Benchmark Assignment: Integrating
Science and Mathematics
Create a unit plan integrating science and math content of fractions, decimals,
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.