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Discipline Specific Course Model

California has identified two course models for the Next Generation Science Standards in grades 6-8, the CA NGSS Integrated Learning Progression Model and an alternative Discipline Specific Model.

The Discipline Specific Model (DOC) document provides middle school educators the rationale for the Discipline Specific Course arrangement.


Links to grade level standards:

Grade 6 - Discipline Specific Course Model

Grade 7 - Discipline Specific Course Model

Grade 8 - Discipline Specific Course Model

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