1.4 Create simple documents by using electronic media and employing organizationalfeatures.
Evaluation and Revision
1.6 Edit and revise manuscripts to improve the meaning and focus of writing b adding,deleting, consolidating, clarifying, and rearranging words and sentences. 2.0 Writing Applications2.1 Write narratives:a.
Establish a plot, point of view, setting, and conflictb.
Show, rather than tell, the events of the story.
History-Social Science Content Standards for California Public Schools
5.4 Students understand the political, religious social, and economic institutions thatevolved in the colonial era. 1.
Understand the influence of location and physical setting on the founding of theoriginal 13 colonies, and identify on a map the locations of the colonies and of theAmerican Indian nations already inhabiting these areas.
Identify the major individuals and groups responsible for the founding of the variouscolonies and the reasons for their founding. 3.
Describe the religious aspects of the earliest colonies.
The following NETS standards were used in this web-based lesson:
Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovativeproducts and processes using technology. Students:a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.c. use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively,including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning ofothers. Students:a. interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety ofdigital environments and media.