St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES - Building Futures ~ Creating Meaningful Lives
 

 

NEW YORK STATE LEARNING STANDARDS AND THE COMMON CORE

 
 
 
 


Health, Physical Education and Home Economics

Standard 1: Personal Health and Fitness

Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity and maintain person health.

Standard 2: A Safe and Healthy Environment

Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.

Standard 3: Resource Management

Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources.

  

Mathematics, Science and Technology

Standard 1: Analysis, Inquiry and Design

Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry and engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers and develop solutions.

Standard 2: Information Systems

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Students will access, generate, process and transfer information using appropriate technologies.

Standard 3: Mathematics

Students will understand mathematics and become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically, by applying mathematics in real-world settings, and by solving problems through the integrated study of number systems, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability and trigonometry.

Standard 4: Science

Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.

Standard 5: Technology

Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design, construct, use and evaluate products and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs.

Standard 6: Interconnectedness: Common Themes

Students will understand the relationships and common themes that connect mathematics, science and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.

Standard 7: Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

Students will apply the knowledge and thinking skills of mathematics, science and technology to address real-life problems and make informed decisions.

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English Language Arts

Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding

Students will listen, speak, read and write for information and understanding.  As listeners and readers, students will collect data, facts and ideas: discover relationships, concepts and generalizations; and use knowledge generated from oral, written and electronically produced texts.  As speakers and writers, they will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language to acquire, interpret, apply and transmit information.

Standard 2: Language for Literary Response and Expression

Students will read and listen to oral, written and electronically produced tests and performances from American and world literature, relate texts and performances to their own lives, and develop an understanding of the diverse social, historical and cultural dimensions the texts and performances represent.  As speakers and writers, students will use oral and written language for self-expression and artistic creation.

Standard 3: Language for Critical Analysis and Evaluation

Students will listen, speak, read and write for critical analysis and evaluation.  As listeners and readers, students will analyze experiences, ideas, information and issues presented by others using a variety of established criteria.  As speakers and writers, they will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions or the English language to present, from a variety of perspectives, their opinions and judgments on experiences, ideas, information and issues.

Standard 4: Language for Social Interaction

Students will listen, speak, read and write for social interaction.  Students will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language for effective social communication with a wide variety of people.  As readers and listeners, they will use the social communications of others to enrich their understanding of people and their views.

Languages Other Than English

 Standard 1: Communication Skills

         Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Cultural Understanding

         Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

The Arts

Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts

Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theater and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

Standard 2: Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources

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Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles.

Standard 3: Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art

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: Understanding the Cultural contributions of the Arts

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.

Career Development and Occupational Studies

Standard 1: Career Development

Students will be knowledgeable about the world of work, explore career options, and relate personal skills, aptitudes and abilities to future career decisions.

Standard 2: Integrated Learning

Students will demonstrate how academic knowledge and skills are applied in the workplace and other settings.

Standard 3a: Universal Foundation Skills

Students will demonstrate mastery of the foundation skills and competencies essential for success in the workplace.

Standard 3b: Career Majors

Students who choose a career major will acquire the career-specific technical knowledge/skills necessary to progress toward gainful employment, career advancement and success in post-secondary programs.

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Social Studies

Standard 1: History of the United States and New York

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.

Standard 2: World History

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: Geography

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the interdependent world in which we live local, national and global including the distribution of people, places and environments over the Earths surface.

Standard 4: Economics

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of how the United States and other societies develop economic systems and associated institutions to allocate scarce resources, how major decision-making unites function in the United States and other national economies and how an economy solves the scarcity problem through market and non-market mechanisms.

Standard 5: Civics, Citizenship and Government

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the necessity for establishing governments; the governmental system of the United States and other nations; the United States Constitution; the basic civil values of American constitutional democracy; and the roles, rights and responsibilities of citizenship, including avenues of participation.

Contact Person: Kelly Wilson (kelly.wilson@sllboces.org)  

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