OVERVIEW: As most of you know, the Science Assessment Item Collaborative has released two NGSS Item Cluster Prototypes… one for Grade 5 and one for HS. These prototypes are great models to be analyzed, however, the documents are large and unwieldy for use in professional development. Tom Hathorn in the Bethel School District in Washington State has created “brief” versions of the two prototypes for use in professional development… and he was kind enough to share. Feel free to use as you see fit.
AUDIENCE: K-12 teachers of science, professional development providers, curriculum directors, etc
PURPOSE: For examining the Grade 5 & HS NGSS Item Cluster Prototypes in professional development settings.
LINKs: GL5 NGSA prototype brief