• Weekly Lesson Plan    5/28-6/1

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Memorial Day

     

     

    §  Memorial Day

     

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    • Cell Theory-Inv. #1-Categorizing substances

    §  3.2 Mystery Diagnosis-lab prep

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    • Continue Inv. #1
    • 3.2 lab

     

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    • Inv. #2-Exploring microorganisms
    • 3.2 –epidemiology reports

     

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    §  Continue Inv. #2

    §  3.2 –epidemiology reports

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    5/20-5/24

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Homework check
    • Multiple choice test review

    §  3.1 Food Fiasco

     

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    • Delayed Start
    • Essay test review

    §  Finish 3.1

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    • Controlling body systems test
    • Bill Nye Forensics w/ notes

     

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    • Reading notes for Cell Theory #1-4
    • EdPuzzle

     

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    §  Preview activity for Cell Theory

    §  3.2 Disease Detective

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    5/13-5/17

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Inv. #2-Acting it out

     

     

    §  Present brochure

     

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    • Finish Inv. #2
    • Start Inv. #3-diagnosing Ms. K

     

     

    §  Test review

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    • Finish Inv. #3
    • Wrap up

     

    • Lesson 2 Assessment

     

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    • Processing Activity
    • Kahoot Review
    • 3.1 Food fiasco

     

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    §  Test Review-multiple choice

    §  3.1 Food fiasco

     

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    5/6-5/10

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Levels of Organization Test

    §  2.5 Mystery Disease

     

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    • Controlling Body systems phenomenon activity
    • Start Investigation 1-creating a human body
    • 2.5 Mystery Disease

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    • Finish investigation 1
    • Wrap up

     

    • 2.5 Mystery Disease-sheep brain dissection part 2

     

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    • Investigation 2-Acting it Out
    • Lesson 2 Assessment Review

     

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    §  Finish Inv. 2

    §  Wrap-up

    §  Lesson 2 Assessment

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    4/29-5/3

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Finish homework review

     

    §  Activity 2.4-create labels

     

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    • MSTEP
    • MSTEP

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    • MSTEP
    • MSTEP

     

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    • Kahoot test review
    • Multiple choice test review
    • Brain dissection

     

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    §  Essay test review

    §  Finish dissection/wrap up

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    4/23-4/27

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Investigation 3-Diagnosing Mrs. B

     

    §  Activity 2.4-The control center

     

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    • Sections 4-5 Reading notes
    • EdPuzzle Organization of life

     

    §  Continue 2.4

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    • Science World
    • EdPuzzle Design Squad

     

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    • Science World
    • Science World

     

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    §  Processing Activity

    §  Kahoot Review

    §   

    §  Finish 2.4

     

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    4/15-4/19

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Organization of living things
    • Reading notes-introduction and section 1
    • Phenomena activity

    §  Continue 2.2-create movies

     

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    • Reading notes section 2 & 3
    • Start investigation review1-microscope review

    §  Share movies

    §  Start 2.3 Mysterious Miscommunications

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    • Investigation 1-Examining human tissue
    • Finish 2.3

     

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    • Finish investigation 1
    • Reading notes section 4
    • Start Investigation 2 –Connecting structure to function
    • Start 2.4 The control center

     

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    §   Continue investigation 2

    §  Continue 2.4

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    4/8-4/12

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Finish inv. #3
    • Processing activity

     

    §  Test review

     

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    • Test review-multiple choice& Kahoot

    §  Unit 1 test

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    • Test review-essay
    • 2.1 Secrets of the nervous system

     

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    • Interacting body systems Test

     

    • Finish 2.1

     

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    §  Levels of Organization anchoring activity

    §  Start 2.2 Smart Signals

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    3/11-3/15

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Interacting body systems-reading notes section #1-3

    §  Activity 1.3-Effectiveness of antibiotics-design experiment

     

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    • IBS-preview activity

    §  Activity 1.3-preform experiment

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    • Reading notes 4-5
    • Start Investigation 1-virtual frog dissection

     

    §  Activity 1.4 Disease diagnosis

     

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    • Finish Inv. 1
    • Reading notes 6-7
    • Finish 1.4

     

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    §  Start Inv. 2-Creating a human body model

    §  Start 1.5 –Diagnosis Detectives

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    3/4-3/8

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Reading notes #4-6

    §  Finish 1.2 Exploring Vital Signs

     

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    §  Homework review

    §  Kahoot review

     

    §  Start 1.3 Disease Agents

    The mysterious infection

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    • Multiple choice test review

    §  Continue 1.3

     

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    • Essay test review
    • Start 1.3 Effectiveness of antibiotics

     

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    §  Reproductive traits test

    §  Continue 1.3

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    2/25-3/1

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Reading notes section #4-6

    §  Science World

     

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    §  Inv. 2-Evaluating Claims about a phenomenon

     

    §  Activity 1.2 Exploring what’s vital

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    • Finish Inv. 2
    • Processing-The Red Fody

    §  Continue activity 1.2

     

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    • ½ day
    • Homework review
    • ½ day
    • Start activity 1.3

     

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    §  No School

    §  No School

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    2/18-2/22

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Traits for Survival Test

    §  Vital Signs webquest

     

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    • Traits for reproduction-preview activity

    §  Finish webquest

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    §  Inv. #1-Gathering information on traits for reproduction

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Activity 1.1 Vital Signs

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    • Present results from inv. #1

     

     

     

     

     

    • Continue Activity 1.1

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    §  Inv. #2-Evaluating Claims about a phenomenon

     

     

     

     

     

    §  Activity 1.2 Exploring What’s Vital

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    2/11-2/15

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Survival Traits-test review multiple choice

    §  Activity 1.2.1 Design Process

     

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    • Survival Traits-test review essay portion

    §  Finish activity 1.2.1

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    §  Survival Traits Test

    §  Start Medical Detectives-activity 1.1-exploring what’s vital

    §  Vital signs info sheet w/ crossword

     

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    • Reproductive traits-phenomena and preview activity
    • Vital signs webquest

     

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    §  Reproductive traits-investigation #1

    §  Finish webquest

     

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    1/21-1/25

     

     

    Life Science

    PLTW

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    • Inv. 3-Researching Survival Traits

    §  PLTW Exam review

     

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    • Continue Inv. 3
    • PLTW Exam

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    §  Inv. 3-presentations

    §  Medical Detectives

     

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    • Inv. 3-finish presentations
    • End of course survey
    • Final grades

     

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    §  No school-end of marking period

    §  No School-end of marking period

     

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    1/14-1/18

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Traits for survival-introduction
    • Preview discussion
    • Opposable thumb activity

    §  Final Test review

     

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    • Investigation 1: Observing Survival Traits
    • Videos w/ handouts and partner discussions

    §  Final Test

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    §  Substitute teacher

    §  Read Sections 1 & 2 w/ reading notes

    §  Substitute teacher

    §  Science World

     

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    • Investigation 2: Gathering information on traits (video)
    • Madagascar lab
    • Sketch up practice/design

     

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    §  Continue Investigation 2

    §  Sketch up practice/design

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    12/17-12/21

     

     

    Life Science

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    • 7.1 Lesson 10 culmination project

    §  3.2 Disease detective

     

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    • 7.1 Lesson 10 culmination project

    §  3.2 Disease detective

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    §  Finish project begin presentations

    §  3.2 Disease detective

     

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    • Project presentations
    • 3.2 Disease detective

     

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    Christmas festivities

    §  Christmas festivities

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    12/3-12/7

     

     

    Life Science

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    §  Share lab results

    §  Summary table

    §  Need to know checklist

     

    §  Sheep brain dissection Part 2

     

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    • Progress check Lesson 8
    • Start Lesson 9-Anchor video

    §  2.5 Develop patient education brochure

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    §  Electromagnet lab

     

    §  Continue work on brochure

     

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    §  Finish lab

    §  Summary Table A& B

     

     

     

    • Present brochure

     

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    • Lesson 8 Need to know checklist

    §  Lesson 2 assessment review

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    11/19-11/23

     

     

    Life Science

    PLTW

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    • Need to Know Checklist
    • Progress check-skater track

    §  2.4 Sheep Dissection

     

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    • 7.1 Lesson 8
    • Anchor activity

    §  Continue 2.4-dissection

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    §  ½ day

    §  Continue Lesson 8

    §  ½ day

    §  Wrap up 2.4

     

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    §  No School

     

     

    • No School

     

     

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    §  No School

     

    §  No School

     

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    11/5-11/9

     

     

    Life Science

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    §  Finish windmill testing

     

     

    §  Activity 2.2 share videos

     

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    • Summary table A&B
    • Windmill model

    §  Activity 2.3 Mysterious miscommunications

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    §  Share models

    §  C.E.R.

     

    §  Continue Activity 2.3

     

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    §  Summary table row C

    §  Class windmill model

     

    • Finish activity 2.3

     

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    §  No School

     

    §  No School

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    10/29-11/2

     

     

    Life Science

    PLTW

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    • Summary Table row C
    • Connect ideas-examine wind/water generators

    §  Start 2.2 Smart Signals

    §  Design plans for neuron design

     

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    • Summary Table row D
    • Complete GHC
    • Start Lesson 5 Assessment

     

     

    §  Design neurons

    §  Begin filming nerve impulse

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    §  ½ day

    §  Finish lesson 5 assessment

     

    §  ½ day

    §  Finish filming nerve impulse

    §  Share videos

     

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    §  7.1 Lesson 6

    §  Anchor video-wrecking ball/wind

    §  Begin Windmill design

    • Begin 2.3 Mysterious miscommunications

     

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    §  Finish windmill and conduct testing

    §  Continue 2.3

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    10/22-10/26

     

     

    Life Science

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    • 7.1 lesson 4 complete GHC
    • Row C
    • Connect Ideas-Stream elevation profile
    • Check progress-go back to unit challenge map

     

    §  Lesson 1 Assessment

     

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    • 7.1 Lesson 5
    • Anchor-demo catapult
    • Uncover Ideas
    • Revisit Pendulum’s with additional mass
    • Lesson 2-Secrets of the Nervous System

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    §  Finish lab/graph results

    §  Complete Summary Table Rows A & B

    §  Finish Lesson 2

     

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    §  Share graphs

    §  Complete GHC

    §  Connect Ideas-Closer look at Wind & Water Power

    • Activity 2.2-Smart Signals

     

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    §  Summary Table Rows C & D

    §  Lesson 5 Assessment

    §  Activity 2.2-smart signals-movie creator

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    10/15-10/19

     

     

    Life Science

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    • Start Lesson 4-Potential Energy=Energy of Position
    • Anchor-Splat activity

     

    §  Finish activity 1.3 & 1.4

     

     

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    • Delay start day
    • Lesson 4-uncover ideas
    • Build a pendulum

     

    §  Delay start day

    §  Start activity 1.5 diagnostic detectives

    §  Read case files

    §  Assign patients

    §  Design interview questions

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    §  ½ day conferences 1-4 & 5-8

    §  Lesson 4

    §  Complete row A & B in unit summary table

    §  Create paper model of pendulum (identify system component)

     

    §  ½ day conferences 1-4 & 5-8

    §  Design interview questions

     

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    §  YWCA Cyberbully awareness guest speaker

    • Conferences 4-8
    • Interview patients

     

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    §  Lesson 4-Share ideas

    §  Share pendulum models

    §  Complete GHC

    • Complete row C in summary table

    §  Lesson 1 assessment

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    10/8-10/12

     

     

    Life Science

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    • 7.1 Lesson 3
    • Anchor-electromagnetic generators
    • Observations of generators

     

     

    §  Finish mystery infection

     

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    • Lesson 3-uncover ideas
    • Summary table row A&B
    • Share Ideas--Systems-create conceptual model of generator
    • Complete Systems worksheet

    §  Activity 1.3 Effectiveness of antibiotics

    §  Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi

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    §  Complete GHC & row C of summary table

    §  Connect ideas-Complete row D of summary table

     

    §  Activity 1.3 –complete disease dictionary

    §  Share disease dictionary

     

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    §  Check progress

    §  “Practice modeling skills wksht”

     

    • Activity 1.3-design experiment

     

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    §  Share out Model sheets

    §  Activity 1.3-perform experiment

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    10/1-10/5

     

     

    Life Science

    PLTW

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    §  Argumentation with Evidence Hydroelectric vs. Wind Energy

    §  Share experiment results

    §  Graph results

     

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    • Complete renewable reference case as a group

     

    §  Activity 1.3 Disease Agents

    The mystery infection

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    §  Start Lesson 3 “Making the light light”

    §  Anchoring experience-create simple generator

     

    §  Finish The mystery infection

     

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    §  Discuss generators (Uncover Ideas)

    §  Complete row A & B in unit summary table

     

    • Activity 1.3 Effectiveness of antibiotics

     

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    §  Create a model to illustrate how the generator works (Share Ideas)

    §   Finish Activity 1.3 Effectiveness of antibiotics

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    9/24-9/28

     

     

    Life Science

    PLTW

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    ·         Unit 7.1 lesson 1-Off the Grid

     

    §  Vital Signs activity 1.1 continued

     

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    • Unit 7.1 Lesson 2-Exploring Electricity Generation Methods

    §  Lesson 1 activity 1.2 Exploring what’s vital

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    §  Continue lesson 2

    §  Lesson 1 activity 1.2 Exploring what’s vital continued

     

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    • Unit 7.1 Lesson 3-Making the light light

     

     

    • Lesson 1 activity 1.3 Disease Agents

     

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    §  Continue lesson 3

    §  Lesson 1 activity 1.3 Disease Agents continued

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    9/17-9/21

     

     

    Science

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    §  Control groups

    §  Start Spongebob variables

    §  Activity 1.1 Unit Problem

    §  Activity 1.2 Exploring what’s vital

     

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    §  Finish spongebob variables

    §  Finish activity 1.2

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    §  Scientific investigations to analyze

    §  Activity 1.3 disease agents

     

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    • Quiz review

     

     

    ·         Activity 1.3

     

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    §  Quiz

    §  Graphing practice

     

     

    • Finish activity 1.3

     

    Weekly Lesson Plan    9/10-9/14

     

     

    Life Science

    PLTW

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    §  Opinions, Facts, Inferences

    §  P.P. w/ wksht

    §  Design process P.P. w/ notes

     

     

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    §  Identifying variables P.P.

    §  Team work puzzle activity

    §  Team work P.P.

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    §  Writing a hypothesis

    §  Identifying variables practice

     

     

    §  Activity 1.1 Vital signs

     

     

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    • Control groups/experimental design
    • Start Spongebob variables

     

     

    • Continue Activity 1.1

     

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    §  Finish Spongebob variables

    • Continue Activity 1.1