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Curriculum Embedded Task
Achieve
5
Average: 5 (2 votes)
Interdisciplinary
Mathematics
Science
Algebra 2
Biology
10, 11
High (9-12)

In this task, the students mathematically model changes in the bee colony numbers from the United States and from two individual states, California and South Dakota.

Students then use their constructed mathematical models to describe factors affecting the bee colony populations. The...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Devin McNelly
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Mathematics
Algebra 2
11
High (9-12)

The essential question that this task poses to students is: How can I become a well-informed, cost-conscious consumer of goods and services using my mathematical skills?

In this task, students have the opportunity to choose a good or service that they would like to purchase. 

After...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
0
No votes yet
History / Social Studies
World History
9
High (9-12)

The Commercial Revolution fueled a desire to explore the world. Travelers, adventurers, and explorers went looking for markets, power, and/or knowledge.

In groups of four, students will individually research the journeys of four adventurers. After conducting their research, each member...

Stand Alone Task
Institute for Learning
0
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English / Language Arts
9, 10
High (9-12)

During this assessment, students will read three texts about Steve Jobs, an American entrepreneur who revolutionized the computer industry. Assessment items including Vocabulary in Text 1, Analytic Summary of Text 1, Central Idea in Text 2, Central Idea in Text 3, and Analysis of Texts 1, 2, and...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Amy Troiano
Rhonda Fortin
Alex MacPhail
Cari Sbardella
0
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Science
Biology
10
High (9-12)

Based on their individual research conducted to answer the essential question: “Should stem cell research continue,” students will take a position regarding stem cell research. Students will have a choice in the product they create to educate the public on stem cell research, to communicate...

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Statistics
11, 12
High (9-12)

This task is an opportunity for students to apply their statistical reasoning to a relevant social and health issue: the importance of sleep. This task focuses on the use of the normal distribution as a mathematical model and on formulating a question, gathering data, and answering a key...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
English / Language Arts
9, 10
High (9-12)

In this task, students will read a fiction novel of their choice containing a modern social issue. Students will then conduct research on the social issue and write a research paper that analyzes and compares/contrasts the depiction of a social issue in the novel in relation to the reality of...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Inquiry By Design, Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Dennie Wolf
John McMillan
0
No votes yet
English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task students will read, analyze, and write about a range of documentary texts from American art and literature that portray the American dream and how people pursue, secure, or are disappointed in their quest for it. Students will then research the life of a person they know ...

Watchdog Reporter

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
0
No votes yet
English / Language Arts
10, 11
High (9-12)

In this computer-based task, students take on the role of an investigative reporter for a watchdog group. Students choose a topic, conduct research, and report on the topic and the information found. This can be in the form of a podcast, article, blog post, videocast or another presentation...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Summit Public Schools
0
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History / Social Studies
U.S. Government
12
High (9-12)

In this task, students will select and conduct research on an elected official who represents them at the federal level – a member of the House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate.

Students will then choose a relevant issue or a current piece of legislation and convey their viewpoints...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
0
No votes yet
English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students read the novel Wuthering Heights and analyze the major cultural issues that arise in the novel, including questions of race, class, and gender.

Additionally, students may want to compare the elements of the romance between the couples (Catherine and Heathcliff, Catherine...

Complex Project
Providence Schools
0
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English / Language Arts
12
High (9-12)
The big goals of this project are for students to write a 10-page research paper and give a 10-minute oral presentation as part of the school’s graduation requirement.
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