Goals and Objectives

Although there are many goals and objectives that this curriculum web is meeting, for the purpose of limiting the scope of this project, the following goals and objectives are being assessed:

From the Maryland State Core Learning Goals

Goal 2: Composing in a Variety of Modes

The student will demonstrate the ability to compose in a variety of modes by developing content, employing specific forms, and selecting language appropriate for a particular audience and purpose.

Expectation 1
The student will compose oral, written, and visual presentations that inform, persuade, and express personal ideas.

Indicator 4: The student will compose persuasive texts that support, modify, or refute a position and include effective rhetorical strategies.

Expectation 3
The student will locate, retrieve, and use information from various sources to accomplish a purpose.

Indicator 4: The student will take a position and support it with documented information from an authoritative source.

Indicator 5: The student will synthesize information from two or more sources to fulfill a self-selected or given purpose.

Goal 3: Controlling Language
The student will demonstrate the ability to control language by applying the conventions of Standard English in writing and speaking.

Expectation 3
The student will use capitalization, punctuation, and correct spelling appropriately.

Indicator 1: The student will edit texts for spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.

From the Maryland State Technology Literacy Standards for Students Based on NETS
4.  Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. Students:
b. plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.

6. Technology Operations and Concepts

Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
b.select and use applications effectively and productively.

Proceed to the Instructional Plan.