evidence-based essay

Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Christine Jasmann
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History / Social Studies
6, 7
Middle (6-8)

What are the positive and negative features of different types of map projections? After reading three different types of map projections (conical, cylindrical, and flat-plane), write an essay in which you explain the positive features of each map as well as any problems with the projection such...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Inquiry By Design, Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
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English / Language Arts
High (9-12)

This task teaches the basics of argument and requires students to demonstrate their ability to read a text critically as well as to write an evidence-based essay. Before students complete the task, they will participate in scaffolding and instructional activities. These include developing...