ALIGNMENT OF MY LOGO’S CURRICULUM WITH THE MISSOURI SHOW-ME STANDARDS
NOTE: Missouri’s Social Studies, Communication Arts/Reading/Literacy, & Science Standards form the basis for all the local government lessons included in the MY LOGO Curriculum Handbook. MY LOGO is aware that from the time the Local Government Handbook was written that the titles of Missouri’s Standards may have changed. However, the MY LOGO Local Government Handbook still aligns with Missouri’s Standards” whether they are the Show-Me, GLE, or CLE.
Below is an brief example of that alignment. For a complete list aligned by each unit, please go to the Handbook Section and select “Standards” from the list:
SOCIAL STUDIES KNOWLEDGE STANDARDS
- Principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States
- Continuity and change in the history of Missouri, the United States and the world
- Principles and processes of governance systems
- Economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand)
- The major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment
- Relationships of the individuals and groups to institutions and cultural traditions
- The use of tools of social science inquiry such as surveys, statistics, maps and documents
ALIGNMENT OF MY LOGO’S CURRICULUM WITH FIVE ACADEMIC PERSPECTIVES: (Missouri Social Studies Framework)
- The civic-political perspective asks and addresses questions about issues of governance about how people relate to and interact with their political systems in this and other nations.
- The social-cultural perspective asks and addresses questions about the individual's relationship to variety of social groups, about how societies are organized and about dynamic relationships among the elements within cultures.
- The historical perspective asks and addresses questions about how events and developments that have shaped the course of human affairs may be interpreted
- The economic perspective asks and addresses questions about how individuals, institutions, and societies are organized to meet human economic needs under the ever-present condition of scarcity.
- The geographical perspective asks and addresses questions about locations and characteristics of places and about dynamic relationships among people and their physical and social environments.
ALIGNMENT OF MY LOGO’S CURRICULUM WITH THE MISSOURI SHOW-ME STANDARDS COMMUNICATION ARTS KNOWLEDGE STANDARDS
- Speaking and writing standard English (including grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, capitalization)
- Reading and evaluating fiction, poetry and drama
- Reading and evaluating nonfiction works and material (such as biographies, newspapers, technical manuals)
- Writing formally (such as reports, narratives, essays) and informally (such as outlines, notes)
- Comprehending and evaluating the content and artistic aspects of oral and visual presentations (such as story-telling, debates, lectures, multi-media productions)
- Participating in formal and informal presentations and discussions of issues and ideas
- Identifying and evaluating relationships between language and culture
ALIGNMENT OF MY LOGO’S CURRICULUM WITH FIVE ACADEMIC PERSPECTIVES (Missouri Communication Arts Framework)
I. Gather, Analyze and Apply Information and Ideas II. Communicate Effectively Within and Beyond the Classroom III. Recognize and Solve Problems IV. Make Decisions and Act as Responsible Members of Society
ALIGNMENT OF MY LOGO’S CURRICULUM WITH THE MISSOURI SHOW-ME STANDARDS SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE STANDARDS
8. impact of science, technology and human activity on resources and the environment
ALIGNMENT OF THIS HANDBOOK WITH FIVE ACADEMIC PERSPECTIVES (Missouri Science Framework)
I. Scientific Inquiry II. Scientific Relevance VI. VI. Earth Systems VIII. Ecology
ALIGNMENT OF MY LOGO’S CURRICULUM WITH THE MISSOURI SHOW-ME STANDARDS PERFORMANCE STANDARDS GOALS
- Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to gather, analyze and apply information and ideas.
- Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively within and beyond the classroom.
- Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to recognize and solve problems.
- Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to make decisions and act as responsible members of society.