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K-12 performance tasks in math, English/language arts, science, and history/social studies

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Inquiry By Design, Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
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English / Language Arts
10

Students will have the opportunity to explore historical photos and documents that depict life in New York City for young people in the late 1800s. Students will compare the plight of children from that time period to current-day information on the lives of young people in the city. Finally,...

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Providence Schools
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English / Language Arts
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.

Data Collection

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Complex Project
Summit Public Schools
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Mathematics
Statistics
11, 12

This project will introduce students to their first time writing a statistical analysis paper and collecting their own data.

First, students will practice sampling using a random number generator to understand sampling methods and how to choose the best methods.

Second, students...

Complex Project
Summit Public Schools
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English / Language Arts
6

Students write a myth that describes something specific about our world (e.g., a natural phenomenon like why it snows in winter, the creation of the earth, or a past event). Students create a visual representation of their myth and participate in a gallery walk.

Curriculum Embedded Task
Summit Public Schools
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History / Social Studies
U.S. Government
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...

Watchdog Reporter

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
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English / Language Arts
10, 11

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...