Discipline: Science

Grade Level: 8

Course: Physical Science

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The Laws of Conservation and Photosynthesis
What
Skills?
  • Skills Cluster 1: Preparing for the Task
    • Skill Definition

      Task Engagement:

      Ability to connect the task and new content to existing knowledge, skills, experiences, interests, and concerns.

  • Skills Cluster 2: Reading Process
    • Skill Definition

      Active Reading:

      Ability to identify the central point and main supporting elements of a text.

      Academic Integrity:

      Ability to use and credit sources appropriately.

      Note Taking:

      Ability to read purposefully and select relevant information; to summarize and/or paraphrase.

  • Skills Cluster 3: Transition to Writing
    • Skill Definition

      Bridging:

      Ability to begin linking reading results to writing task.

  • Skills Cluster 4: Writing Process
    • Skill Definition

      Planning:

      Ability to develop a line of thought and text structure appropriate to an information/explanation task.

      Development:

      Ability to construct an initial draft with an emerging line of thought and structure.

      Editing:

      Ability to proofread and format a piece to make it more effective.

      Revision:

      Ability to refine text, including line of thought, language usage, and tone as appropriate to audience and purpose.

      Completion:

      Ability to submit final piece that meets expectations.

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