CHOCTAW BASKETS: WEAVING THE PAST AND PRESENT

National Academic Standards

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS:

N.S. 5-8.3: Life Science-Populations and Ecosystems

N.S.8.6: Populations, Resources, and Environments

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHY STANDARDS:

Standard 4:  The physcial and human characteristics of places.

Standard 14: How humans modify the physical environment.

Standard 16:  The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution and importance of resources.

 

NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR HISTORY for Grades K-4:

Standard 1: Family life now and in the recent past; family life in various places long ago.

Standard 6:  Regional folklore and cultural contributions that helped to form our national heritage.

 

NCTE/IRA STANDARDS FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:

Standard 5: Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves and of the cultures of the United States and the world: to acquire new information; to respond to the need and demands of society and the workplace, and for personal fulfillment.  Among these texts are fiction and non-fiction, historical and conemporary works.

Standard 7:  Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems.  They gather, evaluate and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g. print and non-print texts, artifacts, and people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.

Standard 8:  Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g. libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.

Standard 9:  Students develop an understanding of and respect for diversity in language use, patterns and dialects across cultures, ethnic groups, geographic regions and social roles.

 

NATIONAL ART STANDARDS:

NA-VA-5-8.4:  Students know and compare characteristics of artworks in various eras and cultures.