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Assignments for 1/7 to 1/16
5th Chapter Assignments Menu

Students will choose from the assignments below. They will need to earn 15 points a day to earn an “A.” When a students finished an assignment they should show it to the teacher for approval and then place it in the “In Box” for their class period.

5.1 Choices page 126 (5 pts each)
*Draw Figure 2 on page 127 with the writing above and below the picture.
*Draw Figure 2 on page 127 and then write a script or mini-lecture explaining it from left to right.
*Mini Lab on page 128
*Redo “Visualizing Mendel's Experiment”by substituting another characteristic for color of pod.
*Practice Problems on Page 131. Give solution like the example given.
*Lab on 133 with good write up 10-15 points

5.2 Choices page 134 (5 pts)
*Present Figure 5 on page 134 on one page. Give the explanation requested.
*Make two Punnett Squares for blood types and explain incomplete dominance using blood types as an example.
*Explain the interaction of environmental factors and genes using Figure 6 on page 136.
*Make an Punnett Square for gender and write up a solution like on page 131.
*Pedigree Activity on page 146 of the old textbook. (5-15 pts)

5.3 Choices page 141 (5pts)
*Draw Figure 11 on page 141 with the introduction, labels, and explanation.
*Summarize a current article on Genetically Modified Organisms.
*Summarize a current article on Transferring Genes.
*Page 144 Activity. Points based on quality of write-up.

Standard Written activities:
5th Chapter Vocabulary page 148 5pts
5th Chapter Two column vocabulary 10pts
5.1 Main Ideas and supporting details 5pts
5.1 Two column main ideas ans supporting details 10pts
5.1 Self Check (Write the questions) 5pts
5.2 Main Ideas and supporting details 5pts
5.2 Two column main ideas ans supporting details 10pts
5.2 Self Check (Write the questions) 5pts
5.3 Main Ideas and supporting details 5pts
5.3 Two column main ideas ans supporting details 10pts
5.3 Self Check (Write the questions) 5pts.

Creative and technology activities:
Make a detailed poster with lot of written content.
Put information you poster content on the class wiki.
Use www.voicethread.com to put a script to a picture or series of pictures.
Make a presentation on a topic in the chapter using an online site.

Page 149 Thinking Critically Questions: Numbers 17, 19, 20, 21. 22, and 23. (15pts)
Performance activities: #24 (points determined by amount of work)
#25 (points determined by amount of work)
Behavior and Working (One point a day)