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ELD STANDARD

CA.ELD.1112.B.6a(Bridging)
. Reading/viewing
closely a. Explain
ideas,
phenomena,
processes, and
relationships
within and across
texts (e.g.,
compare/contrast
, cause/effect,
themes,
evidence-based
argument) based
on close reading
of a variety of
grade-level texts,
presented in
various print and
multimedia
formats, using a
variety of
detailed
sentences and
precise general
academic and
domain-specific
words.

CA.ELD.1112.B.6a(Bridging)
.
Reading/viewing
closely a. Explain
ideas,
phenomena,
processes, and
relationships
within and across
texts (e.g.,
compare/contrast
, cause/effect,
themes,
evidence-based
argument) based
on close reading
of a variety of
grade-level texts,
presented in
various print and
multimedia
formats, using a
variety of
detailed
sentences and
precise general
academic and
domain-specific
words.

CA.ELD.1112.B.6a(Bridging
).
Reading/viewing
closely a.
Explain ideas,
phenomena,
processes, and
relationships
within and
across texts
(e.g.,
compare/contras
t, cause/effect,
themes,
evidence-based
argument) based
on close reading
of a variety of
grade-level
texts, presented
in various print
and multimedia
formats, using a
variety of
detailed
sentences and
precise general
academic and
domain-specific
words.

CA.ELD.1112.C.11a(Brid
ging).
Justify/arguing
a.justify
opinions or
persuade
others by
making
connections
and
distinctions
between ideas
and texts and
articulating
sufficient,
detailed, and
relevant
textual
evidence or
background
knowledge,
using
appropriate
register

CA.ELD.1112.C.11a(Brid
ging).
Justify/arguing
a.justify
opinions or
persuade
others by
making
connections
and
distinctions
between
ideas and
texts and
articulating
sufficient,
detailed, and
relevant
textual
evidence or
background
knowledge,
using
appropriate
register

NGSS SEP 3. Planning and
Carrying Out
Investigations

NGSS SEP 4. Analyzing
and
Interpreting
Data

NGSS SEP 7.
Constructing
Explanations
and Designing
Solutions

CONTENT
STANDARD:
SCIENCE

CONTENT
STANDARD:
ENGLISH

HS-PS3-3:
Design, build,
and refine a
device that
works within
given constraints
to convert one
form of energy
into another form
of energy.

CA.ELA.1112.R.3. Analyze a
complex set of
ideas or
sequence of
events and
explain how
specific

NGSS SEP 1. Asking Questions
and Defining
Problems

NGSS SEP 8. Obtaining
Evaluating,
and
Communicatin
g Information
CA.ELA.1112.R.7. Integrate
and evaluate
multiple sources
of information
presented in
different media
or formats (e.g.,

CA.ELA.1112.R.7. Integrate
and evaluate
multiple sources
of information
presented in
different media
or formats (e.g.,

CA.ELA.1112.W.7.
Conduct short
as well as
more
sustained
research
project to

CA.ELA.1112.W.7.Condu
ct short as
well as more
sustained
research
project to
answer a

individuals, ideas,
or events interact
and develop over
the course of the
text.

visually,
quantitatively) as
well as in words
in order to
address a
question or solve
a problem.

visually,
quantitatively)
as well as in
words in order to
address a
question or solve
a problem.

answer a
question
(including a
self-generated
question) or
solve a
problem;
narrow or
broaden the
inquiry when
appropriate;
synthesize
multiple
sources on the
subject,
demonstrating
understanding
of the subject
under
investigation.

question
(including a
self-generated
question) or
solve a
problem;
narrow or
broaden the
inquiry when
appropriate;
synthesize
multiple
sources on
the subject,
demonstratin
g
understanding
of the subject
under
investigation.

OBJECTIVE

After introducing
collaborative and
service project
(persuasive
letter)
instructions,
students will be
able to assign
roles and begin
research.

After evaluating
multiple sources
of information,
SWBAT culminate
the research
process within
their small group
by completing
their respective
graphic
organizers.

After planning
and carrying out
research,
students will be
able to further
refine the stance
of their
persuasive
letters by
participating in
whole class
discussion using
Padlet.

After
analyzing and
interpreting
data in Padlet,
students will
be able to
demonstrate
understanding
of the subject
under
investigation
by completing
the first draft
of their
persuasive
letter.

After
evaluating the
first draft of
their
persuasive
letter,
students will
be able to
revise and
complete the
final draft of
their
persuasive
letter.

ASSESSMENT

Formative: Exit
Ticket of
assigning
individual roles
with at least one
credible resource
found per person.

Formative: Check
for completion of
individual role
graphic
organizers

Formative:
Submit outline of
group’s stance
and research

Formative:
First Draft

Summative:
Final Draft

STUDENT
ACTIVITY

Project
Introduction
Go Over Rubric
Initial research

Research in
graphic
organizers

Padlet
Class discussion
Outline

First Draft

Final Draft

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