Silver Team 2014-15

Language Arts

  • 3-26 Finis reading chapter 21 in Chinese Cinderella and answer the questions for chapter 21. 
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 6:57 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 3-25 In Chinese Cinderella, read chapter 20 and complete the question for 20. Questions for chapters 19 and 20 will be collected in class tomorrow. 
    Posted Mar 25, 2015, 7:14 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 3-19 CC vocab 12-22 due Monday.
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 6:01 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 3-18 Finish Chapter 18 questions
    Posted Mar 18, 2015, 5:48 AM by Antoinette Muoio
  • 3-17 Read chapter 18
    Posted Mar 17, 2015, 7:17 AM by Antoinette Muoio
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  • Week of March 23rd Monday, March 23rdWarm-Up:  Why is soil porosity important?Complete Vocabulary/Variables section of Dig-InBegin ProcedureHOMEWORK:  Rough Draft for the first half (title page, question, vocabulary/variables paragraph and hypothesis) due tomorrow.Tuesday, March 24thNO WARM-UPComplete ProcedureHOMEWORK:  Rough draft materials and procedure due tomorrow (not printed, just approved)Wednesday, March 25thNO WARM-UPComplete Dig-In experimentHOMEWORK:  Complete typing up materials and procedure and begin working on errors/mistakes paragraph and conclusion paragraphThursday, March 26thNO WARM-UPComplete data table and graph in class and continue typing resultsHOMEWORK: Errors/mistakes and conclusion paragraph rough draft due tomorrowFriday, March 27thNO WARM-UPContinue typing resultsHOMEWORK ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 10:16 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of March 16th Monday, March 16thNO WARM-UPComplete Genetics Video and 10 facts and 3 questionsComplete Test Reflection/CorrectionsSet up Earth Science Lab Notebook        Soil Columns        Challenge:  How does the composition of soil vary?NO HOMEWORKTuesday, March 17thWarm-Up:  What is soil?Complete Soil ColumnsHomework: Answer analysis question #3 page A-17 "Is the composition of soil A the same as B?"  Support your answer with evidence from the activity.Wednesday, March 18thWarm-Up: A dead leaf falls from a tree to the ground.  If left undisturbed, what will happen to it over time?Read Soil Composition, pages A-18-A-22, Complete Stopping to Think #1-4    All groups (except Sheep) define the following ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 8:22 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of March 9th Monday, March 9thWarm-Up:  List ways we can study genetics (4).Patterns in Pedigrees, Read pages D-56 - D-62 and complete Stopping to Think #1 & 2 as a class.Homework:  Stopping to think #4 (Is the shaded trait dominant or recessive and how do you know?  Fill in the genotypes of all of the shapes.); continue working on study guide for test ThursdayTuesday, March 10thWarm-Up:  What genotype would a "carrier" of a recessive genetic trait have?Collect Warm-UpsGo over Patterns in Pedigrees Stopping to Think #5 & 6Complete analysis #1-3HOMEWORK:  Complete Study guide for test Thursday, March 12thWednesday, March 11thEarly ReleaseReview for Test tomorrow; go over study guide ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2015, 5:25 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of March 2nd Monday, March 2nd2 HOUR DELAYWarm-Up:  What factors can determine a trait?Check on seedlingsComplete "What do you think?" WorksheetBegin Breeding, collecting data    Challenge:  What are some patterns of inheritance other than the one discovered by Mendel?HOMEWORK:  NONETuesday, March 3rdNO WARM-UPComplete Creature Feature data collection, coin toss modelCreate Critter pup creature, draw and color in lab notebookBegin analysis questions #2-6 in complete sentences in your lab notebookHOMEWORK:  Complete Analysis #2-6 in your lab notebook, page D53-D54Wednesday, March 4th2 HOUR DELAYNO WARM-UPCheck seedlingsGo over analysis questions #2-6 on page D-54HOMEWORK:  NONEThursday, March 5thSNOW DAY!!Friday ...
    Posted Mar 6, 2015, 12:27 AM by Stacey Olsen
  • Week of February 23rd Monday, February 23rdWarm-Up:  A scientist has some fruit flies and knows that red eyes are dominant over white.  How does she determine whether the fruit flies she has are heterozygous or homozygous for the red eye color?c Check seedlings and water if neededRead Show Me the Genes, pages D-41 - D-46Stopping to Think #1-5HOMEWORK: Complete the Stopping to think questions #1-5 in your lab notebook in complete sentences.  Study for your quiz Wednesday:  probability, dominant, recessive, genotype, phenotype, chromosome, allele, homozygous, heterozygous, and punnett squaresTuesday, February 24thWarm-Up: How many chromosomes are found in an egg cell?  A sperm cell?  A skin cell?  Why are they different?Collect warm ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 4:54 AM by Stacey Olsen
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  • Week of March 23rd Monday:Tuesday:Wednesday: Sheep~ACE pg.98 #1a, b, c All other groups~ACE pg. 98 #1a, 8-11Thursday: Sheep ~ Slope worksheet (front and back), All other groups ~ ACE pg. 98 #2, 7Friday:
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 10:44 AM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of March 16th Monday: All groups: Complete Level 1 and Level 2 Problems review worksheetsTuesday: Study for tomorrow's quiz. See the review attachment at the bottom of the post.Wednesday: Investigation 3 Quiz - No homeworkThursday: Complete Problem 3.5 worksheet - Fabian's BakeryFriday:*Investigation 3 QUIZ on Wednesday, March 18th
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 10:46 AM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of March 9th Monday: Sheep - ACE pg. 70 #9a - 9d (not e) solve for x.  All other groups - ACE pg. 71 #10, 12Tuesday: Sheep - ACE pg. 71 #14. All other groups - ACE pg. 72 #19, 20Wednesday: Early release - we will be in the media center to navigate through the SBAC website. No homework.Thursday: Solving Multi-Step Equations worksheetFriday: HAPPY Pi DAY!
    Posted Mar 16, 2015, 12:49 PM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of March 2nd Monday: Sheep - 3.2 Exploring Equality worksheet #1, 2 All other groups - ACE pg.69 #1, 3Tuesday: Complete 3.2 Exploring Equality worksheet and page 59 part BWednesday: Delay - no homeworkThursday: No schoolFriday: Delay - Moving Straight Ahead Quiz 2 needs to be signed
    Posted Mar 6, 2015, 12:21 PM by Kristen Sileo
  • Week of February 16th Monday: No schoolTuesday: No schoolWednesday: Sheep-Find the cost for 25 shirts and 73 shirts; All other groups- pg. 34 A1-A4Thursday: All other groups- pg. 35 B1-B3Friday: Sheep-Review packet, All other groups- ACE pg. 38 #1, 7, 10(not d), 45 (not e), and choose #8 OR 9, #12 OR 13, #34 OR 35ALL groups: QUIZ on Tuesday - Investigation 2
    Posted Feb 20, 2015, 11:11 AM by Kristen Sileo
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  • 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
  • March 26 The silver team is back in art Thursday and Friday before vacation. Today we began investigating and manipulating a variety of three dimensional forms in order to discover and draw the NET (a two dimensional pattern of connected shapes) of each form. The Nets Project will be worked on in class after the break over numerous class periods. The Nets Project combines art and math (activities and vocabulary) and the product will a be three dimensional, multi-media creation. Students will have the opportunity be as creative as they choose to stretch their imaginations in presenting the required information (most students choose to create some type of mobile or three dimensional poster). Attached to this post find the list of ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 2:45 PM by Jennifer Robertson
  • Students are back in Tech, however... Twenty-three students on the silver team did not hand in the one-point perspective project and the reflection sheet that goes along with it (again, attached here for your convenience with the vocabulary sheet as students should RAVE their answers). If you (or your child is, parents) are one of these students it is reflected on the ParentPortal. I will still accept this assignment though points are being taken off (more each day) for lateness!
    Posted Mar 4, 2015, 11:22 AM by Jennifer Robertson
  • In light of today's buzz... The Internet and SMMS are still buzzing over "the color of that dress"! Just for fun, check out these links... If you are fascinated by "tricks" color can play on your eyes as demonstrated in the above link, search the artist Josef Albers for more in-depth information. There is even an iPad app based on the book published by Albers in 1963, The Interaction of Color.... Color and perception is sure an interesting topic! ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 12:15 PM by Jennifer Robertson
  • One-Point Perspective Open links for attachments to complete project and reflection sheet.
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 11:35 AM by Jennifer Robertson
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Social Studies

  • Homework for the week of 4/6 to 4/10: Due Monday: Documents C, D, and E are due. See attachments below.
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 10:17 AM by Max Suthers
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  • 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).  
    Posted Mar 25, 2015, 4:40 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
  • StarLogo TNG Project We have conducted our research and now we will be working with a new "model" simulation programming tool called StarLogo TNG.  Here is our Evernote to begin: this to practice - Day One:    Tutorials on YouTube get your ants to move
    Posted Mar 11, 2015, 4:32 AM by A Forsyth
  • Third Quarter STEM Research and programming Second week RESEARCHEvernote:  Develop your OWN three questions about a virus or a vaccine for our STEM Science/Tech unit.  THEN use Easybib to put all of your information together.  See the Evernote AND the Virus and Vaccines Research page below. Also this week (by Wednesday) answer the following (in at least one sentence of your own):1. What is a virus?2. Do viruses die?3. What is a vaccine?
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 6:40 AM by A Forsyth
  • Mid Year Portfolio DUE on Friday, January 30th.  We are finishing this quarter with a student portfolio constructed in Microsoft PowerPoint, but you may choose to use Google Drive instead.  LOOK AT THE RUBRIC SCORE-PAGE BELOW (attached).  Here is how we will begin this:
    Posted Jan 29, 2015, 2:52 PM by A Forsyth
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