Cell Organelles Honors

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Subject:  Honors Biology     

Grade:  9

Unit:  Cell Organelle       

Pacing:  Three Weeks

Essential Question(s):

How does the structure of the cell membrane affect cell transport? (The structure of the cell membrane and its purpose in permeability)

Big Idea(s):

The structure of the cell membrane and its purpose in permeability

CT State Standards (includes West Haven’s “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards)

D.27  Describe significant similarities and differences in the basic structure of plant and animal cells.

“Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)

BL

 

Animal and Plant Cells

 

Compare and Contrast

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

Assessments

Common Formative Pre- Assessment (Followed by Data Team Analysis):

See Attached

“Dipsticks” (Informal Progress Monitoring Checks):

See Attached

Common Formative Post- Assessment (Followed by Data Team Analysis):

See Attached

Instructional Planning

Suggested Resources/Materials:

Student Textbook CD’s

Smart board

United Streaming

Power Point

Readings

Lab Equipment

Text/Notes/Handouts

Computer Lab

Library Resources

 

Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

Interactive use of technology

Graphic organization

Direct instruction

Cooperative group work

Hands on learning

Independent class work

Demonstrations

Student Presentations

Summer Assignment

 

Unit Activities:

Microscope Activities/Labs: Measuring, Using, Identifying Parts, Introduction, Compound Light vs. Electro-microscopes, Comparison of Plant and Animal Cells, Comparison of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

Cell Organelle Activities/Labs: Cells Alive (Internet), 

Individual/Group Research Projects: Specialized Cell Research Project

 

Vocabulary/Word Wall

Enrichment/Extension

Interdisciplinary Connections

GRACE

Cell Theory

Eukaryotic cell

Prokaryotic cell

Magnification

Compound Light Microscope

Scanning Electron Microscope

Hooke

Virchow

Schleiden

Swann

Leeuwenhoek

Organelle

Cell Wall

Central Vacuole

Centrioles

Chloroplasts

Chromosomes/DNA

Chromatin

Cilia

Cytoplasm

Cytoskeleton

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum

Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum

Flagella

Golgi Apparatus

Lysosome

Microfilaments

Microtubules

Mitochondria

Surface Area

Nuclear Envelope

Nucleolus

Nucleus

Plasma Membrane

Ribosomes

Vacuoles

Vesicles

Pili

Capsule

Capsid

Cell Organelle Disease Research (ex/ Lysosomal Storage Disease, Tay Sach’s, Pompe’s)

Scientific Breakthrough’s in Cell Organelle Research

Metric Conversions (microscopes) – Math

Writing a Lab Report - English