Date: October 15 - 16

TOPIC 3.1 - Asexual Reproduction

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC: Unifying Theme - Some organisms can break, split, or divide themselves to form new individuals with the exact same genes.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.3 Compare and contrast the general processes of sexual reproduction requiring meiosis and asexual reproduction requiring mitosis. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.6.L.14.3 Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell,

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

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IN THE WINGS

Date: October 17 - 18

TOPIC 3.1 - Asexual Reproduction

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC: 

Unifying Theme - Some organisms can break, split, or divide themselves to form new individuals with the exact same genes.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.3 Compare and contrast the general processes of sexual reproduction requiring meiosis and asexual reproduction requiring mitosis. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.6.L.14.3 Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: October 21 - 22

TOPIC 3.2 - Sexual Reproduction/ Meiosis

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Mammals and other species produce offspring through sexual reproduction. When organisms undergo sexual reproduction, the gametes must first be formed through meiosis..

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.3 Compare and contrast the general processes of sexual reproduction requiring meiosis and asexual reproduction requiring mitosis. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.6.L.14.3 Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: October 23 - 24

TOPIC  3.2 - Sexual Reproduction/ Meiosis

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Mammals and other species produce offspring through sexual reproduction. When organisms undergo sexual reproduction, the gametes must first be formed through meiosis..

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.3 Compare and contrast the general processes of sexual reproduction requiring meiosis and asexual reproduction requiring mitosis. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.6.L.14.3 Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: October 25 - 28

TOPIC 3.2 - Sexual Reproduction/ Meiosis

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Mammals and other species produce offspring through sexual reproduction. When organisms undergo sexual reproduction, the gametes must first be formed through meiosis..

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.3 Compare and contrast the general processes of sexual reproduction requiring meiosis and asexual reproduction requiring mitosis. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.6.L.14.3 Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: October 29 - 30

TOPIC 3.3 Mendel and Heredity

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - A monk named Gregor Mendel found out that you can predict what the offspring of two parents will look like. When the offspring changes over time, the entire species can change.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 1

TOPIC 3.3 Mendel and Heredity

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - A monk named Gregor Mendel found out that you can predict what the offspring of two parents will look like. When the offspring changes over time, the entire species can change.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 4 - 5

TOPIC  3-3 Mendel and Heredity

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - A monk named Gregor Mendel found out that you can predict what the offspring of two parents will look like. When the offspring changes over time, the entire species can change.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 6 - 7

TOPIC 3.4 DNA and Genes

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Organisms inherit traits from their parents. The Human Genome Project has finished mapping all the chromosomes in human DNA, but we still have a lot to learn.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 8 - 11

TOPIC 3.3 DNA and Genes

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Organisms inherit traits from their parents. The Human Genome Project has finished mapping all the chromosomes in human DNA, but we still have a lot to learn.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 12 - 13

TOPIC 3.3 DNA and Genes

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Organisms inherit traits from their parents. The Human Genome Project has finished mapping all the chromosomes in human DNA, but we still have a lot to learn.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.1 Understand and explain that every organism requires a set of instructions that specifies its traits, that this hereditary information (DNA) contains genes located in the chromosomes of each cell, and that heredity is the passage of these instructions from one generation to another. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.16.2 Determine the probabilities for genotype and phenotype combinations using Punnett Squares and pedigrees. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 14 - 15

TOPIC 4.1 - Change over Time and the Fossil Record

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Fossils also indicate that 98% of the species that ever lived are now extinct. Fossils help paint a story of life evolving on Earth, developing from primitive single-celled organisms to present day plants and animals, including humans. Fossils also provide evidence that the types of organisms have changed over time.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 18 - 19

TOPIC 4.1 - Change over Time and the Fossil Record

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Fossils also indicate that 98% of the species that ever lived are now extinct. Fossils help paint a story of life evolving on Earth, developing from primitive single-celled organisms to present day plants and animals, including humans. Fossils also provide evidence that the types of organisms have changed over time.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: November 21 - 22

TOPIC 4.1 - Change over Time and the Fossil Record

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Fossils also indicate that 98% of the species that ever lived are now extinct. Fossils help paint a story of life evolving on Earth, developing from primitive single-celled organisms to present day plants and animals, including humans. Fossils also provide evidence that the types of organisms have changed over time.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Fall Break November 16 - 24

Date: December 2 - 3

TOPIC 4.2 - Adaptations

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Organisms with beneficial adaptations are more likely to survive and reproduce. Over time, populations survive only if they are able to adapt to changes in their environment.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: December 4 - 5

TOPIC 4.2 - Adaptations

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Organisms with beneficial adaptations are more likely to survive and reproduce. Over time, populations survive only if they are able to adapt to changes in their environment.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: December 6 - 9

TOPIC 4.2 - Adaptations

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Organisms with beneficial adaptations are more likely to survive and reproduce. Over time, populations survive only if they are able to adapt to changes in their environment.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

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Date: December 10 - 11

TOPIC 4.3 - Darwin and Natural Selection

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Organisms with beneficial adaptations are more likely to survive and reproduce. Over time, populations survive only if they are able to adapt to changes in their environment.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

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Date: December  12 - 13

TOPIC 4.3 - Darwin and Natural Selection

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Populations survive by adapting to new environments. Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection began to take shape when he visited the Galapagos Islands. Darwin's discovery fueled his Theory of Evolution.

 

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

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Date: December 16 - 17

TOPIC 4.3 - Darwin and Natural Selection

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Populations survive by adapting to new environments. Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection began to take shape when he visited the Galapagos Islands. Darwin's discovery fueled his Theory of Evolution.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: December  18 - 19

TOPIC 4.3 - Darwin and Natural Selection

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

Unifying Theme - Populations survive by adapting to new environments. Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection began to take shape when he visited the Galapagos Islands. Darwin's discovery fueled his Theory of Evolution.

STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High)

SUPPORT STANDARD:

SC.7.L.15.1 Recognize that fossil evidence is consistent with the scientific theory of evolution that living things evolved from earlier species. (Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: Moderate)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

Date: December 20

TOPIC 

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

STANDARD:

SUPPORT STANDARD:

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  

b)  

LEARNING TARGET

LEARNING GOAL

ESSENTIAL QUESTION

RESOURCES

   

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

ENGAGE:

EXPLORE:

EXPLAIN:

ELABORATE:

EVALUATE:

MATERIALS

HOMEWORK

Anything not finished in class is homework.

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view the STUDY GUIDE for the up coming QUIZ

IN THE WINGS

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