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Ms Dannenberg's OCAs and Assignments Page

Page history last edited by Ann Dannenberg 4 years, 2 months ago

 

The dates posted are the DUE DATES for each assignment.

 

 

Week

DATE DUE

 

ASSIGNMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
FIRST TERM: SEPTEMBER 8 - NOVEMBER 6  
1 Thursday 9/10 Bring in signed lab safety contract
1
Friday 9/11
Complete the student information page on line.
    
2 Wednesday 9/16
Intro Unit OCA#1: a and b
2 Friday 9/18

Intro Unit OCA#2: a, b, and c

A Deadly Picnic questions answered for bonus points

  ASAP
NOTE: You can download free concept mapping software to make your OCA's easier and neater to present.
     
3
Monday 9/21

Bring in T shirt for Investigation 1 (This is an Assignment!)

3
Tuesday 9/22

T-shirt Lab in class

Complete the Textbook Scavenger Hunt.

3
Wednesday 9/23
NO SCHOOL - Yom Kippur
3
Friday 9/25

 

     
4
Monday 9/28

Intro Unit OCA#3 all parts

FFP partnership contract signed and submitted

NOVA: Secrets of the Dead in class

4
Tuesday 9/29

NOVA: Secrets of the Dead in class

 

4
Wednesday 9/30
Last day for Unit 1 (Introduction to Forensics) late work, corrected work, or extra credit.
4
Friday 10/1

Remember what you learned in Secrets of the Dead NOVA video about King Tut to write thoughtful analytical answers to the deductive reasoning questions. Please type your answers and staple them the original handout. Add two sentences to answer the questions: "What was the coolest thing you remember from the video?" "Why did you think that thing was so cool?"

UNIT 1 QUEST in class today

 
5 Monday 10/4 Unit 2: Preserving and Recording the Crime Scene OCA#1 parts a, b and c.
5 Tuesday 10/5  
5 Wednesday 10/6  
5
Friday 10/8
Case Study Proposal for your Final Project
 
6
Monday 10/12 NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day
6
Tuesday 10/13

Unit 2: Preserving and Recording the Crime Scene OCA#3.

B groups in class: NOVA Manhunt: Boston Bombers

6
Wednesday 10/14 NO SCHOOL for SENIORS, no class for JUNIORS
6
Friday 10/16

Unit 2: Preserving and Recording the Crime Scene OCA#4.

A groups in class: NOVA Manhunt: Boston Bombers

 
7
Monday 10/19 Answers to questions from the NOVA Manhunt: Boston Bombers video.
7
Tuesday 10/20

Take a look at the Crime Scene Presentation Rubric. You and your group (hearts, clubs, or diamonds) will be making a presentation to the class on Friday. Organize your information and plan your strategy.

7
Wednesday 10/21 Unit 2: Preserving and Recording the Crime Scene OCA#5.
7
Friday 10/23

Crime scene Presentations in class. Make sure you've rehearsed with the rubric.

All OCA's and other assignments from Documenting the Crime Scene must be turned in by today! No late work will be accepted after today, and no corrections will be accepted after the quiz on Monday.

 
8 Monday 10/26
Crime scene Presentations in class. Make sure you've rehearsed with the rubric.
Tuesday 10/26
Quest for Unit 2: Documenting the Crime Scene  
8  Wednesday 10/27
Intro to Blood Spatter in Class
Friday 10/29 Blood Spatter OCA#1
 
9 Monday 11/2 
Nothing due
Tuesday 11/3
Blood Spatter OCA#2
 Wednesday 11/4
 NO CLASS - Ms DR will be out of the building
Friday 11/6

Blood Spatter OCA#3

Blood Spatter Lab part 1 questions answered and data graphed. Please hand in stapled to lab handout.

    END OF TERM I 
     
10  Monday 11/9  Nothing Due today.
10  Tuesday 11/10  Questions, and data sheets for blood spatter investigations #1, #2, and #4 done in class. Graphed data for investigations #1 and #4 (height and angle). (These are term I grades)
10  Wednesday 11/11  NO SCHOOL - Veterans' Day
10  Friday 11/13

FFP Deliverable #2: Victim Bio

FFP Deliverable #3: Suspect Bio #1

 
11  Monday 11/16 Complete Blood Spatter #4, but you will not turn this in until the packet is complete for Wednesday.
11  Tuesday 11/17

Complete Blood Spatter OCA#5 and #6, but you will not turn these in until the packet is complete for Wednesday.

11  Wednesday 11/18

Turn in your Unit Organizer with the answers to OCA's #4, #5, #6, and #7 written neatly and in complete sentences on the unit organizer pages.

No blood spatter unit assignments accepted after today.

11  Friday 11/19  Blood Spatter UNIT TEST
 
12  Monday 11/23
 
12  Tuesday 11/24
 
12  Wednesday - Friday 11/25-27

NO CLASS/SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break 

 
13 Monday 11/30 Nothing new is due today. 
13 Tuesday 12/1 NO F Block - Parent Conferences
13  Wednesday 12/2

Fingerprint OCA#1 due

13  Friday 12/4 

FFP Deliverable #4: Suspect Biography #2 Due 

If you are having trouble figuring out how extensive to be in your descriptions, take a look at this exemplar.

 
14  Monday 12/7 Fingerprint OCA #2 due
14  Tuesday 12/8 Fingerprint OCA #3 due
14  Wednesday 12/9
Fingerprint OCA #4 due 
14  Friday 12/11

FFP Deliverable #5: Suspect Biography #3 Due 

If you are having trouble figuring out how extensive to be in your descriptions, take a look at this exemplar.

 
15  Monday 12/14 Fingerprint OCA #5 due 
15  Tuesday 12/15 Fingerprint OCA #6, #7, and #8 due  
15  Wednesday 12/16

NO CLASS - Ms. DR will be out of the building

 

15  Friday 12/18

Fingerprints UNIT TEST

FFP Deliverable #6: Suspect Biography #4 Due 

If you are having trouble figuring out how extensive to be in your descriptions, take a look at this exemplar.

 
16  Monday/Tuesday 12/22 and 12/23 Hair Unit. Stay Tuned! 
    Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!
17  Monday 1/4

 

17  Tuesday 1/5

 

17  Wednesday 1/6  
17  Friday 1/8  Drugs OCA #1 due
 
18  Monday 1/11

 Drugs OCA #2 due

Pablo Escobar video in class

18  Tuesday 1/12  Drugs OCA #3 due
18  Wednesday 1/13  Drugs OCA #4 due
18  Friday 1/15

Final Project Deliverable: Evidence List

Bussy Adam in class

 
19  Monday 1/18 NO SCHOOL: MLK DAY
19  Tuesday 1/19   Drugs OCA #5 due
19  Wednesday 1/20

Mouse Party graphic organizer completed.

19  Friday 1/22

 

     
20  Monday 1/25

work on drug project questions

20  Tuesday 1/26

work on drug project questions

20  Wednesday 1/27  
20  Friday 1/29

work on drug project presentation

FFP #8: Crime Scene Diagram Due

     
21  Monday 2/1  In class, presumptive and confirmatory forensic drug testing, drug enforcement, and handling of drug evidence.
21  Tuesday 2/2 Drug Project finalization and rehearsal
21  Wednesday 2/3

Drug Project Presentations

PD Half Day Schedule. F and G blocks meet in the morning.

21  Friday 2/5 NO SCHOOL - SNOW DAY
     
22  Monday 2/8 NO SCHOOL - SNOW DAY
22  Tuesday 2/9 Drug Project Presentations. Security Blanket for unit test made in class.
22  Wednesday 2/10

Asian Culture Day. Meet at the entrance to the auditorium. I will take attendance, and expect appropriate respectful attentive behavior.

22  Friday 2/12

Drugs Unit Test 

Final Year Project Deliverable #9: Evidence 1. Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.

    February Break 
23  Monday 2/22 .
23  Tuesday 2/23

 

23  Wednesday 2/24 DNA Unit OCA#1 vocabulary definitions and concept maps or paragraphs. Remember that the point of this exercise is for you to know, understand, and be able to use the vocabulary related to this curriculum unit.
23  Friday 2/26

Final Year Project Deliverable #9 and #10: Evidence 1 and 2. Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.

 
   
24  Monday 2/29  Nothing due.
24  Wednesday 3/1  DNA OCA's #2 and #3. You can find the information in your textbook.
24  Thursday 3/2

 

24  Friday 3/4

Final Year Project Deliverable #11: Evidence 3. Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected. 

     
25  Monday 3/7

nothing due today. Keep working on your FFP.

25  Tuesday 3/8 DNA OCA's #4 and #5. You can find the information in your textbook.
25  Wednesday 3/9

DNA OCA's #6 and #7. You can find the information in your textbook and on the website listed in the unit organizer for information about the Romanovs.

In class you can try to finish as many of the OCA's 8-15 as you can.

25  Friday 3/11 Final Year Project Deliverable #12: Evidence 4. Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.
     
26  Monday 3/14

DNA OCA's #8 and #9. You can find the information in your textbook, in your class notes, and on the web.

In class we will review everything for the test. Be prepared with questions about things you don't understand.

26  Tuesday 3/15

OCA's #10-#15 are mostly very short and will help you prepare for the test. Do them before the test and hand them in after the test.

DNA Unit Test including information in the textbook, powerpoint presentation, current events reading, DNA fingerprinting (gel electrophoresis) lab, RFLP simulation, PCR animation, and videos.

26  Wednesday 3/16 

NO CLASS - Ms DR will be on a field trip

Drop off OCA's #10-#15 in your folder in room 429. Any science teacher can let you in if the door is locked.

26  Friday 3/18 Final Year Project Deliverable #13: Evidence 5 . Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.
     
27  Monday 3/21

 

 

27  Tuesday 3/22  
27  Wednesday 3/23 

 

 

27  Friday 3/25 NO SCHOOL - GOOD FRIDAY
     
28  Monday 3/28  
28  Tuesday 3/29

 

28  Wednesday 3/30

Final Year Project Deliverable #14: Evidence 6. Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.

28  Friday 4/1

Final Year Project Deliverable #15: Evidence 7 . Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.

 

Please keep track of dates and deliverables. Most of your fourth term grade rests on this project.There are few OCA's, a few labs, and only one test.

LAST DAY OF TERM III 

No late work accepted after today

     
29  Monday 4/4 Type answers to procedural question 1a, 1b, 2, and 4 from the Crime Scene Investigation activity. Make sure you discuss the evidence for your claims. Include the data chart you completed in class. Type a weel reasoned and supported answer to Conclusion question #1.
29  Tuesday 4/5 Case file is due. Remember that this is a new grade. You should be filling in gaps and making updates and improvements to the work you submitted earlier.
29  Wednesday 4/6

Glass OCA #1 definitions due.

Bring in materials for blood spatter "incident." Remember that you need to provide the "weapon" that will create the blood spatter pattern. Bring plastic bags to cover your shoes. I will provide trash bags to cover your clothes.

29  Friday 4/8

 Final Year Project Deliverable #16: Evidence 8 . Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.

   

 

30  Monday 4/11

Nominate a teacher for the Elicker or Keegan awards. 

Complete the glass analysis post-lab questions (thoughtfully and thoroughly) before class today!

Glass OCA #2 and 3

30  Tuesday 4/12

Glass OCA #4,5,6, and 7 in class.

After school make-up lab for anyone who missed the density or refraction investigations. Meet in 429 at 2:45.

30  Wednesday 4/13

GLASS UNIT TEST - YES THERE IS CLASS!

All OCA's for the unit are due in class before the test.

30  Friday 4/15

We'll have a guest speaker from the MA Crime labs in class today. Send me a question (via e-mail) you would like to ask her.

 

 Final Year Project Deliverable #17: Evidence 9 . Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected.

     
31  Monday 4/25

Ms DR will not be in school this week. You are expected to work hard on your final project as explained to you in class. If you have project partners in either B block or C block and you have a free, you may work with your partners during Mr. Anderson's class time. Other than that, you are on your own recognizance. Remember that the bulk of your Term IV grade is riding on this project.

 

You are both the criminal mastermind and the ace investigator. Bring your creativity and cunning to the task! 

31  Tuesday 4/26

Ms DR will not be in school this week. You are expected to work hard on your final project as explained to you in class. If you have project partners in either B block or C block and you have a free, you may work with your partners during Mr. Anderson's class time. Other than that, you are on your own recognizance. Remember that the bulk of your Term IV grade is riding on this project.

 

You are both the criminal mastermind and the ace investigator. Bring your creativity and cunning to the task.

 

31  Wednesday 4/27

Ms DR will not be in school this week. You are expected to work hard on your final project as explained to you in class. If you have project partners in either B block or C block and you have a free, you may work with your partners during Mr. Anderson's class time. Other than that, you are on your own recognizance. Remember that the bulk of your Term IV grade is riding on this project.

 

You are both the criminal mastermind and the ace investigator. Bring your creativity and cunning to the task.

31  Friday 4/29

Ms DR will not be in school this week. You are expected to work hard on your final project as explained to you in class. If you have project partners in either B block or C block and you have a free, you may work with your partners during Mr. Anderson's class time. Other than that, you are on your own recognizance. Remember that the bulk of your Term IV grade is riding on this project.

 

You are both the criminal mastermind and the ace investigator. Bring your creativity and cunning to the task. 

 

Final Year Project Deliverable #18: Evidence 10 . Check out the example to understand the level of detail expected. Put your work in the IN folders in 429, or give the work to Mr. Anderson. 

     
32  Friday 5/6  Timeline of crime is due. This is the first of the final pieces of your crime scene project. You might find this timeline template website useful, or you can use a different design that suits your needs. 
     
33 Friday 5/13

Case File due

PLEASE RETURN YOUR TEXTBOOK

     
34  Tuesday 5/17  Crime Concept Map due
34  Thursday 5/19  Arson Unit Assessment case due today. E-mail it to me, or drop it off in your folder in 429 when you have a chance before or by today. 
34 Friday 5/20 Diorama and Presentation Due. You must be ready to present today. Order of presentations will be randomly assigned.
     
35 Monday-Friday 5/23-5/27

PRESENTATIONS! Check the schedule to know which date and block you and your group are scheduled to present. You should all be ready on May 23, in case presentations go faster than scheduled or other last-minute changes (by the teachers) are put in place. If you are not on the list, I should already have spoken to you about when you will present.

 

Feedback form, thoughtfully and completely answered and typed, due on FRIDAY 5/27.

 

 

 

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