Example Storylines for the NGSS by Topic

The following storylines were developed by the NGSS writers to describe some example context and rationale for the performance expectations (PEs) in each grade band and grade level. Within each storyline, the standards are described by their topics arrangements. Storylines for the standards arranged by DCI are available here.

Grades K-2

Grades K-5

Grades 3-5

Middle School

High School