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    Each of the 5E lessons comes with the following downloadable files: Objective and I CAN statement cards, Engagement Activity, Differentiated Station Lab, Editable Interactive PowerPoint, Interactive Notebook Templates, Modified Notes, Anchor Chart Ideas, Student Choice Projects, Homework Activity, Assessment (including modified)

  • Standards Alignment

    All of the 5E lessons are aligned to the middle school TEKS and middle school NGSS standards. For a complete alignment guide see the FAQ below.

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What’s Included in Each 5E Lesson?

Engagement:
Objective and I CAN statements – 11x17 for class display
Blank Objective and I CAN statements – Available for editing
Engagement Activity - Specific instructions for an engaging introduction

Exploration:
Differentiated Station Lab – Student-Led and differentiated for all learning styles

Explanation:
Editable Interactive PowerPoint - No more boring notes
INB Templates – Templates for student interactive notebooks
Modified Notes
Anchor Chart Diagrams and Ideas

Elaboration:
Student Choice Project – completed in class or at home

Evaluation:
Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (when applicable)
Homework – Weekly homework assignment
Assessment – Open-ended and modified assessment

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Getting Started
    • --- READ FIRST 5E Lesson Plan
    • Distance Learning Options and Where to Find Them Within Each Topic
    • How to Upload PPT's into Google Slides
    • What are the differences between station labs Version 1 and Version 2?
    • Using Google Forms with Station Labs Version 1
    • Teacher Instructions for Going Online - Station Labs Version 1
    • Blank Objective and Word Wall Cards
    • Station Lab Signs
    • Editable Station Lab Cards
    • Station Labs Overview Version 2
  • 2
    Cell Theory
    • 1 Engagement – Cell Theory Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Cork Cell Images
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Cell Theory v2
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab - NO ASNWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Cell Theory Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory PPT, Single Student w Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory PPT, Single Student w Digital INB Modified
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory Modified Notes
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Cell Theory v2
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory Digital INB Answer Key
    • 3 Explanation - Cell Theory Digital INB Answer Key
    • 4 Elaboration - Cell Theory Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Cell Theory Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Cell Theory Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Cell Theory Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Cell Theory Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Cell Theory Homework
    • 5 Evaluation- Cell Theory Crossword Puzzle
  • 3
    Characteristics of Organisms
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall PDF
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall PPT
    • 1 Engagement – Characteristics of Organisms Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Characteristics of Organisms v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Characteristics of Organisms v2 M
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab Teacher/Paper Version
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab - Single Student, NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab - Single Student, M Reading, NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Characteristics of Organisms Station Lab - PDF Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms PowerPoint, Original with Paper INB
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms PowerPoint, Single Student with Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms PowerPoint, Single Student with Digital INB - Modified Version
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms Modified Notes PDF
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms Modified Notes PPT
    • 3 Explanation - Paper INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms Digital INB Answer Key PPT
    • 3 Explanation - Characteristics of Organisms Digital INB Answer Key PDF
    • 4 Elaboration - Characteristics of Organisms Student Project PDF
    • 4 Elaboration - Characteristics of Organisms Student Project PDF
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Assessment PDF
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Assessment PPT
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Crossword Puzzles PDF
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Homework PDF
    • 5 Evaluation - Characteristics of Organisms Homework PPT
  • 4
    Dichotomous Keys
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall PDF
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall PPT
    • 1 Engagement - Rice Chex Dichotomous Key
    • 1 Engagement – Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Dichtomous Key Station Lab Teacher/Paper Version
    • 2 Exploration - Dichotomous Keys Station Lab - Single Student, NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Dichotomous Keys Station Lab - Single Student, M Reading, NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Dichotomous Keys Station Lab - PDF Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys PowerPoint, Original with Paper INB
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys PowerPoint, Single Student with Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys PowerPoint, Single Student with Digital INB - Modified Version
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys Modified Notes PDF
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Keys Modified Notes PPT
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Key Digital INB Answer Key PDF
    • 3 Explanation - Dichotomous Key Digital INB Answer Key PPT
    • 4 Elaboration - Dichotomous Keys Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Dichotomous Keys Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Dichotomous Keys Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Dichotomous Keys Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Dichotomous Keys Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Dichotomous Keys Homework
  • 5
    Genetics
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Genetics Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Genetics v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Genetics v2 M
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Genetics Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics PPT, Single Student w Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics PPT, Single Student w Digital INB Modified
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics Digital INB Answer Key PPT
    • 3 Explanation - Genetics Digital INB Answer Key PPT
    • 4 Elaboration - Genetics Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Genetics Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Genetics Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Genetics Homework
    • 5 Evaluation Genetics Crossword Puzzle
    • 5 Evaluation - Genetics Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Genetics Assessment
  • 6
    Inherited Traits and DNA
    • 1 Engagement – Inherited Traits Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Inherited Traits v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Inherited Traits v2 M
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits and DNA PPT, Single Student w Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits and DNA PPT, Single Student w Digital INB Modified
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits and DNA Digital INB Answer Key PPT
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits and DNA Digital INB Answer Key PPT
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 3 Explanation - Inherited Traits Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Inherited Traits Student Project
    • 2 Exploration - Inherited Traits Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Homework
    • 4 Elaboration - Inherited Traits Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Inherited Traits Assessment
  • 7
    Mitosis and Meiosis
    • 1 Engagement – Mitosis and Meiosis Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Mitosis Task Card and Labels
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Mitosis and Meiosis v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Mitosis and Meiosis v2 M
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Mitosis and Meiosis Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Mitosis and Meiosis.pptx
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Mitosis and Meiosis Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Mitosis and Meiosis Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Mitosis and Meiosis Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Mitosis and Meiosis Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Mitosis and Meiosis Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Mitosis and Meiosis Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Mitosis and Meiosis Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Mitosis and Meiosis Homework
    • 5 Evaluation-Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword Puzzle
  • 8
    Plant and Animal Cells
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Plant and Animal Cells Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Plant and Animal Cell Images
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Plant and Animal Cells v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Plant and Animal Cells v2 M
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY Level 1
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY Level 2
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells PPT, Single Student w Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells PPT, Single Student w Digital INB Modified
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells Digital INB Answer Key
    • 3 Explanation - Plant and Animal Cells Digital INB Answer Key
    • 4 Elaboration - Plant and Animal Cells Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Plant and Animal Cells Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation- Plant and Animal Cell Crossword Puzzle
    • 2 Exploration - Plant and Animal Cells Station Lab v2
    • 5 Evaluation - Plant and Animal Cells Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Plant and Animal Cells Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Plant and Animal Cells Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Plant and Animal Cells Assessment
  • 9
    Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
    • 1 Engagement – Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 2 Exploration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 2 Exploration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells PPT, Single Student w Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells PPT, Single Student w Digital INB Modified
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Modified Notes
    • 2 Exploration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells v2 M
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Digital INB Answer Key
    • 3 Explanation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Digital INB Answer Key
    • 4 Elaboration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Homework
    • 5 Evaluation- Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Crossword Puzzle
    • 5 Evaluation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Assessment
  • 10
    Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Reproduction Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - Reproduction Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Reproduction Station Lab v2
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Reproduction v2 M
    • 2 Exploration - Single Student Online - Reproduction v2
    • 2 Exploration - Reproduction Station Lab - NO ANSWER KEY
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Modified Notes
    • 2 Exploration - Reproduction Station Lab - M Reading NO ANSWERS
    • 2 Exploration - Reproduction Station Lab - Answer Sheet ONLY
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction PPT, Single Student w Digital INB
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction PPT, Single Student w Digital INB Modified
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Digital INB Answer Key
    • 3 Explanation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Digital INB Answer Key
    • 4 Elaboration - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Student Project
    • 4 Elaboration - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Sexual and Asexual Reproduction Assessment

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