Teacher: K. Stewart Subject: Life Science Lesson Plans for the Week of Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2012 Standards: S7L1a-b, S7L4a-e, S7CS1-10, S7L5a Essential Question(s): *Why should the health and well-being of other organisms be important to me? *Why is it necessary for everything in an ecosystem to work together? *How does a change in climate affect the living things in an environment? *How do the biomes of the world compare? *What affect does the environment have on an organism? *What does science tell us about ecology? Activating Strategies, Refining/ Extension/ Summary Activities, Assessments Monday Journal Writing – Students will view Biomes of the World in Action: Marine Ecosystems (23 min) – Class discussion -- Students will work on biome projects – 2-27 HW: Work on biome project Tuesday Journal Writing – Students will view Biomes of the World in Action: Freshwater Ecosystems (23 min) – Class discussion – Students will continue to work on biome projects 2-28 HW: Work on biome project Wednesday Journal Writing – Students will work on study guide for Monday’s QPA3 -- Teacher will assist as needed 3-1 HW: Finish study guide Journal Writing – Go over study guide – Open-book/note test: Land Biomes Thursday 3-2 HW: Work on biome project Friday 3-3 Journal Writing – Review for Monday’s QPA3 HW: Study for Monday’s QPA!