NGSS Energy Exit Slips--Save tons of time by downloading my crafted assessments. When you teach food webs and the flow of energy through an ecosystem, choose one of my differentiated exit slips to assess your diverse learners.
Next Generation Science Standards, developed by 26 state partnerships in 2013, have already been adopted by 12 states (including Illinois, California, Delaware, New Jersey, etc). It's alignment to engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and connection to CCSS promote the idea of career readiness in lower grades.
About the Author:
Kayla Bell, "The Bell-Ringer", has been testing out NGSS in her 5th grade classroom, and creating resources along the way to help all educators make that transition to NGSS quick and easy.