Sample Responses

In regard to the CA CCSS in Speaking and Listening SL.9-10.1 and SL.9-10.4, and Language L.9-10.6, describe the strategies the teacher used to integrate these standards into the science learning sequence.

The teacher encouraged the studnets to share and discuss their answers with a partner.


In regard to the CA CCSS in Reading RST.9-10.3 and RST.9-10.7, describe the strategies the teacher used to integrate these standards into the science learning sequence.

The students were required to follow steps in creating chemical reactions and recorded information in tables.


In regard to the CA CCSS in Writing WHST.9-10.1, WHST.9-10.2, WHST.9-10.4, WHST.9-10.7, and WHST.9-10.9, how was writing scaffolded for students throughout the week?

The teacher has students practice short writing through the Daily Science Journal, then more extended writing during the preparation of the lab report, and finally a more extended writing before testing on Friday.