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Topic: Applying technology 

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
     1.Uses strategies appropriate to grades K-2 to edit written work
     2.Uses strategies to publish written work
     3.Proofreads writing using dictionary
     4.Proofreads written work using other resources
     5.Edits written work for grammar appropriate to grades K-2
     6.Edits written work for punctuation appropriate to grades K-2
     7.Edits written work for capitalization appropriate to grades K-2
     8.Edits written work for spelling at developmentally appropriate level appropriate to grades K-2
     9.Incorporates illustrations appropriate to grades K-2
     10.Incorporates photos appropriate to grades K-2
     11.Uses technology to compose work appropriate to grades K-2
     12.Uses technology to publish work appropriate to grades K-2
     13.Shares finished product
  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
     1.Uses strategies appropriate to grades 3-5 to edit written work
     2.Uses strategies to publish written work appropriate to grades 3-5
     3.Edits written work for grammar appropriate to grades 3-5
     4.Edits written work for punctuation appropriate to grades 3-5
     5.Edits written work for capitalization appropriate to grades 3-5
     6.Edits written work for spelling at developmentally appropriate level appropriate to grades 3-5
     7.Uses reference materials to edit writing
     8.Considers page format
     9.Considers format of paragraphs
     10.Considers format of margins
     11.Considers format of indentations
     12.Considers format of titles
     13.Selects presentation format according to purpose
     14.Incorporates photos appropriate to grades 3-5
     15.Incorporates illustrations appropriate to grades 3-5
     16.Incorporates graphs
     17.Incorporates charts
     18.Uses technology to compose work appropriate to grades 3-5
     19.Uses technology to publish work appropriate to grades 3-5
     20.Excludes extraneous details
     21.Excludes inconsistencies
  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
     1.Uses strategies appropriate to grades 6-8 to edit written work
     2.Uses strategies to publish written work
     3.Eliminates slang in writing
     4.Edits for grammar appropriate to grades 6-8
     5.Edits for punctuation appropriate to grades 6-8
     6.Edits for capitalization appropriate to grades 6-8
     7.Edits for spelling at developmentally appropriate level appropriate to grades 6-8
     8.Proofreads written work using reference materials
     9.Proofreads written work using word processor
     10.Proofreads written work using other resources
     11.Edits writing for clarity
     12.Edits writing for word choice
     13.Edits writing for language usage
     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
     1.Uses strategies appropriate to grades 9-12 to edit written work
     2.Uses strategies to publish written work
     3.Uses checklist to guide proofreading
     4. Edits for grammar appropriate to 9-12
     5.Edits for punctuation appropriate to 9-12
     6.Edits for capitalization appropriate to 9-12
     7.Edits for spelling at developmentally appropriate level appropriate to 9-12
     8.Uses resources to resolve issues of complex usage
     9.Uses resources to resolve issues of contested usage
     10.Refines selected pieces to publish for general audiences
     11.Refines selected pieces to publish for specific audiences
     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 I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 2.Uses a variety of sources to gather information (e.g., informational books, pictures, charts, indexes, videos, television programs, guest speakers, Internet, own observation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses own observation to gather information
     2.Uses informational books to gather information
     3.Uses pictures to gather information
     4.Uses charts to gather information
     5.Uses indexes to gather information
     6.Uses videos to gather information appropriate to grades K-2
     7.Uses guest speakers to gather information
     8.Uses television programs to gather information appropriate to grades K-2
     9.Uses the Internet to gather information appropriate to grades K-2
  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
     5.Uses television shows 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
     1.Uses a variety of print sources to gather information
     2.Uses electronic media to gather information
     3.Uses news sources to gather information
     4.Uses magazines to gather information
     5.Uses radio to gather information
     6.Uses television programs to gather information appropriate to 9-12
     7.Uses newspapers to gather information
     8.Uses government publications to gather information
     9.Uses microfiche to gather information
     10.Uses telephone information services to gather information
     11.Uses databases to gather information appropriate to 9-12
     12.Uses field studies to gather information
     13.Uses speeches to gather information
     14.Uses technical documents to gather information
     15.Uses periodicals to gather information
     16.Uses the Internet to gather information appropriate to 9-12
 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
     1.Uses notes for oral presentations appropriate to grades 6-8
     2.Uses outlines for oral presentations
     3.Uses organizational pattern that includes a preview in oral presentations
     4.Uses organizational pattern that includes an introduction in oral presentations
     5.Uses organizational pattern that includes a body in oral presentations
     6.Uses organizational pattern that includes transitions in oral presentations
     7.Uses organizational pattern that includes a conclusion in oral presentations
     8.Uses a clear point of view in oral presentations
     9.Uses evidence to support opinions in oral presentations
     10.Uses arguments to support opinions in oral presentations
     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
     1.Includes definitions for clarity
     2.Supports main ideas using anecdotes
     3.Supports main ideas using examples
     4.Supports main ideas using statistics
     5.Supports main ideas using analogies
     6.Supports main ideas using other evidence
     7.Uses visual aids appropriate to 9-12
     8.Uses technology
     9.Uses transparencies
     10.Uses slides
     11.Uses electronic media
     12.Cites information sources
   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
     4.Selects appropriate medium
     5.Selects television broadcasts for specific purposes
     6.Selects videos for specific purposes
     7.Selects Web pages for specific purposes
     8.Selects films for specific purposes
     9.Selects newspapers for specific purposes
     10.Selects magazines 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
     14.Edits multimedia presentations for quality
     15.Monitors multimedia presentations for quality
     16.Organizes media messages for specific purposes
     17.Writes media messages for specific purposes
     18.Designs media messages for specific purposes

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

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 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
     2.Uses photographs to demonstrate design ideas
     3.Uses videos to demonstrate design ideas
     4.Uses computer software to demonstrate design ideas