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Unit: HeredityEstimated Time: 8 weeks

Essential Question: What are the principal mechanisms by which living things reproduce and transmit hereditary information from parents to offspring?
Unit Vocabulary: DNA, RNA, allele, dominance, recessive, homologous chromosomes ,cloning, transgenic organisms, stem cell research, gamete, somatic cells, genetic engineering, DNA fingerprinting, dihybrid cross, diploid, haploid, heterozygous, homozygous, crossing-over, karyotype, meiosis, nondisjunction, recombination, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, polygenic, sex-linked, co-dominance, mutations (deletion, substitution, inversion, translocation, insertion, frameshift), pedigree, DNA replication, transcription, translation (protein synthesis), Chargaff’s Rule, codons, polypeptide
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  • EC=extra credit
  • F=foldables,lapbook, interactive notebook
  • GO=graphic organizer
  • H=handout
  • LC=learning center
  • N=notes
  • PC=podcast
  • PP=powerpoint
  • PT=pre/post test
  • Q=quiz,test
  • V-videoEC=extra credit


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*TN Alternative Performance-Based Assessments (APBA) for students with disabilities
Prerequisite Skills: Observation, reading, basic math and research/computer skills.

UNIT: Heredity, pt.1, (GENES, CHROMOSOMES, PROTEINS, INHERITED TRAITS)
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.4.1 Investigate how genetic information is encoded in nucleic acids.
CLE 3210.4.2 Describe the relationships among genes, chromosomes, proteins, and hereditary traits. (APBA)
-----SPI 3210.4.1 Identify the structure and function of DNA.
-----SPI 3210.4.2 Associate the process of DNA replication with its biological significance.


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  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
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UNIT: Heredity, pt.
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.4.3 Predict the outcome of monohybrid and dihybrid crosses. (APBA)
CLE 3210.4.4 Compare different modes of inheritance: sex linkage, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, and polygenic traits.
-----SPI 3210.4.3 Recognize the interactions between DNA and RNA during protein synthesis.
------SPI 3210.4.4 Determine the probability of a particular trait in an offspring based on the genotype of the parents and the particular mode of inheritance.
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INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • S complete vocabulary word wall sheet
  • S make foldable or graphic organizer
  • S complete
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ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
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UNIT: Heredity, pt.3, (MEIOSIS, GENETIC VARIATION)
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.4.5 Recognize how meiosis and sexual reproduction contribute to genetic variation in a population.
CLE 3210.4.6 Describe the connection between mutations and human genetic disorders. (APBA)
-----SPI 3210.4.5 Apply pedigree data to interpret various modes of genetic inheritance.
-----SPI 3210.4.6 Describe how meiosis is involved in the production of egg and sperm cells.
-----SPI 3210.4.7 Describe how meiosis and sexual reproduction contribute to genetic variation in a population. (APBA)

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UNIT: Heredity, pt.4, (
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CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.4.7 Assess the scientific and ethical ramifications of emerging genetic technologies. (APBA)
-----SPI 3210.4.8 Determine the relationship between mutations and human genetic disorders.
------SPI 3210.4.9 Evaluate the scientific and ethical issues associated with gene technologies: genetic engineering, cloning, transgenic organisms production, stem cell research, and DNA fingerprinting.Genetic disorder projects
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INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • S complete vocabulary word wall sheet
  • S make foldable or graphic organizer
  • S complete
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    1. Replication of DNA
    2. fingerprintdna

ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
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UNIT: Heredity, pt.
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.
-----SPI 3210.
-----SP! 3210.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
VOCABULARY:


MATERIALS:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • S complete vocabulary word wall sheet
  • S make foldable or graphic organizer
  • S complete
  • S do
  • S do
  • S do

ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
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QWIK MASTERY:

MEDIA: brainpop.com,
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UNIT: Heredity, pt.
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.
-----SPI 3210.
-----SP! 3210.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
VOCABULARY:


MATERIALS:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • S complete vocabulary word wall sheet
  • S make foldable or graphic organizer
  • S complete
  • S do
  • S do
  • S do

ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
-


QWIK MASTERY:

MEDIA: brainpop.com,
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