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6th Grade - Media Standards

6th Grade English Language Arts - Media Standards

To work on sixth grade media standards, click on the numbers below to visit pages of internet resources for each of the learning standards.

Checks for Understanding are at the top of this page. Scroll down to find internet resources related to the State Performance Indicators (SPIs).

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)

0601.7.1 Effectiveness of Media - Interpret how the sounds, images, and words used in television, radio, film, and the Internet are used to support the purpose of the production and evaluate the effectiveness of the techniques.
0601.7.2 Visual and Verbal Elements - Identify, analyze, and discuss the relationship between the visual (e.g., media images, painting, film, graphic arts) and the verbal in media and explain how the elements support or conflict with each other.
0601.7.3 Visual and Sound Techniques - Identify visual and sound techniques and design elements (e.g., special effects, camera angles, lighting, and music in television or film or layout, pictures, and typeface in newspapers, magazines, and print advertisements) in various media, and explain how they carry or influence messages.
0601.7.4 Presentation - Present a clearly identifiable, explicit message, using visual, audio, and graphic effects and interactive features.
0601.7.5 Audience Needs - Demonstrate an awareness of audience needs through choice of medium and the selection of images, words, and sounds.
0601.7.6 Audience Reaction - Consider potential audience reaction (e.g., being aware of verbal and nonverbal cues given by the audience during a presentation) to improve media productions.

State Performance Indicators

SPI 0601.7.1 Select Best Medium - Select the medium that best reinforces a viewpoint or enhances a presentation.
SPI 0601.7.2 Visual Images - Select the visual image that best reinforces a viewpoint or enhances a presentation.
SPI 0601.7.3 Purpose - Identify the purpose of a medium (i.e., to inform, to persuade, to entertain, to describe).
SPI 0601.7.4 Inference - Draw an inference from a non-print medium.
SPI 0601.7.5 Summarize Message - Choose the statement that best summarizes/communicates the message presented by a medium.
SPI 0601.7.6 Identify Conflict - Identify the type of conflict (i.e., person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. environment, person vs. technology) represented in a non-print medium.
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