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Hawaii Curriculum Standards & Benchmarks

Compiled by Maria Seu, Honolulu, Hawaii at
http://www.k12.hi.us/~mseu/t3web/dayborn_standards.htm

Language Arts Content Standards
READING & LITERATURE BENCHMARKS

RANGE:

  • Read a range of literary and informative texts for a variety of purpose.

  • Read to research a topic.

 

  • Read information and instructions to perform tasks and solve problems.

COMPREHENSION PROCESS:

  • Use strategies within the reading processes to construct meaning.

 
  • Infer ideas from text.

     

  • Integrate important information gathered from a long passage or text to interpret meaning.

WRITING BENCHMARKS

RANGE:

  • Writing using various forms to communicate for a variety of purpose and audiences.

  • Write using forms appropriate to purpose and topic.

 

  • Write to create understanding of ideas and information for self.

COMPOSING PROCESSES:

  • Use writing processes and strategies appropriately and as needed to construct meaning and communicate effectively.

  • Revise and edit writing as needed.

 

  • Publish-in a variety of ways-selected finished products.

RHETORIC:

  • Use rhetorical devices to craft writing appropriate to audience and purpose.

  • Conveys meaning, provides important information, makes a point, fulfills a purpose.

 

  • Has a form or structure where the parts add up to a coherent whole.

 

  • Uses language that is clear, colorful, and natural.

 

  • Reveals the writer's developing voice and style.

Social Studies Content Standards
HISTORY BENCHMARKS

CHANGE, CONTINUITY, CAUSALITY:

  • Students employ chronology to understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history.

  • Place people and events in chronological order to explain causal relationships between and among people and events.

 

  • Identify change and continuity in historical eras.

HISTORICAL EMPATHY:

  • Students learn to judge the past on its own terms and use that knowledge to understand present day issues, problems, and decision making.

  • Explain how rules and values of a society determine the behavior and attitudes of its members.
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY BENCHMARKS

CULTURAL SYSTEMS:

  • Students understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group.

  • Explain how language, stories, music, dance, artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of cultures.
GEOGRAPHY BENCHMARKS

WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS:

  • Students use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments.

  • Collect, organize, and analyze data to interpret and construct geographic representations
Educational Technology

Content Standards

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

BENCHMARKS

BASIC OPERATIONS AND CONCEPTS:

  • Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.

 

  • Students are proficient in the use of technology.

  • Use keyboard commands, menu commands, toolbars, and other navigational tools in the operation of software that extends beyond minimal functions.

TECHNOLOGY AS A TOOL FOR PRODUCTIVITY:

  • Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.

 

  • Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology enhanced models, preparing publications, and producing other creative works.

  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, and to facilitate learning throughout the curriculum and to remediate skills deficits.

TECHNOLOGY AS A TOOL FOR PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING:

  • Students use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.

 

  • Students employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.

  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, and to facilitate learning throughout the curriculum and to remediate skills

 

  • Use technology tools for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.

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