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Topic: Applying technology 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 9.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the housing, interiors, and furnishings industry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 9.Knows computer-aided drafting design, blueprint reading, and space planning skills required for the housing, interiors, and furnishings industry (e.g., read information provided on blueprints, draw an interior space to scale, create floor plans using computer design software)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows computer-aided drafting design skills required for the housing industry
     2.Knows computer-aided drafting design required for the housing interiors and furnishings industry
     3.Knows how to read information provided on blueprints used in the housing industry
     4.Knows how to read information provided on blueprints used in the housing interiors and furnishings industry
     5.Knows space planning skills required for the housing industry
     6.Knows space planning skills required for the housing interiors and furnishings industry
     7.Knows how to draw an interior space to scale
     8.Knows how to create floor plans using computer design software
   Benchmark 11.Uses visual presentations to demonstrate design ideas (e.g., create renderings, elevations, and sketches; incorporate photography, video, and computer software into presentations)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Creates renderings, elevations, and sketches
     2.Uses photographs to demonstrate design ideas
     3.Uses videos to demonstrate design ideas

Engineering Education

 Standard 14.  Uses the design process to solve problems
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Uses a variety of verbal and graphic techniques to present conclusions
    Knowledge/skill statements
     2.Uses a variety of graphic techniques to present conclusions

Language Arts

 Standard 1.  Uses the general skills and strategies of the writing process
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 3.Editing and Publishing: Uses strategies to edit and publish written work (e.g., proofreads using a dictionary and other resources; edits for grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling at a developmentally appropriate level; incorporates illustrations or photos; uses available, appropriate technology to publish work; use legible handwriting, shares finished product)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     11.Uses technology to compose work appropriate to grades K-2
     12.Uses technology to publish work appropriate to grades K-2
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 3.Editing and Publishing: Uses strategies to edit and publish written work (e.g., edits for grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling at a developmentally appropriate level; uses reference materials; excludes extraneous details and inconsistencies; selects presentation format according to purpose; uses available technology to publish work)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     18.Uses technology to compose work appropriate to grades 3-5
     19.Uses technology to publish work appropriate to grades 3-5
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Editing and Publishing: Uses a variety of strategies to edit and publish written work (e.g., eliminates slang; edits for grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling at a developmentally appropriate level; proofreads using reference materials, word processor, and other resources; edits for clarity, word choice, and language usage; uses a word processor or other technology to publish written work)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     14.Uses word processor to publish written work
     15.Uses technology to publish work appropriate to grades 6-8
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Editing and Publishing: Uses a variety of strategies to edit and publish written work (e.g., uses a checklist to guide proofreading; edits for grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling at a developmentally appropriate level; uses resources to resolve issues of complex or contested usage; refines selected pieces to publish for general and specific audiences; uses available technology, such as publishing software or graphics programs, to publish written work)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     8.Uses resources to resolve issues of complex usage
     9.Uses resources to resolve issues of contested usage
     12.Uses technology to publish work appropriate to 9-12
     13.Uses publishing software to publish written work
     14.Uses graphics programs to publish written work
 Standard 4.  Gathers and uses information for research purposes
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 4.Uses electronic media to gather information (e.g., databases, Internet, CD-ROM, television shows, videos, pull-down menus, word searches)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses word searches to gather information
     2.Uses databases to gather information appropriate to grades 3-5
     3.Uses the Internet to gather information appropriate to grades 3-5
     4.Uses a CD-ROM to gather information
     6.Uses cassette recordings to gather information
     7.Uses videos to gather information appropriate to 3-5
     8.Uses pull-down menus to gather information
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Uses a variety of print and electronic sources to gather information for research topics (e.g., news sources such as magazines, radio, television, and newspapers; government publications and microfiche; library databases; field studies; speeches; technical documents; periodicals; Internet sources, such as web sites, podcasts, blogs, and electronic bullentin boards)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     2.Uses electronic media to gather information
     9.Uses microfiche to gather information
 Standard 8.  Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 6.Makes oral presentations to the class (e.g., uses notes and outlines; uses organizational pattern that includes preview, introduction, body, transitions, conclusion; uses a clear point of view; uses evidence and arguments to support opinions; uses visual media)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     11.Uses visual media in oral presentations appropriate to grades 6-8
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Makes formal presentations to the class (e.g., includes definitions for clarity; supports main ideas using anecdotes, examples, statistics, analogies, and other evidence; uses visual aids or technology, such as transparencies, slides, electronic media; cites information sources)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     7.Uses visual aids appropriate to 9-12
     8.Uses technology
     9.Uses transparencies
     10.Uses slides
     11.Uses electronic media
   Benchmark 6.Makes multimedia presentations using text, images, and sound (e.g., selects the appropriate medium, such as television broadcast, videos, web pages, films, newspapers, magazines, CD-ROMS, Internet, computer-media-generated images ; edits and monitors for quality; organizes, writes, and designs media messages for specific purposes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Makes multimedia presentations using text
     2.Makes multimedia presentations using images
     3.Makes multimedia presentations using sound
     6.Selects videos for specific purposes
     7.Selects Web pages for specific purposes
     8.Selects films for specific purposes
     11.Selects CD-ROMS for specific purposes
     12.Selects Internet for specific purposes
     13.Selects computer-media-generated images for specific purposes
     18.Designs media messages for specific purposes