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Free Science Resource Sets — 5th Grade


5th Grade Science Standard: 5-ESS1-2

Performance Expectation (PE):

Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI):

Earth and the Solar System:

The orbits of Earth around the Sun and of the Moon around Earth, together with the rotation of Earth about an axis between its North and South Poles, cause observable patterns. These include day and night; daily changes in the length and direction of shadows; and different positions of the Sun, Moon, and stars at different times of the day, month, and year.

PHENOMENON-BASED INSTRUCTIONAL TASK:

Shadow Patterns

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FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK:

Shadow Patterns

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PATTERN ANALYSIS OF STUDENT THINKING (PAST):

Shadow Patterns

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5th Grade Science Standard: 5-LS1-1

Performance Expectation (PE):

Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI):

Earth and the Solar System:

Plants acquire their material for growth chiefly from air and water.

PHENOMENON-BASED INSTRUCTIONAL TASK:

Uprooted

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FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK:

Needs of Plants

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PATTERN ANALYSIS OF STUDENT THINKING (PAST):

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