Sowing the Seeds of the Standards: Applying the Standards in the elementary classroom

by: Nancy Dillon

In this article, the author shares how she developed a unit of study aligned with the Standards that focused on the question “Why do plants have flowers?” The standard that applies to this question is the K–4 Life Science Content Standard C. Perhaps this article will provide teachers with a framework to develop or redesign curriculum to ensure meaningful science education for students.


Elementary School


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2000Stock # sc01_037_04_18Volume 037Issue 04

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