If you’re looking for a cell cycle and mitosis worksheet then you’ve come to the right place! First I’ll introduce you to some fabulous, time tested resources that I’ve already prepared to make lesson planning, tutoring, or homework time a whole lot easier.
Next, I’ll give you some ideas on ways to use these resources to increase engagement in your classroom and to make learning fun for you and your students.
- Cell Cycle Google Slides Interactive Lesson
Keep your students engaged and accountable with this interactive, versatile mitosis presentation. Embedded frequently within these colorful slides are multiple stopping points that require students to predict, reflect, connect, and think critically about the information being presented.
- Mitosis Practice – Onion Root Identification
On page 1 of this Onion Cell Mitosis Worksheet with Answers there is a photo sample of an onion root showing all 6 steps of the cell cycle.
On page 2 of this worksheet the 6 steps are described with a diagram and students are instructed to find and label these stages on the onion root.
- Mitosis Quiz
This mitosis & cell cycle quiz includes 20 multiple choice questions covering the basics of a middle school mitosis standard. Includes two versions and answer keys.
- Cell Cycle Foldable
This foldable is great for practice or review! Wonderful to incorporate into interactive notebooks!
- Cell Cycle Webquest
In this webquest, students are guided through an introduction or review of the cell cycle and mitosis.
They’ll use one website to read about the general cell cycle with a focus on the cell’s activities in interphase. Then, they will watch an Amoeba sisters video to learn the purposes of cell division as well as an overview of the phases of mitosis.
- Cell Cycle Guided Reading
This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9. It comprehensively covers the mentioned topics, and includes several comprehension and extension questions that will lock in learning.
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How to Use Cell Cycle and Mitosis Worksheet with Answer Key
Emergency Sub Plans
If you’re feeling a little sick and need a day to rest, the Cell Cycle Webquest would be an excellent way to allow students to work on their own (either digitally or on paper) without a lot of speaking required on your part. To make things even better, you’ll be supporting literacy in the classroom too!
Independent Work Station
Stations are a great way to make a long class feel shorter or a large class feel smaller. Split your class into groups based on the number of stations you have. One of your stations can be a setting that allows you to work closely with some students, and other groups should have work that can be completely independently. This will give you the opportunity to give the students who need support your full attention. Don’t forget that you can do stations online too!
Close Reading Strategies
Close reading is an essential skill that must be taught in all classrooms. Time and time again, students are showing that they are not prepared to read college level texts. Spoon feeding them isn’t going to solve this issue. We absolutely must increase the rigor in our classrooms when it comes to literacy, and teaching reading strategies is the path that will take our students where they need to be.
Differentiation can feel like a huge burden for teachers. How are we supposed to create several different variations of the same lesson or activity? In reality, we probably can’t. What we can do, though, is provide independent work packets for students who are not able to be present for direct instruction. We can make choice boards in which students will most likely differentiate for themselves, we can provide extension activities for early finishers, and we can provide extra practice for students who aren’t showing mastery.
I know as teachers we hear a lot about the benefits and drawbacks of homework. Whether or not you’re in support of homework, I’d just like to point out that it’s there as an option. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Interactive notebooks are unmatched in their ability to keep students organized and work in one place. I’m a huge fan of shrinking my worksheets down to fit in an interactive notebook. Sometimes I print 2 in one, cut them in half and just glue the sheets directly into pages of a notebook. Other times I transform multi-page PDFs into mini books (use these simple instructions if you’d like to try it) and insert the entire thing into a notebook.
Whether summative or formative, consider using these resources as an option for assessment