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Teaching Standards


This project will meet the following California teaching standards:

8th History standards:

•  8.4 Analyze the aspirations and dreams of a New Nation

•  8.4.1 Describe the country's physical landscapes and territorial expansion during the terms of the first four presidents.

•  8.8 Analyze the divergent paths of the American people from the West from 1800 to the mid-1800s and the challenges they faced.

•  8.8.2Describe the purpose, challenges and economic incentives associated with westward expansion, including the concept of Manifest Destiny . and territorial expansion.

•  8.8.4 Examine the importance of the great rivers and the struggle over water rights.


NETS Technology Standards for Students

Connecting Curriculum and Technology, 6 - 8 Technology productivity tools

2. Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.

Connecting Curriculum and Technology, 6 - 8 Technology communications tools

1. Design, develop, publish, and present products (e.g., Web pages, videotapes) using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.


8th Language Arts

•  Reading 2.0 Reading Comprehension students read and understand grade-level-appropriate material.

•  Reading 3.0 Literary Response and Analysis students read and respond to historically or culturally significant works of literature.

•  Listening and Speaking, organization and delivery of response to literature and research presentations



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