The Day I Was Born
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Online Project - Discovering YOUR Place in History Since 1999

New York State Standards

As compiled by the South Huntington School District, Huntington Station, New York at  http://www.shuntington.k12.ny.us/dayborn.htm

The purpose of this project is to locate and to communicate important and interesting information regarding what was going on in the world the day you were born.

This project an excellent introductory lesson on using the Internet. It directs students to each link, with suggested instructions for using each related Web site. Students become familiar with 'what's out there' without being overwhelmed by ALL that's out there.

The following New York State Standards are met by this project:

English Language Arts Standards

Standard 1: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for information and understanding.
Standard 4: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for social interaction.

Math, Science and Technology Standards

Standard 2: Students will access, generate, process and transfer information using appropriate technologies.
Standard 3: Students will understand mathematics and become mathematically confident in communicating and reasoning mathematically,by applying mathematics in a real-world settings, and by solving problems through the integrated study of number systems, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability, and trigonometry.
Standard 4: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principals.and theories pertaining to the physical setting and the living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Standard 6: Students will understand the relationship and common themes that connect mathematics, science and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.

Social Studies Standards

Standard 1: Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.
Standard 2: Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in world history and examine the broad sweep of history from a variety of perspectives.
Standard 3: Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the independent world in which we live - local, national, and global - including the distribution of people, places, and environments over the Earth's surface.

Arts Standards

Standard 3: Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.
Standard 4: Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society.



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