Question Exploration Routine is an instructional methods that teachers can use to help a diverse student population understand a body of content information by carefully answering a critical question to arrive at a main idea answer. Students taught using the question exploration routine earned higher total test scores than did students taught using the lecture-discussion method. This product includes the completed question exploration guide, and the student guide blanked except for vocabulary, scaffolding questions, and graphics already filled in
This question exploration and frame asks: How are elements arranged in the periodic table?
It covers the following Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standard Benchmarks: SWBAT
SC.8.P.8.6 Recognize that elements are grouped in the periodic table according to similarities in their properties.
SC.912.P.8.5 Relate properties of atoms and their position in the periodic table to the arrangement of their electrons.