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Teaching Duration = 8 Weeks
A 7,000 slide seven Part PowerPoint presentation becomes the roadmap for an amazing and interactive science experience full of built-in lab activities, built-in quizzes, video links, class notes (red slides), 6 review games (140 slides each), projects, 32 pages of unit notes with visuals, 31 page bundled homework package, answer keys, and much more.
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Also included are instructions on how to create a student version of the unit that is much like the teachers but missing the answer keys, quizzes, PowerPoint review games, hidden box challenges, owl, and surprises meant for the classroom. This is a great resource to distribute to your students for work at home.
This unit includes all of the lessons below in one organized folder....
Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT
This unit consists of a 7,000+ slide PowerPoint presentation, 32 page bundled homework, and class notes, that become the road map for an exciting and interactive unit full of lab activities, challenge questions, class notes, discussion questions, project ideas, assessments, modified assessment, Review Games, answer keys, videos, and much more. the units are completely editable and can be changed to fit any curriculum or time requirement.
The Classification and Taxonomy Unit covers topics associated with Taxonomy and Classification. The unit examines all of the Kingdoms of Life in detail (See list below for more topics covered). Text for the PowerPoint slideshow is in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can seen and read from all angles of a classroom. A shade technique, as well as color coding text helps increases student focus and allows the teacher to control the pace of the lesson. Also included is a 31 page (Microsoft 2003 word doc.) bundled homework that chronologically follows the slideshow for nightly homework and the end of the unit assessment, as well as a 13 page modified assessment. 32 pages of class notes (Word doc.) with images are also included for students who require modifications, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and homeschool parents. 17 video links are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes. Two PowerPoint review games are included. Answers to the PowerPoint review games are provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided. Difficulty rating of 8 (Ten is most difficult).
Areas of Focus within The Taxonomy and Classification Unit: -Taxonomy, Classification, Need for Taxonomy vs. Common Names, What is a Species?, Dichotomous Keys, What does Classification Use?, The Domains of Life, Kingdoms of Life,The 8 Taxonomic Ranks, Humans Taxonomic Classification, Kingdom Monera, Prokaryotic Cells, Types of Eubacteria, Bacteria Classification, Gram Staining,Bacterial Food Borne Illnesses, Penicillin and Antiseptic, Oral Hygiene and Plaque, Bacterial Reproduction (Binary Fission), Asexual Reproduction, Positives and Negatives of Bacteria, Protista, Plant-like Protists, Animal-like Protists, Fungi-like Protists, Animalia, Characteristics of Animalia, Animal Symmetry, Phylums of Animalia (Extensive), Classes of Chordata, Mammals, Subclasses of Mammals, Characteristics of Mammals, Fungi, Positives and Negatives of Fungi, Divisions of Fungi (Extensive), Parts of a Mushroom, 3 Roles of Fungi, Fungi Reproduction, Mold Prevention, Plant Divisions, Kingdom Plantae and much more.
I also sell all 20 Science Units as a discounted curriculum bundle on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000 slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 40 PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), hundreds of lab activities with questions and answers, hundreds of project ideas, 315 video links, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and classroom license.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks again and best wishes.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.
Physical Science Units
Physical Science Curriculum
Life Science Units
Life Science Curriculum
Earth Science Units
Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
Water, Water Quality, Rivers, Lakes, and Fish Units
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Science from Murf LLC