Weekly Outline 3

A Complete Record of Daily Activities
This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Identify the four primary elements essential for life that make up macromolecules.
  • Describe how chemical bonds form.
  • Explain the role of electrons in determining the chemical reactivity of an element.
  • Compare ionic and covalent bonding.
  • Describe the structure of a water molecule and how its unique properties contribute to the structure and function of organisms.
  • Recognize the importance of hydrogen bonding.
  • Explain why many compounds dissolve in water.
  • Describe the pH scale and categorize substances as acids or bases.
  • Describe why carbon atoms form the basis of organic molecules and explain how their ability to bond is important in the formation of organic monomers and polymers.
  • Identify carbon skeletons and functional groups in organic molecules.
  • Describe the reactions used to synthesize and break apart polymers and monomers.
  • Describe the basic structure and explain the function and importance of the four macromolecules of life: carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins (including enzymes).
  • Describe the structure and functions of carbohydrates.
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DateLesson TopicsAssignments
Monday
08/26
· Identify the four primary elements essential for life that make up macromolecules.
· Describe how chemical bonds form.
· Explain the role of electrons in determining the chemical reactivity of an element.
· Compare ionic and covalent bonding.
· Discuss Current Event Summaries
· Review Chemical Bonding
· Class Lab: Chemical Bonding Review
· Begin Working on Current Event Summaries
 (Due Monday, 10/07)

Homework
· Read Section 2.2 Review 2.2 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Tuesday, 08/27)

Tuesday
08/27
· Describe the structure of a water molecule and how its unique properties contribute to the structure and function of organisms.
· Recognize the importance of hydrogen bonding.
· Explain why many compounds dissolve in water.
· Describe the pH scale and categorize substances as acids or bases.
· Notes: Water – A Most Peculiar Substance
· Peculiarity of Water Flyer
· Peculiarity of Water Flyer
· Post Picture of Flyer
 (Due Friday, 08/30)

Homework
· Study for Properties of Water Quiz (Concept 2.2)
· Read Section 2.3 Review 2.3 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Block Day)

Block Day
08/29
· Identify carbon skeletons and functional groups in organic molecules.
· Describe the reactions used to synthesize and break apart polymers and monomers.
· Describe the basic structure and explain the function and importance of the four macromolecules of life: carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins (including enzymes).
· Properties of Water Quiz
· Nearpod: Carbon – The Element of Life
Homework
· Watch Carbohydrates Video & Respond to Writing Prompt
 (Due Friday, 08/30)
Friday
08/30
· Describe the structure and functions of carbohydrates.
· Study Carbohydrates
· Class Lab: Organic Molecules & Carbohydrates Review
Homework
· Watch Lipids Video & Respond to Writing Prompt
 (Due Tuesday, 09/03)