Week of April 24

STANDARD:
S7L1.b Evaluate historical models of how organisms were classified based on physical characteristics and how that led to the six kingdom system (currently archaea, bacteria,
protists, fungi, plants, and animals). (Clarification statement: This includes common examples and characteristics such as, but not limited to, prokaryotic, eukaryotic, unicellular, multicellular, asexual reproduction, sexual reproduction, autotroph, heterotroph, and unique cell structures.)

RESOURCES:
Classification Quizizz      https://join.quizizz.com/       Code: 445461

WEEKLY AGENDA:
Monday-
*  2 BrainPops- Classification & 6 Kingdoms
* Take notes on Domains & Kingdoms on organizer provided Friday (back side)
* Use key and check 9-1 & 9-2 work from “milestone testing week”
HW: Review notes from today…super BRIEF ticket out the door assessment tomorrow!
(as announced in class)


Tuesday-
* Edhelper- Monera (Bacteria)
* Classification organizer to reinforce learning
– Start with dichotomous key, then kingdom pie chart, then BrainPop questions
* Ticket out the Door- basic 6 question assessment over the kingdom descriptions

HW: Continue studying reproduction notes and classification notes! Summative assessment Monday!

 

We made it through the MILESTONES!

Woohoo! Testing is Complete!
I’m sure you are all glad we are finally finished with the Milestone Test! Thank you for all the parents in my 1st period class that sent in treats. I’ll be sharing more with them throughout next week or will maybe save a few for our upcoming Olympics day in May! We still have 2 short units to go before we take our end of course test on May 12…Classification/Reproduction and Evolution. Hang in there and keep reviewing your notes and let’s finish this quarter with an A or a B!!

Science Assignment during testing week: 

Thank you for those of you who did a great job on your Interactive Textbook for Ch. 9-1 & 9-2. I’ll give those back to you Monday so you can study them for our next assessment later next week!! Still have yours? Make sure you complete it and start studying it ASAP! 🙂

Friday:

Today we took some short notes on the 8 levels of classification and had a surprise visitor stop by!! (KING PHILLIP!) **Ask your child! 😉 Here is the Power Point in case you were absent.
Classification Mnemonic        King Phillip notes

 

 

Week of April 9

PARENTS of HOMEROOM “Testing Students” ONLY:
Parents: Please sign up to bring in some testing “treats” for your children next week! We are testing during the afternoon session and I’d like to keep them motivated!  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080C4CA8AE2BA20-testing 

Standards:

Life Science S7L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to investigate the diversity of living organisms and how they can be compared scientifically.

a. Develop and defend a model that categorizes organisms based on common characteristics.

b. Evaluate historical models of how organisms were classified based on physical characteristics and how that led to the six kingdom system (currently archaea, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals). (Clarification statement: This includes common examples and characteristics such as, but not limited to, prokaryotic, eukaryotic, unicellular, multicellular, asexual reproduction, sexual reproduction, autotroph, heterotroph, and unique cell structures.)

Resources
QUIZIZZ game Code: 088732   AND  Code: 874655     https://join.quizizz.com

Ch. 26-1 in textbook

Graded Assignments this Week:
Edhelper: How Plants Reproduce (4/10)
Formative Assessment: Covers Ch. 26-1 and Types of Reproduction notes (watch video above)

Weekly Agenda:

Monday- 
Watch The Clone Age and complete EITHER (15) Doodle notes or video questions on organizer provided

Tuesday-
Edhelper: How Plants Reproduce
Read Ch. 26-1 and complete directed reading organizer (skip BrainPop for now) 26_1directed_reading

Wednesday-
* Brain Pop- Asexual Reproduction  (circle answers on “quiz” on back of sheet from yesterday)
* Notes on Types of Reproduction using organizer pr0vided *Tutorial lecture from former LMS teacher linked above!
Watch it for a great review!          asexual_vs._sexual_reproduction NOTES           Reproduction Power Point
* Flip notes to the back side and complete the sorting activity provided   Sorting activity

HW: Ch. 26-1 directed reading due tomorrow. STUDY this HW for a 10 question quiz over 26-1 FRIDAY. 🙂

 

Week of March 26

 Standards for the week

S7L3 c. Ask questions to gather and synthesize information about the ways humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms through selective breeding.

Graded Assignments this week:
*Summative Test on Thursday! (about 20 questions)  (It will cover basics of mitosis/meiosis, selective breeding and genetic engineering…We will learn about GE on Tues.)

Resources:
Tutoring Tues & Thurs. starting at 8AM

  • STUDY selective breeding organizer notes AND the following:
  • Mitosis v. Meiosis QUIZIZZ Game Code: 730702
  • Test Review SB/GE Quizizz #2 Game Code: 143615

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Weekly Agenda:
Monday:
* Take fill in the blank notes on selective breeding using organizer provided (See organizer below under Tuesday)
2018 selective breeding notes  (PPT)
* Work on selectively breeding cows on back side of organizer (it’s ok if you didn’t finish…there is more than one correct answer for some)
Tuesday:
  • Take notes on Genetic Engineering on organizer provided using this Power Point 2018 GE notes     Organizer: GeneticEngandSB_organizer
  • Complete back side of organizer together (Advantages/Disadvantages)
    HW: Play QUIZIZZ review games listed under Resources above…STUDY for your TEST this THURSDAY!!

Wednesday:
*Differentiated Review for the Summative Test Tomorrow!
– Mitosis/Meiosis Card Sort  (complete 3 times correctly & check using the key!)
– SB/GE Card Sort (3 times)
– 2 Quizizz Games (see codes under Resources above)
– Play Vocab SmackDown to review for test…Open it at home & see how many questions you get correct!

Thursday:
Summative Test
Cloning video clip

Friday:
Social Studies Cultural Extension: You only need to bring your agenda & something to write with!