NCSCS Grade 4 Language Arts Objectives
2.03 Read a variety of texts, including:
Fiction (legends, novels, folklore, science fiction).
Drama (skits, plays).
4.10 Use technology as a tool to gather, organize, and present information.

NCSCS Grade 8 North Carolina History Objectives
6.01 Identify the causes and effects of the Great Depression and analyze the impact of New Deal policies on Depression Era life in North Carolina.

NCSCS Grade 8 Language Arts Objectives
2.01 Analyze and evaluate informational materials that are read, heard, and /or viewed by:
Summarizing information.
Determining the importance of information.
Making connections to related topics/information.
Monitoring comprehension.
Drawing inferences.
Generating questions.
Extending ideas.
5.02 Study the characteristics of literary genres( fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry) through:
Reading a variety of literature and other text (e.g. young adult novels, short stories, biographies, plays, free verse, narrative poems).