· Build a [draft] concept map of the knowledge and skills your students should
o Know BEFORE beginning your project
o Develop DURING the project
o Demonstrate AFTER the project is completed
o Begin to identify concepts that will require either a benchmark or investigation lesson. A specific lesson for that concept or concepts.
Evaluate your concept map.
· Help you define what students will need to know and what they will learn during the project?
· Describe links between concepts?
· Rank terms, topics and concepts in a hierarchy?
· Demonstrate a linear sequence or structure?
· Show interconnections between all related terms in a web? VERBS
· Decide what Benchmark lessons and investigations you need to plan for your unit?