Common Core Standards
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.2.1.C – Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.2.2 – Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.A – Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
NJ State Standards
6.1.2.HistoryCC.3 – Make inferences about how past events, individuals, and innovations affect our current lives.
6.1.2.HistoryCC.1 – Use multiple sources to create a chronological sequence of events that describes how and why your community has changed over time.
6.1.2.HistoryCC.2 – Use a timeline of important events to make inferences about the “big picture” of history.
6.1.2.CivicsPD.1 – Engage in discussions effectively by asking questions, considering facts, listening to the ideas of others, and sharing opinions.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.5 – Investigate the lives of New Jersey individuals with diverse experiences who have contributed to the improvement of society.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.9 – Evaluate the impact of ideas, inventions, and other contributions of prominent figures who lived in New Jersey.