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  Current Unit: Genetics & Heredity

UNIT TEST:  - Oct. 1st

Punnett Square Quiz - Sept. 24th

Unit Vocab Due:  Sept. 28th

9 weeks Test: Week of Oct. 1st

Next Unit:  Natural Selection 

 

 Week at a Glance: Sept. 17th - 21st

STATE TEST: May 2019 

 

Mon: finish Mendel notes and pracice punnett squares

HW: Punnett Square Homework practice sheet (only cmplete assigned problems)

Tues: Go over Home work & introduce types of mutations with activity 

HW: start vocab dicctionary

Wed: mutation notes & introduce pigeon Genetics activity

HW: do one vocab dictionary word

Thurs:  Finish pigeon genetics activity

HW: no homework (Friday is the last day to turn in a picture for the 5pt coupon)

Fri: PARADE DAY!  *classes that meet will do doggie DNA activity

HW: none

 

 GRADING WEIGHT

  • 40% Test Grades (Usually 2 to 3 per 9 weeks)
  • 35% Class work/Quizzes (a minimum of 1 per weeks)
  • 15% Homework (I don't have many HW grades so this % can affects grades if there is a 0)
  • 10% - 9 Weeks Test or project/Semester Exams