OurStory: Life on the Water Lenses and Lighthouses
Teacher Guide, page 3 of 4
K-4 Historical Content Standards 2A. The student understands the history of his or her local community.
8B. The student understands changes in transportation and their eects.
IRA/NCTE Language Arts Standards
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 needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.
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 nonprint texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
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.
21st-Century Skills Learning and Innovation Skills
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Information, Media, and Technology Skills
ICT (Information, Communications, and Technology) Literacy