On-going Classroom Routines: Scientific Investigation & Measurement (LS.1 a-j) should be incorporated into each unit as appropriate.

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1 – Scientific Investigation & Measurement
(6 days)
6.1 - Science Investigation & Measurement
LS.1 - Scientific Investigation & Measurement

Unit 2 – Weather & Measurement
(14 days)
6.6 - Earth's Atmosphere

Unit 3 – Cells & Heredity
(24 days)
LS.2 - Cells: Structure & Development
LS.3 - Cells & Cellular Organization
LS.12 - Cellular Reproduction
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 3 - Cells & Heredity
(16 days)
LS.2 - Cells: Structure & Development
LS.3 - Cells & Cellular Organization
LS.12 - Cellular Reproduction

Unit 4 – Photosynthesis
(5 days)
LS.5 - Photosynthesis

Unit 5 – Classification
(14 days)
LS.1 b - Classification Systems
LS.4 - Classification
LS.7 - Interactions Among Populations

Unit 5 - Classification
(5 days)
LS.7 - Interactions Among Populations
LS.4 - Classification
LS.1 b - Classification Systems

Unit 6 – Animal Adaptations
(20 days)
LS.13 - Changes of Populations

Unit 7 – Ecosystems
(10 days)
LS.9 - Adaptations of Organisms

Unit 8 – Food Chains & Food Webs
(10 days)
LS.8 - Relationships in Communities

Unit 9  – Energy Flow
(8 days)
LS.6 d - Energy Flow

Unit 10 – Water Sheds
(9 days)
6.5 c-f - Properties of Water
6.7 - Watershed Systems
LS.6 c - Relationships between Ecosystems

Unit 11 – Changes in the Ecosystem and Environment
(12 days)
6.9 - Public Policy & the Environment
LS.6 a-b - Ecosystems & Co-dependence
LS.10 - Changes in Ecosystems, Communities, Populations, & Organisms
LS.11 - Ecosystems & Human Activity

SOL REVIEW & ASSESSMENTS

44 Days 35 Days 58 Days 43 Days
ELL 6-12 Standards