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Performance Tasks

Kindergarten
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    Students will be able write and illustrate how multiple themes and objects may be interrelated.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Shadows and Light

     

  • Kindergarten
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    After reading texts students will use an organizer to help them compare the differences between the blue whale and the polar bear.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Comparing Blue Whale and Polar Bear
  • Graphic Organizer (doc)
  • Second Grade
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    After reading several texts students will explain how physical adaptations helped animals survive in their habitat.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Adventures in Adaptations

     

  • Third Grade
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    Students will be able to determine the causes and effects of a species being removed or reintroduced into an ecosystem.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Interaction Between Living Things in an Environment

     

  • Third Grade
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    After reading several texts and watching a video students will write an opinion piece that states which machine they would use to help their grandmother move.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Force and Simple Machines

     

  • Fourth Grade
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    After reading selected text students will be able to describe how animals adapted to their environment in the cold winter.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Animal Adaptations

     

  • Fourth Grade
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    After reading selected text students will write an informational essay that describes how the water cycle impacts daily life.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
  • Water Cycle Outline (pdf)
    Water Cycle
  • Fifth Grade
  • Performance Task Template (doc)
    Students will complete independent research and then write essay explaining how their chosen topic creates landforms.
  • Sample Lesson Plan (doc)
    Forces that Shape the Earth