Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary unit planning information and materials will be added as attachments throughout the semester. Outlines and processes for the design of units follow recommendations in the fifth edition of Interdisciplinary Instruction: Unit and Lesson Planning Strategies K-8 (Waveland Press, 2015) with modifications to be announced in class. Links to items listed in the attachments section will appear alphabetically throughout the 2015 fall semester. To access an item, select to view or download the file. If you select to view the presentation, it will appear as slides only. To watch the presentation as a PowerPoint presentation, click the arrow at the right to download it, and press F5 to begin the slideshow.
(See backward design items on the "LINKS" page of this website.)
New York State Learning Standards
New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards
Enduring Understandings (Projected in Class)
Planning an Interdisciplinary Unit (Summary)
Interdisciplinary Unit Plan Outline-2015 Revision (Distributed in Class)
Multidisciplinary Unit Plan Outline-2015 Revision (Distributed in Class)
Designing Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Units-Parts I & II - Context / Desired Results / Assessment Plan
Designing Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Units-Part III - Constructing a Web Design or Unit Chart
Designing Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Units-Part III - Writing Lesson & Activity Descriptions
Documents and presentations listed above change color from gray to gold if they are included below in the attachments section.
Note that items listed below as attachments are those for the fall 2015 semester only.