5th Grade (SCI) Science Standards [ESS1] Earth's Place in the Universe
SCI-05.ESS1.01 Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is
due to their relative distances from the Earth.
Clarification Statement: Examples of stars distance from Earth and their relative brightness Disciplinary Core Ideas The sun is a star that appears larger and
brighter than other stars because it is closer.
Stars range greatly in their distance from
Student Learning Targets:
I can provide evidence to prove why the sun looks brighter than the other stars in the sky.
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student ...
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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