountains chains, bodies of water).
Benchmark SS.B.1.3.3: The student knows the social, political, and economic divisions on Earth’s surface.
1. understands the social, political, and economic divisions in selected regions, (for example, national borders in the Western hemisphere).
Benchmark SS.B.1.3.7: The student understands the spatial aspects of communication and transportation systems.
1. extends and refines understanding of spatial aspects of the communication and transportation systems in selected regions (time required to travel and communicate over distances reduced by technological developments).
Grade Level Expectations Math
Benchmark MA.E.1.3.3: The student analyzes real-world data by applying appropriate formulas
for measures of central tendency and organizing data in a quality display, using appropriate
technology, including calculators and computers.
2. uses technology, such as graphing calculators and computer spreadsheets, to analyze data and