This Life Science writing assignment uses the Gathering, Reasoning, Communicating framework and is directly tied to NGSS expectations (MS-LS1-4). The prompt may be used in regular instruction or as a form of assessment.
• A two-page teacher guide with NGSS connections (also ELA and Math as appropriate).
• A blank student-page with the Situation and Task for the writing assignment.
• A scoring rubric developed from ELA Common Core standards.
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