Professional Learning Community (PLC) Discussion Resources

Instructional Vignette NGSS (LS MS MEOE) – A description of a unit of study designed around the cluster of performance expectations found in first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards: Life Science Middle School – Matter and Energy in Organisms and the Environment (LS MS MEOE).

PLC Scaffold (LS MS MEOE) – A PLC discussion scaffold and facilitator notes to support the Instruction Vignette for NGSS Life Science Middle School – Matter and Energy in Organisms and the Environment (LS MS MEOE).

PLC Scaffold (Literacy and Science) – A PLC discussion scaffold and facilitator notes to support the discussion of the overlap between literacy and science found in Practice 7- Engaging in Argument from Evidence.

Ready, Set, Science! pp. 11-13     PLC Scaffold: Science Literacy Numeracy 02122013