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STEM+ Lesson Template

Name of Task: 3 D Monster


Task
Analysis
Step
Step 1:
Examine
and
Identify
Appropriat
e Essential
Question

Grade Level: 7th/8th

Essential Questions and


Resources
Essential Questions:
Is/does this task:
Clear in its expectations?
Grade-level appropriate?
Aligned to the standards?
Require students to use
language and analytical
skills to demonstrate their
content knowledge?
Remember Essential Questions
do not have just one answer.

Subject: Art/Language Arts


Analysis

Essential Question: How do we make this 1D design become


3D?
STEM+ Component(s) addressed:
Collaboration, Continuous feedback, Relevance, Student Driven,
Multiple Pathways, Teacher as participant and facilitator
Standards addressed:
MS-ETSI-2:Evaluate competing design solutions using a
systematic process to determine how well they meet the
criteria and constraints of the problem.
MS-ETSI-2: Develop a model to generate data for iterative
testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or
process such that an optimal design can be achieved.
VA 1B: experiment with a variety of tools and technologies
to employ multiple approaches to solve problems.
VA 2A: Apply knowledge of elements and principles of
design to solve problems in traditional and experimental
ways
VA 3B: Generate and revise multiple solutions in the visual
arts
VA 6B: Prace problem solving with materials and processes
to make predictions and anticipate change
VA 6C:Share ideas, images and objects with others through a
variety of ways.
21.6-8.ES.4
Essential Concept and/or Skill: Demonstrate initiative, selfdirection, creativity,
and entrepreneurial thinking while exploring individual talents and skills
necessary to be successful.

Integrated Content Area (outside of your content area):


Art, Language Arts

Step 2:
Identify
Task
Demands
(What)

Guiding Questions:
Write down everything that
students need to
demonstrate, know, or do in
order to successfully
answer the essential
question.
To do this, read (or watch)
the task instructions.
Resources:
For Content Knowledge:
Common Core State
Standards, Next Generation
Science Standards, or other
relevant standards (e.g.,
district, state, etc.)

What do students need to do and know in terms of?


Content
Knowledge
-proportions
-patterns
-basic sewing skills
-order of tasks

DOK Level
(explain)
Level 4:

SAMR Level
(explain)
Redefinition:

Students are acting


as engineers
analyzing,
designing, and
creating projects.
They are finding
multiple pathways
to success

Student has control


of their own
learning.
Unpredictable
outcome, student
asks the questions
and find their own
solutions

Step 3:
Identify
Disciplinar
y
Practice(s
)

(How)

Guiding Question:
What disciplinary practice(s)
are most relevant to this task?

Rele
vant
disci
plina
ry
analy
tical
pract
ices
for
this
task:

Differ
entia
tion
of
Reso
urces
:

Differ
entia
tion
of
instru
ction
al/
mana
geme
nt
strat
egies
:

Stude
nts
are
called
to
think
about
the
end
result
and
work
back
wards
throu
gh
the
creati
on
and
desig
n

Each
stude
nt
has a
uniqu
e
mons
ter
desig
n
which
calls
for an
indivi
dualiz
ed
creati
on
proce
ss

Vario
us
sectio
ns of
art
are
respo
nding
differ
ently
to
instru
ction.
Some
are
self
direct
ed
while
other
s
need

proce
ss

Guiding Questions:
What are the language
demands of this lesson? (What
language functions will
students be required to use?)
Step 3 :
Identify
ELL
Strategy
(s)

What vocabulary instruction


might be needed?
What sort of speaking &
listening skills should we
scaffold?

Lang
uage
and
spea
king/
liste
ning
funct
ions:

more
prom
pting

Disci
plina
ry
voca
bular
y
consi
derat
ions:

Multi
ple
mod
es of
repre
sent
ation
:

For the
Future!
Step 4:
Identify
ELP
Standard(
s)

Guiding Questions:
What English Language
Proficiency Standards are
reflected in this task?

ELP Standard

Your Reasoning

Which of these ELP standards


do you feel comfortable
measuring or intend to assess?
Resources:
The ELP Standards
Alternative Organization of
Standards
The K-12 Practices Matrix
Guiding Questions:
How will students demonstrate
understanding of the content
and process posed in the
Essential Question?

Step 5:
Identify
Assessme
nt

What are the relevant ELP standards for this task? Please include
your reasoning behind selecting these standards.

Form
ative
Asses
smen
t
Strate
gies:

Demo
nstrat
ion of
Learn
ing:
(multi
ple
mode
s of
expre
ssing
learni
ng)

Plan
for
stude
nt
reflec
tion
and
redesi
gn: