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 SCOTTSBORO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 
SUBJECT  Life Science

1st Nine Weeks Syllabus  2019-20 
Teacher Name: Debbie Giddens    Phone:  256-218-2300  E-Mail: dgiddens@scottsboroschools.net   
UNIT FOCUS:   
WEEK & DATES  ACTIVITIES  ASSIGNMENTS  GRADE   
 8/5 – 8/9    8/7   – STUDENTS RETURN   
 
  WELCOME BACK! 1st nine weeks  syllabus. Rules and regulations.  Science safety contract. Pass out  text, Interactive Science. 
  Return safety contract signed by  parents and students.  Review chapter one of textbooks 
    7th 
  8/12 – 8/16   
M-F Review R&R. Take up signed  safety contracts. Ïntro to Living  Things. Begin spontaneous  generation experiment. Define ch. 1  sec. 1 (15) vocabulary  8/14 open note voc. quiz  
Make connections between  syllabus and class text.   Complete vocabulary 
 
  8/19 – 8/23     
 
M-F Read/define ch. 1 sec. 2 voc.  Formulate/memorize Levels of  Classification acronym. 8/21 open  note voc. quiz sec. 2. Be prepared to  recite levels of classification aloud. 
Read/Study sec. 2  Memorize levels of classification. 
 
  8/26 – 8/30 
M-F Read/define ch. 1 sec, 3 voc.   Complete test 8/28 ch. 1 sec 1-2 voc  Review domains of life and four  types of Eukarya.  
Study for voc test ch 1 sections  1-2. Complete sec 3 voc.  Study three domains of life and  four types of Eukarya. 
 
  9/2 – 9/6    9/2 – Monday NO SCHOOL   
T-F Read/define ch. 1 sec. 4 voc.  9/4 complete open note ch. 1 sec. 3  & 4 voc. Begin ch. study guide  pages 34-37. 9/6 Complete c. 1  sections 3-4 voc.  
Reread/study ch. 1 completing  study guide. 
 
  9/9 – 9/13    – PROGRESS REPORTS   
Scholars bowel chapter 1 review.  9/10 ch. 1 test 9/11 review test in  class.   9/12 Read/define ch. 2 sec 1 voc.  Introduction to cells. 9/13  Complete parts of the microscope. 
Study for chapter 1 test.  Read ch. 2  Study parts of microscope 
 
  9/16 – 9/20       
M-F Read/define ch. 2 sec 2 voc.  9/17 quiz on parts of microscope  9/18 open note quiz ch. 2 sec 1-2  Complete cell drawing pgs 58-59  Read/define ch. 2 sec 3.  
Complete ch. 2 voc have notes  available for quiz.  Draw the plant and animal cells  Make a model out of the  organelles. 
 
  9/23 – 9/27   
 
9/23 test on section 1&2 ch. 2  Read/define ch. 2 sec 4. 9/24 video  of parts of the cell. 9/25 open note  ch. 2 sec 3-4. Begin st. guide 76-79 
Read chapter 2   Review cells and organelles 
 
  9/30 – 10/4   
Scholars bowl for ch. 2 review.  10/1 Ch. 2 test. 10/2 test review.  10/3 Read/define ch. 3 sec 1 voc  Cell Processes and Energy. 10/4  Review Photosynthesis with video. 
Study and complete chapter 2 test  Read chapter 3 section 1  Photosynthesis and section 2  Cellular Respiration. 
 
  10/7 – 10/11 
 
  10/9 – LAST DAY OF NINE WEEKS   
10/7 quiz on Photosynthesis. 10/8  Read define voc ch. 3 sec 2 with  memorization of cellular  respiration. 10/9 open note quiz ch.  3 sec 1-2 quiz. 10/10 quiz on  Respiration. 
Study opposite formulas for  photosynthesis and cellular  respiration. 
 
  Course of Study              The teacher may give additional tests, quizzes or assignments at his/her discretion.  Students should see the teacher for specific dates  and times of what was covered during an absence from class.     The teacher reserves the right to modify this schedule as needed.  Students are responsible for knowing about modifications announced  in class. 
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