Lesson Plans

Each Day in class is different the plans listed below are subject to Change

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    Green Ninja Pilot

    Monday 5/20

    Tuesday 5/21

    Wednesday 5/22

    Textbook Return

    Thursday 5/23

    Friday 5/24

    Classwork

    Green Ninja Survey 

    Presentations  

    Presentations

     

     

    Minitest (Open notebook)

    Notebook Check 

    Field Day

    Homework

     Test Wednesday Student Parent Notebook Review 5/23 Notebook Check 5/23   Notebook rechecks 5/30  

    Green Ninja Pilot

    Monday 5/13

    Tuesday 5/14

    Wednesday 5/15

    Thursday 5/16

    Friday 5/17

    Sub Day

    Classwork

    Check-in

    Jigsaw Share

    -17.Bad Soil Wrap up

    -Presentation  

    -18 Soil Body of Knowledge

    -Restore an Ecosystem Work day

    Video


     

    Homework

    Restore and Ecosystem  5/20

    Test 5/22

    Notebook Check 5/23

       

    Green Ninja Pilot

     

    Monday 5/6

    Tuesday 5/7

    Wednesday 5/8

    Thursday 5/9

    Friday 5/10

    Classwork

    -8. Check in

    Friday wrap up

    -8. Check in

    -11/12. Proving the law of conservation of matter

    -8. Check in

    -12. Decomposition review  

    -9/13. Healthy Ecosystem=Healthy soil 

    -8. Check in

    -14. Ecosystem research

    -8. Check in

    -15. Poster work

    -Bill Nye Rocks and Soil

    Homework

     Restore an ecosystem project

    CER

       

     

    Green Ninja Pilot

    Monday 4/29

    Tuesday 4/30

    Wednesday 5/1

    Thursday 5/2

    Friday 5/3

    Classwork

    BRO

    -1. Notice Wonder for Soil Unit RoadMap with video/Questions  

    -1. Message from Green Ninja

    -5. Phenomenon

    -5. Explain Lab

    -5. Testing Soil Samples and analysis

    -6. Bad Soil Research

    -7. Bad Soil List

    -7. Design

    -8. Plant Experiment

    -19 Explain Culminating Activity

    Homework

    Pre-Assessment

    Bring Soil Samples

    Finish Research

     

    Restore an Ecosystem

     

    Monday 4/22

    Tuesday 4/23

    Wednesday 4/24

    Thursday 4/25

    Friday 4/26  

    Classwork

    No School

    Osmosis Jones

    Osmosis Jones

    Making Poo

    Survivor Island

    Homework

       




       

     

     

    Monday 4/6

    Tuesday 4/7

    Wednesday 4/8

    Thursday 4/9

    Friday 4/10

    Classwork

    Human Trafficking Presentation in Library

    Lesson 11 & 12: Goal Setting 79, 80, 81, 82-83

    Viral Lab 

    Homework

         ccc

    Complete Packet 

     
     

    Monday 4/1& 4/2

    Tuesday 4/2

    Wednesday 4/3 & 4/4

    Thursday 4/4

    Friday 4/5

    Classwork

    Lesson 8: STIs How Risky 60,

    Lesson 4: Contraceptives

    Nurse Presentation in the library

    Lesson 8: STIs How Risky 60,

    Lesson 4: Contraceptives

    Nurse Presentation in the library

    Lesson 5:

    Teen Pregnancy 42,

    Lesson 9: Red light Green light  67,



    Lesson 5:

    Teen Pregnancy

    Lesson 9: Red light Green light  

    Lesson 10: Media 70, 72, 73,

    Homework

    40, 41, 63, 64

     

    46, 68, 69

     

    74, 75

     

    Monday 3/25

    Tuesday 3/26

    Wednesday 3/27

    Thursday 3/28

    Friday 3/29

    Classwork

    Lesson 1: Sexual Development

    Pages: 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22

    Female Reproductive system

    Pages 14, 15, 16

    Male Reproductive

    System

    Pages 17, 18

    Lesson 2: Exploring Friendships

    Pages 25, 26, 27

    Lesson 3:

    Bullying and relationship Abuse, sexting

    Pages 31-35

    Lesson 7: HIV/AIDS epidemic shortened mismatch activity (teacher review important matches, complete if time another day)

    Lesson 6:

    Myths and Stereotypes of HIV loss activity  

    Homework

    Pg 23

    Page 16 if not completed in class, 24

    Page 18 if not completed in class, 28, 29

    Page 36, 47, 50

    Pages 49, 58, 37, 59

     

    Monday 3/18

    Tuesday 3/19

    Wednesday 3/20

    Thursday 3/21

    Friday 3/22

    Last Day of Pilot  

    Classwork

     


    Investigation 3 

     

    Rock Cycle demo

    -Textbook reading and packet questions for sections 6-7 (pg. 228-231)

    -Making Sense of Pheno. In packet

    Summary

    Lesson game

     


    -Unit Test on Lessons 16 and 17

    Family Life

    Packet Pages





    Homework

        Study for test     
     

    Monday 3/11

    Tuesday 3/12

    Wednesday 3/13

    Thursday 3/14

    Friday 3/15

    Classwork

    -Textbook Reading/ packet work (Textbook reading pages 206-217)

    Correct TCI packet for pages 7-12


     

    ONLINE- under the section drop down menu→ summary, reading further, then lesson games


    (Starting the Rock Cycle Unit)

    -Observing Phenomenon 

    -Textbook Reading Page 219 

    -Start Investigation 1 

    Finish Investigation 1

     

    Packet Pages

    7-12

           

    Homework

    Finish packet pages 7-12

    Study vocab

    -Study any questions missed from the lesson games

     

    Finish Investigation 1

    TCI Pilot

    Monday 3/4

    Tuesday 3/5

    Wednesday 3/6

    Thursday 3/7

    Friday 3/8

    Classwork

    -Observing Phenomenon 

    -Textbook Reading Page 203

    -Investigation 1 

    Investigation 1  

    -Map Challenge 

    - Color Map

     

    Investigation 1

    -Cut out Map

     

    -Packet Page 3

    -Reading page 204-205

    Investigation 2

    -Lecture 

    -Draw your own boundary  

    -CER

     

    Investigation 2

    -Review 

    -How to 

    -Build your models 

    Packet pages

    1, 2, 3Q2)

     

    3, 4

    Skip 5

    6,

    Homework

             
     

    Monday 2/25

    Tuesday 2/26

    Last Day of Pilot

    Wednesday 2/27

    Thursday 2/28

    TCI Training Sub

    Minimum Day  

    Friday 3/1

    End of Trimester

    Classwork

    Unit Test

    Intro the lab (handout)

    Udemonstrate Lab: Last Remains (groups, owl pellets)

    Udemonstrate Lab: Last Remains (groups, owl pellets)

    Kids Survey

    Video

    Notebook Checks End of Trimester Grade check (Notebooks to go in T3)

    Homework

     

    Write procedure and data collection chart

         
     

    Monday 2/18

    Tuesday 2/19

    Wednesday 2/20

    Thursday 2/21

    Friday 2/22

    Classwork

    No School

    No School

    Uinvestigate: follow water 

    Write: Recycling your energy: (Assign online)

    Interactivity: Cycles of matter (Assign online) 

    Video: Cycles of matter 

    Interactivity: Earth’s recyclables (Assign online)

    Quest Check-in Matter and Energy in a pond (Assign online) 

    Quiz  (Assign online) 

    Pages 378-381 Chapter Review

    Stamp book 

    Homework

         

    Complete page 376 in book

     
    Pearson Pilot

    Monday 2/11

    Tuesday 2/12

    Wednesday 2/13

    Short day

    Thursday 2/14

    Valentines Day

    Friday 2/15

    (Sub)

    Classwork

    Write: Food Sources (Assign online)

    Interactivity: Energy roles and flows (Assign online)

    Interactivity: Living things in Ecosystems (Assign online)

    Text 358-366(Individual, check page 366)

    Quest Check-in interactivity Nutrients and aquatic Organisms: (Assign online)

    Virtual Lab: Chesapeake bay ecosystem Crisis

    (Assign online)

    Video Energy Flow in Ecosystems (5)

    Interactivity: A changing Ecosystem (Assign online)

    Quiz  (Assign online)

    Text pages 368-375 

    Homework

    Finish any work not done in class

    Textbook pages 350-357 Checked tomorrow 

    Finish text if not done in class

         

    Pearson Pilot

    Monday 2/4

    Tuesday ⅖

    Computer based

    Wednesday 2/6

    Thursday 2/7

    Friday 2/8

    Classwork

    -Uconnect lab

    -Essential Question: pg 347 

    -Quest Video: pg 348 

    -Hands on lab: lining up in the neighborhood 

    -Interactivity: There’s no place like home   

    -Interactivity: Factors affecting growth 

    -If time: Enrichment: modeling population growth 

    -Video (living things in their environment) 

    -Uinvestigate: Elbow Room

    -Interactivity: An ecological mystery 

    - Text reading pages 350-357)357 checked  

    -Quest: suspicious activities 

    -Assessment: lesson quiz 

    Homework

         

    -Quest Check-in interactivity (if not completed in class)

     
     

    Monday 1/28

    Last Day of Pilot

    Tuesday 1/29

    Sub 

    Wednesday 1/30

    Thursday 1/31

    Friday 2/1

    Classwork

    Elaborate: -Science Day Watch it!

    -Career Connections

    -Scientist Spotlight

     

    Video Day: Trials of Life 

    -Student Survey

    -Reading/CER about Sac Bee article on Deer population decrease

    -Mini Lecture on roles in ecosystems such as decomposers, producer/consumer, etc.

    -Bill Nye on Food Webs

    Exploratory Lab Day using microscopes 

    Homework

       

    Finish CER for Sac Bee article

       

     

     

    STEMScopes 

    Pilot

    Monday 1/21

    Tuesday 1/22

    Wednesday 1/23

    Thursday 1/24 Computer

    Friday 1/25

    Computer

    Classwork

    No School

    Explore 3: Necessary or Nice

    Notebookcheck

    Explain: Review Game

    Evaluate: CER



    Evaluate: Open ended and Multiple choice

    Homework

             

    STEM

    Scopes Pilot

    Monday 1/14

    Computer

    Tuesday 1/15 Computer pt2

    Wednesday 1/16

    Computer

    Thursday 1/17

    Friday 1/18

    Classwork

    -Explore 2: Ecosystem Relationships: Research/ brainstorming Independent

    -Explore 2: Ecosystem Relationships; Building foodwebs/ final product Group

    -Elaborate: Reading Science B

    Independent  

    Explain: Linking Literacy/STEMscopedia Individual -Elaborate: Math connections Independent

    Elaborate: -Science Day Watch it!

    -Career Connections

    -Scientist Spotlight

    --Start Speeches

    Speech day

    Homework

    Work on Speech

           

    STEM Scopes Pilot

    Monday 1/7

    Tuesday 1/8

    Wednesday 1/9

    Thursday 1/10

    Friday 1/11 Computer based

    Classwork

    -Engage Investigative Phenomena: Whole class discussion/ video HO: Relationships in Ecosystems  (15 minutes)

    - Engage Accessing Prior Knowledge: Group work HO: Relationships in Ecosystems  (10 minutes)

    - Engage  Graphic Organizer: Vocab front loading, work time, Seat Partner (30 minutes)

    -Engage Hook (30 minutes)

    - Explain Picture Vocabulary (25 minutes)  Whole class discussion

    -Explore 1: Finding my ecosystem buddy (55 minutes) Independent

    -Elaborate: Math connections Independent

    -Explore 2: Ecosystem Relationships: Research/ brainstorming Independent

    Homework

     

    Intervention: Guided Practice Graphic Organizer

    Explore 1: CER

    Explain: Communicate Science

     

    **Winter Break**

    Date

    Monday 12/17

    Tuesday 12/18

    Wednesday 12/19

    Thursday 12/20

    Friday 12/21

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Notebook Check

    Bellringer

    Cell Processes test 

     Bellringer 

    Cell Processes Test  If needed

     Bellringer 

    Video Day

     Bellringer 

    Video Day

    Homework

     WOW:

     

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 12/10

    Tuesday 12/11

    Wednesday 12/12

    Thursday 12/13

    Friday 12/14

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Eggs

    Balloon Experiment 

    Bellringer

    Eggs

    Webquest

     Bellringer 

    Eggs

    Textbook Notes 102-107

     Bellringer 

    Eggs

    Foldable  

     Bellringer 

    Bounce Eggs

    Homework

     WOW: Osmosis

    Notebook Check Monday 12/17

    Test 12/18-12/19

    Two parts to accommodate the shortened class periods

    Notebook rechecks due during advisory 1/10

     

    Date

    Monday 12/3

    Tuesday 12/4

    Wednesday 12/5

    Thursday 12/6

    Friday 12/7

    Classwork

    Bellringer

     Textbook notes Pages 118-122

    Bellringer

    Photosynthesis Simulation

     Bellringer 

    Textbook Notes Pages 123-127

     

     Bellringer 

    Magic School bus Photosynthesis

     Bellringer 

    Start Eggs

    Homework

     WOW: Cellular Respiration

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 11/26

    Tuesday 11/27

    Wednesday 11/28 Sub

    Thursday 11/29 Sub

    Friday 11/30

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Organelle Quiz

    Bellringer

    Photosynthesis Simulation

     Cellular Respiration Lab

     Bellringer 

    Photosynthesis Video

     Bellringer 

    Photosynthesis/ Cellular Respiration Notes

     Bellringer 

    Simulation

    Start Eggs

     

     WOW: Photosynthesis

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 11/12

    Tuesday 11/13

    Wednesday 11/14

    Thursday 11/15 Sub

    Friday 11/16 Sub

    Classwork

    No School

    Bellringer

    Notebook Check

     Bellringer 

    Cell Review

     Bellringer 

    Cell Organelle Quiz

     Bellringer 

    Video Day

    Homework

     

     Notebook Rechecks Due 11/29 during Advisory

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 11/5

    Tuesday 11/6 Sub 

    Wednesday 11/7

    Thursday 11/8 Mini-day

    Friday 11/9

    Classwork

    Compare Cells Handout

    Compare Cells Handout

     Work Day

     Work Day

    Turn-in Passes

     Cell City

    Lyrics 

    A Cell is Like

    Homework

     WOW: Organelle

    EC Pass due Thursday

     Notebook Due 11/13

    Student Parent Notebook Review 11/13

     Quiz 11/15

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 10/29

    Tuesday 10/30 Sub

    Wednesday 10/31

    Thursday 11/1

    Friday 11/2

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Cell Theory Video

    Work Time

    Bellringer

    Textbook notes pages  88-95 

    Bellringer 

    Cells under the microscope

    Bellringer 

    Bill Nye: Cells

     

    Bellringer

    CA Healthy Kids Survey

    Homework

    WOW: Cell 

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 10/22

    Tuesday 10/23

    Wednesday 10/24

    Thursday 10/25

    Friday 10/26

    MRS SIEVERS END OF TRIMESTER 1

    Classwork

    Microscope Lab

    Notebook check

    Test

     

     Characteristics of living things 

    Alive or not Lab  

     

    Homework

     WOW: Homeostasis

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 10/15

    Tuesday 10/16

    Wednesday 10/17

    Thursday 10/18

    Friday 10/19

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Macromolecules Notes

    Test Corrections

     

    Bellringer

    Vomit Lab

    Bellringer

    Microscope Packet

    Bellringer

    Microscope lab

    Bellringer

    Microscope Lab

    Homework

     WOW: Microscope

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 10/8

    Tuesday 10/9 (Sub)

    Wednesday 10/10

    Thursday 10/11

    Friday 10/12

    Classwork

    No School

     

    Bellringer

     Periodic Table W/S

     Bellringer

    Molecule Builder Computer simulation

    https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/build-a-molecule

    Bellringer

    Bonding

    Ameoba Sisters: Macromolecules

    Bellringer

    Marshmallow Lab

    Homework

     

    WOW: Molecule 

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 10/1

    Tuesday 10/2

    Wednesday 10/3

    Thursday 10/4

    Friday 10/5

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Notebook check

     Bellringer

    Test

     Bellringer

    Bill Nye Atoms

     Work time

     

     Bellringer

    Atoms Notes 

     

     Bellringer

    Atoms Worksheet

    Homework

    WOW: Atom

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 9/24

    Tuesday 9/25

    Wednesday 9/26

    Thursday 9/27

    Friday 9/28

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    How to write  a Lab report

     

     Bellringer

    Lab 

     Bellringer

    Lab 

     Bellringer

    Lab

     

     Bellringer

    Lab Report writing time

    Homework

    WOW: Hypothesis

    Notebook Check Monday

    Test Tuesday

    Formal Lab Report Due Friday 10/5

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 9/17

    Tuesday 9/18

    Wednesday 9/19

    Thursday 9/20

    Friday 9/21

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    CER Statements

     Bellringer

    CER Statements

    Bellringer

    Asking Questions

     

     Bellringer

    Is it fair?

    Variable ID w/s

     

     Bellringer

    Writing a hypothesis

    Homework

     WOW: Variable

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 9/10

    Tuesday 9/11

    Wednesday 9/12

    Thursday 9/13

    Friday 9/14

    Classwork

    Bellringer

    Metric Olympics

     

    Bellringer

    Metric Quiz

    “What is Science Reading”

    Bellringer

    Concrete vs. Abstract

    Bellringer

    CER Statements

    Bellringer

    CER Statements

    Homework

     WOW: Evidence Due Thursday

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 9/3

    Tuesday 9/4

    Wednesday 9/5

    Thursday 9/7

    Friday 9/8

    Classwork

    No school

     

    Bellringer

    Mass Challenge Lab

    Bellringer

     How to find volume

    Bellringer

    Volume Challenge Lab

    Bellringer

    Volume Challenge Lab

    Homework

     WOW: Metric System

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 8/27

    Tuesday 8/28

    Wednesday 8/29

    Thursday 8/30

    Friday 8/31

    Classwork

    Bellringers

    Safety Cartoon

     Class Discussion

    Bellringer

    Zombie College

    Hand out computers

    Zombie College game

     

    Bellringer  

    Safety Quiz

    Metric Conversions notes

     Bellringer

    Safety Test retakes

    Metric Scavenger Hunt

     Metric Video

    Metric Measuring Activity (MUST PASS SAFETY TEST WITH 100% TO PARTICIPATE)

    Homework

    Safety Contract must be printed and signed by Friday  

    WOW:

     Safety

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 8/20

    Tuesday 8/21

    Wednesday 8/22

    Thursday 8/23

    Friday 8/24

    Classwork

    Anarchy

     

    Bossing

    Bullying

     Cooperation

     Democracy

    Homework

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Date

    Monday 8/13

    Tuesday 8/14

    Wednesday 8/15

    Thursday 8/16

    Friday 8/17

    Classwork

    Welcome

    Seating Chart

    Spaghetti Challenge

    Syllabus Review

     Classroom Scavenger Hunt

     Dot Survey

    Snowball fight

     Notebook Set-up

    Charleston Wrap

    Giant Bubbles  

    Homework

     Must have materials in class by Thursday

    Syllabus must be printed and signed by Friday

     

     

     

     

    Uinvestigate Lab: Follow Water