Meeting Wisconsin Standards

Student Multigenre Web Projects:
Exploring Local History


B.12.1 Create or produce writing to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.

  • Compose and publish analytic and reflective writing that conveys knowledge, experience, insights, and opinions to an intended audience
  • Write autobiographical and biographical narratives in a mature style characterized by suitable vocabulary, descriptive detail, effective syntax, an appropriate voice, a variety of sentence structures, clear coordination and subordination of ideas, and rhetorical devices that help establish tone and reinforce meaning
  • Write for a variety of readers, including peers, teachers, and other adults, adapting content, style, and structure to audience and situation
  • Use a variety of writing technologies, including pen and paper as well as computers

B.12.2 Plan, revise, edit, and publish clear and effective writing.

  • Develop a composition through a series of drafts, using a revision strategy based on purpose and audience, personal style, self-awareness of strengths and weaknesses as a writer, and feedback from peers and teachers

B.12.3 Understand the function of various forms, structures, and punctuation marks of standard American English and use them appropriately in oral and written communications.


F.12.1 Conduct research and inquiry on self-selected or assigned topics, issues, or problems and use an appropriate form to communicate their findings.

  • Use research tools found in school and college libraries, take notes, collect and classify sources, and develop strategies for finding and recording information
  • Conduct interviews, taking notes or recording and transcribing oral information, then summarizing the results
  • Organize research materials and data, maintaining a note-taking system that includes summary, paraphrase, and quoted material
  • Present findings in oral and written reports, correctly citing sources


E.12.1 Use computers to acquire, organize, analyze, and communicate information.

E.12.3 Create media products appropriate to audience and purpose.


Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for English Language Arts

Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies

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