Lesson Plans
Biology 2nd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/22/2012 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
Topic: DNA replication/ Transcription
Lesson: We will begin class with a review of DNA structure. Students will learn how DNA replicates through a powerpoint, video demonstrations and by drawing the process in their DNA booklets. We will also begin a discussion on how DNA is transcribed into RNA.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 12 review wkst
Topic: Transcription/ Translation
Lesson: We will finish talking about how transcription occurs, and then begin the process of translation. Students will draw the process and then reenact the process by playing a translation game.
Assignment: Continue working on the chapter 12 wkst
Topic: DNA mutations
Lesson: We will begin class by reviewing DNA structure, replication, transcription and translation. We will spend the rest of the class period learning about the different ways mutations occur in DNA. Students will draw the different modes of mutations in their DNA booklets.
Assignment: Finish the chapter 12 wkst- due Thursday
Topic: DNA review
Lesson: Students will play a review game to reinforce the concepts from chapter 12. They will then take a cumulative test from the book to practice for the standardized test they will take in the spring.
Assignment: page 353-354; 1-7,11-18,22-28- due Monday
Topic: DNA test/ Rebops
Lesson: Students will take a test over chapter 12 on DNA. The chapter 12 wkst is due. When everyone is finished, they will watch a video about Fanconi's anemia.
Assignment: Work on portfolio for next Tuesday and finish the book assignment from yesterday.