Select one set of national curriculum standards in a content area that you will use for the rest of the assignments in this course, including the Differentiated Curriculum Unit Plan. The standards should be in a content area that you could or do teach. The FIVE choices of content standards are:
The Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts (Includes the Literacy Standards for History, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects) http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/
The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (Includes the Standards for Mathematical Practice) http://www.corestandards.org/Math/
The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards https://www.socialstudies.org/c3
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) https://www.nextgenscience.org/
The National Core Arts Standards https://www.nationalartsstandards.org/
Part 1. Analyze the Standards
Analyze background information about standards to determine why, how, and by whom they were developed and the ways in which they differ from or improve upon what preceded them. Explain the long-term goals of the standards and their organizing principles.