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Inquiry By Design, Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Dennie Wolf
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English / Language Arts
10
High (9-12)

This task asks students to consider whether texts should be edited in order to remove potentially offensive content.

An examination of opinion pieces about the editing of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain is followed by a comparison reading of two versions of a scene from...

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Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
0
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students write an argumentative paper about school violence in the United States, using evidence from resources studied and discussed in class, as well as their own research findings. Students identify a specific problem related to school violence and then propose a solution to help decrease the...

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San Diego School of Digital Media and Design
Carisa Barnes
5
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will use their study and knowledge of a particular work of literary merit to design and create a piece of art and an artistic statement. The art and statement will demonstrate the connection between a thematic idea in the work and the literary elements that contribute to it (e.g.,...

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New Hampshire Task Bank
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English / Language Arts
11
High (9-12)

The Junior Research Paper is the culmination of a yearlong process designed to enable students to create a thesis-driven research essay. Students choose their specific topic but it must be grounded in a global, or non-U.S., context.

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Asia Society
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Mathematics
Statistics
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will use regression models and correlations of a wide array of data to analyze economic variables from a country that is struggling in one or more areas.

The experience will culminate in a Model United Nations (MUN) Summit on Poverty and Economics. Students will prepare a...

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Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
0
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

This task introduces students to creating a complex argument about a real-life issue that affects everyone: taxes.

Students focus on a specific part of a large task, research information on a topic about which they may not have already formed an opinion, and make an argument for action (...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
0
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

For this task, students write an essay comparing a poem to the lyrics of a song. The two texts should share a common theme.

Students will write a 3-4 page paper arguing whether the similar use of figurative language, rhythm, sound effects, and other poetic techniques in song lyrics prove...

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Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Kari Kokka
Vinci Daro
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Mathematics
Algebra 2
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

This task begins with an animated video clip showing a cat jumping into the road, and a car nearly hitting it, which motivates a framing question: Can the driver stop in time? This sets the context for a whole-class brainstorm about what quantities might need to be considered in order to answer...

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Summit Public Schools
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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...