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.
3 ) The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Organizes information for practical application.
Integrates new information into one's own knowledge.
Applies information in critical thinking and problem solving.
Produces and communicates information and ideas in appropriate formats.
5 ) Use basic features of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.
Examples: word processing—reports, letters, brochures
- spreadsheets—discovering patterns, tracking spending, creating budgets
- databases—contact list of addresses and telephone numbers
- presentation software—slideshow
11 ) Use digital tools and strategies to locate, collect, organize, evaluate, and synthesize
Examples: locating—Boolean searches, graphic organizers, spreadsheets, databases
- collecting—probeware, graphing calculators
- organizing—graphic organizers, spreadsheets
- evaluating—reviewing publication dates, determining credibility
- synthesizing—word processing software, concept-mapping software
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3 ) Identify causes and consequences of World War I and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.
Examples: sinking of the Lusitania, Zimmerman Note, alliances, militarism, imperialism, nationalism
Describing military and civilian roles in the United States during World War I
Explaining roles of important persons associated with World War I, including Woodrow Wilson and Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Analyzing technological advances of the World War I era for their impact on modern warfare
Examples: machine gun, tank, submarine, airplane, poisonous gas, gas mask
Locating on a map major countries involved in World War I and boundary changes after the war
Explaining the intensification of isolationism in the United States after World War I
Example: reaction of the Congress of the United States to the Treaty of Versailles, League of Nations, and Red Scare
Recognizing the strategic placement of military bases in Alabama (Alabama)
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