NE.LA 8.2 Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.
LA 8.2.2 Writing Genres: Students will write for a variety of purposes and audiences in multiple genres.
LA 8.2.2.b Write considering typical characteristics of the selected genre (e.g., business letter, report, email, class notes, research paper, play, web page/blog)
NE.LA 8.4 Multiple Literacies: Students will identify, locate, and evaluate information.
LA 8.4.1 Multiple Literacies: Students will research, analyze, and communicate information in a variety of media and formats (textual, visual, and digital).
LA 8.4.1.c Practice safe and ethical behaviors when communicating and interacting with others (e.g., safe information to share online, appropriate language use, utilize appropriate sites and materials, respect diverse perspectives)
LA 8.4.1.d Engage in activities with learners from a variety of cultures through electronic means (e.g., podcasts, video chats, distance learning)
LA 8.4.1.f Gather and share information and opinions as a result of communication with others (e.g., video/audio chat, interview, podcast, multi-media presentations)
LA 8.4.1.g Use social networks and information tools to gather and share information (e.g., social bookmarking, online collaborative tools)