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Elizabeth Lundey and Danielle Schrimsher
Auburn Junior High School, Auburn City Schools
This podcast introduces the Ethnic NewsWatch database from the Alabama Virtual Library.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Languages Other Than English
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
|IL (K-12) || |
1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively. Recognizes the need for information. Recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making. Formulates questions based on information needs. Identifies a variety of potential sources of information. Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information.
|IL (K-12) || |
2. The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently. Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness. Distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion. Identifies inaccurate and misleading information. Selects information appropriate to the problems or question at hand.
|SS2010 (7) Civics || |
11. Compare changes in social and economic conditions in the United States during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Examples: social—family values, peer pressure, education opportunities, women in the workplace
economic—career opportunities, disposable income, consumption of goods and services Determining benefits of Alabama's role in world trade (Alabama) Tracing the political and social impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to the present, including Alabama's role (Alabama)