Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Unit Author
First and Last Name
Barbara Ann YbaƱez
School District
Cebu City
School Name
Cebu Normal University
School City, State

Unit Overview
Unit Title
Animal Cells and Tissues
Unit Summary
Animal cells and tissues will cover the organization of the animal body, the different tissue types for animals and plants and their functions. Students will be listening to the discussion using the power point presentation and are expected to understand and identify the importance and functions of cells and tissues. Group activity will be conducted after the presentation.
Subject Area
The second year students are expected to share their understanding, knowledge and insights about the importance of animal cells and tissues, their functions and the different types.
Grade Level  
Second Year Students
Approximate Time Needed
60 minute class period
Unit Foundation
Targeted Content Standards and Benchmarks (BEC COMPETENCIES)
Students will be able to  relate ideas from previous readings to a given text, express emotional reactions to what was asserted expressed in a text and express appreciation of sensory images in literacy forms.
Student Objectives/Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:
-      Illustrate the organization of the animal body
-      Describe external and internal skeletons
-      Identify different tissue types and their functions
-      Describe the two types of bones
-      Describe the types of blood cells
-      Identify different types of muscle tissues and their functions

Curriculum-Framing Questions

Essential Question
What is the organization of the animal body?

Unit Questions
What are the functions of cells and tissues?

Content Questions
Identify the types of bones, blood cells and muscle tissues and their functions.

Assessment Plan

Assessment Timeline

Before project work begins
Students work on projects and complete tasks
After project work is completed

Students will be asked to write a creative article about themselves, their weaknesses and their strengths, their perception and attitudes about life, etc.

 Teacher will be conducting an oral examination every after topic discussed and will also conduct a 50 point test after every unit. Students will also be required to make and everyday entry to a journal about their learning in a day.

Students will be grouped by two and will be asked to illustrate using pictures/diagram  the organization of the animal body, tissues, cells, and blood components.

Assessment Summary

Journal entries will provide feedback on the students’ understanding and progress and any clarifications on the topics discussed.
Creative write ups will determine the students’ background, skills and attitudes and perceptions.
Rubrics will be used as a tool to gauge levels of achievement in a required project.
Power point presentations will be used to present the topic and elaborate the subject matter.

Assessment Rubrics
Creative article rubric: Organization        - 10
                                  Content           - 20
                                Grammar/Spelling – 10

 Journal Rubric  :  Making Connections – 20
                           Topic Sentence    - 15
                                    Details       - 15
                           Grammar/Spelling  - 10 

Illustration Rubric:  Diagram/Pictures     – 20
                                 Creativity        - 10
                                      Size          - 10
                                  Caption         - 10
                                Discussion       - 20

Prerequisite Skills

Students have overview on the different parts of the human body and animal body, the different systems and functions.

Instructional Procedures

Teacher will be showing pictures on human body, animals and different human activities. The teacher will then have the discussion proper using the power point presentation. The class will be divided into 7 groups and will be asked to share their knowledge, insights and understanding on the importance of cells and tissues.

Accommodations for Differentiated Instruction

Special Needs Students

Group presentation, modified assignments, oral exam
Resources used are computer, projectors, pictures, charts

Nonnative Speakers

Usage of native language if learners could not understand English as medium of instruction.
Presentation of power point in native language
Resources will include native dictionary, computers, pictures, projector

Gifted/Talented Students
Modules will be given to gifted students for advance topics and research. Assignment of investigatory projects may also be used.
Resources will include modules, internet connection, books and research papers.

Materials and Resources Required For Unit

Technology – Hardware (Click boxes of all equipment needed)            

x Computer(s)
 Digital Camera
 DVD Player
x Internet Connection
 Laser Disk
 Projection System
 Video Camera
 Video Conferencing Equip.
Technology – Software (Click boxes of all software needed.)
 Desktop Publishing
 E-mail Software
 Encyclopedia on CD-ROM
 Image Processing
 Internet Web Browser

 Web Page Development
 Word Processing
 Other ppt presentation

Printed Materials
Textbooks and reference materials
Projector, lcd, computer, pictures
Internet Resources
Other Resources

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