Standards & Indicators


1. Creativity and Innovation Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

2. 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 of others. a. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems

3. Research and Information Fluency Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media c. Evaluate and select information sources and digital
tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks

Montgomery County Public Schools English 12 Curriculum
  • 1.2.2— Determine the critical or central idea(s) of a text.
  • 1.2.4— Interpret a literary work by using a critical approach.
  • 2.1.1— Analyze organization, structure, and syntax that reveal an author’s purpose.
  • 3.3.4— Use a systematic process for recording and documenting information.
  • 4.1. 2— Apply Standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling in speaking and/or writing.
  • 5.1.2— Participate in and contribute to large- and small-group collaboration for a variety of assigned and self-selected purposes.

American Association of School Librarians Standards for the Twenty-First Century Learner
  • 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and
  • gather meaning.
  • 1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.
  • 1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding.
  • 2.1.1 Continue an inquiry-based research process by applying critical-thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation, organization) to information and knowledge in order to construct new understandings, draw conclusions, and create new knowledge
  • 2.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information.
  • 2.1.5 Collaborate with others to exchange ideas, develop new understandings, make decisions, and solve problems
  • 2.3.1 Connect understanding to the real world.
  • 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view,
  • use, and assess.
  • 3.2.3 Demonstrate teamwork by working productively with others.