Science – Week of January 23rd

Monday/Tuesday:  “Introduction to Genetics” assignment due (purple foldable we worked on in class) at the beginning of class.

Students will be introduced to Punnett Squares, dominant and recessive genes, and co-dominance.

Homework due Thursday/Friday:  Read and answer ALL questions on pages #522-#529 in your textbook.

Wednesday:  Benchmark testing for Reading and Math, then Early Dismissal at 1:00pm.

Thursday/Friday:  We will review homework, then take a quiz on material learned on Monday/Tuesday.  Students will then create a fictional character based on randomly selected parent traits.

NOTE:  We are having a Genetics Vocabulary Quiz on 1/30, 1/31.  The quizlet for review is:

http://www.quizlet.com/116568601