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

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Summit Public Schools
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Mathematics
Pre-Calculus
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students will investigate a periodic phenomenon in the world and propose a mathematical model that demonstrates the phenomenon. Upon completion of the project, students will submit a poster or a written report demonstrating the periodic phenomenon investigated. A 5-6 minute...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Laura Billings
Terry Roberts
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History / Social Studies
9, 10
High (9-12)

This module asks 9th and 10th grade students to read two famous speeches regarding the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy. Students are challenged to closely analyze these speeches in terms of language structure and democratic ideals.

The instructional sequence in this...

Newton's Helmet

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
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Science
Physics
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students take on the role of a research assistant in a materials lab tasked with testing various materials to determine the best materials to use in a sports helmet to limit the force of impact.

Students will conduct research on what is already known about helmet design,...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Summit Public Schools
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English / Language Arts
9
High (9-12)

Students complete a literary analysis paragraph that makes a claim about an author's moves or choices in a text. 

Complex Project
Summit Public Schools
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Mathematics
Calculus
11, 12
High (9-12)

In this project, students will use calculus to optimize a product or design. They will have to carefully characterize the variables and constraints of their system to form an equation to be optimized, and then take the derivative to find the maximum or minimum of that function. They must include...