Curriculum Frameworks

K-12 Broad Goals of Science Education

1. Students will use inquiry strategies to investigate and understand the natural world.

6. Students will display a sense of curiosity and wonder about the natural world, and demonstrate an increasing awareness of the interdependence between all living things and the environment.

K-12 Broad Goals of Social Studies

SS:GE:2: Places and Regions

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic features that define places and regions as well as how culture and experience influence people’s perceptions of places and regions.

SS:GE:3: Physical Systems

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth’s surface and the characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems.

SS:GE:5: Environment and Society

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the connections and consequences of the interactions between Earth’s physical and human systems.

SS:HI:3: World Views and Value systems and their Intellectual and Artistic Expressions

Students will demonstrate an understanding of conceptions of reality, ideals, guidelines of behavior and forms of expression.

K-12 Broad Goals for English Language Arts

2. Students will write effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.

6. Students will use reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing to: gather and organize information; communicate effectively; and succeed in educational, occupational, civic, and social settings.

K-12 Frameworks for the Arts: Visual Art

Curriculum Standard 1 : Apply appropriate media, techniques, and processes.

Curriculum Standard 2 : Identify and apply the elements of visual art and principles of design.

Curriculum Standard 3 : Select and apply a range of subject matter, symbols and ideas.

Curriculum Standard 4 : Analyze the visual arts in relation to history and culture.

Curriculum Standard 5 : Analyze, interpret and evaluate their own and others’ artwork.

Curriculum Standard 6 : Students will make connections among the visual arts, other disciplines, and daily life.