Biology

NOVEMBER 11-15

I trust that you had a great class with Mrs. Amy. This week you will need to finish all of Module 14. In class we will look at leaves on a microscopic level and discuss the classification of plants. We will have a quiz in class so be prepared. Make sure you have all your study guide questions answered. I will pass out Module 14 tests to be taken at home. I will also give you a study guide for the midterm for you to start working on. November 22 we will have another oral quiz in class so continue to study all your past quizzes. Make sure you are working on your leaf collection. Start now drying and pressing your leaves. Please contact me anytime if you have any questions.

NOVEMBER 4-8

Take Module 5 Quiz and Test. All of Module 5 is due this Friday. Begin reading Module 14. Read pages 429-443, answer OYO, SGQ 2-13, Definitions A-I. You will have a quiz in class Friday. Stay focused and have a good week. Contact me if you have any questions.

OCTOBER 28-NOVEMBER 1

The next few days would be a good time to go leaf hunting for your leaf collection. Take your book outside and look on page 433 for shapes of leaves. Look at Experiment 14.1 to see how to dry them. Leaf Collection due December 6. More to come.

If you brought mushrooms or other fungi to class for our experiment please text me so that I may give you extra credit.

For this weeks assignment, please finish Module 5. As I stated in class this is a critical chapter for future learning. Pay particular attention to study guide questions 11-25. We will cover this in class but you need to make sure you have read the material and attempted to answer these questions.

We will have a written quiz this Friday at the end of class. It will be open notes and open book. I will pass out Module 5 test to be taken at home. All of Module 5 will be due November 8.

Great job on the oral quiz! Keep studying to keep this material fresh. Please call if you have any questions, I would love to help. I will be grading Module 4 this week and sending out a progress report from Modules 1-4. Keep up the good work. Be a blessing to someone today.

October 21-25

You will need to finish the last part of quiz 7, finish reading all of Module 4. Finish all OYO, SGQ, Definitions and study for your Module 4 test. In preparation for Friday’s class you will need to read over Exp. 4.1 on pg. 107-108, Exp. 4.2 pg.110-111, Exp. 4.3 pg. 114. For extra credit don’t forget to bring in your mushrooms, shelf fungi, and puffballs. Make every effort to complete your lab reports in class. Your quiz this week will be take home. I will also pass out Module 4 test for you to take at home. All of Module 4 and any missing/late work will be due after fall break on Oct 25. I will not accept any work that has been due after October 25. If you have any missing assignments you need to get them completed during your break. I will be averaging your first quarter grades and sending then to your parents. Also, remember we will have an oral quiz that comes from quizzes 1-8 on October 25 in class

SEPTEMBER 23-27

Finish all of Module 3 this week. Make sure you finish your lab report this week. Results-describe what the data means; Conclusion-sums up what happened in the experiment. Did you accomplish your purpose?

I will hand out Module 3 test in class, it will be taken at home next week. All of Module 3 will be due October 4.

For your quiz this week make sure you know the three types of symbiosis; algal bloom; what Phylum is responsible for most of the world’s photosynthesis.

SEPTEMBER 16-20

Take Module 2 test at home this week. All of Module 2 is due this Friday. Quiz, test, OYO, SGQ, definitions, and lab report. Remember to have Module 1 and 2 in order to receive the extra points. Begin Module 3, read pg. 67-79; OYO pg.70,73, 78,80; Definitions A-L pg. 95; SGQ 2-11. In preparation for class please read over experation 3.1. We will have a quiz at the end of class and it will come from your assigned work.

SEPTEMBER 9-13

Make sure you stay up to date on your assignments, it’s important not to get behind. In class this Friday we will take our quiz at the beginning. The questions will come from the following:
SGQ # 12, 13, 14, 17, 18; OYO 2.13, Module Summary question # 18 (pg. 548); be thinking about the bacterium that interested you most and why.
At home this week you need to: take the quiz 3 from Module 2, finish reading all of Module 2, answer all of the study guide questions, On your own questions, complete all of your definitions. In preperation for class read over experiments 2.1 pg. 52 and experiment 2.2 pg. 60. We will spend most of our class doing these experiments. I will pass out Module 2 test for you to take at home. All of Module 2 wil be due September 20.

September 2-6
REMEMBER TO PUT YOUR BIOLOGY NOTEBOOK ON THE TABLE IN THE HALL AT THE BEGINNING OF THE DAY FRIDAY SO I CAN GRADE MODULE 1. You need to have the following in your notebook: all the definitions on page 35, study guide questions 2-16, on your own questions, lab findings from Experiment 1.1, both quizzes, and Module 1 test.
Take Module 1 test this week, remember this test is not open book. Begin reading Module 2, read pg. 37-49; OYO pg. 41, 44, 47,49; definitions pg. 65 (A-G); SGQ 2-8.

AUGUST 25-30

This week for Biology you will need to finish reading the Module, look up all the definitions, answer all the on your own questions, and answer all of the study quide questions that you did not answer this first week. You have two weeks to complete a Module, this is our second week for Module 1. You need to start studying for your Module 1 test. This test will be handed out in class this Friday and you will take it at home. All of Module 1 will be due Sept. 6. (Please note that we start Module 2 Sept. 2) We will have a quiz in class, it will be open notes and I will let you take it at the end of class after we have discussed the material. You need to do experiment 1.1 at home (pg.24). Title a piece of notebook paper Experiment 1.1 Using a Biological Key. There are 15 specimens, you only have to do specimens 2,3,5,10,12 and 13. We will go over this in class Friday so if you do not get all the answers you can make the necessary adjustments. We will do exeriment 1.2 in class so make sure you read over this experiment before you come to class. As always I am available for questions. May The Lord bless each of you to have a great week. Be kind to your siblings and obedient to your authorities.

August 19-33
I would like for you to get into the habit of checking the website each week. This week you need to read Module 1 pg. 1-15. This averages 4 pages per day. Answer the study guide questions (SGQ) 2-7 on pg. 35. Define A-M. Answer the (OYO) on your own questions on pg. 6 and 11. You will have you a quiz in class this Friday. It will be open book/open notes. If you have answered all your questions you will make a 100. I will allow you to take the quiz at the end of class after we have covered all the answers. Please do not stress about this quiz. I will walk you through the quiz the first few weeks.