Summarize the theme for this project. Why do this project?
Pose an authentic problem or significant question that engages students and requires core
subject knowledge to solve or answer.
What do you want students to do/write/create/build? What will you assess?
What do you want students to learn?
Identify the content standards that students will learn in this project:
Identify the key skills students will learn in this project. List only those skills you plan to
List the key dates and important milestones for this project.
Strategies for Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
List preparations necessary to address needs for differentiated instruction for ESL students,
special-needs students, or students with diverse learning styles.
How will students present/exhibit their work? How might you incorporate an authentic audience?
Describe the criteria for exemplary performance for each product:
The 6 A’s
○ Real World connection
● Academic Rigor
○ Central Question
○ Habits of Mind
○ Learning Standards
● Applied Learning
○ Apply learning to problems
● Active Exploration
○ Field-based activities
○ Information sources (interviewing, models..)
● Adult Connections
○ Outside adult interaction
● Assessment Practices
○ Check ins / Feedback
○ Ron Berger Critiques
Framing the question for the project tuning: