position paper

Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE), The New York City Teacher Design Team
Michal Lomask
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Science
9
High (9-12)

In the Science, Technology and Society Position Paper tasks students will explore issues related to the impact of science and technology on society and the environment. Students will search the internet for relevant and credible scientific data. Based on the data they collect, they will make...

Typhoid Mary

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New Hampshire Task Bank
Scanlon
Tobiasson
Korhn
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English / Language Arts
Interdisciplinary
7
Middle (6-8)

Students will write a first person letter similar to the one Mary Mallon (Typhoid Mary) wrote to the Board of Health. Students will use both scientific evidence and personal opinion to convince the audience about their position regarding a contagious disease. They will research what happened...

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
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9, 10, 11, 12

This common analytic rubric evaluates students' ability to craft a position or argument and communicate the position effectively in writing.