Jim Allison: Breakthrough

The Standards

Middle School

From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

Students who demonstrate understanding can:



Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories. MS-LS1-8

Clarification Statement and Assessment Boundary

Clarification Statement: none

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include mechanisms for the transmission of this information.

Common Core State Standards Connections

  • WHST.6-8.8 - Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. (MS-LS1-8)

Model Course Mapping

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