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by Douglas E. Harris, Judy F. Carr, Tim Flynn, Marge Petit and Susan Rigney
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Standards-based units of study include the following components. You may develop these components in any order.
What topic or essential question will be the focus of the unit? Will it be based on (1) student questions and interests (e.g., a study of the environment, of collections, or of the “Wild West”), (2) community resources (e.g., the Winooski River, the Riverton Mall, or Bunker Hill), (3) local curriculum expectations (e.g., the Civil War, weights and measures, or The Scarlet Letter), or (4) a topic or theme suggested by the standards themselves (e.g., a study of probability, of systems, or of a particular era in history)?
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