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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1 2 3 4 5 Finish Protist Unit with Test Inform students to look at plants and identify their characteristics. Review pages 126-146 in textbook 6 What are plants? Classroom discussion Have students look at plants around classroom Discuss what is a plant Tie discussion into the plant a seeds and watch it grow lab Students will be working on lab throughout the unit Exit Slip: What are plants? What did you learn and what didnt you understand? Photosynthesis Review yesterdays lesson Lecture: Photosynthesis Process of photosynthesis in plants Chloroplast and chlorophyll Sunlight, water and Carbon dioxide reactants Oxygen and glucose products Food chain Exit slip: draw photosynthesis. What did you not understand? Hw: Photosynthesis 7 8 Vascular and nonvascular pp. 124-129 Check plants Turn in hw Intro: what is needed for a plant to grow tall? Lecture: vascular Support transportation Xylem and phloem Nonvascular: hornwort, liverwort, Nonvascular does not have seeds. Both types require photosynthesis. Exit slip: What is an 9 Nonvascular and Vascular plants continue Intro: What plants have you seen today are vascular? Lab: Identify xylem and phloem. Under microscope identify xylem and phloem. Draw a nonvascular plant while labeling rhizoid and stalk Vascular plant label root, stem and leaf 10 Roots and Seeds pp.132 Check plants Discuss what do plants need in order to survive? How do they get it? Roots and Seeds lecture Root Types: fibrous, taproot Root hairs Seeds: cotyledon, seed coat, embryo and radicle Discuss: what roots and seeds we often see in our kitchens. Describe items and have students state common characteristics. Exit slip: Why are roots


example of a vascular and nonvascular plant not stated in class? What didnt you understand? 12 13 Check plants Plant Quiz 10 fill in blank and 3 short answer Notebook check Tropism Geotropism, thermal tropism and touch What are some examples of these we have seen in our plants? Plant adaptations Go over quiz Discussion: What are adaptations? Tropisms are a type of adaptations? What are some examples? What causes adaptations? How quickly do they appear? Can adaptations be considered another term for evolution why and why not? 14

and seeds important? What did you learn today? What are you confused about? 15 Check plants Reproduction pp. 134137 Lecture: Flowers Angiosperm, gymnosperm Compare and contrast to human reproduction. Exit slip: How do the two types of plants reproduce? What did you learn this week? What did you not understand?

11 Plant Characteristics Check plants World of Plants video Students will take notes in notebook. Discuss example given in video Forms of protection Ways of reproduction Structure of plants Hw: review sheet

Review material for quiz Go over review sheet. Do question and answer as a class review. Review with remote clickers Identify questions that equal to or more than a quarter of students did not understand.



18 Final plant check Environmental Effects from plants Discussion Groups to class Deforestation Global warming Natural disasters ecosystems Time to work on Plant Lab report and ask questions

19 Collect students Plant Labs


Check plants Seed dispersal Flower dissection lab Lecture: seed dispersal Label and color in Animal, wind, on lab sheet pistil water pollen, petal, Species would sepal, anther not survive Asexual reproduction without dispersal lecture/discussion What are we eating Lab

Review material for Test Class Jeopardy

Test on Plants 6 short answer 25 fill in the blank

Inform students No genetic variation (pros and cons) Reproduce by part of plant (examples raspberry, succulents)

(multiple stations with multiple fruits and vegetables that the students will need to identify which part of the plant they are from)