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Monday, January 9, 2012

1-9-2012 CCCS for Reading - Standard 7 Grades 6-8

Continuing my way through the standards, offering links, lessons, and ideas to help teach the 
Core Curriculum Content Standards,
the first 10 days are Reading. 
Day Seven - CCCS for Reading - Standard 7 Grades 6-8

unpacked skill6- Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.7- Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).8- Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors. 6- Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.7- Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).8- Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.


Comparing Mediums






print media



Please post a comment below if you have a site or lesson idea to share for teaching this standard.  I would love your input!


  1. Hi Janel
    thanks for the great post. Hey, do you happen to know Inanimate Alice? It is a digital story and is aligned directly with the CCCS. Take a look at

  2. Great suggestion! Thanks! I will have to add that one.

  3. Nice list dear. Thanks for sharing it dear.
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