A.P. E.S. 2010-11
Living World Schedule

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Mon

Sept 27

 

1) go over ch 4 frq
2) SNB checks / peer eval

Homework: Ch 4 Cornell Notes (entire chapter); be ready for reading quiz; BRING YOU TEXT ON WEDNESDAY!

Wed

Sept 29

2, 4, 6

 

1) ch 4 reading quiz
2 ) Ch 4 Concepts

Homework: Ch 4 Concepts question 1-11.

Fri

Oct 1

 

1) Mechanism of evolution discussion
2) Field questions about Ch 4 Concepts
3) Geological Time Metaphor project

Homework: Ch 4 Vocab test cumulative of 3,2,1 on Monday

Ch 4 Take Home (due Wed)
pdf, doc

Mon

Oct 4

  1) Ch 4 Vocabulary Exam
2) Work on geologic time metaphor

Wed

Oct 6

 

1) Evaluate Ch 4 take home test
2) Begin Ch 5 vocab & concepts discuss weather drivers for global climate
3) Finish geologic time metaphors

Homework: Read first 11 pages of chapter 5; prep for reading quiz

Fri

Oct 8

 

1) Reading quiz
2) Climate drivers (Coriolis focused)
3) Work on geological metaphors

Homework: Finish metaphor

Mon

Oct 11

 

1) Begin biome projects

Homework: Study for ch 5 vocab quiz cumulative to 1,2,3, & 4. Practice on Quia

Wed

Oct 13

 

1) Ch 5 vocab quiz (practice on Quia)
2) Biome project work

Homework: Ch 5 Cornell Notes up to "deserts". 2 pages of notes. bring txt on Friday for biome work

Fri

Oct 15

 

1) Ch 5 cornell notes checked in notebook
2) Work on Biome projects
3) Ch 5 concepts

Homework: Ch 5 take home test (DOC; PDF)

Mon

18

 

1) Eval take home test
2) Work on biome projects

Wed

Oct 20

 

1) 20 minutes to pull presentations together
2) presentations by groups of biomes
3) hand out ch 6 vocab & concepts

Homework: Read Ch 6 (entire) It's short and has many pictures. Reading quiz on Friday.

Fri

Oct 22

 

1) Ch 6 reading quiz
2) Finish presentations
3) Ocean life zones (yes!)

Homework: Ch 6 concepts

Mon
  1) Discussion on Marine life zones and gas concentrations
2) Into the abyssal zone with planet earth
Wed
 

1) Review of marine life zones & CO2 and O2 concentrations
2) Freshwater aquatic life zones
3) Comparing & contrasting oligotrophic & eutrophic lakes

Homework: study for vocab test (ch 6 cumulative 1,2,3,4,5) & practice on Quia.com

Fri
 

1) Ch 6 vocabulary test
2) River zones
3) Freshwater video (planet earth)
4) Help with Gambassa.com

Homework: ch 6 take home test due monday (doc, pdf)

Nov 1
Mon
 

1) Show biome performances
2) Eval Ch 6 Take Home Test
3) Parasite video "Body Snatchers"

Homework: Read Ch 7 all the way and be ready for quiz on Wednesday; Bring Text on Wednesday!

Nov 3
Wed
 

1) Reading quiz for ch 7
2) Ch 7 concepts visited
3) Work on special species brochures
4) Ch 7 concept questions done
5) video predator / prey relationships

Homework:Study for Ch 7 Vocab Quiz on Friday; SNB CHECK NEXT WED (pic SNB TC1; pic SNB TC2 thanks Danielle!)

Nov 5
Fri
 

1) CH 7 Vocabulary Quiz
2) Ch 7 Final Discussion: Theory of Island Biogeography
3) Work on Species Brochure
4) Unit2 exam review

Homework: Ch 7 take home (ch7th pdf; ch7th doc due Mon); Species brochure (due Wed)

Nov 8
Mon
 

1) Evaluate Ch 7 take home test
2) Theory of Island Biogeography (effects of distance and size of islands on extinction rate, number of species, and migration rates)
3) Latitude and species richness

Homework: Species Brochure due Wed

Nov 10
Wed
 

1) Directions to Mr Pitts' house for 10 am species hike on Thursday (far map, close map with instructions)
2) Species brochure share session
3) Species brochure presentations
4) Relationship statements

Homework: Study for next Wed's Unit 2 Exam; know what questions to ask on Monday

Thursday Holiday...Oh Yes! Eagle Canyon 10 AM hike up Eagle Canyon to photograph & identify species for Gambassa credit (far map, close map with instructions, 3D map)

Nov 15

Mon

 

1) Unit 2 Test Review Questions
2) Unit 2 Relationship Statements