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Medical Science Academy
April 8, 2014
What are some practical ways you can
incorporate reading and writing activities
into your instruction to support CCSS?
HS. Natural Selection and Evolution
HS-LS4-5.Evaluate the evidence supporting claims
that changes in environmental conditions may
result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals
of some species, (2) the emergence of new
species over time, and (3) the extinction of other
species. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on
determining cause and effect relationships for how
changes to the environment such as deforestation,
fishing, application of fertilizers, drought, flood, and
the rate of change of the environment affect
distribution or disappearance of traits in species.]
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. (HS-LS4-5)
Draw evidence from informational texts to support
analysis, reflection, and research.(HS-LS4-5)
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