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High School (ELA-JN) Journalism

(JR) Reading Strand

ELA-JN.JR.04 - Understand a solid foundation in press law and ethics as it applies to scholastic media, including First Amendment-related rights and responsibilities.


Some Journalism Standard are larger groups of related Sub-Standards Outcomes. So this Journalism Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related Sub-Standards. So click on the Sub-Standard Outcomes below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each Journalism Standard related Outcomes.


  • JR.04.a - Analyze documents of significance regarding journalistic law and ethics (e.g. historic court cases, publication policies, state and national laws, history and evolution of media as well as functions, limitations and influences of media in society).

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