Pet Threat: Human Diseases From Animal Contact

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The National and State Standards used for "Pet Threat" are:
Maryland State Content Standards for Language Arts (8) � Reading o Comprehension and Interpretation of Informational Text  Students will draw inferences, conclusions, or generalizations about text and support them with textual evidence and experience. � Writing: o and 2 Informational Writing  Students will write reports for an intended audience and purpose. � Convey a clear and accurate perspective on the subject. � Support the main ideas with facts, details, examples, and explanations. Maryland Content Standards for Science (8) � Skills and Processes o 1.8.6 and 1.8.8 Scientific Inquiry  Students will use appropriate instruments when making measurements and collecting data.  Students will analyze and summarize data to identify trends and form a logical argument about a cause and effect relationship or a sequence of events. NHES National Standards for Physical Education and Health (5-8) � Health Advocacy o 5-8.7.5 Advocate for Personal, Family, and Community Health  Students will demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively when advocating for healthy individuals, families and schools. Maryland Content Standards for Mathematics (8) � Mathematics o 4.8.1 and 4.8.2 Knowledge of Statistics  Students will collect, organize, display, analyze and interpret data to make decisions and predictions. � Conduct and use the results of a statistical investigation to answer a question. � Interpret, organize, and display data using frequency tables, circle graphs, box and whisker plots, scatter plots and histograms. NCHS National Standards for History, United States and World History (5-12) � Historical Thinking o 5.5 Historical Issues-Analysis and Decision-making  Students engage in historical issues-analysis and decision making. � Formulate a position or course of action on an issue by identifying the nature of the problem, analyzing the underlying factors contributing to the problem, and choosing a plausible solution from a choice of carefully evaluated options. ISTE Technology Standards � Technology Foundation Standards for Students o 3.2 Technology Productivity Tools  Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.  Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works. � Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum. � Technology Foundation Standards for Students o 5.1 Technology Research Tools  Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources. MD State Content Standards for Mathematics (8) � Mathematics o 4.8.1 and 4.8.2 Knowledge of Statistics

Tech Effect Rashida Betts, Literacy Coach G. James Gholson Middle School 900 Nalley Rd. Landover, MD 20785 To contact me: Phone: 301-883-8390 Fax: 301-883-8394 E-mail: rashida.betts@pgcps.org rashida.betts@pgcps.org

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