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Biology Lesson Plans

DAY

CONTENT STANDARD

TOPIC

ASSESSMENT

Monday

 

NGSS Science Practice

Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

ACT Aspire Practice

Progress Calculation

 

Photosynthesis Pre-Test

CLASSWORK:  Review Solutions of ACT Aspire Practice

 

MODIFICATION: Reduced number of problems.  Scenario read aloud.

Tuesday

NGSS Science Practice

Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

INTRODUCTION

 

Students are introduced to photosynthesis through active reading.

CLASSWORK:  Read photosynthesis content

 

MODIFICATION: Small groups content read aloud.

Wednesday

NGSS Science Practice

Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

INSTRUCTION

 

Photosynthesis class discussion

CLASSWORK: Conversation about Photosynthetic Processes.

 

MODIFICATION: Extended time and note takers.

Thursday

NGSS Science Practice

Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

INQUIRY

 

Students investigate diverse photosynthetic scenarios

CLASSWORK:

Students engage in inquiry driven lesson

 

MODIFICATION:

Work in small groups of diverse talents.

Friday

NGSS Science Practice

Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

INQUIRY

 

Students discuss the results of the inquiry.

CLASSWORK:

Students engage in inquiry driven lesson

 

MODIFICATION:

Work in small groups of diverse talents.