• 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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  • 18-22 September 2017

    Date: 18-22 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 A-B

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

    Vocabulary

    Atom
    Atomic Mass
    Atomic Number
    Electron
    Electron Cloud
    Energy Level
    Ion
    Proton
    Neutron
    Valence

     

    Monday 09/18/2017 

    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: How do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of the different structures of an atom, its identity, and properties.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will describe the structures of atoms, what determines their identity, and properties.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will use my notes on Electron Shells and the periodic table to better understand the different models that illustrate atoms.
    2. I will create a graphic organizer called the "Element Foldable" to illustrate the structure and characteristics of an atom.

    Activities 

    •  Element Foldable 

     Method of Assessment

    • Element Foldable

     

     

    Tuesday 09/19/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of the different structures of an atom, its identity, and properties.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will describe the structures of atoms, what determines their identity, and properties.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will use my notes from my Chemistry unit and my table group to complete the activity "Which Element Am I" and the "Periodic Table Crossword Puzzle" to reinforce my understanding of the content I have learned so far.

    Activities 

    • Which Element and I 
    • Periodic Table Crossword Puzzle

     Method of Assessment

    • Exit Ticket- write down 2 things I have learned about the elements and the periodic table.

     

    Wednesday 09/20/2017 

    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

    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 will take notes on Elements and Compounds to learn about chemical equations.
    2. I will participate and complete the independent practice called "Count the Atoms"

    Activities 

    •  Elements and Compounds Notes
    • Count the Atoms


     Method of Assessment

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

     

    Thursday 09/21/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will investigate the different scientists that have researched the atom and the atomic theory.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will investigate the history of the atom and the scientists responsible for the research of the characteristics of the atom and the atomic theory.

     

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I willinvestigate the atomic theory, illustrating the history of the atom and the different scientists responsible for researching the structures of the atom to create my "Atomic Theory Foldable".

    Activities 

    • Atomic Theory Foldable

     Method of Assessment

    • Atomic Theory Foldable

     

    Friday 09/22/2017 

    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
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  • 11-15 September 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 11-15 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 A-B

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

     

    Vocabulary

    Atom
    Atomic Mass
    Atomic Number
    Electron
    Electron Cloud
    Energy Level
    Ion
    Proton
    Neutron
    Valence

     

    Monday 09/11/2017 

    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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of APE MAN to find the different structures of an atom.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will use APE MAN to find the structures of atoms. 

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

     

    1. I will practice using "APE MAN" to ensure my understanding of the structures of the atom.

    Activities

    • APE MAN Practice

    Method of Assessment

    • APE MAN Practice

     

    Tuesday 09/12/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate their understanding of the periodic table and "APE MAN" to find the different structures of an atom.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will use the periodic table to decode models of atoms and identify the different structures of atoms. 

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

     

    1. I will use the Chromebooks and Google classroom toparticipate in he activity called "Decoding Models" where I will decode the periodic table to differentiate the different parts of atoms.

    Activities

    • Decoding Models

    Method of Assessment

    • Decoding Models

     

    Wednesday 09/13/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn investigate the arrangement of electrons in an atom's electron cloud.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about how electrons are arranged in an atom's electron cloud and determine its chemical properties including reactivity.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

     

    1. I will investigate the arrangement of electrons in the electron cloud of an atom by taking notes on "Electron Shells" and determining their reactivity.

    Activities

    • Electron Shell" notes

    Method of Assessment

    • Exit Ticket on what was learned about electrons and Bohr models.

     

     

    Thursday 09/14/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn about Bohr Models and how electrons are arranged in the electron cloud

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about Bohr Models and how electrons are arranged.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

     

    1. I will investigate the arrangement of electrons in the electron cloud by using Bohr models to practice placing electrons and being able to differentiate stable and unstable atoms of elements.

    Activities

    • Bohr Model Practice

    Method of Assessment

    • Exit Ticket on what was learned about electrons and Bohr models.

     

    Friday 09/15/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of the different structures of an atom, its identity, and properties.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will describe the structures of atoms, what determines their identity, and properties.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    I will begin creating a graphic organizer called the "Element Foldable" to illustrate the structure and characteristics of an atom. 

     

    Activities 

     Bohr Model Practice
     Method of Assessment

    Exit Ticket on what was learned about electrons and Bohr models.

     

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  • 05-08 September 2017

    Lesson Plans

    Date: 05-08 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 C

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

    Vocabulary

    Periodic Table

    Metals

    Non-Metals

    Metalloids

    Groups

    Periods

    Families

     

    Tuesday 09/05/2017 

    Essential Question: How is the periodic table of elements arranged?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table by participating in the reinforcement activity to ensure student understanding.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table. 

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I will check my understanding of what I learned so far on the periodic table by going over my homework and asking any questions that I have.
    2. I will label the different parts of the periodic table (groups, periods, and families).
    3. I will participate in finishing notes on the Periodic Table.

    Activities

    • Periodic Table Notes
    • Check homework

    Method of Assessment

    • Students will check their understanding of their homework over the periodic table to ensure their understanding.

     

    Wednesday 09/06/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 C

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

    Vocabulary

     

    Atom
    Atomic Mass
    Atomic Number
    Electron
    Electron Cloud
    Energy Level
    Ion
    Proton
    Neutron
    Valence

     

    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 know what parts make up an atom? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of the different structures of an atom, its identity, and properties.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will describe the structures of atoms, what determines their identity, and properties. 

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will begin learning about the atom by writing my student expectations 8.5 A -C in my journal.
    2. I will complete my synonym chart- "Atomic Structures" for vocabulary building and glue it into my journal for reference.
    3. I will begin notes on the Atom.

    Activities

    • Student Expectations 8.5 A-C
    • Synonym Chart
    • Atom Notes

    Method of Assessment

    • Exit Ticket on Atoms

     

     

    Thursday 09/07/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 C

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we know what parts make up an atom?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of the different structures of an atom, its identity, and properties.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will describe the structures of atoms, what determines their identity, and properties.

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will finish taking notes on atomic structures to learn the different parts of the atom, how its identified and its properties.
    2. I will create a graphic organizer illustrating the structure of the atom.

    Activities

    • Atom Notes
    • Atom Graphic Organizer

    Method of Assessment

    • Exit Ticket on Atoms

     

    Friday 09/08/2017 

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 A-B

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 C-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 do we find the different parts of an atom? 

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will demonstrate my understanding of APE MAN to find the different structures of an atom.

     

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will use APE MAN to find the structures of atoms. 

    Language Objective:  

    Core/Pre AP-

    1. I will learn how an atom is organized by completing the "Electron Shell" notes
    2. I willlearn about "APE MAN" and create a graphic organizer to illustrate "APE MAN".
    3. I willcomplete the "APE MAN" practice.

    Activities

    • APE MAN Graphic Organizer

    Method of Assessment

    • APE MAN Practice

     

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  • 28 August - 01 September 2017

    Date: 28 August-01 September 2017

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

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

    TEKS: 8.1 A

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

    Monday 08/28/2017

    Essential Question: What technology will I use in Science this year? & Where will I work on assignments and access my resources?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will understand how to use their usernames and passwords to access Google Classroom, Fusion Textbook. Sign up for Remind, and Twitter.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will use technology to sign up for Google Classroom, my textbook, and Remind.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I will use our Science Chromebooks and my GISD username and password to sign up for my Science Google Classroom, my Science textbook, and Remind.

    Activities

    • Sign up for Google Classroom
    • Fusion Textbook
    • Remind

    Tuesday 08/29/2017

    TEKS: 8.1 A; 8.3 A

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C-E; 2 I

    Essential Question: Why do scientists need to be so precise in their descriptions as they conduct experiments?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will illustrate a picture from the description that their classmate provides the class to learn why scientists have to be descriptive when writing about their different types of experiments.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will illustrate a picture from the description my classmate gives to learn about the different types of experiments.

     

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I will illustrate a picture as I listen to my classmate's description to learn about why scientists need to be so descriptive as they write about the different types of experiments: Descriptive, Comparative, and Experimental.   

    Activities

    • Observation Activity

    Method of Assessment

    • Students will illustrate the picture that their classmate describes to them.

    Wednesday 08/30/2017

    TEKS: 8.1 A

    ELPS: (All ELPS should be used within all units) 1 A, C; 2 I

    Essential Question: How is the periodic table of elements arranged.

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table by completing the "Arrangement Game" and "Periodic Scrabble".

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP

    1. I will learn about the "Periodic Table Project" that will illustrate how and why the periodic table is arranged.
    2. I will learn how the periodic table is arranged by playing the interactive game called the "Periodic Table Arrangement Game".

    Core

    1. I will learn about how the periodic table is arranged by playing an interactive game called "Periodic Table Scrabble".

    Activities

    • Periodic Table Arrangement Game
    • Periodic Table Scrabble

    Method of Assessment

    • Students will play the interactive games to ensure their understanding of how the periodic table is arranged.



    Thursday 08/31/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B-C; 8.5 C

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

    Essential Question: How is the periodic table of elements arranged.

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table by completing the "Arrangement Game" and "Periodic Scrabble".

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table.

    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I will learn new vocabulary by gluing in my synonym chart and filling it out as I learn about the periodic table of elements.
    2. I will write and learn what the student expectations that the TEKS ask me to learn by writing them in my journal.
    3. I will label the periodic table of elements as we discuss its organization.

    Activities

    • Synonym Chart
    • TEKS
    • Label the organization of the Periodic Table

    Method of Assessment

    • Students will begin learning vocabulary of the periodic table, the student expectations, and label the organization of the periodic table.

    Friday 09/01/2017

    TEKS: 8.3 B; 8.5 C

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

    Essential Question: How is the periodic table of elements arranged?

    Evidence of Success:

    Pre AP/Core- Students will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table by participating in the reinforcement activity to ensure student understanding.

    Content Objective:  

    Pre AP/Core- I will learn about the arrangement of the periodic table.



    Language Objective:

    Pre-AP/Core

    1. I will participate in the periodic table reinforcement activity to ensure my understanding of how the periodic table is arranged.

    Activities

    • Periodic Table Organization Reinforcement activity

    Method of Assessment

    • Students will reinforce their understanding of the organization of the periodic table by participating in the "Periodic Table Reinforcement" activity.
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  • 21-25 August 2017

    See the Lesson Plan attachment below. :)

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