Skip to content

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
Standards:    7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.18

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how energy flows through the food chain

  • Create a food web demonstrating the transfer of energy

 

Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday Population Management in Textbook (Deer) Study Guide Review   Review Game
Tuesday Ecology Test (Gold) Ecology Test (Gold) Ecology Test (Gold)
Wednesday Climate Change Video Climate Change Video Climate Change Video
Thursday   Climate Change Debate Climate Change Debate Climate Change Debate
Friday Science World Magazine Science World Magazine Science World Magazine

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze – Journal Check, Competition Lab

Gold – Ecology Test   1/30

Formative Assessments:

Class Discussions, Study Guide Review, Lab Sheets

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 22 - 26
Standards:    7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.18

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how energy flows through the food chain

  • Create a food web demonstrating the transfer of energy

 

Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday Populations – Bill Nye Deer Populations Textbook Activity Deer Populations Textbook Activity
Tuesday Limited Resources Lab Limited Resources Competition Lab Studying Populations Worksheet
Wednesday Symbiosis Foldable Symbiosis Foldable Kaibab Deer Activity
Thursday   Kaibab Deer Activity Kaibab Deer Activity Kaibab Deer Activity
Friday Study Guide Study Guide Study Guide

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze – Journal Check, Competition Lab,

Silver – Kaibab Activity

Gold – Ecology Test   1/30

Formative Assessments:

Class Discussions, Study Guide Review, Lab Sheets

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 15-19
Standards:    7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.18

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how energy flows through the food chain

  • Create a food web demonstrating the transfer of energy

 

Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday Holiday Holiday Holiday
Tuesday Energy Flow Reading Guide Energy Flow Reading Guide Check Reading Guide
Wednesday Energy Pyramid Energy Pyramid Bill Nye Food Chains
Thursday   Food Chain Lab (Chromebooks) Food Chain Lab (Chromebooks) Food Chain Lab (Chromebooks)
Friday Food Web Lab (Chromebooks) Food Web Lab (Chromebooks) Food Web Lab (Chromebooks)

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze – Journal Check, Competition Lab

Gold – Food chain & Food Web Lab (50 each)   

Formative Assessments:

Class Discussions, Reading Guide, energy pyramid

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Dec. 11  - 15
Standards:    7.7, 7.11

 

Learning Targets – I can: demonstrate knowledge of 9 weeks standards

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams
Tuesday

 

Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams
Wednesday

 

Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams
Thursday

 

Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams
Friday

 

Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams Study Guide & Review for Exams

 

Planned Assessments:

Gold- Semester Exam 12/15

Bronze – Journal Check

Formative Assessments:

Study Guide

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Dec. 4 – Dec. 08
Standards:    7.7, 7.11

 

Learning Targets – I can: formulate an evidence-based argument to defend an opinion through research and debate.

I can describe how species adapt to their environment.

I can use fossils and the fossil record to make inferences about the past.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Darwin Discovery Reading Guide Reading Guide Reading Guide
Tuesday

 

Theory of Evolution Debate Research Theory of Evolution Debate Research Theory of Evolution Debate Research
Wednesday

 

Class Debate Class Debate Adaptations study guide
Thursday

 

Study Guide Review Study Guide Review Game
Friday

 

Review Adaptations Test Adaptations Test

 

Planned Assessments:

Gold- Friday, Dec. 10 Adaptations Test

Silver – Debate Research & Debate

Formative Assessments:

Research, Debate outline, Study Guide

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
Standards:    7.7, 7.11

 

Learning Targets – I can: formulate an evidence-based argument to defend an opinion through research and debate.

I can describe how species adapt to their environment.

I can use fossils and the fossil record to make inferences about the past.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

ABC Portfolio ABC Portfolio ABC Portfolio
Tuesday

 

Aspire Test Review Aspire Interim Review Aspire Interim review
Wednesday

 

Bellringer – What do you know about Darwin? Common misconceptions The Making of a Theory – Natural Selection Documentary Reflection Journal – What evidences led Wallace and Darwin to propose their theories?
Thursday

 

Beak Lab Beak Lab Beak Lab Review
Friday

 

Fossil Record Reading Guide Fossil Record Reading Guide Fossil Record Reading Guide

 

Planned Assessments:

Gold- Friday, Dec. 9 Adaptations Test

Formative Assessments:

Journals, reading guides, Lab review

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: November 11 – November 17
Standards:    7.2
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how organisms are classified and the general characteristics of each kingdom.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio
Tuesday

 

ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio
Wednesday

 

ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio
Thursday

 

ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio
Friday

 

ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio ABC Classification Portfolio

 

Planned Assessments:

11/17 – ABC Portfolio (Gold)

Formative Assessments:

ABC Portfolio Progress (4-5 Pages per day)

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: November 6- November 9
Standards:    7.2
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how organisms are classified and the general characteristics of each kingdom.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Kingdoms Graphic Organizer Kingdoms Graphic Organizer Kingdoms Graphic Organizer
Tuesday

 

Alien Enigma Inquiry Based LTF Lab Alien Enigma Inquiry Based LTF Lab Alien Enigma Inquiry Based LTF Lab
Wednesday

 

Classification Notes Classification Nearpod Classification Nearpod
Thursday

 

Check Study Guide Open Notes Classification Quiz Open Notes Classification Quiz
Friday

 

Veteran’s Day Veteran’s Day Veteran’s Day

 

Planned Assessments:

11/6 – Graphic Organize (Bronze)

11/7 – Lab (Bronze)

11/9 – Quiz (Silver)

Formative Assessments:

Notes, test review, graphic organizer, lab

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 30 – November 3
Standards:    7.12, 7.13, 7.14

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how Mendel’s Laws explain how genetic information is passed down. Complete a Punnett Square to predict or analyze traits from one generation to the next.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Ugly Baby Lab Ugly Baby Lab Ugly Baby Lab
Tuesday

 

Genetics Test Genetics Test Genetics Test
Wednesday

 

Genetic Disorder Research Genetic Disorder Research Genetic Disorder Research
Thursday

 

Genetic Disorder Presentation Preparation Genetic Disorder Presentation Preparation Genetic Disorder Presentation Preparation
Friday

 

Genetic Disorder Presentation Genetic Disorder Presentation Genetic Disorder Presentation

 

Planned Assessments:

Genetics Quiz -  10/31 (Silver)

Genetic Disorder Presentation (Gold) 11/3

Ugly Baby Lab – (Bronze)

Formative Assessments:

Completed Notes, class discussion, Reading Guides

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 23 – October 27
Standards:    7.12, 7.13, 7.14

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how Mendel’s Laws explain how genetic information is passed down. Complete a Punnett Square to predict or analyze traits from one generation to the next.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

DNA Test DNA Test DNA Test
Tuesday

 

Genetics Powerpoint Genetics Powerpoint Notes Genetics Powerpoint Notes
Wednesday

 

Neptune Punnett Squares (Teacher led) Spongebob Punnett Squares Table Group Practice Punnett Square Group practice (Bronze)
Thursday

 

Spongebob Punnett Squares Individual Practice Punnett Square Individual Practice Punnet Square Individual Practice
Friday

 

4.2 Reading Guide Pg. 123 4.2 Reading Guide Pg. 123 Bill Nye Genetics

 

Planned Assessments:

Genetics Quiz -  10/31 (Silver)

Spongebob Punnett Squares (Bronze)

Journal check – (Bronze) 10/27

Formative Assessments:

Completed Notes, class discussion, Reading Guides