Following is a list of referenced standards which I felt this Web Quest was applicable to. For detailed examination of these standards please visit Education Worlds' section on National Standards
Select from the list below depending on your emphasis with your students and the grade level you're working with.
Language Arts/English Standards Addressed
- Reading for Perspective
- Understanding the Human Experience
- Evaluation Strategies
- Communication Skills
- Communication Strategies
- Applying Knowledge
- Evaluating Data
- Developing Research Skills
- Multi-cultural Understanding
- Participating in Society
- Applying Language Skills
Fine Arts/Visual Arts Standards Addressed
- Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes
- Using Knowledge of Structures and Functions
- Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas.
- Understanding the Visual Arts in relation to History and Cultures.
- Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and The Work of Others.
- Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines.
Social Science/Geography Standards Addressed
- The World in Spatial Terms.
- Places and Regions.
- Environment and Society.
- The Uses of Geography.
Science Standards Addressed
- Earth and Space Science
- Science and Technology
Thinking and communications skills.
Following are several operational skills which I felt were applicable to this web quest. Explore these as a base reference for your lesson delivery.
- Inference-making - Infer from information gathered, what the meaning of the symbol is, and it's relationship in Lakota culture and Astronomy.
- Critical thinking - Critically assess existing knowledge of the Tipi in relationship to points of authenticity and accuracy.
- Creative production - Creatively organize information gathered into a presentation format.
- Creative problem-solving - Creatively transform traditional knowledge into technological forms which reinforce traditional perspectives
- Comparison and Contrast - Compare and contrast other information about the Tipi with knowledge from an authentic Native source.
- Teamwork - Incorporate Native American approaches to "Many Hands" team works.