Academic Standards in The Apartment
The following national academic standards are addressed in Academic Standards in The Apartment:
National Social Studies Standards
- 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
- 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.