02/20 – 02/24

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Feb. 20 – 24
Standards:    Body Systems

 

Learning Targets – I can: explain how the muscular system works with the skeletal system to move the body.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

No School No School No School
Tuesday

 

Study Guide Study Guide Study Guide
Wednesday

 

Arm Design Lab Arm Design Lab Arm Design Lab
Thursday

 

Review Study Guide Magic School Bus “Work Out” Review Game
Friday

 

Muscular & Skeletal System Test Test Science World Magazine after test

 

Planned Assessments:

Silver – Mechanical Arm Presentation

02/24 – Bones & Muscular system test

Bronze – 2/22 Journal Check

Formative Assessments:

Bellringers, Study Guide, Review Game, Arm Design Discussion

 

01/30 – 02/03

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 30 – Feb. 03
a.     Standards:    Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how food is broken down through chemical reactions to create new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as it moves through an organism.

 

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

–          Explain how food is broken down

–          Create a healthy diet & fitness plan

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Healthy & Nutrition Video Create a pie chart nutrition guide from “my plate” guidelines Include examples in pie chart
Tuesday

 

Create 3 days health data table – Begin recording today  Practice recording with sample day Create an ideal meal plan
Wednesday

 

What is a calorie? Measuring calories Class snack  – reading nutrition labels Graphing Nutrition labels
Thursday

 

Roles of exercise in calorie burn Cardio zone lab – BMI calculator Create an ideal fitness plan
Friday

 

Share health data with partner – analyze their data and suggest changes in a health report. Share health data with partner – analyze their data and suggest changes in a health report. Share health data with partner – analyze their data and suggest changes in a health report.

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze – Journals

Silver – Record 3 day health plan

Gold – Health Report Analysis

 

Formative Assessments:

Journal entries and activities

 

01/23 – 01/27

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 23 – 27
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

 

Review Study Guide Population Management Lab – Textbook Population Management Lab
Tuesday

 

Limited Resources Lab Limited Resources Competition Lab Studying Populations Worksheet
Wednesday

 

Kaibab Deer Activity Kaibab Deer Activity Kaibab Deer Activity
Thursday

 

Ecosystems Test Ecosystems Test Ecosystems Test
Friday

 

Standardized Test Prep Standardized Test Prep Standardized Test Prep

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze – Journal Check, Competition Lab

Gold – Ecology Test

Formative Assessments:

Class Discussions, Study Guide Review, Lab Sheets

01/04 – 01/20 Lesson Plans

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 4 – 7
Standards:    7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.18

 

Learning Targets – I can: create a model demonstrating how factors such as competition can effect and ecosystem’s population by natural selection.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

Holiday Holiday Holiday
Tuesday

 

Holiday Holiday Holiday
Wednesday

 

Review OMMS Way

Review Key Terms competition and natural selection in bell ringers

Assign groups for Survival of the Sweetest Lab: Pre-Lab Preparations and reading instructions Survival of the Sweetest Teacher-led example
Thursday

 

Survival of the Sweetest Lab together as a class Complete Lab in groups Complete Lab in groups
Friday

 

Complete Lab in Groups Post Lab Observations and Questions in groups Post Lab Observations and Questions in groups

 

Planned Assessments:

Silver – Survival of the Sweetest Post-Lab Report

Formative Assessments:

Lab Data Sheets

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 9-13
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

 

Review Survival of the Sweetest Lab – Check Responses Individual Guided Reading – Energy Flow in Ecosystems Guided Reading Responses
Tuesday

 

Review Guided Reading Responses Energy Flow Foldable Energy Flow Foldable
Wednesday

 

Design a food web with magazine clips Design a food web with magazine clips Design a food web with magazine clips
Thursday

 

Develop a “food chain” short story with illustrations and levels of energy labeled. Develop a “food chain” short story with illustrations and levels of energy labeled. Share short stories
Friday

 

Populations & Communities Reading Guide Populations and Communities Reading Guide Review Reading Guide

 

Planned Assessments:

Silver – Food chain short stories

Formative Assessments:

Guided Reading Responses –  Journal Entries

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: Jan. 17-20
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

 

Butterfly Camouflage Lab Butterfly Camouflage Lab Food Chain Comic Strip
Wednesday

 

Food Chain Comic Food chain comic food chain comic
Thursday

 

symbiotic relationship foldable review reading guides review reading guide
Friday

 

Study Guide Study Guide Study Guide

 

Planned Assessments:

Bronze – Journal Check, Butterfly Lab

Formative Assessments:

Class Discussions, Study Guide Review

 

10/24-11/4

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 24 – 28
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

 

Strawberry DNA Lab Strawberry DNA Lab Strawberry DNA Lab
Tuesday

 

Review for Test DNA Test DNA Test
Wednesday

 

Genetics WebQuest (BYOD) Genetics WebQuest Genetics WebQuest
Thursday

 

Genetics Bellringer Genetics Powerpoint Powerpoint Notes review
Friday

 

Punnett square activity (teacher led) Punnett Square activity (group activity) Punnett Square activity (individual)

 

Planned Assessments:

DNA Test – Oct. 25

Formative Assessments:

Completed Notes, class discussion, Lab models, Lab questions

 

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 31 – Nov. 4
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

 

Punnett square activity (teacher led) Punnett Square activity (group activity) Punnett Square activity (individual)
Tuesday

 

Ugly Baby Lab Ugly Baby Lab Ugly Baby Lab
Wednesday

 

Plant genetics Lab Genetics Video Genetics Video
Thursday

 

Aspire Testing Practice Aspire Testing Practice Genetics Test Review
Friday

 

Genetics Test Review Genetics Test Genetics Test

 

Planned Assessments:

Genetics Test – Nov. 4

Formative Assessments:

Completed Notes, class discussion, Lab models, Lab questions

 

Oct. 17-21

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 17-21
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 & RNA Foldable RNA Graphic Organizer Strawberry DNA Pre-Lab
Tuesday

 

Strawberry DNA Lab Strawberry DNA Extraction Lab Strawberry DNA
Wednesday

 

Study Guide Study Guide 4.4 Reading Guide in Textbook
Thursday

 

Transcription Activity Review Study Guide Codon simulation lab activity
Friday

 

DNA Test DNA Test DNA Test

 

Planned Assessments:

DNA Test – Oct. 21

Formative Assessments:

Notes, Foldables, class discussion, Lab models

Oct. 11-14

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 11- 14
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

 

Standardized Test Prep Standardized Test Prep Standardized Test Prep
Wednesday

 

Aspire Bellringer DNA Powerpoint & Notes 2-1 Reflection on DNA
Thursday

 

3-D DNA Models 3-D DNA Models 3-D DNA Models Lab
Friday

 

DNA Model Lab DNA Model lab DNA Model lab

 

Planned Assessments:

DNA Test – Oct. 21

Formative Assessments:

Notes, Foldables, class discussion, Lab models

10/03 – 10/07

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: October 3- 7
Standards:    7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
Resources/Technology Used: doc camera, DVD, projector, whiteboards, journals  

 

Learning Targets – I can: demonstrate my understanding of the first 9 weeks content through the 9 weeks exam.

 

 

  Before Strategy During Strategy After Strategy
Monday

 

9 weeks exam study guide Exam study guide Exam Study Guide
Tuesday

 

Exam Review Exam Review Exam Review
Wednesday

 

Study & Review Game Study & Review Game Study & Review Game
Thursday

 

9 weeks exam 9 weeks exam 9 weeks exam
Friday

 

Plant Flowers Lab Planting flowers lab Planting flowers lab

 

Planned Assessments:

9 weeks exam on 10/6

Formative Assessments:

Study Guide & Review

09/26 – 09/30

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: September 26  – 30
Standards:    7.3
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

 

Bacteria Nearpod (BYOD) Bacteria Nearpod (BYOD) Bacteria Nearpod (BYOD)
Tuesday

 

Plant Classroom Plants Lab Plants Lab Plants Lab
Wednesday

 

Plant & Animal notes Plant and Animal Powerpoint Plant and Animal Powerpoint
Thursday

 

Study Guide Study Guide Study Guide
Friday

 

Open Notes Test Open Notes Test Open Notes Test

 

Planned Assessments:

Open Notes Classification Test on 09/30

Formative Assessments:

Nearpod, Powerpoint notes, Study Guide, class discussion

 

09/19 – 09/23

Oak Mountain Middle School

STRATEGIC TEACHING LESSON PLAN

Teacher: Bouldin Course:  7th Life Science
Week of: September 19-23
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

 

Kahoots Test Review (BYOD) Test Review (BYOD) Test Review
Tuesday

 

Test Review Test Test
Wednesday

 

Kingdoms Graphic Organizer (BYOD) Kingdoms Graphic Organizer (BYOD) Kingdoms Graphic Organizer (BYOD)
Thursday

 

Alien Enigma Inquiry Based LTF Lab Alien Enigma Inquiry Based LTF Lab Alien Enigma Inquiry Based LTF Lab
Friday

 

Mystery Organism Lab Bacteria, Fungi, Protists Powerpoint Bacteria, Fungi, Protist Powerpoint

 

Planned Assessments:

September 20 – Gold Test

Formative Assessments:

Notes, test review, graphic organizer, lab