Silver Team 2015-2016

Language Arts

  • 5-26 Finish chapter 4 of The Pearl.The language arts final will be on June 1st. 
    Posted May 26, 2015, 9:59 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 5-19 The final draft with the rough draft and work cited page are due on Thursday, May 21st. All papers must be printed before class.
    Posted May 19, 2015, 7:39 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 5-18 Complete chapter 1 worksheet for The Pearl
    Posted May 18, 2015, 8:24 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 5-15 Typed rough draft is due on Monday. It must be printed before class and follow all formatting guidelines. 
    Posted May 15, 2015, 5:42 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 5-12 Type or hand write the introduction of the argumentative essay. 
    Posted May 12, 2015, 6:56 AM by Antoinette Muoio
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  • Week of September 28th Monday, September 28thWarm-Up: Does everyone see and hear the same?  What about taste/feel?  Explain.Begin "Can You Feel the Difference?"Write a hypothesis and identify the IV, DV, and CVBegin data collectionHOMEWORK:  STUDY for QUIZ WednesdayTuesday, September 29thWarm-Up: List the three main organs of the nervous system.Complete data collection, "Can You Feel the Difference?"Analyze class results and complete a bar graphBegin analysis questions #1a, 2 & 3 in complete sentencesHOMEWORK: STUDY for Body Organ Quiz tomorrow (You need only to study the starred organs on your worksheet.  Know the system and the function for each)Wednesday, September 30thNO WARM-UPComplete Body Organ QUIZBegin Reading, "Finding the ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 7:29 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of June 8th Monday, June 8thNO WARM-UPGo over Plate Tectonics TestWork on study guide for final examHOMEWORK:  Complete study guideTuesday, June 9thNO WARM-UPGo over Study guide for final examHOMEWORK:  Study for final, Friday, June 12thWednesday, June 10thNO Warm-UpCandyaire review game for finalHOMEWORK:  Study for final, June 12thThursday, June 11thNO Warm-UpCandyaire Review game for finalHOMEWORK:  Study for final tomorrowFriday, June 12thFINAL EXAM!!!
    Posted Jun 8, 2015, 4:50 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of June 1st Monday June, 1stWarm-Up:  Name the three types of plate boundaries and the direction they move.Complete Spreading PlatesHOMEWORK:  Analysis #1 and 3 on page D-31 and Plate Boundaries Worksheet Continue working on Plate Tectonics Study GuideTuesday, June 2ndWarm-Up:  What is the relationship between earthquakes/volcanoes and plate boundaries?Check homeworkComplete Plate Motion SimulationContinue working on study guide for testHOMEWORK:  Complete Study Guide for test ThursdayWednesday, June 3rdWarm-Up:  Name at least three things that occur at spreading plates. (Turn in warm-ups)Go over study guideReview for test - CandyaireHOMEWORK:  Study for test tomorrowThursday, June 4thNO WARM-UPPlate Tectonics TestHOMEWORK:  Begin study guide ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2015, 4:30 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of May 25th Monday, May 25thMEMORIAL DAY, NO SCHOOLTuesday, May 26thWarm-Up:  Give two reasons why scientists believe the continents have drifted apart over time?Collect Warm-UpsComplete Pangea puzzle in your lab notebook (label continents, draw fossil evidence)Short video clip of Earth's history over the past 600 million yearsHOMEWORK:  Study for quiz tomorrow (volcanoes, earth's layers and geologic time)Wednesday, May 27thWarm-Up: NONEComplete Earth Science QuizComplete Continental Drift Evidence WorksheetHOMEWORK:  Complete Evidence WorksheetThursday, May 28thWarm-Up:  Are the shapes and sizes of the continents the same as the plates?  Explain.Check and go over Evidence Sheet (homework)Video on Plate Tectonics (2 minutes) answer 8 questions in ...
    Posted May 28, 2015, 10:23 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of May 18th Monday, May 18thWarm-Up:  Imagine taking an elevator to the center of the earth.  What would you see?Begin Reading, Beneath the Earth's Surface, pages D-15 - D-19Begin creating foldableHOMEWORK:  Complete coloring for foldableTuesday, May 19thWarm-Up: List the layers of the Earth in order from outermost to innermost.Discuss volcanoes - opening in the earth from which magma and gas erupt    Composite (stratovolcanoes) - most explosive, gassy magma    Cinder cone - most active    Shield - less gassy magma, least explosiveRead, "A Journey to the Center of the Earth"Continue working on foldable (cut out and paste sections onto foldable)HOMEWORK: Cut and paste layers of earth onto foldable.  Write notes into tabs for foldable (Use ...
    Posted May 22, 2015, 4:45 AM by Stacey Olsen
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  • Week of Sept. 28 Students are working on Non-Traditional Self-Portrait project using symbols. Tentative due date (last class period to work) is this Friday, October 2. Students may finish for homework and hand in Monday October 5, without penalty. If more than 90% of students are not finished with the project this Friday then the due date will be pushed to next week and students will have more class time to work. I will post an update regarding Self-Portrait due date by Friday afternoon.
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 2:29 PM by Jennifer Robertson
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Social Studies

  • Homework for the week of 9/28 to 10/2: Due Monday: Rise of Civilization in Mesopotamia Comic (worth a quiz grade)Tuesday Night: No Homework
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 7:15 AM by Max Suthers
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  • Final Portfolio Will be due by our last day of school - June 19th.  You will show:1)  your already created two academic slides per subject for the year2)  three exploratory slides 3) one sixth grade "greatest hits" slide4) one advisory slide - explaining what you have done this year in advisory The FINAL product will be shared on Naviance.  
    Posted Jun 8, 2015, 4:09 AM by A Forsyth
  • Fourth Quarter Alice project:The final Alice 2.4.2 product is due THIS Friday, June 12th for evaluation and saved in the Scofield Shared Directory!  Completed pieces should be:1) Complete at least two tutorials showing how to use the Alice interface.  Snip and save the images from each of the completed tutorials.2) Turn in a three paragraph "plan" explaining what you will be constructing in Alice.  You will either have a math unit/lesson/concept from this school year OR your science erosion control demonstration constructed as an animation.The three paragraphs: (1) say it (what is this about)  (2) explain (add your details) (3) repeat it (summarize what you have learned)Here is the Evernote for the project ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2015, 4:05 AM by A Forsyth
  • Hopscotch iPad Programming 2015 Here is the Evernote link to begin this unit: date TBD after the SBAC testing unit. 
    Posted Apr 21, 2015, 4:28 AM by A Forsyth
  • Due Dates All StarLogo work needs to be turned in this week before we leave for vacation (March 27).  All 3rd quarter portfolio upgrades need to be submitted by the end of the third quarter (April 10th).  The following slides:  six (6) new slides added for this quarter.  Due this Friday.
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 5:45 AM by A Forsyth
  • StarLogo Finish The due date for StarLogo work is this Friday, the 20th.  If you need more time you will have to stay after school with Mrs. Benenson on Tuesdays.Here is where we will finish up:
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 6:46 AM by A Forsyth
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