Creepy, crawly bugs - Would you eat one? This performance task explores how insects can benefit humans. Students will watch two videos and read two articles to learn about how insects are changing people's lives. Students will take notes, critically read informational texts, provide detailed constructed responses to questions, and write a multiparagraph informational essay. This summative reading and writing task also incorporates science.
* Answer key and rubric are provided
Many elements of this assessment are aligned with CCSS for use with grades 6-8.