• TOPIC:  NOMENCLATURE (naming bonds)

    Learning Goals

    • Develop a flowchart that can be used to name and write chemical formulas

    • Understand that the drive for atoms to form  bonds is based on the stability of the noble gases and the octet rule.

    • Describe the formation of an ionic bond.

    • Describe the formation of an anion or cation from its neutral atom.

    • State and apply the octet rule.

    • Determine the correct ratio of cations to anions needed to form a neutral ionic compound.

    • Explain the difference between a monoatomic and polyatomic ion.

    • Understand that a formula unit represents one particle of an ionic compound.

    • Distinguish between ionic compound and binary molecular compounds

    • Name and write formulas for ionic compounds using naming rules.

    • Name and write formulas for binary molecular compounds

    • Name and write formulas for binary molecular compounds

    • Identify characteristics of ionic compounds vs. molecular compounds

    • Determine the polarity and shape of molecules using VSEPR and HONC

    • Distinguish between Lewis Dot Structures and Lewis Dot Formulas

    • Build molecular models using HONC Rules

    • Determine the polarity of a compound


    Week of 11/6 - 11/9

    • IONIC BONDS:  Binary & Ternary

    • Polyatomics

    • Naming Ionic Rules 

    • Word web for Ionic Bonds

    • Quiz for Ionic Bonds


    Week of 11/13 - 11/20


    • Naming (using prefixes)

    • Concept Map for Ionic and Covalent

    • Assessment on Ionic / Covalent

    • Compound cubes / in pairs / complete the chart


    Week of 11/26 - 11/29

    • Wrap up Ionic vs. Covalent

    • Assess Ionic vs. Covalent

    • Lecture for Lewis Dot (formula / structure)

    • Polarity Lecture

    • Building Covalent molecules

    • Wrap up lecture for Bond Characteristics (ionic, covalent, metallic)