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Oklahoma PASS (Priority Academic Student Skills) Objectives

The following objectives are among those addressed by the excercises, activities, and suggested discussions provided for use with the documentary Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo:


Grades 4-8

Language Arts

Writing/grammar/usage and mechanics: The student will express ideas effectively
in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences.

     Standard 1: Writing Process. The student will use the writing process to write coherently.

     Standard 2: Modes and Forms of Writing. Communicate through a variety of written
forms, for various purposes, and to a specific audience or person.

     Standard 3: Grammar/Usage and Mechanics. The student will demonstrate appropriate
practices in writing by applying Standard English conventions to the revising and editing
stages of writing.

Oral Language/Listening and Speaking: The student will demonstrate thinking
skills in listening and speaking.

     Standard 1: Listening: The student will listen for information and for pleasure.

     Standard 2: Speaking - The student will express ideas and opinions in group or individual
situations.

     Standard 3: Group Interaction - The student will use effective communication strategies
in pairs and small group context.


Social Studies

All grades 4-8-

     Standard 1: The student will develop and practice the process skills of social studies.

Grade 4 -

     Standard 4: The student will describe the human systems (e.g., migrations, settlements,
cultural mosaics, and economic interdependence) identified with the major regions
of the United States, including human interaction with the environment.

     Standard 5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the unique features
which contributed to the settlement of the state of Oklahoma.

Grade 5 -

     Standard 2: The student will describe the early exploration of America.

     Standard 3: The student will examine the growth and development of colonial America.

     Standard 5: The student will describe the changing nation during the early federal period.

     Standard 6: The student will explore the growth and progress of the new nation.

Grade 6 -

     Standard 3: The student will analyze selected cultures which have affected our history.

Grade 7 -

     Standard 5: The student will examine the interactions of humans and their environment.

 

Grades 9-12

Language Arts

Writing/grammar/usage and mechanics: The student will express ideas effectively
in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences.

     Standard 1: Writing Process. The student will use the writing process to write coherently.

     Standard 2: Modes and Forms of Writing. The student will write for a variety of purposes
and audiences using narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive, and reflective
modes.

Oral Language/Listening and Speaking: The student will demonstrate thinking
skills in listening and speaking.

     Standard 1: Listening: The student will listen for information and for pleasure.

      Standard 2: Speaking - The student will express ideas and opinions in group or individual
situations.

U. S. History

     Standard 1. The student will demonstrate process skills in social studies.

      Content Standard 2: The student will analyze the impact of immigration, the settlement
of the American West, and industrialization on American society.

      Content Standard 3: The student will analyze the changing role of the United States in
world affairs at the turn of the twentieth century.

      Content Standard 4: The student will describe the social; cultural, economic; and technological
ideas and events in the United States in the era between the World Wars.

Oklahoma History

      Standard 1. The student will demonstrate process skills in social studies.

      Standard 2. The student will describe both European and American exploration and
claims to the territory that would become Oklahoma.

      Standard 3. The student will evaluate the social, economic, and political development
and contributions of Native Americans from prehistoric settlement through modern
times.

      Standard 4. The student will evaluate the major political and economic events prior to
statehood.

      Standard 5. The student will describe the development of constitutional government in
Oklahoma.

      Standard 6. The student will investigate the geography and economic assets of Oklahoma
and trace their effects on the history of the state.

      Standard 7. The student will examine major cultural and ethnic groups represented in
Oklahoma.

      Standard 8. The student will examine factors that contributed to the political, economic,
and social history of Oklahoma during the twentieth century.