ERIC Number: ED477619
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Indiana's Academic Standards: Kindergarten English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.
Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis.; Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.; Indiana State Commission for Higher Education, Indianapolis.
This guide to Indiana's academic standards in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for kindergarten students begins with a note to students and another to parents. The guide spells out what students should know and be able to do in each subject, at each grade level. It helps students understand what is required to meet the standards. The guide also lists 10 things parents can do to help students succeed and includes information on assessments or measuring student learning. The guide's English/Language Arts section cites the following standards: (1) Reading: Word Recognition, Fluency, and Vocabulary Development; (2) Reading: Comprehension; (3) Reading: Literary Response and Analysis; (4) Writing: Process; (5) Writing: Applications (Different Types of Writing and Their Characteristics); (6) Writing: English Language Conventions; (7) Listening and Speaking: Skills, Strategies, and Applications. The Mathematics section lists six standards: Number Sense, Computation, Algebra and Functions, Geometry, Measurement, and Problem Solving. The Science section enumerates these six standards: Nature of Science and Technology, Scientific Thinking, Physical Setting, Living Environment, Mathematical World, and Common Themes. The Social Studies section cites these five standards: History; Civics and Government; Geography; Economics; and Individuals, Society, and Culture. Attached are note sheets. (NKA)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Kindergarten, Language Arts, Mathematics, Parent Role, Primary Education, Reading Achievement, Sciences, Social Studies, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Writing Achievement
For full text: http://www.indianastandards.org/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis.; Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.; Indiana State Commission for Higher Education, Indianapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana