7th Grade Planbook (2018-19)

We use an online textbook – CK12 is free for all users

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Week 14 Today we will…
Mon 12/3 Meiosis – review & wrap up

HW: review notes (Optional: Quizlet)

Tues 12/4 Introduction to Life Stages and Puberty

HW: review notes

Wed 12/5 Drop Day
Thurs 12/6 Continue Puberty & Begin Male & Female Reproductive Systems

HW: study for test

Fri 12/7 Male & Female Reproductive Systems

HW:  Test on Tuesday DNA – Meiosis – Review notes, videos, and handouts

 

Next Tess: December 11th (DNA & Meiosis)

Week 13 Today we will…
Mon 11/26 No Class Today – Thanksgiving Break
Tues 11/27 Go over HW 3.7-3.9

DNA, RNA, & Crime oh My! Activity – Who stole Mr. Marshall’s stapler?

HW: Review DNA & RNA Notes & Sign Test by Friday

Wed 11/28 Drop Day
Thurs 11/29 Intro to Meiosis

HW: Read CK12 Chapt 2.23 & answer questions (Chapt 2 Folder) & Sign Test by Friday

Fri 11/30 Intro to Meiosis Continued

HW:  Read CK12 Chapt 2.24 & answer questions (Chapt 2 Folder)

Week 12 Today we will…
Mon 11/19 Test # 3 – Traits to Pedigrees

HW: Read 3.7. 3.8, 3.9 & answer questions – & PRINT – due Tuesday

Tues 11/20 Combined Class with 7TL – Review Game

HW: eat turkey and spend time with family

Wed 11/21 Happy Thanksgiving!
Thurs 11/22 No School
Fri 11/23 No School & No School Monday
Week 11 Today we will…
Mon 11/12 DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis

HW: Review notes nightly, Quizlet optional

Tues 11/13 DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis

HW: Review notes nightly, Quizlet optional

Read 3.7. 3.8, 3.9 & answer questions – & PRINT – due Tuesday

Wed 11/14 Drop day
Thurs 11/15 DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis & Review for test

HW: Study, Quizlet optional, Read 3.7. 3.8, 3.9 & answer questions – & PRINT – due Tuesday

Fri 11/16 SNOW DAY – test bumped to Monday

HW: Read 3.7. 3.8, 3.9 & answer questions – & PRINT – due Tuesday

Week 10 Today we will…
Mon 11/5 Signed Test Folder Due Today & Extra Credit – LaRosa DiHybrid

Review Punnett Squares and Pedigrees

HW: Study notes, review readings, slides & vocab, watch related videos

Tues 11/6 Intro to Genetic Disorders and Sex Linked Traits

HW: TBD

Wed 11/7 Drop day – Parent Conferences – No School
Thurs 11/8 Intro to DNA  & DNA Cheat Sheet

HW: Read Chpt. 3.4 DNA & Answer questions in Google Doc and PRINT when done, place in 7LL folder

Fri 11/9 Intro to DNA continued

HW: Read Chpt. 3.5 DNA Replication + 3.6 RNA & Answer questions in Google Doc and PRINT when done, place in 7LL folder

Week 9 Today we will…
Mon 10/29 Review for Cell Cycle, Mitosis, and Microscope Test (Quizlet)

HW: Study notes, review readings, slides & vocab, watch related videos

Tues 10/30 Test # 2 – Cell Cycle, Mitosis, & Microscope

HW: CK12 Chpt 3.3 & Questions

Wed 10/31 Drop day
Thurs 11/1 SpongeBob Genetics continued & and Intro to Pedigrees

HW: Read CK12 Chpt. 3.12 & Chapt. 3.16

Fri 11/2 I will not be in class today – please complete the following:

Continue Punnett Squares & Pedigrees Practice problems, if done then Who wants to Live a Million Years,

HW: Complete Pedigree Questions if not done in class, LaRosa Dihyrbid cross sheet is extra credit

Week 8 Today we will…
Mon 10/22 Intro to Traits Survey

HW: Mitosis Reinforcement: Cell Division & Onion Cell Sheets

Optional – Amoeba Sisters: Intro to Heredity, Alleles & Genes & BrainPOP Videos for Genetics

Tues 10/23 Halloween Traits Activity – Pumpkins and Bats (TPT

HW: Read CK12 Chapters 3.1 Pea Plants & 3.2 Mendel’s Laws

Wed 10/24 Drop day
Thurs 10/25 Who was Gregor Mendel?

HW: Gregor Mendel Review Sheet

Fri 10/26 Intro to Punnett Squares – SpongeBob

HW: Study for test

Next Test: October 30th on Mitosis & Microscopes

Week 7 Today we will…
Mon 10/15 Sign Test and make corrections if needed by TODAY.

Mitosis Activity – review phases

HW: Review your class notes, mitosis vocabulary, chapter reading, hw assignments, and videos

Optional BrainPOP-Microscopes, & Read CK12 – 1.6

Tues 10/16 Intro to the Microscope & Virtual Microscope Activities

BrainPOP: Micro #1 & Gram Staining

HW: Review your class notes, mitosis vocabulary, chapter reading, hw assignments, and videos

Wed 10/17 Drop day
Thurs 10/18 Letter “e” Lab – Free from TPT

HW: Complete lab write up

Fri 10/19 Microscope Slides – Stations & Observations including Mitosis

HW: Review your class notes, mitosis vocabulary, chapter reading, hw assignments, and videos

Next Test: October 30th

Week 6

Mon 10/8 Review for Test #1
HW: Review your class notes, chapter reading, hw assignments, and videosOptional – watch videos posted for each unit 
Tues 10/9 Test #1 – What are the characteristics of life to parts of the cell

HW: Relax

Wed 10/10 Drop day
Thurs 10/11 Intro to the Cell Cycle and Mitosis

HW: Read Chapter 2.20 and answer questions in Google Doc, review vocabulary for each chapter

Optional: Amoeba Sisters Cell Cycle & Mitosis

Fri 10/12 Intro to the Cell Cycle and Mitosis continued

HW: Read Chapter 2.21 and answer questions in Google Doc, review vocabulary for each chapter

Week 5

Mon 10/1 Parts of the Cell Research & Analogies

HW: Finalize Cell Analogies

Optional – watch one of these Amoeba Sisters videos each night to review concepts we are learning this week: Intro to the Cell, Specialized Cells, & Cell Membrane or BrainPOP Cells 

Tues 10/2 Present Cell Analogies by groups

HW: Read 2.9 – 2.10 and answer questions on Google Doc, Review notes for Test on Tues 10/9

Wed 10/3 Drop day
Thurs 10/4 Osmosis and Diffusion Notes

HW: Read 2.11 – 2.12 and answer questions on Google Doc, color parts of the cell, & Review notes for Test on Tues 10/9

Fri 10/5 Osmosis and Diffusion Notes continued and lab demo

HW: Review notes for Test on Tues 10/9

Week 4

Mon 9/24 Intro to the Cell and Cell Theory

HW: Read 2.4 and answer questions on Google Doc

Optional – watch one of these Amoeba Sisters videos each night to review concepts we are learning this week: Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes, Intro to the Cell, Specialized Cells

Tues 9/25 Cell Theory continued

HW: Read 2.3 and answer questions on Google Doc

Wed 9/26 Drop day
Thurs 9/27 Parts of the Cell Research

HW: Read 2.5 – 2.6 and answer questions on Google Doc

Fri 9/28 Parts of the Cell Research

HW: Read 2.7 – 2.8 and answer questions on Google Doc

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Week 3

Mon 9/17 Recap: Characteristics of living things, abiotic, & biotic factors

Intro to Classification – Notes

HW: Read CK12 – 1.9 and answer questions in Google Doc & print, place into binder

Optional – watch one of these Amoeba Sisters videos each night to review concepts we are learning this week:

Characterisitcs of Life, Classification, and Dichotomous Keys

Tues 9/18 Hand in Prompt Packet for grading

Classification Notes continued

HW: None

Wed 9/19 No School Today  (Drop day)
Thurs 9/20 Classification, Using a Dichotomous Key, & Domains

HW Handout: Alien Classification Dichotomous Key & Amoeba Sisters Video to review

Fri 9/21 Domains continued

HW: Read CK12 – 1.10 and answer questions in Google Doc & print, place into binder & Amoeba Sisters Video to review

Week 2

Mon 9/10 No School Today
Tues 9/11 Intro to science and class expectations, how to complete prompts, and “Who was Sammy?

HW: Log into CK12 – see my email sent Sunday

Wed 9/12 Drop day
Thurs 9/13 “Sammy” continued and Characteristics of Life, Abiotic and Biotic Factors

HW: Read CK12 – 1.8 and answer questions in Google Doc & print, place into binder

Fri 9/14 Abiotic vs Biotic Factors

HW: Review notes

Week 1 Assignment
Mon 9/2 Special Labor Day
Tues 9/3 Schedules First Day of School
Wed 9/4 All Drop Day
Thurs 9/5 Week Blairstown Trip
Fri 9/6 Blairstown Trip

 

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To be organized and updated….

Skills

  • Heights Lab – how tall is the average 7th grader at our school?
  • Substituted Sammy – what does it mean to be alive?

Genetics

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