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COURSE GUIDE / SYLLABUS

by Marty J. Reep

Student’s Name:____________________________ Course Title: EARTH SCIENCE, Semester 1

Meeting Day & Time:
Note: Specific
17 school weeks in Semester 1 – Chapters 1-12 Resources: Title: Earth Science
19 school weeks in Semester 2 – Chapters 13-25 (weathered mountains on cover)
ISBN:
3-4 sections per week, on average (23 pp.) Publisher: Prentice Hall, 2006
Handouts: n/a
Updated 8/16/2009
Web site:
Methods of Evaluation: Each class assignment is equal to five (5) hours of work. Five semester credits will be earned upon successful
completion of all the course assignments, as contracted.
Objectives: All objectives for assignments can be referenced in each district-adopted curriculum/textbook.
Methods of Study: Assignments can include reading of text, writing, discussion, experimentation, observation, research, and hands-on projects.

EVALUATED BY:
Assign- PROGRESS EVALUATION /
ment ASSIGNMENTS COMMENTS / GRADE
(TEACHER’S INITIALS
OR SIGNATURE)

 Read pp. 1-22
 Chapter 1
o Do p. 5, Section Assessment 1.1, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 10, Section Assessment 1.2, #’s 1-9
1 o Do p. 17, Section Assessment 1.3, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 22, Section Assessment 1.4, #’s 1-8
 Look through the rest of the book to familiarize yourself
with it

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 23-43
 Chapter 1
o Do p. 24, Section Assessment 1.5, #’s 1-8
o Do pp. 26-27, Exploration Lab, #’s 1-12 & 1-3 (Write out
2 your answers in your homework, just like for the Section
Assessments.)
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 43, Section Assessment 2.1, #’s 1-9

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

Method of Reporting: To the best of my knowledge and Date of Completion:
belief, this report has been kept as required by law and in
accordance with the instructions of the Superintendent of Grade for Course:
Public Instruction.
Credits Earned: 5 / 5 Semester Units

Supervising Teacher

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EARTH SCIENCE
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

EVALUATED BY:
Assign- PROGRESS EVALUATION /
ment ASSIGNMENTS COMMENTS / GRADE
(TEACHER’S INITIALS
OR SIGNATURE)

 Read pp. 44-69
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 49, Section Assessment 2.2, #’s 1-7
3 o Do p. 55, Section Assessment 2.3, #’s 1-6
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 69, Section Assessment 3.1, #’s 1-8

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 70-91
 Chapter 3
4 o Do p. 74, Section Assessment 3.2, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 79, Section Assessment 3.3, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 84, Section Assessment 3.4, #’s 1-8

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 92-112
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 93, Inquiry Activity (Lab), #’s 1-2 & 1-2
5 o Do p. 101, Section Assessment 4.1, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 107, Section Assessment 4.2, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 112, Section Assessment 4.3, #’s 1-7

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 113-132
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 116, Section Assessment 4.4, #’s 1-7
6  Chapter 5
o Do p. 125, Inquiry Activity (Lab), #’s 1-4 & 1-3
o Do p. 132, Section Assessment 5.1, #’s 1-6

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 133-157
 Chapter 5
o Do p. 142, Section Assessment 5.2, #’s 1-7
7 o Do p. 147, Section Assessment 5.3, #’s 1-6
 Chapter 6
o Do p. 157, Inquiry Activity (Lab), #’s 1-3 & 1-3

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 158-185
 Chapter 6
8 o Do p. 163, Section Assessment 6.1, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 170, Section Assessment 6.2, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 179, Section Assessment 6.3, #’s 1-8

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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EARTH SCIENCE
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

 Read pp. 186-207
 Chapter 7
o Do p. 187, Inquiry Activity (Lab), #’s 1-3 & 1-2
9 o Do p. 198, Section Assessment 7.1, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 202, Section Assessment 7.2, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 207, Section Assessment 7.3, #’s 1-7

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 208-228
 Chapter 7
o Do pp. 210-211, Exploration Lab, #’s 1-11
 Chapter 8
10 o Do p. 221, Section Assessment 8.1, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 226, Quick Lab, #’s 1-2 & 1-3; (this lab uses
graphs on pp. 223 top & 225 top)
o Do p. 228, Section Assessment 8.2, #’s 1-6

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 229-253
 Chapter 8
o Do p. 232, Section Assessment 8.3, #’s 1-6
11 o Do p. 237, Section Assessment 8.4, #’s 1-6
 Chapter 9
o Do p. 252, Quick Lab, #’s 1-2 & 1-2
o Do p. 253, Section Assessment 9.1, #’s 1-

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 254-277
 Chapter 9
o Do p. 255, Section Assessment 9.2, #’s 1-5
o Do pp. 256-257, Map Master Skills Activity (Lab) -
12 Write out.
o Do p. 264, Section Assessment 9.3, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 268, Section Assessment 9.4, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 270, Section Assessment 9.5, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 278-305
 Chapter 10
o Do p. 288, Section Assessment 10.1, #’s 1-7
13 o Do p. 292, Section Assessment 10.2, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 295, Section Assessment 10.3, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 296, Map Master Skills Activity (Lab) – Write out.

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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EARTH SCIENCE
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

 Read pp. 306-324
 Chapter 11
o Do p. 313, Section Assessment 11.1, #’s 1-8
14 o Do p. 316, Section Assessment 11.2, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 319, Problem-Solving Activity (Lab), #’s 1-4
o Do p. 324, Section Assessment 11.3, #’s 1-7

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 325-346
 Chapter 11
o Do pp. 326-327, Exploration Lab, #’s 1-4 & 1-10
15  Chapter 12
o Do p. 342, Section Assessment 12.1, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 346, Section Assessment 12.2, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 347-361
 Chapter 12
16 o Do p. 350, Section Assessment 12.3, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 355, Section Assessment 12.4, #’s 1-7
o Do pp. 356-357, Exploration Lab, #’s 1-3 & 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

17  Review this semester’s work.

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

18  Review for Semester Exam.

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

19  Semester Exam

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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