Silver Team 2014-15

Language Arts

  • 5-28 Complete both characterization charts
    Posted May 28, 2015, 6:12 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 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
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  • Week of June 15th Monday, June 15thFIELD DAY!!!Tuesday, June 16thWebquest on volcanoes/earthquakes in the media centerWednesday, June 17th
    Posted Jun 16, 2015, 4:42 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 June 8th Math Final ~ Wednesday, June 10thFinal review answer keys are attached (part I and part II).
    Posted Jun 9, 2015, 4:01 AM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of June 1st Monday: Probability worksheetTuesday:Wednesday: Students will receive the math final review packetThursday: Complete math final review packet (#18-55) for Monday.Friday: Math Path field tripMath Final ~ Wednesday, June 10th
    Posted Jun 9, 2015, 4:00 AM by Kristen Sileo
  • Samples and Populations Quiz Quiz is on Thursday, May 29thThe review answer key is attached below 
    Posted May 27, 2015, 12:03 PM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of April 27th Monday:Tuesday:Wednesday:Thursday: Volume worksheet #1-3, 5, 6, 8-11, 14Friday:
    Posted Apr 30, 2015, 11:11 AM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of April 20th Monday: Have your Moving Straight Ahead Unit Test signedTuesday: Complete the Area Review worksheetWednesday:Thursday: Math SBAC Friday:
    Posted Apr 21, 2015, 11:20 AM by Kristen Sileo
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  • May 11 HOMEWORK Due May 11 (the day we will start the Value Drawing)! Choose and print out a black and white photo for the subject of your Value Drawing.  CRITERIA for photo:Headshot of a person (no cartoon characters or animals)Black and white grayscale (no color) Has good CONTRAST and full range of VALUE (light lights and dark darks with blending greyscale between)Minimum 5 x 6 inches in size, maximum 6 x 7 inchesHigh resolution with sharp, clean edges Image can be from a magazine, the internet, or family photo album as long as it meets CRITERIA above.
    Posted May 11, 2015, 5:25 AM by Jennifer Robertson
  • May 4-8 We are finishing up the Nets project in class on Monday and Tuesday. If not completed by the end of class Tuesday, students may finish for homework and hand in by Friday May 8 without penalty. HOMEWORK: Bring in photo printed on regular printer paper DUE MONDAY MAY 11!!As we discussed in class, we will be starting our Value Drawing next week using a black and white photo as our subject. See attached for the notes/criteria for the photo (this should also be written in your agenda book).
    Posted May 4, 2015, 11:52 AM by Jennifer Robertson
  • April 30 and May 1 Students will be finishing up the Nets project in class over the next several periods in art, due at the end of class, Friday May 1. If students do not complete they may finish for homework without penalty, due Monday May 4 (after that date it will be considered late and points will be taken off). We will soon be starting the Value Drawing, more details to follow...
    Posted Apr 28, 2015, 11:11 AM by Jennifer Robertson
  • April 6, 7, and 10 Students will be in Art Monday, Tuesday, and Friday of this week (tech on Wednesday and Thursday). In art we are beginning to design and create our Nets Project using the information we "discovered" before vacation. Also, Q3 grades close this week! Many students have not handed in the One-point perspective project and/or the reflection sheet that goes with it (please check the Parent Portal). I will still accept these items through this Friday.
    Posted Apr 6, 2015, 11:19 AM by Jennifer Robertson
  • March 27 Students continued Nets assignment from yesterday, adding a list of how many faces/surfaces, edges, vertices defines each form. Grades will be updated on parent portal the week of April 6.  Have a great break!
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 2:44 PM by Jennifer Robertson
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Social Studies

  • Homework for the week of 6/8 to 6/12: Due Friday by the end of class: Why Islam Spread So Quickly Essay (this is worth a test grade!) 
    Posted Jun 10, 2015, 10:10 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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