Geometry Videos for the Week of December 17th thru 20th

No Videos for December 17th and 18th due to the Unit #6 Geometry Test.  If you need other videos look back for all blog posts listing Videos from December 2019.

Pythagorean Triples

Pythagorean Theorem

Basic Right Triangle Trigonometry Functions

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Geometry Work for 12/19 and 12/20

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Notes: Pythagorean Theorem #2 and Basic Trigonometry Ratios
  3. ‘3’ Trigonometry Ratio Notesheet (+10pts)
  4. Exit Slip “Trigonometry Ratios” (+5pts)
  5. Review Homework Sheet “Pythagorean Theorem w/Basic Trigonometry Ratios” [Worth a +29pt. Quiz Score]
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Unit #6 Geometry Test

Tuesday, December 17th for 1st, 3rd, and 5th Blocks                                                  Wednesday, December 18th for 2nd and 4th Blocks                                                   

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Geometry Work 12/17 and 12/18

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Unit #6 Similarity Test
  3. EC Sheet
  4. Notes: Pythagorean Triples
  5. Worksheet “Pythagorean Triples”
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Fri 12/13

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1  RNA & Protein Synthesis Quiz on Tues 12/17. DNA & Protein Synthesis Test on Thurs 12/19.

3rd block – Remind code: @stoneblk3   If needed, finish the Enzymes ws and paragraph (minimum of five sentences about the importance of enzymes). Enzyme Quiz next class.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, finish the Enzymes ws and paragraph (minimum of five sentences about the importance of enzymes). Enzyme Quiz next class.

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

VMFA Teacher Workshops
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts offers a variety of teacher workshops. All workshops are aligned with SOL and model strategies for incorporating works of art into K-12 curricula. Participants receive resource packets with background information, lesson concepts, access to images and more! Pre-registration is required.

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Mathematics Education Leadership Training

Registration Open in January for the 2020 Summer MELT program.  We will soon be finalizing room rate agreements with local hotels.  The new rates for 2020 will be posted in February.  However, all other information is now available.  You are encouraged to begin exploring and making your summer PD plans.  

Mathematics  Education  Leadership  Training

Since 1998, the Mathematics Education Leadership Training program (MELT) at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC has provided cutting edge professional development opportunities for K-12 mathematics teachers and community college faculty through MELT Summer Institutes.  Last year, we had 175 teachers, curriculum personnel, and administrators attend MELT Institutes.  This summer, MELT continues to provide week-long, residential, Summer Institutes focusing on the mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge needed for teachers to assist their students to succeed.  

Please note that MELT Summer Institutes are not only for math CEUs.  Some Institutes provide CEUs in digital learning, literacy, and science.  Each MELT Summer Institute provides participants with the opportunity of earning either continuing education units (CEUs) or graduate credits. 

The MELT Institutes for Summer 2020 include the following: 

Full Week 1:  June 22-26, 2020 

Math 4 (high school) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face 

Math 1 (high school) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Desmos: Intro-Advanced (high school) (3 CEUs, Math/DL combination):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Integrated STEM for the K-5 Classroom (3 CEUs, Math/Science combination):  Face-to-face

Numbers, Operations, & Manipulatives (grades K-5) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face 

Numbers, Operations, & Manipulatives (grades 6-8) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face 

Short Week 2:  June 29 – July 1, 2020

Matrices in the 4th Level Math Courses (high school) (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Brief Desmos (grades 6-12) (1.7 CEUs Math/DL combination):  Face-to-face or ONLINE

Digital Learning (grades K-5) (1.7 Digital Learning CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Vertical Alignment, Math Curriculum & Instruction (grades K-5) (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Vertical Alignment, Math Curriculum & Instruction (grades 6-8) (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Short Week 3:  July 8-10, 2020

Literacy in Mathematics (grades K-5) (1.7 CEUs Math/Literacy combination):  Face-to-face 

Statistics in the 4th Level Math Courses (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

New Ideas in Discrete Math (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE

Math Assessment, Interpretation & Application (grades K-5) (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE   

Math Assessment, Interpretation & Application (grades 6-8) (1.7 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Full Week 4:  July 13-17, 2020 

Math 3 (high school) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face or ONLINE 

Math 2 (high school) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face) or ONLINE 

Discrete Math (high school) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face 

Fractions: Understanding, Arithmetic, & Application (grades K-5) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face

Fractions, Ratios, & Proportions (grades 6-8) (3 Math CEUs):  Face-to-face 

Descriptions of these institutes are available online. 

All MELT Institutes meet FACE-TO-FACE in Walker Hall at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.  Additionally, SOME institutes will allow a LIMITED number of seats for participants who wish to take the institute in a live, synchronous, ONLINE manner.  This means that online participants will be on their computers, interacting live with the face-to-face institute participants through each institute meeting day through the entire week.  This online option is intended to help educators who, for personal or professional reasons, cannot travel to Boone in the summer.  The FACE-TO-FACE Institutes which will have a synchronous, ONLINE option include: Week 1, Math 1 and Desmos; Week 2, MatricesBrief DesmosDigital Learning, and Vertical Alignment (K-5 and 6-8); Week 3, StatisticsNew Ideas in Discrete Math, and Math Assessment (K-5 and 6-8); and Week 4, Math 3 and Math 2.

The costs for the MELT Institutes are as follows:

Full Week (weeks 1 and 4): Face-to-face is $300 per person with a buy-one-get-one free discount.  ONLINE is $300 per person with no BOGO available.

Short Week (weeks 2 and 3): Either Face-to-face or ONLINE, the tuition is $200 per person with no BOGO discount available.

For Weeks 1 and 4, while the cost of tuition is $300 per person per Institute, MELT continues to offer a GroupDiscount for Institute participants.  The group discount is simply a Buy-One-Get-One free on the Institute tuition.  Buy any seat in any MELT Summer Institute and get one seat in either that same Institute or another Institute tuition free.  Pairs of teachers do not need to register for the same institute or even for the same week.  This discount is even applicable to one teacher who wishes to attend two Summer Institutes for the price of one.  (This discount is only applied to MELT Institute tuition costs and not the costs for housing.  Online Institutes are not eligible for group discounts.)  Groups of teachers can organize this group discount or a school or district can organize this through the MELT program. 

To accommodate needs of teachers, curriculum personnel, and administrators, we:

1.  are continuing to offer an Institute for STEM. For this Institute, participants will select to earn CEUs in either science, math, or a combination;   

2.  are continuing to offer an Institute for participants to earn CEUs in Literacy;

3.  have added a number of new content Institutes;

4.  continue to offer Institutes for each grade band during each week; and

5.  are allowing a limited number of participants to join some select FACE-TO-FACE institutes in a synchronous online manner. 

MELT continues to arrange discounts with local hotels.  We will soon be posting our new agreements for 2020 on our website.

If you wish to earn graduate credits for Institutes, you must begin soon to complete the necessary paperwork.  Please contact Dr. Holly Hirst (hirsthp@appstate.edu); she will guide you through the process. 

If you are an administrator and are interested in sending some teachers from your district or school to MELT, blocks of seats can be purchased to reserve slots and ensure the group discount.  Contact the MELT office as soon as possible.  If you are a teacher and want professional development, act quickly.  If you have any questions, please contact me through the information below.  

Please visit MELT online for far more information regarding: fuller descriptions of the MELT program; descriptions of the Summer Institutes, curriculum, and costs; the Summer Institutes Daily Schedule; a brief Promotional Brochure; and the Summer Institutes Registration Form.

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HW & Info. Week of 12/16

English 6- Mrs. Naccarato- Week of 12/16/19 Info and HW

Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes –Quiz on Friday

Roots Prefixes 
(NOT A TYPO)
Suffixes
hydro
water
hypo
under,
below
im– into
im-not
ish– of or belonging to;
characterized by
ism-act, practice, result of; example

Homework– Gift of Words (due THURSDAY)

Due Thursday, December 19, 2019:

THE GIFT OF WORDS

 I would like you to find a poem, song lyrics, a saying, or a paragraph you like from a favorite book– something that speaks to you because of its message, its beauty, and its format. I want you to copy it neatly onto a piece of paper, put it into a very small wrapped box, gift bag, or decorated envelope. Be sure to include the name of the author, your name as the giver, and write, very briefly, why you chose the words you did.  (Do not assign a person to receive your gift- they will be given out randomly.)We will “exchange” these gifts and share the wonder of words on Friday, December 20, 2019.

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Friday, December 13

Block 1 – Complete worksheet #1-8 – 2NW Benchmark completion Monday

Block 2 – Complete 2NW Benchmark Review – Benchmark Monday

Block 3 – Complete 2NW Benchmark Monday

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12/13

Multi-Step Inequalities, #1-6

Benchmark 12/17

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December 13, 2019

Study for Benchmark #2. It will be given Wednesday and Thursday of next week. It covers everything we have learned since September.

Coat drive is ongoing until the 17th.

Food Drive is ongoing until the 19th.

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Dec. 13, 2019

(INp.52) 2nd nine weeks Blue Booklet

p.10 #1-4

p.13 #1-7

p.14 #8-12

Benchmark test is Wed. Dec. 18th. Know all the material in the 1st and 2nd nine weeks interactive notebooks.

Study all problems in both the 1st and 2nd nine weeks “Blue Booklet”

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Thurs 12/12

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1   RNA & Protein Synthesis Quiz on Tues 12/17. DNA & Protein Synthesis Test on Thurs 12/19.

2nd block – Remind code: @stoneblk2  RNA & Protein Synthesis Quiz on Wed 12/18. DNA & Protein Synthesis Test on Fri 12/20.

6th block – Remind code: @stoneblk6  If needed, finish the Proteins & Enzymes vocab. Enzyme Quiz on Wed 12/18.

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December 12, 2019

Order of Operations quiz B is tomorrow.

Daily Review 2-3 quiz is tomorrow. Get your daily review signed.

Benchmark #2 is next Wednesday and Thursday.

We are currently having a coat drive. Please donate any gently used coats you may have.

We are also having a canned food drive. Please consider donating a can or two.

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Dec. 12, 2019

(INp.50)

p.611 Lesson 9-2 #11 and 12. Balance.

p.612 Lesson 9-3 #7 and 8. Balance.

p.612 Lesson 9-4 #7-16. Balance only #7 and 8.

Benchmark test is Wednesday, Dec. 18th

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Thursday, December 12

Block 1 – Benchmark tomorrow

Block 2 – Benchmark Monday

Block 3 – Benchmark tomorrow

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12/12

Composite Area Practice, Section A

http://blogs.spsk12.net/1310/files/2019/12/Composite-Figure-Practice.docx

Assessment (area & perimeter of composite figures) 12/13

Benchmark 12/17

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Traveling YMCA

SPS Staff,
The Traveling YMCA Program now has open registration available through December 19, 2019, end of business day.  This is a first come first served registration process with a cap of 30 for each location.  

Traveling YMCA Open Registration Form

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Wed 12/11

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1  RNA & Protein Synthesis Quiz on Tues 12/17. DNA & Protein Synthesis Test on Thurs 12/19.

3rd block – Remind code: @stoneblk3   If needed, finish the Proteins & Enzymes vocab. Enzyme Quiz on Tues 12/17.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, finish the Proteins & Enzymes vocab. Enzyme Quiz on Tues 12/17.

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Hour of Code Week

Students participated in the annual Hour of Code by completing the AI activity. In this activity the students “taught” the computer to differentiate between fish and trash in the ocean. Afterward, the students recycled plastic bags by making them into bracelets (SEE PICTURES BELOW).

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