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Ionic Compounds

Ionic Compounds

Author: Michele Langhans

Students will use the Periodic Table of Elements to predict the oxidation numbers of ionic compounds. Using the charge, students will then write the formulas of ionic compounds.

Be sure to use your notes.

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This is part 1 of two. Be sure to watch both and take notes.

Source: Langhans and various educators

Part 2: Ionic Bonds

Here is part 2. Make sure you watch and take notes.

Source: Langhans and various educators

Ionic Compounds: These are the “S” in WSQ. You must have them under your video notes completed by the due date on the Unit Plan.

Part A; Fill out the following:

Part B:

Write the formulas for the following binary compounds.


calcium oxide                                                   

beryllium chloride

sodium fluoride                                                

potassium iodide

copper (II) chloride                                           

aluminum chloride

iron (III) oxide                                                   

strontium oxide


Part C:

Write the names of the following binary compounds.













Source: C. Stephen Murray and Langhans

HOT Question

Question about your Notes: write your question following the guidelines below:

Question- asking Higher Order Thinking (HOT) questions; use the following as your guide:
1. A question that you are still confused about (be specific, include which part of the video, etc)
2. A question that connects the videos together (i.e. asking about the relationship between the content)
3. A question you think you know the answer to, but you want to challenge your classmates with
Use your Unit Plan to help with question starters

Source: inspired by C. Kirch