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Attach your rationale for using thismaterial for this level
(contact department chair for a blank rationale template).
If no, please provide an explanation:
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Signature of recommending teacher: _____________________________________ Date:__________________________Signature of supporting professional who has read, viewed, or listened to theresource: ___________________________Signature of Department Chair:__________________________________________________________________________Signature of District Curriculum Administrator:_____________________________________________________________
Statement of Explanation
The Recommending teacher is responsible for reading, viewing, or listening to theresource, completing this application, writing the rationale, and securingsignatures required.
Application for Resources for Classroom Instruction
Learning resources shall be selected by professional staff to help meet curricular, instructional, and assessment objectives.
(Consider the following.)
Contribution that resource makes to the curriculum and to the interestsof the students, based on state and district standards
Contribution the resource makes to the breadth and depth of representative viewpoints on controversial issues
Contribution of representative viewpoints, including, but not limited to,multicultural, disability awareness, and gender-fair concepts
Contribution the resource makes in developing critical thinking skills
Appropriateness of the resource for the age of the students with whomthe resource is intended to be used