BIOLOGY COURSE SYLLABUS
SAMPLE BIOLOGY SYLLABUS 2012-2013
(**NOTE : This syllabus is a generalized outline for Biology, please visit your child's teacher website for specifics and additional detail)
Mrs. Patricia A. Donnell, M.S. Ed., Biology
Science Curriculum Coach
This course is designed to provide a general understanding of the concepts and principles of biology. The biology curriculum includes a study of the cell, the molecular basis of heredity, biological evolution, the interdependence of organisms, matter, energy, and organization in living systems and the behavior of organisms.
CP Biology: BIOLOGY- The Dynamics of Life (Glencoe)
Honors Biology – BIOLOGY (Prentice Hall)
UNITS TO BE COVERED
(*In addition to the textbook, these materials should be brought to class each day!!)
1. Three ring binder (Spiral notebooks are not acceptable)
2. Notebook paper
3. Pencils & Pens (blue or black ink only, work will not be accepted in any other color)
4. Color Pencils or Markers (necessary for diagrams and lab work)
GRADING POLICY (See individual teacher website. All grading policy is in accordance with GCS Grading Policies.
**LATE WORK POLICY- - Late work may be turned in the next day for a (10) ten-point deduction; 10- points will be deducted each day that an assignment is turned in late, therefore students have three days to turn in late work and receive a passing grade.
Parents are urged to review, discuss,and sign the course syllabus that your child's teacher will send home. Your signature indicates that you have reviewed the syllabus and are aware of teacher, academic, and behavioral requirements. Parents are encouraged to check on their child’s progress in class throughout the semester. If you should need to contact me please feel free to leave your name and number with the school secretary (336)294-7300 and I will return your call as soon as possible. You may also e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org