Bio.
   

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

April 18
Wed.
Min. Day

1) Research Paper Rubric
2) Finish immune system drawing and explanations
April 19
Thurs.
2,4,6
  1) Systems Overview assignment
2) Study guide for district semester exam handed out
3) Study session for state exam using released questions

April 23
Mon
1-6

 

1) 20 questions from district 1st semester study guide test (take grade time 5)
2) Study session using release questions

Any research paper handed in today (2 wks early) receives 50pts extra credit!

April 24
Tues
1,3,5
Math STAR Exams
 

1) Study for state exam on Thursday

6:00 - 7:30 pm rm D102

April 25
Wed
2,4,6
LA STAR Exams
 

1) Study for state exam on Thursday

Open House 7:00 - 8:30

April 26
Thurs
1,3,5
Science STAR Exams
 

1) Systems of Control (nervous and endocrine)
State Science Exam!
(students scoring highly proficient receive a letter grade increase for 1st semester)

Homework: 50-1,2,&3 outlines

April 30
Mon
periods 1-6

Students will know the functions of the nervous system and the role of neurons in transmitting electrochemical impulses. 1) Homework Due: 50-1,2,&3 outlines
2) Nervous System notes (doc)
May 1
Tues
periods 1,3,5
Students will know how the nervous system mediates communication between different parts of the body and the body's interactions with the environment.

1) Homework Due: 50-1,2,&3 vocabulary & cues (word list)
2) Nervous System notes
3) Touch Receptor Lab
4) How does your brain see your body?
5) Homework: finish 5 paragraphs of conclusion on lab graph paper

May 3
Thurs
periods 1,3,5
Students will know how the nervous system mediates communication between different parts of the body and the body's interactions with the environment. 1) 5 paragraphs of conclusions written on graph paper with graph of touch data.
2) Nervous system notes
3) Nervous system lab

May 7
Monday
periods 1-6

 

RESEARCH PAPER (300pts) DUE (no late papers accepted after 3:30 pm)
1) Brain structure & function lecture
2) Homework: study guide 50-1, 2, & 3

practice nervous system vocab

May 8
Tuesday
periods 1,3,5
  1) Study guides due (checked by teacher's assistant)
2) Finish "Brain Map" of nervous system
3) Quick lab on brain stuff
4) Review for test
May 10
Thursday
periods 1,3,5
  1) Test over nervous system (vocab quiz) practice
2) Homework 47-1,2; Study Ch 50 for mc test on Tuesday
May 15
Tuesday
Periods 1,3,5
  1) Outline 47-1,2 Due
2) Ch 50 Test (Nervous System)
3) Pathway of Circulation (diagram)
4) Ch 47-1 Vocab & Cues Due Wednesday

May 16
Wednesday
Periods 1-6 Minimum Day

  1) Ch 47-1 Vocab & Cues Due
2) Circulatory Adventure Story
May 17
Thursday
Periods 1,3,5
  1) Circ Adv Story due (rubric to peer evaluate)
2) Circulation visuals & discuss
3) Respiratory visuals & discuss
4) Exercise, heartrate, & breathing rate lab
5) Study Guide 47-1, 47-3
Homework: 47-3 outline
May 22
Tuesday
Periods 1,3,5
  1) Eval Circ Story (use rubric)
2) Ch 47-3 outline due (respiratory system)
3) Lung Volume Lab
4) Discusssing respiration
5) Making presentations rubric

May 23
Wednesday
min day 1-6

  1) drawings of respiratory & excretory systems
May 24
Thursday
Periods 1,3,5
  1) Discuss respiration & excretion
2) Finish drawings
3) Homework: 49-2,3 outlines of digestive system
4) Homework: Presentations due on Tuesday
May 29
Tuesday
Periods 1-6
 

1) Presentations due
2) 49-2,3 outlines due
practice:
- heart structure @ quia
- heart function @ quia
- resp. structure @ quia
- resp. function @ quia

May 30
Wednesday
Min day 1-6
  1) heart & respiratory quiz
2) Homework: practice:
- excretory structure @ quia
- excretory function @ quia
- digestive structure @ quia
- digestive function @ quia
May 31
Thursday
Periods 2,4,6
  1) presentation of research
2) digestive system notes
June 4
Monday
Periods 1-6
 

1) Preparation for Rat Dissection on Tuesday

Homework: practice:
- excretory structure @ quia
- excretory function @ quia
- digestive structure @ quia
- digestive function @ quia

June 5
Tuesday
Periods 2,4,6
  1) Quiz over Excretory & Digestive Functions
2) Rat Dissection
June 7
Thursday
Periods 2,4,6
  1) Quiz over Rat structures and functions
2) Review for Final Test
June 11
Monday
2 4 6 day
  Semester Test Study Session from 7-9 room D102
   

Congratulations Honors Biology Students. You averaged 83% on the district exam with 81% of students scoring above 70%. WAY TO GO! YOU ROCK!

Class pictures:

Email me if you want originals of the pictures. Have a great summer! It was awesome being your teacher.