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Academic Standards in The Apartment

The following national academic standards are addressed in Academic Standards in The Apartment:

National Social Studies Standards

  • Culture
  • Time, Continuity, and Change
  • People, Places, and Environment
  • Individual Development and Identity
  • Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
  • Global Connections

National English Language Standards

  • Read a wide variety of print and non-print texts to build understanding of self and the culture of the United States and the world.
  • Acquire new information to respond to needs and demands of society and the workplace and for personal fulfillment.
  • Adjust use of spoken, written, and visual language to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
  • Apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions, media techniques, figurative language, genre, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.
  • Conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions and by posing problems.
  • Use a variety of technical and informational resources (libraries, computers, database, and video) to gather and synthesize information and create and communicate knowledge.
  • Participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities.
  • Use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purpose.

National Standards for Family and Consumer Science Education

  • Career, Community, and Family Connections
  • Consumer and Family Resources
  • Family and Community Services
  • Human Development

About Academic Standards

For more information on academic standards, visit the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition Academic Standards Web Topic.

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