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1 A Correlation of Miller & Levine Biology To the Common Core Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

2 INTRODUCTION This document demonstrates how meets the Common Core Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects, grades Correlation page references are to the Student and Teacher s Editions and cited at the page level. Authors Ken Miller and Joe Levine have created a comprehensive on-level program to inspire students to interact with trusted and up-to-date biology content. The authors unique storytelling style engages students in biology, with a greater focus on written and visual analogies. Resources Study Workbook A and Study Workbook B: Reading Foundations offer leveled resources for students of varying abilities. Section Summaries help students prepare for tests. Study Worksheets make students active and engaged readers. Note taking skills development helps students build understanding. Vocabulary Reviews with graphic organizers help students master key terminology. Laboratory Manual A and Laboratory Manual B: Skill Foundations offer leveled activities for students of varying abilities. Teachers can choose to differentiate activities within a classroom or select from various labs to choose one that best fits the whole class profile. Biology.com, the latest in digital instruction technology, provides a pedagogically relevant interface for your biology classroom. Complete Student Edition online with audio Complete Teacher s Edition Untamed Science videos (also on DVD) Lesson review presentations Editable worksheets Test preparation, online assessments, and remediation Games, animals, and simulations Chapter mysteries from the textbook Interactive study guides SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 2

3 Table of Contents Grades 9-10 Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects... 4 Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects...10 Grades Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects...14 Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects...20 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 3

4 Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects Grades 9 10 students: Key Ideas and details RST Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions. What Is Science?, SE/TE: 4-5, 6-9, Science in Context, 10-12, 13, The Assessment feature at the end of each lesson requires students to think critically, citing textual evidence to support analysis of science text. See representative SE/TE pages: 9, 78, 116, 141, 157, 241, 278, 348, 420, 453, 558, 592, 743, 813 The Assessment feature at the end of each chapter provides additional tasks that require students to cite textual evidence to support science text analysis. See representative SE/TE pages: 56, 124, 220, 300, 356, 412, 476, 566, 628, 722, 776, 834, 916, 972, 1030 RST Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text. Students are prompted to determine central ideas or conclusions throughout the text in Key Questions, located at the beginning of each lesson. Representative SE/TE pages: 10, 106, 154, 250, 362, 428, 510, 580, 696, 715, 840, 909, 1014 End of chapter Study Guides list the central ideas of each lesson for students. SE/TE: 27, 89, 181, 267, 299, 331, 475, 595, 627, 745, 941, 1003 The In Your Notebook feature located throughout the lessons aids students in retention of main ideas and concepts. Students explain, summarize, and draw conclusions. Representative SE/TE pages: 5, 67, 138, 201, 280, 369, 488, 539, 619, 717, 795, 876, 937, 1026 Tasks requiring students to determine central ideas, explain a process, and provide accurate summaries are located in Lesson Assessments. Representative SE/TE pages: 15, 86, 145, 205, 241, 297, 343, 397, 458, 501, 558, 609, 654, 687, 714, 772, 813, 873, 939, 981, 1019 Chapter Assessments Think Critically tasks require students to determine central ideas and use analogies to summarize or paraphrase information. Representative SE/TE pages: 57, 148, 244, 357, 476, 532, 690, 916, 1004 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 4

5 RST Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text. Craft and Structure RST Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9 10 texts and topics. Inquiry activities engage students in following multistep procedures, taking measurements, performing technical tasks, and analyzing results. Quick Labs, SE/TE: 13, 108, 193, 234, 264, 283, 311, , 683, 924 The Vocabulary feature located at the beginning of each lesson highlights scientific vocabulary. Please see representative SE/TE pages: 4, 50, 96, 117, 166, 226, 286, 308, 362, 392, 450, 487, 538, 574, 606, 664, 730, 752, 840, 928 Build Vocabulary is a feature that broadens students science vocabulary, providing definitions, Word Origins, Prefixes, Multiple Meanings, Related Word Forms, and Academic Words. Representative SE/TE pages: 13, 69, 139, 168, 226, 277, 350, 468, 516, 556, 624, 672, 706, 789, 848, 887, 936, 987, 1025 Study Guides at the end of each chapter list all lesson vocabulary and their page location to assist students in reviewing definitions and reading terms in context. See representative SE/TE pages: 55, 123, 267, 385, 441, 565, 689, 775, 833, 889, 941, 1003 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 5

6 RST Analyze the structure of the relationships among concepts in a text, including relationships among key terms (e.g., force, friction, reaction force, energy). Big Ideas introduce every chapter and identify the fundamental themes of biology and the relationship among concepts. Representative SE/TE pages: 32, 62, 128, 188, 248, 306, 360, 416, 480, 536, 572, 632, 728, 806, 860, 946, 1008; See also Big Ideas in Biology, pp Students apply their understanding of relationships among concepts in the Apply the Big Idea activities. Representative SE/TE pages: 15, 38, 116, 141, 228, 297, 343, 453, 579, 609, 687, 714, 818, 939, 981, 1022 Assessment Compare and Contrast representative SE/TE pages: 44, 91, 182, 297, 387,473, 552, 660, 786, 916, 1030 Taking Notes, representative SE/TE pages: 34, 99, 173, 279, 398, 546, 664, 787, 896, 1010 Study Guide, Think Visually Activities, representative SE/TE pages: 27, 55, 123, 219, 299, 385, 475, 657, 775, 915, 1029 Chapter Assessment Connecting Concepts section; representative SE/TE pages: 30, 126, 222, 334, 414, 534, 598, 724, 804, 918, 1032 RST Analyze the author s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the question the author seeks to address. Author s purpose is determined through Key Questions found at the beginning of each lesson. Representative SE/TE pages: 4, 50, 96, 117, 166, 226, 286, 308, 362, 392, 450, 487, 538, 574, 606, 664, 730, 752, 840, 928 Students investigate a mystery presented at the start of each chapter. They have to consider the author s purpose in the particular mystery s inclusion with each chapter s content. Representative SE/TE pages: 3, 63, 129, 189, 273, 361, 417, 449, 537, 633, 751, 947, 1009 While students anticipate each Chapter Mystery, they come across Mystery Clues throughout the lessons and then Solve the Chapter Mystery. Representative SE/TE pages: 11, 29, 72, 91, 159, 183, 239, 245, 333, 413, 463, 465, 477, 543, 567, 621, 629, 723, 777, 835, 867, 917, 935, 943, 961, 969, 973, 1005, 1026, 1031 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 6

7 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RST Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words. The Analyzing Data feature provides hands-on, inquiry-based exploration of chapter concepts in visual format that students must translate. Representative SE/TE pages: 48, 102, 126, 172, 240, 320, 400, 548, 591, 624, 638, 718, 784, 804, 850, 938, 1025 Lesson and Chapter Assessments; Visual Thinking, SE/TE: 49, 145, 278, 353, 376, 464, 501, 522, 545, 605, 654, 673, 703, 735, 900, 930, 953; Interpret Visuals, 29, 84, 237, 333, 473, 598, 640, 665, 699, 790, 826, 830, 885, 930; Interpret Graphics, 433, 803; Interpret Tables, 520, 528, 582, 588, 653, 654, 671, 878; Interpret Photos, 539; Interpret Diagrams, 608, 636, 668, 865, 992 Connecting Concepts, Use Science Graphics, SE/TE: 58, 92, 150, 222, 358, 414, 478, 506, 568, 630, 660, 692, 724, 778, 804, , 918, 974 See also Quick Lab, SE/TE: 766, 866; Biology & History, 1023 Taking Notes activities provide opportunities for students to translate science information into visual form. Representative SE/TE pages: 4, 106, 117, 208, 226, 286, 308, 465, 482, 523, 553, 574, 606, 664,757, 840, 928 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 7

8 RST Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author s claim or a recommendation for solving a scientific or technical problem. Students use reasoning and text evidence to assess information on the following SE/TE pages: DNA Research, , ; Evolution, , , , ; Analyzing Data, 470, 500 Students investigate a mystery presented and described at the start of each chapter. They have to reason why the particular mystery is included with each chapter s content. SE/TE: 3, 63, 129, 189, 273, 361, 417, 449, 537, 633, 751, 947, 1009 Students apply the information they have learned throughout the chapter and the evidence provided by the author to Solve the Chapter Mystery. Representative SE/TE pages: 11, 29, 72, 91, 159, 183, 239, 245, 333, 413, 463, 465, 477, 543, 567, 621, 629, 723, 777, 835, 867, 917, 935, 943, 961, 969, 973, 1005, 1026, 1031 RST Compare and contrast findings presented in a text to those from other sources (including their own experiments), noting when the findings support or contradict previous explanations or accounts. End-of-Chapter Labs offer students a variety of inquiry investigations to compare and contrast findings presented in the text with findings from their own experiments. Representative SE/TE pages: 26, 88, 122, 180, 242, 298, 330, 384, 440, 474, 530, 594, 656, 688, 744, 774, 800, 914, 940, 1002 The Biology & Society features require students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. Pages: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 8

9 Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity RST By the end of grade 10, read and Science text at the appropriate degree of comprehend science/technical texts in the complexity for 9 th and 10 graders is located in grades 9 10 text complexity band independently every chapter. Representative SE/TE pages: 4- and proficiently. 25, , , , , , , , , , , , , , A Visual Guide to The Diversity of Life explores the classification and characteristics of organisms, including their habitats, ecology, and behavior. Content covered includes, the Bacteria and Archaea domains, protists, fungi, plants, and nine animal phyla. SE/TE: DOL4-DOL64; Science Skills A1-A7, Lab Skills, A8-15; Tech and Design, A16-A17; Math Skills, A18-A23; Periodic Table, A24 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 9

10 Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects Grades 9 10 students: Text types and Purposes WHST Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content. The Biology & Society feature requires students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 Other features that address this standard follow: Assessments Form an Opinion, SE/TE: 9, 126, 409, 439, 616, 891, 1031 UbD Performance Tasks - Transfer Tasks, TE: 27, 411, 475, 1003 Write About Science; SE/TE: 409, 439, 444, 649, 927, 1006, 1032 WHST Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes. The Write About Science feature is located in lesson assessments throughout the program. Explanation activities, SE/TE: 86, 420, 473, 486, 558,813 Assessment, Design An Experiment, SE/TE: 28, 90, 182, 244, 332, 412, 691, 722, 917 Description activities, SE/TE: 157, 217, 401, 585, 743, 1013 UbD Performance Tasks Summative Task, TE: 331, 775, 915, 971, 1003, 1029; Transfer Tasks, 355, 385, 441, 565, 657, 889, 941, 971 Chapter Assessment Explanation and/or Description activities; SE/TE: 30, 92, 126, 150, 184, 270, 302, 334, 388, 414, 444, 478, 506, 534, 568, 598, 630, 660, 692, 724, 748, 778, 804, 836, 856, 918, 944, 974, 1032 Unit Project, SE/TE: 60, 570, 1034 WHST (See note; not applicable as a separate requirement) (See note; not applicable as a separate requirement) SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 10

11 Production and Distribution of Writing WHST Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. In Your Notebook is a writing activity evident in all lessons that provides students with ample practice in communicating their understanding of concepts. Representative SE/TE pages: 5, 103, 155, 209, 393, 469, 519, 607, 640, 740, 820, 899, 949, 985, 1015 The Write About Science feature is located in lesson assessments throughout the program. Tasks include: Creative Writing, SE/TE: 9, 365, 458, 616, 649, 679, 707, 772, 826, 913, 927, 961, 987; Explanation; 86, 420, 473, 486, 558, 813; Description, 157, 217, 401, 585, 743, 1013; Summary, 284, 786; Persuasion, 409, 439; Practice Problem, 68, 135 Lessons assessments, Apply the Big Idea, SE/TE: 179, 492, 668, 714, 793 Chapter Assessment Explanation activities, SE/TE: 30, 92, 126, 150, 184, 270, 302, 388, 414, 444, 478, 506, 534, 568, 630, 660, 692, 804, 836, 856, 918, 944, 974, 1032; Persuasion, 222; Description: 92, , 856 Unit Projects, SE/TE: 60, 304, 570, 1034 UbD Performance Tasks - Summative Tasks, TE: 55, 181, 219, 385, 411, 531, 775, 801, 941, 971, 1029; Transfer Tasks, 89, 595, 721, 971, 1003, 1029 Careers & Biology, SE/TE: 105, 195, 322, 563, 655, 736 WHST Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. WHST Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically. Unit Projects provide opportunities to develop and strengthen writing skills; SE/TE: 304, 570, 1034; see also p. 649 UbD Performance Tasks - Summative Tasks, TE: 833, 1029; Transfer Task, TE: 689 Write About Science, SE/TE: 616, 961, 987, 1006 Unit Project: 446 UbD Performance Tasks - Summative Tasks, TE: 441; Transfer Tasks, 123, 853 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 11

12 Research to Build and Present Knowledge WHST Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. The Biology & Society feature requires students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 Technology and Biology, SE/TE: 529, 617 Unit Projects, SE/TE: 60, 570 UbD Performance Tasks - Transfer Task: TE: 267, 385, 595, 689, 721, 889 WHST Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. WHST Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. The Biology & Society feature requires students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934; see additional writing activities: 616, 927, 961 Transfer Tasks, TE: 853 Assessment activities at the end of each lesson call on students to draw evidence from science text to support analysis, reflection, and research. Representative SE/TE pages: 25, 104, 205, 329, 453, 545, 654, 764, 845, 939, 1019 Assessment activities at the end of each chapter call on students to draw evidence from science text. Representative SE/TE pages: 28, 126, 220, 334, 444, 568, 660, 778, 854, 944, 1031 Biology & Society, SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934; Practice Problem, 68, 265; Unit Project: 570; See also writing activities: 98, 616, 927, 961, 987 UbD Performance Tasks - Transfer Task, TE: 355, 475, 531, 853 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 12

13 Range of Writing WHST Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. This standard is met throughout the program. In Your Notebook is a writing activity evident in all lessons that provides students with ample practice in communicating their understanding of concepts. Representative SE/TE pages: 5, 103, 155, 209, 233, 341, 393, 469, 519, 607, 640, 740, 820, 899, 985, 1015 Write About Science feature is located in assessments throughout the program. Tasks include: Creative Writing, SE/TE; 9, 246, 365, 458, 616, 649, 679, 707, 772, 826, 913, 927, 961, 987; Explanation; 86, 420, 473, 486, 558, 598, 724, 748, 778, 813; Description, 157, 217, 401, 585, 743, 778, 1013; Summary, 284, 786; Persuasion, 409, 439, 1006; Practice Problem, 68, 135 Ubd Performance Tasks - Transfer Tasks, TE: 267 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 13

14 Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects Grades students: Key Ideas and Details RST Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account. What Is Science?, SE/TE: 4-5, 6-9, Science in Context, 10-12, 13, The Assessment activity at the end of each lesson requires students to think critically, citing textual evidence to support analysis of science text. Representative SE/TE pages: 9, 78, 116, 141, 157, 241, 278, 348, 420, 453, 558, 592, 743, 813 The Assessment feature at the end of each chapter provides additional tasks that require students to cite textual evidence to support science text analysis. Representative SE/TE pages: 56, 124, 220, 300, 356, 412, 476, 566, 628, 722, 776, 834, 916, 972, 1030 RST Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms. Students are prompted to determine central ideas or conclusions throughout the text in Key Questions, located at the beginning of each lesson. Representative SE/TE pages: 10, 106, 154, 250, 362, 428, 510, 580, 696, 715, 840, 909, 1014 End of chapter Study Guides list the central ideas of each lesson for students. SE/TE: 27, 89, 181, 267, 299, 331, 475, 595, 627, 745, 941, 1003 The In Your Notebook feature located throughout the lessons aids students in retention of main ideas and concepts. Students explain, summarize, and draw conclusions. Representative SE/TE pages: 5, 67, 138, 201, 280, 369, 488, 539, 619, 717, 795, 876, 937, 1026 Tasks requiring students to determine central ideas, explain a process, and provide accurate summaries are located in Lesson Assessments. Representative SE/TE pages: 15, 86, 145, 205, 241, 297, 343, 397, 458, 501, 558, 609, 654, 687, 714, 772, 813, 873, 939, 981, 1019 Chapter Assessments Think Critically tasks require students to determine central ideas and use analogies to summarize or paraphrase information. Representative SE/TE pages: 57, 148, 244, 357, 476, 532, 690, 916, 1004 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 14

15 RST Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text. Craft and Structure RST Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades texts and topics. Inquiry activities engage students in following multistep procedures, taking measurements, performing technical tasks, and analyzing results. Quick Labs, SE/TE: 13, 108, 193, 234, 264, 283, 311, , 683, 924 The Vocabulary feature located at the beginning of each lesson highlights scientific vocabulary. Representative SE/TE pages: 4, 50, 96, 117, 166, 226, 286, 308, 362, 392, 450, 487, 538, 574, 606, 664, 730, 752, 840, 928 Build Vocabulary is a feature that broadens students science vocabulary, providing, definitions, Word Origins, Prefixes, Multiple Meanings, Related Word Forms, and Academic Words. Representative SE/TE pages: 13, 69, 139, 168, 226, 277, 350, 468, 516, 556, 624, 672, 706, 789, 848, 887, 936, 987, 1025 Study Guides at the end of each chapter list all lesson vocabulary and their page location to assist students in reviewing definitions and reading terms in context. Representative SE/TE pages: 55, 123, 267, 385, 441, 565, 689, 775 RST Analyze how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas. Big Ideas introduce every chapter and identify the fundamental themes of biology and the relationship among concepts. Representative SE/TE pages: 32, 62, 128, 188, 248, 306, 360, 416, 480, 536, 572, 632, 728, 806, 860, 946, 1008; See also Big Ideas in Biology, pp Students apply their understanding of relationships among concepts in the Apply the Big Idea activities. Representative SE/TE pages: 15, 38, 116, 141, 228, 297, 343, 453, 579, 609, 687, 714, 818, 939, 981, 1022 Study Guide, Think Visually; representative SE/TE pages: 27, 55, 123, 219, 299, 385, 475, 657, 775, 915, 1029 Taking Notes, representative SE/TE pages: 34, 99, 173, 279, 398, 546, 664, 787, 896, 1010 Chapter Assessment Connecting Concepts section; representative SE/TE pages: 30, 126, 222, 334, 414, 534, 598, 724, 804, 918, 1032 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 15

16 RST Analyze the author s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, identifying important issues that remain unresolved. The author s purpose can be determined through Key Questions found at the beginning of each lesson. Representative SE/TE pages: 4, 50, 96, 117, 166, 226, 286, 308, 362, 392, 450, 487, 538, 574, 606, 664, 730, 752, 840, 928 In each chapter, students investigate a chapter mystery. The mystery is presented at the start of each chapter and students have to consider the author s purpose in the particular mystery s inclusion. Representative SE/TE pages: 3, 63, 129, 189, 273, 361, 417, 449, 537, 633, 751, 947, 1009 While students anticipate each real-life Chapter Mystery, they come across Mystery Clues throughout the lessons and then Solve the Chapter Mystery. Representative SE/TE pages: 11, 29, 72, 91, 159, 183, 239, 245, 333, 413, 463, 465, 477, 543, 567, 621, 629, 723, 777, 835, 867, 917, 935, 943, 961, 969, 973, 1005, 1026, 1031 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 16

17 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RST Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem. The Analyzing Data feature provides hands-on, inquiry-based exploration of chapter concepts in visual format that students must evaluate to address questions. Representative SE/TE pages: 48, 102, 126, 172, 240, 320, 400, 548, 591, 624, 638, 718, 784, 804, 850, 938, 1025 Untamed Science Videos bring biology concepts to life and focus on the concept s application in the world. Representative SE/TE pages: 3, 63, 153, 249, 361, 417, 509, 601, 729, 839, 977, 1009 Biology.com integrates digital instruction with explorations. Students solve each Chapter Mystery online. Data Analysis activities deepen students inquiry and problem solving skills. Lesson and Chapter Assessments Visual Thinking; SE/TE: 49, 145, 278, 353, 376, 464, 501, 522, 545, 605, 654, 673, 703, 735, 900, 930, 953 Assessment Tasks, Interpret Visuals, SE/TE: 29, 84, 237, 333, 473, 598, 640, 665, 699, 790, 826, 830, 885, 930; Interpret Graphics, 433, 803; Interpret Tables, 520, 528, 582, 588, 653, 654, 671, 878; Interpret Photos, 539; Interpret Diagrams, 608, 636, 668, 865, 992 Connecting Concepts, Use Science Graphics, SE/TE: 58, 92, 150, 222, 358, 414, 478, 506, 568, 630, 660, 692, 724, 778, 804, , 918, 974 Quick Lab, SE/TE: 766, 866; Biology & History, 1023 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 17

18 RST Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information. Students investigate a Chapter Mystery in every chapter. The mystery is described at the start of each chapter. Representative SE/TE pages: 3, 63, 129, 189, 273, 361, 417, 449, 537, 633, 751, 947, 1009 Students apply the information they have learned throughout the chapter and evaluate data provided by the author to Solve the Chapter Mystery. Representative SE/TE pages: 11, 29, 72, 91, 159, 183, 239, 245, 333, 413, 463, 465, 477, 543, 567, 621, 629, 723, 777, 835, 867, 917, 935, 943, 961, 969, 973, 1005, 1026, 1031 Students evaluate evidence as they study Darwin s theory of evolution, SE/TE: , , , ; DNA research, , Students are asked to evaluate findings of researchers and their own findings or challenge conclusions in Quick Labs and Analyzing Data: SE/TE pp: 352, 405, 470, 951; Assessment: 356, 458, 476, 724 RST Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible. The Analyzing Data feature provides hands-on, inquiry-based exploration of chapter concepts that require students to synthesize information into understanding of a process or concept. Representative SE/TE pages: 58, 77, 102, 115, 172, 240, 327, 400, 491, 500, 556, 678, 763, 850, 938, 1017 End-of-Chapter Labs offer students a variety of inquiry investigations to synthesize information presented in the text with findings from their own experiments. Representative SE/TE pages: 26, 88, 122, 242, 330, 384, 440, 474, 594, 656, 744, 774, 800, 914, 940, 1002 In Pre-Labs: Design Your Own Lab, students synthesize information into a coherent understanding of a process in order to develop their lab procedure. SE/TE: 54, 180, 298, 530, 626, 688, 852, 970 The Biology & Society features require students synthesize information regarding societal issues. SE/TE : 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 18

19 Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity RST By the end of grade 12, read Science text at the appropriate degree of and comprehend science/technical texts in the complexity for 11 th and 12 th graders is located in grades text complexity band every chapter. Representative SE/TE pages: 4- independently and proficiently. 25, , , , , , , , , , , , , , A Visual Guide to The Diversity of Life explores the classification and characteristics of organisms, including their habitats, ecology, and behavior. Content covered includes, the Bacteria and Archaea domains, protists, fungi, plants, and nine animal phyla. SE/TE: DOL4-DOL64; Science Skills A1-A7, Lab Skills, A8-15; Tech and Design, A16-A17; Math Skills, A18-A23; Periodic Table, A24 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 19

20 Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects Grades students: Text Types and Purposes WHST Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content. The Biology & Society feature requires students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 Assessments Form an Opinion, SE/TE pp: 9, 126, 409, 439, 616, 891, 1031 UbD Performance Tasks Transfer Tasks, TE: 27, 411, 475, 1003 Write About Science; SE/TE: 409, 439, 444, 649, 927, 1006, 1032 WHST Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes. The Write About Science feature is located in lesson assessments throughout the program. Explanation activities SE/TE: 86, 420, 473, 486, 558, 813; Description activities: 157, 217, 401, 585, 743, 1013 Assessment Design An Experiment; SE/TE: 28, 90, 182, 244, 332, 412, 691, 722, 917 UbD Performance Tasks Summative Tasks, TE: 331, 775, 915, 971, 1003, 1029; Transfer Tasks, 355, 385, 441, 565, 657, 889, 941, 971 Chapter Assessment Explanation and/or Description activities, SE/TE: 30, 92, 126, 150, 184, 270, 302, 334, 388, 414, 444, 478, 506, 534, 568, 598, 630, 660, 692, 724, 748, 778, 804, 836, 856, 918, 944, 974, 1032 Unit Project, SE/TE : 60, 570, 1034 WHST (See note; not applicable as a separate requirement) (See note; not applicable as a separate requirement) SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 20

21 Production and Distribution of Writing WHST Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. This standard is met throughout the program. In Your Notebook is a writing activity evident in all lessons that provides students with ample practice in communicating their understanding of concepts. SE/TE: 5, 103, 155, 209, 393, 469, 519, 607, 640, 740, 820, 899, 949, 985, 1015 The Write About Science feature is located in lesson assessments throughout the program. Tasks include: Creative Writing, SE/TE: 9, 365, 458, 616, 649, 679, 707, 772, 826, 913, 927, 961, 987; Explanation; 86, 420, 473, 486, 558, 813; Description, 157, 217, 401, 585, 743, 1013; Summary, 284, 786; Persuasion, 409, 439; Practice Problem, 68, 135 Lessons assessments include writing in Apply the Big Idea, SE/TE: 179, 492, 668, 714, 793 Chapter Assessment Explanation activities, SE/TE: 30, 92, 126, 150, 184, 270, 302, 388, 414, 444, 478, 506, 534, 568, 630, 660, 692, 804, 836, 856, 918, 944, 974, 1032; Persuasion, 222; Description: 92, , 856 UbD Performance Tasks - Summative Tasks, TE: 55, 181, 219, 385, 411, 531, 775, 801, 941, 971, 1029; Transfer Tasks, 89, 595, 721, 971, 1003, 1029 Careers & Biology, SE/TE: 105, 195, 322, 563, 655, 736 Unit Projects, SE/TE: 60, 304, 570, 1034 WHST Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. WHST Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information. Unit Projects provide opportunities to develop and strengthen writing skills; SE/TE: 304, 570, 1034; see also p. 649 UbD Performance Tasks - Summative Tasks, TE: 833, 1029 Write About Science, SE/TE: 616, 961, 987, 1006 UbD Performance Tasks - Summative Task, TE: 441; Transfer Tasks, 123, 853 Unit Project: 446 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 21

22 Research to Build and Present Knowledge WHST Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. The Biology & Society feature requires students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 Technology and Biology, SE/TE: 529, 617 Unit Projects: 60, 570 UbD Performance Tasks - Transfer Task, TE: 267, 385, 595, 689, 721, 889 WHST Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation. WHST Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. The Biology & Society feature requires students to research societal issues and viewpoints that support or contradict biological findings. SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934 See also writing activities: 616, 927, 961 UbD Performance Tasks - Transfer Tasks, TE: 853 Assessment activities at the end of each lesson call on students to draw evidence from science text to support analysis, reflection, and research. Representative SE/TE pages: 25, 104, 205, 329, 453, 545, 654, 764, 845, 939, 1019 Assessment activities at the end of each chapter also direct students to draw evidence from informational texts. Representative SE/TE pages: 28, 126, 220, 334, 444, 568, 660, 778, 854, 944, 1031 Biology & Society, SE/TE: 16, 136, 261, 402, 493, 593, 831, 846, 874, 934; Practice Problem, 68, 265; Unit Project: 570; See also writing activities: 98, 616, 927, 961, 987 UbD Performance Tasks - Transfer Task, TE: 355, 475, 531, 853 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 22

23 Range of Writing WHST Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. In Your Notebook is a writing activity present in all lessons that provides students with ample practice in communicating their understanding of concepts. SE/TE: 5, 103, 155, 209, 233, 341, 393, 469, 519, 607, 640, 740, 820, 899, 985, 1015 The Write About Science feature is located in assessments throughout the program. Tasks include: Creative Writing; SE/TE: 9, 246, 365, 458, 616, 649, 679, 707, 772, 826, 913, 927, 961, 987; Explanation; 86, 420, 473, 486, 558, 598, 724, 748, 778, 813; Description, 157, 217, 401, 585, 743, 778, 1013; Summary, 284, 786; Persuasion, 409, 439, 1006; Practice Problem, 68, 135 UbD Performance Tasks Transfer Tasks, TE: 267 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher s Edition 23

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