• 04-08 December 2017

    Lesson Plans


    Date: 
    04-08 December 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-The Universe

    TEKS: 8.8 A; 8.3 B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C,E,

        F; C, E, I; B, E-H; C-D, F-G; B

     Vocabulary

    Universe                 

    Sun

    Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

    Main Sequence Star

    Nebula

    Supernova

    Black Hole

    Spiral Galaxy

     

    Monday 12/04/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete my warm-up that I will receive at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What makes up the universe?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will understand and identify the different components that make up the universe.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will explore the components that make up the universe, how they are formed and their life cycles.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

     

    1. Students will use the Stemscopes activity called a "Graffiti Write"where students will work together to create posters describing different terms that we will be learning during this unit. 
    2. Each group will have a certain amount of time to create their poster, writing all that they know about the terms, then they will rotate stations and repeat the process.
    3. Students will then use a Chromebook and look up facts to add to their terms and discuss what they have learned.

     

     Tuesday 12/05/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete my warm-up that I will receive at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What is computer science and code writing?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in learning about computer science and the basics of how to write code. 

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will explore computer science and the basics of writing code.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. Students will participate in the "Hour of Code" where they will have a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science, and to help to nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity.

     

    Wednesday 12/06/2017

    Vocabulary

    Universe                  Elliptical Galaxy

    Solar System            Irregular Galaxy

    Planet                       Nebula

    Inner Planet              White Dwarf

    Outer Planet             Supernova

    Sun                           Neutron Star

    Moon                        Main Sequence

    Meteor                      H-R Diagram

    Meteoroid                 Light Year

    Meteorite                  Red Shift

    Asteroid                   Big Bang Theory

    Orbit                        Apparent Magnitude

    Star                         Luminosity

    Galaxy                    Absolute Magnitude

    Spiral Galaxy

     

    Warm-up: I will complete my warm-up that I will receive at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What makes up the universe?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will understand and identify the different types of stars in the universe and their life cycles

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will explore the different types of stars in the universe, how they are formed and their life cycles.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I willlearn about the "Life Cycle of a Star" by taking Cornell Notes and summarizing what I now know and understand.

     

    Thursday 12/07/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete my warm-up that I will receive at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What makes up the universe?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will understand and identify the different types of stars in the universe and their life cycles

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will explore the different types of stars in the universe, how they are formed and their life cycles.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I willuse the Stemscopes card sort activity on the life cycle of a star to ensure my understanding of the stages of the formation of stars and their life cycles.

     

     

    Friday 12/08/2017

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will understand scientists use the HR diagram to classify stars and identify the different types of stars in the universe.

    Essential Question: How are stars classified?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will understand and identify the different types of stars in the universe and their life cycles

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate the use of the HR Diagram and how it is used to classify stars.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I willcontinue investigating the HR diagram and how it classifies stars in our universe through the HR Diagram tutorial activity.
    2. I willconvert the information I have learned into meaningful Cornell notes in my journal.

     

     

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  • 30 October - 03 November 2017

    Lesson Plans

     

    Date: 30 October-03 November 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

     Earth and Moon

    TEKS: 8.7 B; 8.3 B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 2 C, I; 3 B, E; 4 C, E-G

     

    Vocabulary

    Earth

    Sun

    Moon

    Rotation

    Revolution

    Tilt

    Polaris

    Axis

    Equator

    Poles

    Solstice

    Equinox

    Seasons

    Hemispheres

     

    Monday 10/30/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do the Earth, the Moon and the Sun affect each other?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to describe the effects the sun and the moon have on Earth, including gravitational attraction, moon phases and eclipses.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will show my understanding of the Earth, Moon, and Sun relationship and how they affect each other by completing "The Oreo Lab" to illustrate the phases of the moon.

     

    Tuesday 10/31/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do the Earth, the Moon and the Sun affect each other?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to describe the effects the sun and the moon have on Earth, including gravitational attraction, moon phases and eclipses.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will show my understanding of what I have learned about the lunar phases by taking a quiz.

     

    Wednesday 11/01/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are Earth's days, years, and seasons related to the way Earth moves in Space?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to differentiate what causes day and night and be able understand the difference between rotation and revolution.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the difference between day and night and its causes.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP

    1. I will show my understanding of what I have learned about the lunar phases by finishing my quiz if needed.
    1. I will take notes and complete the diagram illustrating and explaining day and night.
    1. I will apply what I have learned about rotation and revolution by participating in the Day/Night Graphing activity.

     

    Thursday 11/02/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are Earth's days, years, and seasons related to the way Earth moves in Space?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to differentiate what causes day and night and be able understand the difference between rotation and revolution.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the difference between day and night and its causes.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will take video notes on Rotation and Revolution.
    2. I will label the seasons diagram of the Earth revolving around the Sun.

     

    Friday 11/03/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are Earth's days, years, and seasons related to the way Earth moves in Space?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to differentiate what causes day and night and be able understand the difference between rotation and revolution.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the difference between day and night and its causes.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP  

    1. I will participate in the Season’s activity.

     

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  • 23-27 October 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 23-27 October 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

     Earth and Moon

    TEKS: 8.7 A; 8.3 B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 2 C, I; 3 B, E; 4 C, E-G

     

    Vocabulary

    Earth

    Sun

    Moon

    Rotation

    Revolution

    Tilt

    Polaris

    Axis

    Equator

    Poles

    Solstice

    Equinox

    Seasons

    Hemispheres

     

    Monday 10/23/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are Earth's days, years, and seasons related to the way Earth moves in Space?

    Evidence of Success: Students will understand how the Earth and Moon were formed and how that relationship affects human life.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will finish my CBA over my “Chemistry Unit” and review the CBA with students who finished on Friday.
    2. I will decorate my new cover page for Unit 3-Earth, Sun, and Moon.
    3. I will glue my synonym chart into my journal to begin learning new vocabulary in this unit.
    4. I will write my SEs for the Earth-Sun-Moon unit. 

     

     

    Tuesday 10/24/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do the Earth, the Moon and the Sun affect each other?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to describe the effects the sun and the moon have on Earth, including gravitational attraction, moon phases and eclipses.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will participate in the Lunar Phases Lab called "Moon Pops". 
    2. I will take notes and label the diagram of the phases of the moon. 

     

    Wednesday 10/25/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do the Earth, the Moon and the Sun affect each other?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to describe the effects the sun and the moon have on Earth, including gravitational attraction, moon phases and eclipses.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will create my "Moon Phases" foldable to illustrate the different phases of the moon we see from the Earth and space at different times of the month.

    Thursday 10/26/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do the Earth, the Moon and the Sun affect each other?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to describe the effects the sun and the moon have on Earth, including gravitational attraction, moon phases and eclipses.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will finish my "Moon Phases" foldable that illustrates the different phases of the moon at different times of the month.

     

    Friday 10/27/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the Earth-Moon Sun System that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do the Earth, the Moon and the Sun affect each other?

    Evidence of Success: Students will be able to describe the effects the sun and the moon have on Earth, including gravitational attraction, moon phases and eclipses.

     

    Content Objective: I will investigate the lunar phases and how the Earth, Moon, and Sun interact with each other.

    Language Objective:

    Core/Pre AP 

    1. I will participate in the Google Pioneer Expedition investigating moon phases.

     

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  • 16-20 October 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 16-20 October 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

     Chemistry-Unit 1B "Chemical Reactions"

    TEKS: 8.5 E; 8.3 B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; D-E

    Vocabulary

    Atom

    Element

    Compound

    Chemical Formula

    Coefficient

    Law of Conservation

    Reactants

    Products

    Subscripts

    Yields

    Molecule

    Balanced Chemical Equation

     

    Monday 10/16/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How do atoms interact with each other?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will investigate the 5 indications of chemical reactions and be able to tell if a chemical change has occurred.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate how evidence of chemical reactions indicate that new substances with different properties are formed and understand the 5 indicators that tell if a chemical change has occurred.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will take notes on the 5 indicators of chemical reactions.
    2. I willview Youtube videos to illustrate the 5 types of chemical reactions.
    3. I willlearn and create a Mnemonic device to remember the 5 indicators of a chemical reactions with the letters C G L T P.

     

    Tuesday 10/17/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class. 

    Essential Question: What are the 5 indications of a chemical reaction?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate their understanding of the 5 indicators of a chemical reaction by being able to identify a chemical reaction.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate chemical reactions by using the 5 indicators of a chemical reaction.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will participate in the "Chemical Reactions" Lab to demonstrate my understanding of the 5 indicators of chemical reactions.

     

    Wednesday 10/18/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What are the 5 indications of a chemical reaction

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate their understanding of the 5 indicators of a chemical reaction by being able to identify a chemical reaction. 

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate chemical reactions by using the 5 indicators of a chemical reaction. 

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will continueparticipating in the "Chemical Reactions" Lab to demonstrate my understanding of the 5 indicators of chemical reactions.

     

    Thursday 10/19/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What are the 5 indications of a chemical reaction

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate their understanding of the 5 indicators of a chemical reaction by being able to identify a chemical reaction. 

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate chemical reactions by using the 5 indicators of a chemical reaction. 

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will wrap up the "Chemical Reactions" Lab where I have demonstrated my understanding of the 5 indicators of chemical reactions
    2. I willparticipate in the teacher demonstration, "Rainbow Fire" to illustrate different indicators of a chemical reaction. 

    Friday 10/20/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class. 

    Essential Question: What are the 5 indications of a chemical reaction

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate their understanding of the concepts that they have learned during this unit by showing their progress on the CBA.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will participate in the CBA to show my progress and understanding of Chemistry.  

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will show my understanding of the concepts that I have learned during my Chemistry Unit by completing the CBA (Curriculum Based Assessment) for this unit.
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  • 09-13 October 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 09-13 October 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

     Chemistry-Unit 1B "Chemical Reactions"

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D-F

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 3 D-E

     

    Monday 10/09/2017 

    Student/Teacher Holiday- Happy Columbus Day.

     

    Date: 10 October 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

     Chemistry-Unit 1B "Chemical Reactions"

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D-F

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 3 D-E

     

    Vocabulary

    Atom

    Element

    Compound

    Chemical Formula

    Coefficient

    Subscripts

    Molecule

     

    Tuesday 10/10/2017 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in stations to investigate chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation of mass.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    Students will be finish completing a series of stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation:

    Station 1-"Write It!": Students will label the parts of a chemical formula by using the video tutorial.

    Station 2-"Watch It!": Students will use the video tutorial to learn how to count atoms in a chemical formula with subscripts and coefficients.

    Station 3-"Read It!":Students will read about the Law of Conservation of Mass and answer the comprehension questions to ensure their understanding.

    Station 4-"Learn It!":Students will watch a video from Brainpop called "Chemical/Physical Changes and Properties" to learn about and take notes about chemical and physical properties and changes.

    Station 5-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

    Station 6-"Organize It!": Students will participate in the card sort to help reinforce their understanding of chemical/physical changes and properties.

    Station 7-"Recognize It!": Students will learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 8-"Explore It!": Students will participate in the M &M Lab to reinforce counting atoms in a chemical formula and to learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 9-"Assess It!": Students will answer STAAR Questions to show their understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, Chemical formulas, and Balancing Equations.

    Station 10-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

     

    Activities 

    • Stationsto understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation.

    Method of Assessment

    • Question It!
    • Assess It!

     

    Wednesday 10/11/2017 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class. 

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in stations to investigate chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation of mass.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    Students will be finish completing a series of stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation:

    Station 1-"Write It!": Students will label the parts of a chemical formula by using the video tutorial.

    Station 2-"Watch It!": Students will use the video tutorial to learn how to count atoms in a chemical formula with subscripts and coefficients.

    Station 3-"Read It!":Students will read about the Law of Conservation of Mass and answer the comprehension questions to ensure their understanding.

    Station 4-"Learn It!":Students will watch a video from Brainpop called "Chemical/Physical Changes and Properties" to learn about and take notes about chemical and physical properties and changes.

    Station 5-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

    Station 6-"Organize It!": Students will participate in the card sort to help reinforce their understanding of chemical/physical changes and properties.

    Station 7-"Recognize It!": Students will learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 8-"Explore It!": Students will participate in the M &M Lab to reinforce counting atoms in a chemical formula and to learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 9-"Assess It!": Students will answer STAAR Questions to show their understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, Chemical formulas, and Balancing Equations.

    Station 10-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

     

    Activities 

    • Stationsto understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation.

    Method of Assessment

    • Question It!
    • Assess It!

     

     

    Thursday 10/12/2017 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn about chemical reactions, the Law of Conservations of Mass and how it relates to balancing chemical equations.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    1. I will read pages 148-158 in my textbook and answer the comprehension questions as I read.
    2. I will complete the Lesson Review on page 159 to ensure my understanding of what I have read.

    Activities 

    • Reading and comprehension questions
    • Lesson Review

     

    Friday 10/13/2017 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in stations to investigate chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation of mass.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    Students will be finish completing a series of stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation:

    Station 8-"Explore It!": Students will participate in the M &M Lab to reinforce counting atoms in a chemical formula and to learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 9-"Assess It!": Students will answer STAAR Questions to show their understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, Chemical formulas, and Balancing Equations.

     

    Activities 

    • Stationsto understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation.

    Method of Assessment

    • Explore It!
    • Assess It!

     

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  • 02-06 October 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 02-06 October 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

    Chemistry-Unit 1B "Chemical Reactions"

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 3 D-E

     

    Vocabulary

    Atom

    Element

    Compound

    Chemical Formula

    Coefficient

    Subscripts

    Molecule

    Monday 10/02/2017

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will identify new vocabulary and my student expectations for unit 1B-Chemical Equations.       

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn new vocabulary and the student expectations for this part of my unit as I learn about chemical equations.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    1. I will glue in my synonym chart to learn about the vocabulary for recognizing chemical equations.
    2. I will discuss and write the student expectations for recognizing and understanding chemical equations to prepare for learning this part of my unit.

    Activities

    • Synonym Chart
    • Student Expectations

     

    Tuesday 10/03/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 3 D-E

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in stations to investigate chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation of mass.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    Students will be completing a series of stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation:

    Station 1-"Write It!": Students will label the parts of a chemical formula by using the video tutorial.

    Station 2-"Watch It!": Students will use the video tutorial to learn how to count atoms in a chemical formula with subscripts and coefficients.

    Station 3-"Read It!":Students will read about the Law of Conservation of Mass and answer the comprehension questions to ensure their understanding.

    Station 4-"Learn It!":Students will watch a video from Brainpop called "Chemical/Physical Changes and Properties" to learn about and take notes about chemical and physical properties and changes.

    Station 5-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

    Station 6-"Organize It!": Students will participate in the card sort to help reinforce their understanding of chemical/physical changes and properties.

    Station 7-"Recognize It!": Students will learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 8-"Explore It!": Students will participate in the M &M Lab to reinforce counting atoms in a chemical formula and to learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 9-"Assess It!": Students will answer STAAR Questions to show their understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, Chemical formulas, and Balancing Equations.

    Station 10-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

     

    Activities

    • Stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation.

    Method of Assessment

    • Question It!
    • Assess It!

     

    Wednesday 10/04/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D-F

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 3 D-E

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in stations to investigate chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation of mass.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    Students will be continue to complete a series of stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation:

    Station 1-"Write It!": Students will label the parts of a chemical formula by using the video tutorial.

    Station 2-"Watch It!": Students will use the video tutorial to learn how to count atoms in a chemical formula with subscripts and coefficients.

    Station 3-"Read It!":Students will read about the Law of Conservation of Mass and answer the comprehension questions to ensure their understanding.

    Station 4-"Learn It!":Students will watch a video from Brainpop called "Chemical/Physical Changes and Properties" to learn about and take notes about chemical and physical properties and changes.

    Station 5-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

    Station 6-"Organize It!": Students will participate in the card sort to help reinforce their understanding of chemical/physical changes and properties.

    Station 7-"Recognize It!": Students will learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 8-"Explore It!": Students will participate in the M &M Lab to reinforce counting atoms in a chemical formula and to learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 9-"Assess It!": Students will answer STAAR Questions to show their understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, Chemical formulas, and Balancing Equations.

    Station 10-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

     

    Activities

    • Stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation.

    Method of Assessment

    • Question It!
    • Assess It!

     

    Thursday 10/05/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D-F

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 3 D-E

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How are chemical reactions modeled?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will participate in stations to investigate chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation of mass.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about chemical formulas, balancing equations, and he law of conservation of mass.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP

    Students will be continue to complete a series of stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation:

    Station 1-"Write It!": Students will label the parts of a chemical formula by using the video tutorial.

    Station 2-"Watch It!": Students will use the video tutorial to learn how to count atoms in a chemical formula with subscripts and coefficients.

    Station 3-"Read It!":Students will read about the Law of Conservation of Mass and answer the comprehension questions to ensure their understanding.

    Station 4-"Learn It!":Students will watch a video from Brainpop called "Chemical/Physical Changes and Properties" to learn about and take notes about chemical and physical properties and changes.

    Station 5-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

    Station 6-"Organize It!": Students will participate in the card sort to help reinforce their understanding of chemical/physical changes and properties.

    Station 7-"Recognize It!": Students will learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 8-"Explore It!": Students will participate in the M &M Lab to reinforce counting atoms in a chemical formula and to learn how to recognize if a chemical equation is balanced or unbalanced.

    Station 9-"Assess It!": Students will answer STAAR Questions to show their understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, Chemical formulas, and Balancing Equations.

    Station 10-"Question It!": Small group instruction with the teacher to ensure student understanding of the Law of Conservation of Mass, counting atoms in a chemical formula, and chemical/physical properties and changes.

     

    Activities

    • Stations to understand chemical formulas, balancing equations and the law of conservation.

    Method of Assessment

    • Question It!
    • Assess It!

     

    Friday 10/06/2017

    Student Holiday/Teacher Professional Development Day- Have a Great Weekend!



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  • 25-29 September 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 25-29 September 2017

    Grade/Class/Subject: 8th Grade Science/Pre AP Science-

     Chemistry-Unit 1A "Atoms and the Periodic Table"

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 D

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-E; 3 E

     

    Vocabulary

    Atom

    Element

    Compound

    Chemical Formula

    Coefficient

    Law of Conservation

    Reactants

    Products

    Subscripts

    Yields

    Molecule

    Balanced Chemical Equation

     

    Monday 09/25/2017 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: What are the parts of a chemical equation? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will discover the different components of a chemical equation and how to tell if it is balanced.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate the different parts of a chemical equation and learn how to count atoms.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I willreview/take notes on Elements and Compounds to learn about chemical equations.
    2. I willparticipate and complete the independent practice called "Counting Atoms"

    Activities 

    • Elements and Compounds Notes
    • Counting Atoms Activity

    Method of Assessment

    • Exit Ticket- write down 2 things I have learned about the difference between an element, a molecule, and a compound.

     

     

    Tuesday 09/26/2017 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class. 

    Essential Question: How do we expect to behave in Science class?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will discuss the types of behavior they expect to occur in our Science class and create a Social Contract.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will discover the types of behavior I expect to see in my Science class and discuss how to treat each other and how we want to be treated by our peers and teacher.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I willdiscuss as a class the types of behavior we should see in our Science class and how we should be treated by each other by making a "Social Contract".

    Activities 

    • Social Contracts

     

    Wednesday 09/27/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-C

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, D-E; 3 E

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How is the Periodic Table of Elements arranged and what is the structure of atoms? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will apply the concepts they have learned about the periodic table and the structure of atoms to the review-"PT Bingo" to prepare for the test on Thursday.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will review the periodic table and the structure of atoms.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I willreview the arrangement of the periodic table of elements, and the structure of atoms by participating in "Periodic Table Bingo" to prepare for my test on Thursday. 

    Activities 

    • PT Bingo Review

     

    Thursday 09/28/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-C

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, D-E; 3 E

     

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How is the Periodic Table of Elements arranged and what is the structure of atoms? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will apply the concepts they have learned about the periodic table and the structure of atoms to complete my PT/Atoms Test.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will show my understanding of the periodic table and the structure of atoms.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I willshow my understanding of the periodic table and the structure of atoms by completing the Periodic Table of Elements/Atoms Assessment.

    Activities 

    • PT/Atoms Assessment

    Method of Assessment

    • PT/Atoms Assessment

     

    Friday 09/29/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-C

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, D; 3 D-E; 5 B 

    Warm-up: I will complete the warm-up about the chemistry that I will post in my journal at the beginning of the period to discuss as a class.

    Essential Question: How is the Periodic Table of Elements arranged and what is the structure of atoms? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will apply the concepts they have learned about the periodic table and the structure of atoms to complete my PT/Atoms Test.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will show my understanding of the periodic table and the structure of atoms.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I willfinish showing my understanding of the periodic table and the structure of atoms by finishing the Periodic Table of Elements/Atoms Assessment.
    2. I willglue in my synonym chart to learn about the vocabulary for recognizing chemical equations. 
    3. I will write the student expectations for recognizing and understanding chemical equations to prepare for learning this part of my unit.

    Activities 

    • PT/Atoms Assessment
    • Synonym Chart
    • Student Expectations

    Method of Assessment

    • PT/Atoms Assessment

     

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