Updated May 2007
Third Nine Weeks
Week of January 8 assignments:
Read & outline chapter 10 on Nucleic Acids; PowerPoint: Nucleic Acids & protein Synthesis; chapter 10 outline due
Week of January 14 assignments:
Chapter 10 study guide; Lab: Strawberry DNA; Chapter 10 TEST on Nucleic Acids; Read & outline chapters 8 & 12 on genetics
Week of January 21 assignments:
PowerPoint on genetics; Monohybrid crosses & ratios; Chapter 8 outline due
I have a Dream! Martin Luther King Holiday
Week of January 28 assignments:
Lab: Karyotyping; Work genetics problems; Notes on genetic disorders; genetics review; TEST on chapters * & 12 genetics; Read chapters 13 & 14 on evolution
Week of February 4 assignments:
Cover section 14.1 and chapter 15 on Charles Darwin & natural selection; Lab: Natural Selection in Peanuts
Week of February 11 assignments: Interims
study guide on evolution; TEST on chapters13 & 14 Evolution; Read & outline chapter 18 on Taxonomy; PowerPoint notes on taxonomy; Peanut lab write up due
Week of February 18 assignments:
Practice taxonomic keying; Complete taxonomy notes; Chapter 18 TEST on Taxonomy; Read & outline chapters 24 & 25 on bacteria & viruses
Monday Holiday — President’s Day!
Week of February 25 assignments:
Notes on Bacteria & Viruses; Assign Virus model to build; Chapter 24 outline due
Week of March 3 assignments:
Notes on Sponges & Cnidarians; Assign Invertebrate drawings; study guide & take online quiz; Continue Koch’s lab
Week of March 10 assignments:
Complete Virus notes; Virus model due; Chapter 25 outline due; TEST on Bacteria & Viruses; Handout & worksheet on plant unit
Week of March 17 assignments:
Cover nonvascular plants, angiosperms, & gymnosperms
Spring Break March 26 – 30!
End of Third Nine weeks
Fourth Nine Weeks
Week of March 24 assignments: Monday, Teacher Professional development!
Plant worksheet due; review for plant test; *UNIT TEST on Plants; Assign ecosystem collage; Start answering ecology unit worksheet
Week of March 31 assignments:
Work on and finish ecology unit worksheet; review for ecology test; TEST on Ecology; Read & outline chapter 35 on Sponges & Cnidarians
Good Friday, April 4th!
Week of April 7 assignments:
Ecosystem Collage due!; Notes on Sponges & Cnidarians; study guide; Test on Chapter 35 Sponges & Cnidarians; read & outline chapter 36 on Round & Flat worms
Week of April 14 assignments:
Notes on worms; Chapter 36 outline due; read & outline chapter 37 on Mollusks & Annelids; notes on mollusks & annelids
Week of April 23 assignments: Interims
Biology End-of-Course Exam on Monday, April 16-17th!
Dissect earthworm; *TEST on chapters 36 & 37 Worms & Mollusks; Read & outline chapters 38 & 39 on Arthropods & Insects; Start notes on arthropods
Week of April 30 assignments:
Notes on Insects; review for arthropod test; TEST on chapters 38 & 39 Insects & other Arthropods; read & outline Chapter 40 on Echinoderms
Week of May 7 assignments:
Notes on Echinoderms; Dissect starfish; TEST on Chapter 40 Echinoderms; Read & outline chapters 41 & 42 on fish & amphibians; Assign vertebrate/invertebrate project
Week of May 14 assignments:
Notes on fish & amphibians; fish & amphibian outlines due; read & outline chapter 43 on reptiles
Week of May 9 assignments: Graduation May 25!
Notes on reptiles, birds, and mammals; Read chapters 44 & 45 on birds mammals; UNIT TEST on Vertebrates; Vertebrate/Invertebrate Project due!; semester Test review
Final Exams Start Next Week- Don’t Forget to study!!!
Week of May 28 assignments:
Semester Exams Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday; Textbooks due!
Final Exams Start – Don’t Forget to study!!!
End of Fourth Nine weeks
Enjoy your summer!