Benchmark Assignment: Integrating
Science and Mathematics

Create a unit plan integrating science and math content of fractions, decimals,
and/or percents.

Ensure you have listed each of the science (NSES)) and math (NCTM) standards to
include learning goals and objectives.

Create the unit plan including the following:

Clear-cut objectives that align to standards

Relevant materials and resources

Differentiation of instruction to address the diverse needs of students. Name
the differentiation strategies for the specific diverse groups.

Problem solving and inquiry strategies

The 12 science processes

Concrete manipulatives to help develop science and fraction/decimal sense

Informal and/or formal assessment that align with objectives

Authentic, formative and/or summative assessments

Allow for student reflection

Write a narrative of 1,000-1,250-words that addresses the assignment criteria,
gives specific examples from the unit plan,and state your rationale.