7th Grade Scope of work

Wayne County School District

7th Grade Pacing Guide

First 9 Weeks

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week

1

Aug 1-5

TPD

TPD

TPD

First Day for Students

Science Interest

Inventory

Rules and procedures

Chp. 1

Inquiry Activity

Pre-test (1a-1h)

Week

2

Aug 8-12

Chp 1 Sec. 1

History of Metrics

Vocabulary

Metric Length

Ruler Activity

Metric Mass

Using a balance

Metrics

Calculating Volume

Graduated

Metrics

Density

Temperature

Week

3

Aug 15-19

Metric System

Prefixes

And Estimation

Accuracy and Precision

Significant Figures

Mean

Median

Mode

Range

Mean

Median

Mode

Range w/

Volume

Constructing

Graphs

Week

4

Aug 22-26

Lab

Safety

Review Chp. 1

Wrap-Up

Chp. 1

Test

Chp. 10 Sec. 1

Vocab.

Characteristics of Life Pg. 345-347

Spontaneous

Generation

w/ Video

Presentation

(3b)

Week

5

Aug. 29-31 Sept 1-2

Chp. 10 Sec. 2

Taxonomy

Sec. 2

Taxonomy

continued

Levels of

Classification

Pg. 358

Progress reports

Levels of

Classification

Pg. 358

Taxonomic

Key

Week

6

Sept. 5-9

Labor Day Holiday

Progress reports

Evolution and

Classification

Evolution and

Classification

Galapagos Island

Video

Chp. 10

Review

Sec. 1 & 2

Chp. 10

Test

Week

7

Sept 12-16

Chp. 10 Sec. 3

Kingdoms and

Domains

Chp. 11 Sec. 1

Photosynthesis

(3e)

The Processes

Of Photosynthesis

Chp. 11

Process of Respiration

Video Quiz

Photosynthesis

Respiration

 

Week

8

Sept 19-23

Chp. 11 Sec. 3

Cell Division

Mitosis

Activity on

Cell Division

Chp. 11 Sec. 4

Cancer

Video

Activity on

Mitosis and

Cancer

Chp. 11

Textbook Review

Week

9

Sept 26-30

 

Packet on cancer

Chp. 11

Sec. 1-4 Test

Review

Chp. 11

Test

Chp. 12 Sec. 1

Heredity

Class survey on traits

(3d)

Chp. 12

Dominant and

Recessive Traits

Week

10

Oct 3-7

Chp 12 Sec. 1

Identifying Dominant and Recessive Alleles

Chp. 12 Sec. 2

Probability and

Genetics

Chp. 12 Sec. 2

Solving Punnett Squares

Ends 1st 9 weeks

Video on Punnett Squares or power point

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Note: Oct. 10th begins 2nd 9 weeks

Note: October 13th report cards

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7th Grade Pacing Guide

Second 9 Weeks

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week

1

Oct. 10-14

video or power point on punnett squares

Begin 2nd 9 weeks

Probability Examples

Punnett squares examples

Report Cards

Genotype

Phenotype

 

Quiz on Probability

Punnett Squares

Phenotype

Genotype

Week

2

Oct. 17-21

Chp. 13 Sec 1

Producer

Consumer

Decomposer

Food Chains

Food Webs

Energy Pyramids

Identify the roles of organisms in food chains, webs, and energy pyramids

Video Quiz on food chains, webs, pyramids

Chp. 13 Sec 2

Compare water, carbon, and nitrogen cycle

Week

3

Oct. 24-28

Chp. 13 Sec. 3

Continental Drift

Factors that

Limit species

Chp. 13 Sec. 4

Into. To

Biomes

Discuss the 6 major biomes and the species found in each biome.

Assignment:

Biomes Research

Report

Week

4

Oct. 31-

Nov. 1-4

Chp. 13

Test

Review

Chp. 13

Sec. 1-4

Test

Chp. 13 Sec. 5

Identifying the organisms in each level of the ocean biome

Lab:

Observe organisms in pond water

Chp. 13

Biomes

Textbook/

Workbook

Review

Week

5

Nov. 7-11

Chp. 15 Sec. 1

Vocabulary

Characteristics of Minerals

(4a)

Progress Reports

Discuss Mohr’s

Scale of Mineral

Hardness

Lab: Use a mineral kit to identify minerals

Video Quiz on the properties of minerals.

Progress reports

Chp. 1, Sec. 1

Classifying

Rocks

Week

6

Nov. 14-18

Chp. 16 Sec. 1

Discuss the process of how the three types of rocks are formed.

(4a)

Chp. 16 Sec. 2

Properties of Igneous rocks

Chp. 16 Sec. 3

Properties of Sedimentary Rocks

Chp. 16 Sec. 5

Properties of Metamorphic Rocks

Voc. Quiz

Video on the Rock Cycle

Week

7

Nov. 21-25

Holiday

Holiday

Holiday

Holiday

Holiday

Week 8

Nov. 28-30

Dec. 1-3

Continental

Drift

(4b)

Continental

Drift

Subdu1ction Zones

Subduction Zones

Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Volcanic

Formation

Volcanic

Formation

Week

9

Dec. 5-9

Chp. 20 Sec. 1

The Science and

History of Rockets

(4c)

Chp. 20 Sec. 1

Discuss the

Multi-Stage Rocket

Chp. 20 Sec. 2

The Space Program

Exploring Space Today

Video Quiz:

Space Programs

Voc. Quiz

Chp. 20 Rev.

Week

10

Dec. 12-16

Chp. 21 Sec. 1

Discuss theories of the Solar System.

 

 

Identify the Structure of the Sun

Voc. Quiz

Video on the Sun

Activity color periodic table and label

60% Day

Finish Periodic table

Begin christmas holidays

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7th Grade Pacing Guide

Third 9 Weeks

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week

1

Jan. 2-6

off

TPD

Begin 3rd 9 weeks kids return Chapter 2

Chp. 2

The building blocks of matter.

(2a)

Report cards

Chp. 2

Discuss the Atomic Theory

Intro. To the

Periodic Table

Week

2

Jan. 9-13

Identify the characteristics of the Periodic Table

Common elements and symbols of the Periodic Chart

Computer Research on an assigned element

 

Packets on Periodic table

Packets on periodic table

Week

3

Jan. 16-20

Holiday

Chp. 2

Textbook Review

Chp. 2 Test

Properties

Of Metals

Quiz on Chp. 2 Sec. 5

Properties of Metals

Week

4

Jan. 23-27

Chp. 3

Properties of Matter

(2b)

Identifying and observing Physical and Chemical Change

Discuss what happens to the bonds during a chemical change. Classwork on chemical/physical changes

Video:

Chemical and Physical Changes

Wrap up chemical and physical changes

Week

5

Jan. 30-31

Feb.1-3

Chp. 4

Solutions with and without water

(2b)

Properties od Colloids and Suspensions

Describing acids and bases

Properties of acids and bases

 

Strengths of acids and bases

Lab: Determine the PH of common household acids and bases

Week

6

Feb. 6-10

Progress reports

Chp. 4

PH of the Digestive System

Chp. 4 Review

Chp. 4 Test

Review

Video: Acid and Bases

Chp. 4

Test

Characteristics and factors of weather

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Week

7

Feb. 13-17

winter break

Discuss trade winds, jet streams, air masses on a map

Packet on weather

Packet on weather

Packet on Weather

Week

8

Feb. 20-24

Identifying weather symbols

Reading weather maps

Review on Weather

Cloud Types

Wrap up weather

unit

Chapter review on weather

Test on Weather

Week 9

Feb. 27-28

Mar. 1-3

Chp. 6

Electrical charges and static energy

(2d)

Chp. 6

Transfer of charges

Chp. 6

Flow of electrical current

Measuring current flow

Chp. 6

Conductors,

Insulators, and

Resistance

Chp. 6

Electrical currents

Ohm’s Law

Week

10

Mar. 6-10

Lab: Construct an assigned circuit

Comparing

Simple and Parallel Circuit

Chp. 6 Quiz

Wrap up Chp. 6

Test review

End of 3rd 9 weeks

Spring break March 13-17

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7th Grade Pacing Guide

Fourth 9 Weeks

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week

1

Mar. 20-24

Begin 4 9 weeks

Packets on circuits

Chp. 5

What is work?

Calculating work

Chp. 5

How machines work. Input and output sources

(2c)

Chp. 5

Simple Machines

Report cards

Chp. 5

Simple Machines

Week

2

Mar. 27-31

 

Chp. 5

Simple Machines

In the body

Compound Machines

Video Quiz:

Simple and Compound Machines

review over chapter 5

Chp. 5

Test

Newton’s Laws of Motion

(2f)

Week

3

Apr. 3-7

Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

Calculating Speed

Friction

Gravity

Electric and Magnetic forces

Action/Reaction Activity

Chp. Test

Reading, constructing , and interpreting graphs and tables

Reading, constructing , and interpreting graphs and tables

Week

4

Apr. 10-14

Reading, constructing , and interpreting graphs and tables

Reading, constructing , and interpreting graphs and tables

Reading, constructing , and interpreting graphs and tables

 

Renewable and Non-Renewable resources

Holiday

Week

5

Apr. 17-21

Holiday

Renewable and Non-Renewable resources

Renewable and Non-Renewable resources

Activity on recycling

Progress reports

Chp. Test

Renewable and non-renewable resources

Week

6

Apr. 24-28

 

Reading and interpreting research

Progress Reports

Reading and interpreting research

Reading and interpreting research

Chapter 14 Environmental research

Chapter 14 forest and fisheries

Week

7

May 1-5

Chaapter 14

Biodiversity

Chapter 14 the search for new medicines

Research environmental issues

Essay environmental issues

Finish essay on environmental issues

Week

8

May 8-12

 

 

 

 

 

Week

9

May 15-19

 

 

 

MST 5th

7th Grade

Science Assessment

MST 5th

7th Grade

Science Assessment

Week

10

May 22-26

 

8th grade promotion

end of 4th nine weeks and 60% day