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1 Linking Next Generation Science Standards to Common Core State Standards

2 Angela Goulart 11 th year Middle School Science in Central Falls Member AFT review team for NGSS Rhode Island Strategic Leadership Team DANA Center Curriculum writing team

3 Session - Development of NGSS - How to read NGSS - Connections between NGSS and CCSS in Mathematics and ELA - Starting with the Practices

4 Phase I Phase II 1990’s NGSS Development

5 How the Framework Connects to NGSS

6 Recommended Resources Framework for K-12 Science Education

7 Reading NGSS 4 ways to access Book available from Downloadable in PDF form from NGSS website Tablet app Interactive on NGSS website (

8 Alignment with CCSS ELA CCSS increased focus on informational text Use of science text for content aligns with standards for use text features and gathering information from diagrams and graphics.

9 Alignment with CCSS ELA CCSS early focus on informative writing Early writing in science can focus on topic specific details as well use of domain specific vocabulary. Scaffold up as student begin writing arguments using evidence during middle school

10 Alignment to CCSS Math In the early grades, science aligns as students are learning to use measurements as well as representing and gathering data As students progress into middle school, their use of variables and relationships between variables will be reinforced consistently in science class.

11 Venn Diagram Activity 1. In a baggie on your table you have strips of paper that list different practices for Math, English Language Arts, and Science 2. Place the strips into the appropriate locations in the Venn diagram to show the connections.


13 Pr actices in Mathematics, Science, and English Language Arts* *The common Core English Language Arts uses the term “student capacities” rather than the term “practices” used in Common Core Mathematics and the Next Generation Science Standards.

14 Based on work by Tina Chuek Math Science ELA M1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them M2: Reason abstractly & quantitatively M6: Attend to precision M7: Look for & make use of structure M8: Look for & make use of regularity in repeated reasoning S1: Ask questions and define problems S3: Plan & carry out investigations S4: Analyze & interpret data S6: Construct explanations & design solutions M4. Models with mathematics S2: Develop & use models S5: Use mathematics & computational thinking E1: Demonstrate independence in reading complex texts, and writing and speaking about them E7: Come to understand other perspectives and cultures through reading, listening, and collaborations E6: Use technology & digital media strategically & capably M5: Use appropriate tools strategically E2: Build a strong base of knowledge through content rich texts E5: Read, write, and speak grounded in evidence M3 & E4: Construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others S7: Engage in argument from evidence S8: Obtain, evaluate, & communicate information E3: Obtain, synthesize, and report findings clearly and effectively in response to task and purpose Commonalities Among the Practices in Science, Mathematics and English Language Arts

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