by Fred Goerisch
Las Vegas, Nevada
11.2 TSW give examples of classification systems
11.3 TSW explain that we use similarities of internal structures, chemical processes,
and evidence of common ancestry to classify organisms.
11.4 TSW use characteristics of organisms to classify them into five
11.5 TSW define a species
11.6 TSW give examples of a species.
11.7 TSW distinguish between common and scientific names.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Complete one "layer" before going on to
another layer. No more than two assignments will be checked off, by your teacher,
on any one day, in any layer. Each assignment has a point value based on the amount of time
and ef fort necessary to complete that task. You must earn the required number of points
in any one layer before moving to the next layer.
Use your password and user name to access all reading and web site assignments.
Be prepared to discuss and answer questions about each of your assignments. Failure
to do so will result in no credit for that assignment. When appropriate, you may work
with a partner or partners, but you must be able to answer the teacher's questions
without any assistance.
NAME________________ _____PERIOD________DUE DATE_______
Section 1. Basic understanding. 55 points (C); 45 points necessary to move to Section
2. This (C) layer must be completed before beginning the (B) layer.
5pts._____1. Read pages 200-207 in Chapter 9, Classification. Take notes, do Review Q 1-5.
5pts._____2. Do "Activity-Try at Home" on page 201
5pts._____3. Listen to Lecture #1, take notes
5pts._____4. Read pages 208-213, Chapter 9, Classification. Take
notes, do Review Q1-5 & Self check 1-2 P209
5pts._____5. Listen to Lecture #2, take notes
5pts._____6. View video "Panthera Leo" (4:25) take notes
5pts._____7. Do activity "Classification"
5pts._____8. Go to SciLinks.com. Visit the web sites on HSTL205 or
HSTL220. Take notes on information about classification
5pts._____9. Make a vocabulary book containing at least 16 words
5pts._____10. View the video "Five Kingdoms of Life" take notes
5pts._____11. Do activity "Keying Out Trees"
THE LAYER (C) IS COMPLETE_________________DATE_______
Section 2. Application/Analysis level (B) 40pts. 30 points necessary
to move to the (A) level.
10pts._____12. Do Activity "Names & What They Mean"
10pts._____13. Do Lab "Classifying Creatures"
10pts._____14. Do Lab "Shapes Island"
10pts._____15. Do Lab "Classifying Living Things"
THE LAYER (B) IS COMPLETE_______________DATE__________
Section 3. Synthesis/Evaluation level (A) 60 points. 60 points are necessary to complete
the (A) level.
20pts._____16. Do the Lab "Developing a Classification System for Seeds."
20pts._____17. Do the lab "Identifying Vertebrates using a Classification Key."
20pts._____18. Do the lab "Making a Classification System"
THE LAYER (A) IS COMPLETE________________DATE_________
You must now take your standardized exam. You must plan a 113, Performance Assessment due
in one week. Your portfolio is due the same day as your 113. Each of these assignments must
reflect your complete understanding of the use of the Classification System.