Lesson Plans - 7th
Life Science -  5-22 to end
 Monday Smiley Face crosses. Assign review on genetics (due on Wednesday)
 Tuesday Simple Punnett Squares, do problems on review WS
Wednesday Quiz on genetics. Put together microscope booklet.
Assign and work on final test review (due Friday)
 Thursday Review activities (include graphing of apple results)
 Friday Review activities.
 Next week Final test on Tuesday, May 30



Life Science - Week of 5-15 to 5-19, 2017
 Monday Papers, folders, go over tests. Asexual vs sexual and intro to genetics. Assign WS Introduction to Genetics due Tuesday.
 Tuesday Discuss chromosomes etc. Assign inventory of traits, due Wed.
 Wednesday Chromosomes in egg & sperm, gender determination. Assign Genetics terms activity, due Thursday.
 Thursday Complete genetics, dominant, recessive. Assign genetics with a smile part A
 Friday Part B of Genetics with a smile.
 Next week Use apple lab results to review measurement, graphing, important elements & compounds in living things.
Make microscope booklet.



Life Science - Week of 5-8 to 5-12, 2017
 Monday Papers, grades, folders. Make foldable to review plant parts. Due Tuesday.
 Tuesday Discuss plant reproduction. Assign WS on flowers, due Wednesday.
 Wednesday Flower dissection. Discuss pollination and seeds. Seeds WS due Thursday.
 Thursday Seeds dissection. Review for test. Review assignment, due friday.
 Friday Test Plants
 Next week Use apple lab results to review measurement, graphing, important elements & compounds in living things.
Make microscope booklet.


Life Science - Week of 5-1 to 5-5, 2017
 Monday Review adaptations. Finish video Savage Garden, identifying adaptations. (no assignment)
 Tuesday Papers, folders. Assign project on endangered species - due end of the week.
 Wednesday The plant kingdom. Types of plants. Add pages to Keynote. Assign WS Introduction to Plants (due tomorrow)
 Thursday Roots stems and leaves. Assign drawing project Plant Parts and WS Plant parts - roots, stems, leaves (due by end of period on Friday)
 Friday Quiz - adaptations and plant parts.
Assignments due: endangered Animal and Plant Parts, WS
 Next week Apple lab complete, dissect flowers, seeds.

4-24 to 4-28
Monday MCA TESTING
Tuesday MCA testing
Wednesday food chains
Thursday Food Webs
Friday begin adaptations

Life Science - Week of 4-17 to 4-21, 2017
 Monday No class
 Tuesday Papers, folders. Intro to ecology (through biotic, abiotic). Assign wordsearch only. Due Wednesday.
 Wednesday Habitats & ecosystems through processes. Assign endangered animal research.
 Thursday Discuss interactions among organisms. Return word search and complete questions, due Friday.
 Friday Limiting factors through range. Quiz. 
 Next week


Life Science - Week of 4-10 to 4-14, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders. Show example project (disease project due by the end of the week). Go over Viruses. Assign Word search only (do NOT do the questions until later in the week)
 Tuesday Diseases through body defense. Share diseases.
 Wednesday Body response through immunity. Share diseases. Assign work on question ont he back of wordsearch.
 Thursday Vaccination through disease treatment. Finish questions on the back of wordsearch. Share diseases (all projects due).
 Friday No classes - 
 Next week Genetics


Life Science - Week of 4-3 to 4-7, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders. Types of protists (pamplet). Start crossword (due on Wednesday)
 Tuesday Protists and people (do cut aparts for notes in SN). Crossword/questions due tomorrow.
 Wednesday Correct assignment. Types of Monera. Begin assignment (due Friday).
 Thursday Monera and people. WS is due tomorrow. 
 Friday Quiz - Protists and Monerans. Begin viruses. Give project on disease.
 Next week Finish viruses, diseases, immunity, vaccines.


Life Science - Week of 3-27 to 3-31, 2017
 Monday No classes. Teacher inservice
 Tuesday Hand back papers, folders, go over test. Intro to the other kingdoms. Assign Word search and questions WS (due tomorrow).
 Wednesday Correct assignment. The Fungi Kingdom - examples, characteristics. Set up spore prints. WS on Fungi Kingdom due Friday
 Thursday Finish spore print lab.
Importance of the fungi kingdom. Work on assignment (due tomorrow)
 Friday The protist kingdom - examples, characterisitics...make pamphlet for SN.
 Next week Protist, monera, virus. quiz.


Life Science - Week of 3-20 to 3-24, 2017
 Monday Papers & folders. Go over Quiz. Do vert or invert in pairs. Review groups. Begin video "wonders down under." 
 Tuesday Project due. Finish watching video. Assign Quizlet for Test.
 Wednesday Review activities. Assign review WS.
 Thursday Correct assignment. Begin Test.
 Friday Complete test.
 Next week Other kingdoms....


Life Science - Week of 3-13 to 3-17, 2017
 Monday Update apple masses. Hand back papers, grades, folders. Go over quiz. Finish reptile notes. Assign poster on 5 types of chordates.
 Tuesday Finishthereptiles.   Snakes visiting today. Go over birds. Give WS, due tomorrow. Extra credit option on eggs.
 Wednesday Go over mammals. Give WS packet, page 1 due tomorrow.
 Thursday Work on graph and webquest (due tomorrow)
 Friday Begin video - "Wonders Down Under"
 Next week Finish video, review, Test on Chordata Phylum


Life Science - Week of 3-6 to 3-10, 2017
 Monday Frogs - external (sawyer here) Assign page WS "amphibians" due Wed.
 Tuesday Do Frog prelab. Discuss frog development.
 Wednesday Frog dissection. WS due.  Assign post-lab (due by Friday)
 Thursday Go over reptiles. Complete the lab questions. Assign WS reptiles.
 Friday All lab materials are due. Quiz, Chordata phylum
 Next week Birds & mammals, Test.


Life Science - Week of 2-27 to 3-3, 2017
 Monday No class - P-T Conferences
 Tuesday Papers, grades, folders. Do "Vertebrate, Invertebrate, or Neither?" in groups. The Chordata Phylum. Assign wordsearch and start on questions (due Thursday)
 Wednesday Fish - discuss and work on assignment.
 Thursday Amphibians - discuss, work on assignment (due on Wednesday)
 Friday No School
 Next week Amphibians, dissection...


Life Science - Week of 2-20 to 2-24, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders. Go over Echinoderm Phylum and intro to Arthropods. assignment WS "the Echinoderm Phylum" plus work on Arthropod wordsearch (page 1-2 of packet)
 Tuesday Go over Insect Class. Assignment through page 3 of WS packet plus Grasshopper Prelab.
 Wednesday Dissection - Go over Pre-lab and do external grasshopper. 
 Thursday Insect development, them finish Internal Grasshoppper Dissection. Do post lab questions and finish packet.
 Friday TEST - Invertebrates (open notes)
 Next week Vertebrates


Life Science - Week of 2-13 to 2-17, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders, grades. Begin dissection.
 Tuesday Dissection of Earthworm. Postlab questions when finished (due tomorrow).
 Wednesday Mollusca Phylum. Assign WS Molluscs.
 Thursday Echinoderms. Assign Echinoderms and review for Quiz
 Friday Quiz - Earthworm (annelids), Molluscs, Echinoderms. Update apple mass.
 Next week Invertebrates continued.


Life Science - Week of 2-6 to 2-10, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders. The Cnidaria phylum. Assign WS on Porifera and Cnidaria Phyla.
 Tuesday Platyhelminth and Nematode Phyla. Assign WS on Platyhelminth and Nematoda.
 Wednesday Annelid Phylum and review for quiz. Assign WS on Annelids plus quizlet for review.
 Thursday Quiz (classification through annelids, page 89...)
 Friday No school
 Next week Invertebrates continued.


Life Science - Week of 1-30 to 2-3, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders. Watch ClassifyIt video and do front of WS. Students do the back (need iPads). Assignment - Kingdoms of Life WS - due on Wednesday.
 Tuesday Review the 5 kingdoms. Set up Keynotes, summary of kingdoms plus images. Kingdoms of Life WS due tomorrow.
 Wednesday The animal kingdom. Verts vs Inverts plus 9 phyla. Online assignment - (Quizizz)use notes, due tomorrow (by 4, link will be sent in student email).
 Thursday The Porifera Phylum details. Add summary page to Keynote. Assign ??
 Friday The Cnidaria Phylum details. Add summary page to Keynote. (no quiz today) (no assignment)
 Next week Invertebrates continued.


Life Science - Week of 1-23 to 1-27, 2017
 Monday Papers and folders. Introduction to classification. Online assignment (sent in email or assignment form
 Tuesday Seashel Inquiry Lab. Assignment - finish questions on lab.
 Wednesday Levels of classification. play ClassifyIt. Assignment WS on levels of classification. 
 Thursday Details on the 5 kingdoms. Complete keynote summary (in class or study hall). Play ClassifyIt (free app)
 Friday  Quiz on Classification and 5 kingdoms. Apple check up.
 Next week Invertebrates


Life Science - Week of 1-16 to 1-20, 2017
 Monday Venn diagrams for bell work. Correct, hand in circulatory assignments. Intro excretory system. Do webquest in class (groups). Reminders; do the quizizz by Thursday. Due tomorrow - pink packet of circulatory system investigations.
 Tuesday Hand in pink packet (circulatory investigations). Go through excretory system organs. Assign - The Excretory System WS.
 Wednesday Measure apples. Correct assignment.  Review excretory and circulatory...then Kahoot. Assignment - Review - Excretory and Circulatory Systems.
 Thursday Quiz on Circulatory and Excretory Systems.
 Friday No school - teacher's inservice.
 Next week Dissection? Classification


Life Science - Week of 1-9 to 1-13, 2017
 Monday Return Quiz, go through. Papers, grades, and folders. Intro to circulatory system - 3 jobs. Begin investigations packet (bright pink), page 1.
 Tuesday Snow day
 Wednesday Turn in pulse rate vs size graph. Investigation 2 (page 2, pink packet). Pulse rate, sitting. Structure of the heart. Assign page 1 of WS packet.
 Thursday Investigation 2 (page 2, pink packet). Pulse rate, walking. Types of blood vessels (students read and take notes). Work time for assignment packet (page 1 & 2 due tomorrow).
 Friday Investigation 2 (page 2, pink packet). Pulse rate, running.  Correct assignments (purple). Go over the parts of blood. Give time to work on assignments (pg 3-4 of purple packet, due Monday). Do quizizz online assignment.
 Next week Excretory system and Quiz. End of quarter.


Life Science - Week of 1-3 to 1-6, 2017
 Monday No school.
 Tuesday Hand back papers, folders. Go over test. Discuss test corrections.
Begin respiratory system (function only). Give packet, assign word search.
 Wednesday Organs of respiratory system. Assign questions and coloring. Assign Quizlet.
 Thursday Phases of respiration. Respiration rate activity part 1. Finish respiration rate activity for homework. 
 Friday Update apple lab. Quiz on respiratory system. Catch up & make up.
 Next week Circulatory System

Life Science - Week of 12-5 to 12-9
 Monday Digestive organs - stomach....
 Tuesday Coloring organs of digestion (bell work). Complete digestive organs, review activity. Quizizz assignment due by 4:00 tomorrow.
 Wednesday Test - digestive system (pages 61 to end)
 Thursday No class
 Friday No class
 Next week After Christmas - Respiration


Life Science - Week of 12- 12 to 12-16, 2016
 Monday Hand back papers, folders. Go over test. Discuss test corrections. Self and peer grade keynote summaries.
Cells-> Tissues -> Organs -> Organ Systems.  TISSUE SLIDE OBSERVATIONS THROUGHOUT WEEK.
Assignment - Finish table in SN (use book), put diagram in SN.
 Tuesday Check assignments in SN. Discuss notes relating systems to cellular respiration. Two types of digestion.
Assign - Mechanical digestion and rate of dissolving, begin word search.
 Wednesday Organs of digestion -mouth - stomach. Assign work on word search.
 Thursday Organs of digestion - stomach to anus. Complete word search and categories.
 Friday Finish digestive system.  Measure dehydrating apples, finish tissue observation. Play Quizizz. Catch up, make up.
 Next week Complete digestion. Review, Test.


Life Science - Week of 12-5 to 12-9
 Monday Finish organelles. Assign cell organelles I
 Tuesday Plant vs animal cells Assign cell organelles II & III
 Wednesday Shapes & sizes of cells
 Thursday Cell division (packet due)
 Friday Test = cells



Life Science - Week of 11-28 to 12-2, 2016

Monday

Complete notes on Schleiden and Virchow. Do cork observation (microscope).
Assignment; Keynote summary

Tuesday

3 main cell parts, intro. Observe Onion skin(microscope). Work on Keynote summary.

Wednesday

3 main cell parts, details. ID those parts on onion skin. Observe cheek cells(microscope), work on Keynote summary. Assign term definitions on wordsearch (from last week).

Thursday

Go over mitochondria, ER and ribosomes.
Assignment; Review WS due tomorrow.

Friday

Mass dehydrating apples. Review. Quiz on Cells. Catch up, make up. Work on keynote summary.Assignment; none



Life Science - Week of 11-21 to 12-2, 2016
 Monday Packet is due
TEST - Basic Biology 
Look at Keynote app.
Assignment; none
 Tuesday Return tests, papers, grades, folders. Work on keynote.
Begin cells.
Assignment; word search of cell terms (due Tuesday) 
 Wednesday Split class - cell theory and observe cork cells. Work on Keynote.
Assignment; none
 Thursday Thanksgiving break
 Friday Thanksgiving break





Life Science - Week of November 14-18, 2016
 Monday Hand back papers, grades, folders. Discuss processes in heterotrophs. Assign page 1 of packet.
 Tuesday Fermentation. Demonstration and set up labs (pg 3-4).
 Wednesday Measure fermentation results. Record and assign graphs (pg 5). Discuss photosynthesis, (page 2 due tomorrow also)
 Thursday Mass dehydrating apples. Review for test. Assign review WS.
 Friday Review due (pgs 6-8) TEST. Catch up, make up.
 Next week Cells


Life Science - Week of November 7 - 11, 2016
 Monday Specialization in science & branches of life science. Assign specialization term.
 Tuesday Share specialization terms and add to word wall. Characterisitics of organsms; cells. Set up appleheads (photos, mass --> tray)
Assignment, water in living things.
 Wednesday Finish characteristics. Growth, response, reproduction, adaptation (video). Assign characteristics of living things.
 Thursday Needs of living things. Illustrate page of SN. Assign crossword for review.
 Friday Quiz. Catch up, make up.
 Next week Processes in living things.


Life Science - Week of October 31-November 3, 2016
 Monday Return Quiz, papers, folders, grades. Start on chemical reactions. Assign WS on chemical reactions (front due Tuesday)
 Tuesday Finish chemical reactions, foldable in SN. Review for TEST. Assign review WS (back of yesterday's assignment).
 Wednesday TEST - Elements, compounds, & reactions.
 Thursday Catch up day. Celebrate end of quarter!!!
 Friday Teachers' Inservice Day
 Next week Characteristics of living things...


Life Science - Week of October 24 - 28, 2016
 Monday Return Quiz, papers, folders.
Intro to compounds. Assignment - Element or Compound? (front only)
 Tuesday Correct assignment. Activity - Element or compound.
Compound formulas. What they tell you. Assignment - What's in a Compound?
 Wednesday Molecular structure. In-class activity, making models of molecules.
 Thursday Crystals - go over. work on review and drawing crystals (microscope). Assign - review crossword.
 Friday Quiz - Elements and compounds. Finish crystal drawings. 
 Next week Compounds


Life Science - Week of October 17-19, 2016
 Monday Return Quiz, papers, folders.
Information about elements from the periodic table (protons, neutrons, electrons,) Assignment "Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons" plus "Periodic Table WS"
 Tuesday Correct assignment. Assign research/biography of one element.
 Wednesday Complete biography of one element.
 Thursday Fall Break
 Friday Fall Break
 Next week Compounds


Life Science - Week of October 10-14, 2016
 Monday Conferences, no class.
 Tuesday Return Quiz, papers, folders, grades.
Atomic structure. Assign WS "Atoms" and "Protons, Neutrons & Electrons"
 Wednesday Important elements in/for living things. Assignment; symbols and names crossword.
 Thursday The periodic table, metal-nonmetal, and states of matter.
Assign WS on Periodic table and elements.
 Friday Complete periodic table.
Quiz.
 Next week Compounds


Life Science - Week of October 3-7, 2016
 Monday Return Quiz, papers, folders, grades.
Begin Scientific method (observe and ask questions - earthworms)
 Tuesday Lab - Earthworm behavior, finding pulse, observing organs...
plus...do microscope observations of leaves.
 Wednesday Lab - Earthworm behavior
plus...do microscope observations of leaves.
 Thursday Lead groups through scientific method
 Friday Groups finish inquiry activity and share results with class.
 Next week  Conferences, begin  basic chemistry


 Life Science - Week of September 26-30, 2016
 Monday Return Quiz, papers, folders, grades.
Tables and graphs (notes and assignment).
 Tuesday Types of graphs, instructions and notes. Assignment - graphing.
 Wednesday Collect leaves and measure + microscope observations.
Assignment - graph leaf measurements. 
 Thursday Make leaf rubbings and identify trees.  Finish microscope observations. 
Assignment for review.
 Friday TEST - Measurement, Microscopes, Tables & graphs.
 Next week  Scientific method


 Life Science - Week of September 19-23, 2016
 Monday  Return Quizzes, go over. Hand back papers, class folders. Finish all of measurement notes. Activity - Measurement practice (in class) plus assignment.
 Tuesday Correct assignment. Talk about microscope. Make first observations - the letter "e." Assignment review on the microscope, plus bring something to see under scope.
 Wednesday Microscopes, finish notes. More observations in the classroom. 
 Thursday Microscope observations in classroom.
 Friday Quiz on measurement and microscope use. 
 Next week  graphing and tree projects.


Life Science - Week of September 12-16, 2016
 Monday  Return Quizzes, go over. Hand back papers, class folders. Set up ISN and begin WS on lab safety (due Wednesday).
 Tuesday  Notes on Lab Safety in ISN. Watch ed.ted video on lab safety and record rules. Finish WS.
 Wednesday  Begin measurement, notes on length measurement, begin metric scavenger hunt. Assign length measurement practice.
 Thursday  Complete length measurement. Notes on mass measurement and use of the balance. Practice mass measurement and assign estimates for tomorrow's activity. 
 Friday Do actual mass measurements. Quiz on Safety, Length, and Mass.  
 Next week  Other metric measurement units.


 Life Science - Week of September 6-9, 2016
 Monday  No School - Labor Day
 Tuesday  First day of school, intro to science. (leave composition book here)
Assignments - Finish "Who I Am" and "Day One Demos"
 Wednesday  Discuss classroom procedures. Introductions. Group activity; a good student is and student authored rules.
Assignment - DHMO; read about DHMO on dhmo.org. be prepared to talk about what you read.
 Thursday  DHMO discussion and the need to science instruction. 
Review procedures. Vote on student rules.
Assignment - Textbook Scavenger Hunt
 Friday  Correct assignments. Reveal student rules.
Quiz on rules, procedures, location of materials, etc...
Assignment (optional) - finish coloring page (will use for front of ISN or folder)
 Next week  We will format interactive science notebook (ISN) on Monday and start with science content.

Life Science - Week of 11-21 to 12-2, 2016
 Monday Packet is due
TEST - Basic Biology 
Look at Keynote app.
Assignment; none
 Tuesday Return tests, papers, grades, folders. Work on keynote.
Begin cells. 
Assignment; word search of cell terms (due Tuesday) 
 Wednesday Split class - cell theory and observe cork cells. Work on Keynote.
Assignment; none
 Thursday Thanksgiving break
 Friday Thanksgiving break

Life Science - Week of 11-21 to 12-2, 2016
 Monday Packet is due
TEST - Basic Biology 
Look at Keynote app.
Assignment; none
 Tuesday Return tests, papers, grades, folders. Work on keynote.
Begin cells. 
Assignment; word search of cell terms (due Tuesday) 
 Wednesday Split class - cell theory and observe cork cells. Work on Keynote.
Assignment; none
 Thursday Thanksgiving break
 Friday Thanksgiving break

Finishthereptiles.   Snakes visiting today. Go over birds. Give WS, due tomorrow. Extra credit option on eggs.
Finishthereptiles.   Snakes visiting today. Go over birds. Give WS, due tomorrow. Extra credit option on eggs.