Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Sept 2
Tues

(Periods 1 - 6)

 

1) Introduce Course (syllabus)
2) Student introductions
3) Hand out online codes for books
4) Homework: get syllabus signed; use password to get online and take pretest

Sept 3
Wed

(Periods 1 - 6)

 

1) Course syllabus due
2) Personality Test for small group placement
3) hand out online codes for online text
4) Sci Meth introduction
5) Reading assignment: Ch 1 section 1; outline the reading; do vocabulary with cues - (trifold lined paper: column 1 vocab, column 2 definition paraphrased, column 3 draw pic that reminds you of word's meaning)

Sept 4
Thurs

(Periods 1, 3, 5)

Students will select and use appropriate tools and technology to perform tests, collect data, analyze relationships, and display data. 1) Discussion of Section I: Biology, Life Characteristics, & Hierarchy
2) Sci. Meth. Introduction: & Stinky Science Lab
3) Homework due Monday: Outline CH 1 Sect 3; Vocab Cues Sect 3

Sept 9
Tues

(Periods 1, 3, 5)

 

1) Homework Check
2) Study Guide 1-1 during homework check
3) discussion of organization within organisms
4) Finish Stinky Science Lab
5) Discussion of the Scientific Process

Homework: study for vocab quiz (Quia practice site)

Sept 10
Wed

(min day 1-6)

 

1) Vocabulary Quiz
2) Review for MC Test on Thursday

Homework: study for Ch 1 sec 1,3 multiple choice test

Sept 11
Thurs

(Periods 1, 3, 5)

 

1) Test Review
2) MC Test over Ch 1 sect 1 & 3.
3) Extension of Reaction Time Science Lab
4) Outdoor observation of ecosystems

Homework: Read pp 359-362; vocab & cues 18-1; outline 18-1; & outdoor observation of a square meter near your home (due Monday)