Student Work Rubric - Argumentation Task - Grades 9-12

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Dorothy Sutton
Kelly M. Gaier Evans
Peter DeWitt
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module has been developed from the Battelle Data Analysis Module Template and adapted for Metro Early College High School students in Learning Centers (Bodies [biomedical], Digital [music], Design [engineering], and Growth [agriculture]). These are advanced students and mostly juniors....

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Amy Klein
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Science
Environmental Science
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will read excerpts from the book Silent Spring by Rachel Carson and research the risks and benefits of DDT. Students will then pretend that they are living in 1962 when the book was published, and write a letter to their senator arguing whether or not the government should ban DDT based...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Vivian Masket
Sarah Peterson
Eva Bridgeforth
Erin Coker
Bridgett Bird
Jennifer M. Yacoubian
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Science
Chemistry
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module is situated towards the end of the second semester and serves as an application of covalent bonding. The goal is for students to leave this module with a better foundational knowledge of the properties of covalent bonds and how those bonds are important to their lives.

Prior...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Annette Brown
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Science
Environmental Science
7, 8, 9
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

What is hydraulic fracturing? Why is it so controversial? In this lesson, students learn how to develop a paper and poster in which they investigate the facts behind the hydrofracking controversy, identify how the demand for natural gas is changing, and research and map how natural gas...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Tamara Beilke
Kelly M. Gaier Evans
Peter DeWitt
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Science
Chemistry
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

This module has been developed from the Battelle Design Module Template. In this module, students build a solar cell using titanium dioxide (TiO2) extracted from donuts. Students initially conduct background research on dye- sensitized solar cells and the dyes used, and proceed to experimentally...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Pier Sun Ho
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
11
High (9-12)

The Civil Right Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965 are considered the most important civil rights legislation since the end of the Civil War. They arose from courtrooms, executive actions, and prior legislation, but also from sit-ins, boycotts, and civic organizing with a message that...