Kindergarten Alignment Guide

Unit 1: Innate Needs

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health. 1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 2: Conditions for Well-Being

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 3: Physical well-being

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education
(ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 4: Social Well-Being

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 5: Emotional Well-Being

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 6: Mental Well-Being

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 7: Academic Well-Being

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 8: Esteem

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints. 

Unit 9: Actualization

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.4 Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.2 Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.

Social Studies

10. Civic Ideals and Practices. Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the ideals, principles, and practices of citizenship in a democratic republic

National Health Education Standards (NHES)

1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.5.2 Identify examples of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.

English Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3:
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Cross-Cutting Concept #2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction: Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy. (analyzing the past helps us understand the causes for the future)

National Core Arts Standards

Theme #2:
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards

Standard 1.1.d
Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Standard 1.3.d
Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Standard 1.6.d
Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Standard 1.7.b
Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.