11/11 – 11/17

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)

 

11/06 – 11/09

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

 

10/30 – 11/03

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

 

10/23 – 10/27

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

10/16 – 10/20

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 16 – 20
Standards:    7.12, 7.13, 7.14
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: create a model of DNA. I can explain how DNA carries genetic information from one generation to the next.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

DNA worksheet bellringer RNA Graphic Organizer / Foldable RNA Graphic Organizer
Tuesday

 

Transcription Activity DNA Profile Matching (Bronze) DNA Profile Matching (Bronze)
Wednesday

 

RNA /DNA Foldable Study Guide Study Guide
Thursday

 

Bill Nye DNA Clip Review Study Guide Review Study Guide
Friday

 

DNA Test DNA Test DNA Test

 

Planned Assessments:

Transcription Lab – Bronze

Journal Check – Bronze

DNA Test – Oct. 20

Formative Assessments:

Notes, Foldables, class discussion, Lab models

 

10/9 – 10/13

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 9-13
Standards:    7.12, 7.13, 7.14
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: create a model of DNA. I can explain how DNA carries genetic information from one generation to the next.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

No School No School No School
Tuesday

 

DNA Extraction Lab (Silver) DNA Extraction Lab (Silver) DNA Extraction Lab (Silver)
Wednesday

 

Aspire Bellringer DNA Powerpoint & Notes DNA Powerpoint & notes
Thursday

 

3-D DNA Models (Bronze) 3-D DNA Models 3-D DNA Models Lab
Friday

 

3-D DNA Models (Bronze) 3-D DNA Models 3-D DNA Models Lab

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze and Silver Labs

Formative Assessments:

Notes, class discussion, lab models

 

10/02 – 10/06

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 2 – 6
Standards:   7.1,  7.2
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: demonstrate understanding of 9 week curriculum: Cells, characteristics of living things, the scientific method

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Science 9 week exam Science 9 week Exam Science 9 week Exam
Tuesday

 

Science World Magazine Guided Reading Science World Writing assignment Science World writing assignment
Wednesday

 

Penny Lab Penny Lab Penny Lab
Thursday

 

Myth-busters Scientific Method Analysis Myth-busters Scientific Method Analysis Myth-busters Scientific Method Analysis
Friday

 

No school No school No school

 

Planned Assessments:

Science World Magazine – Bronze

Formative Assessments:

Myth-busters analysis, Penny Lab Report, class discussions

 

09/25 – 09/29

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: September 25-29
Standards:    7.2
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: I can create a model to demonstrate the stages of the cell cycle.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Cell Cycle Rap Intro Cell Cycle Rap Group Activity Song Presentation
Tuesday

 

Meiosis foldable Meiosis Foldable Meiosis Square Dance
Wednesday

 

Cell Cycle Manipulatives Review Chromo socks AMSTI Chromo socks AMSTI Lab
Thursday

 

Cell Cycle Quiz 9 weeks exam study guide 9 weeks exam study guide
Friday

 

9 weeks study guide Review 9 weeks exam study guide Review 9 weeks exam study guide

 

Planned Assessments:

Cell Cycle Song & Presentations – (Silver) 9/25

Cell Cycle Quiz (silver)  9/28

Journal check  – 9/28

Formative Assessments:

Square Dance, Foldable, notes, class discussions, journal reflections

09/18 – 09/22

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: September 18 – 22
Standards:    7.2
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain the processes of how cells reproduce by mitosis and meiosis

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Review Study Guide Review Study Guide Kahoots
Tuesday

 

Cells Test Cells Test Cells Test
Wednesday

 

Cell Cycle Foldable – Mitosis Cell Cycle Foldable – Mitosis Cell Cycle Powerpoint / Notes
Thursday

 

Cell Cycle Powerpoint & notes Cell Cycle Powerpoint & notes Cell Cycle Powerpoint & notes
Friday

 

Cell Cycle Packet Cell Cycle Packet Cell Cycle Packet

 

Planned Assessments:

September 19 – Cell Test  (gold)

09/18 – Journal check (bronze)

Formative Assessments:

Foldable, notes, class discussions, journal reflections

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: September 11-15
Standards:  7.3

 

Learning Targets –

I can:  

           Describe the structure and function of cells

           Explain the differences in animal cells vs. plant cells.

           Determine if an object is living or non-living based on the characteristics of living things.

           Engage in a debate proving the ideas of cell theory

 

Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday Microscope Lab – Plant and Animal Cells Microscope Lab Microscope Lab Report
Tuesday Performance Series Testing Performance Series Testing Performance series testing
Wednesday Testing / Finish Cell drawing and functions Testing / Finish Cell drawing and functions Testing / Finish Cell drawing and functions
Thursday   Cell City Analogies Cell City Analogies Cell City Analogy Presentations
Friday Study Guide Study Guide Bill Nye Cells

 

Planned Summative Assessments:

September 19th – (Gold) Cells Test

Cell City Analogy 14th – Silver

Journal Check  15th – Bronze

Microscope lab – 11th

Formative Assessments:

Powerpoint notes, discussions, Cell drawings, Analogy Presentations, Review Game