IT4 Task 2 Planning/602.1.2: Lesson Planning and Instructional Resource Identification

Select two student academic content standards that apply to your area of specialization from the State Core Curriculum/Student Achievement Standards for your state.
I am using fourth grade, North Carolinaas instructional objectives in science is a?to build an understanding of the composition and uses of rocks and mineralsa? and fourth grade, North Carolinaas instructional objectives in health is a?substance abusea?

1. In a short essay (suggested length of 1a 2 pages), explain how your selected unit of instruction supports local guidelines and student academic content standards.
If you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.
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Note: When bulleted points are present in the task prompt, the level of detail or support called for in the rubric refers to those bulleted points.

Note: For definitions of terms commonly used in the rubric, see the Rubric Terms web link included in the Evaluation Procedures section.

Note: When using sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, the submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the paper or project.

Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. For tips on using APA style, please refer to the APA Handout web link included in the General Instructions section.