This unit plan encompasses the 5 NGSS standards in MS-PS3. It is fully NGSS aligned with the inclusion of engineering design projects and claim-evidence-reasoning writings. Rubrics for all written assignments and projects are included as are the anchoring and investigative phenomena. Integrated in each activity are applicable interactive notebook pages.
One additional piece included is a proficiency scale for each of the 5 standards to assist teachers in those districts moving toward mastery based learning. Each proficiency scale has 4 learning targets pre-written.