Friday, December 19, 2014

8th Grade Shark Tank Project

8th Graders,
   Here is a copy of the Shark Tank project that we went over in class.  Below are the due dates for each section.

8 Spanish- Wednesday January 14th
8 French- Friday Jan. 16th
8 Italian- Thursday Jan 22nd

8th Grade Leadership
Shark Tank Assignment

For this project you will either work by yourself or one other person.

Please answer the following questions during your presentation.
-What is your product or service?
- How did you think of the idea?  
- What problem does your product/service solve?
- What is your plan to get people to buy your good/service?
- How much would you charge?
- Would you hire workers?  How many?
- Where/how would you make the product?
-Where would you have a factory or shop?
- How would you market your product/advertise it?
- What makes your product or service better than anyone else's?


You will be judged on the following…
  1. The product or service itself.
  1. Quality of the idea
  2. Would this be a popular product or service?

2)  The presentation.
  1. Quality of the pitch.
  2. Student appearance

3)  Physical demonstration of the product or service.


***The top three groups or individuals from each class section will make the final round.

All groups or individuals that make the final round will be rewarded with a breakfast or lunch party courtesy of Mr. Vancheri.

Monday, December 1, 2014

5th Grade Health Project

5th graders,
   Here is a copy of the project that is due on the day of your health test.  All sections will have their test on a different date, so I am not specifying the date here on the blog.

Let me know if there are any questions.  This will help you review for the test and you may use it on the test along with your notes.  

Body Systems Health Project
Due on the date of your unit test!
Answer the following questions in complete sentences!  Carefully research your system; any wrong answers will be penalized!  Projects make up 20% of your quarter grade.
1)    Which body system are you choosing for this project?
a.     Muscular                        b. Skeletal                 d. Respiratory
e.   Nervous                    f. Circulatory    

2)    Why did you pick the system that you chose?  Why does it interest you so much?  What is this system responsible for?  Use at least 4-5 sentences to answer this question.

3)    What are the main parts/organs of this system (bones or lungs for example)?

4)    Pick one organ from this system and explain what it does and why.  What would happen if this organ stopped working?  Use at least 4 sentences to answer this question.

5)    How can you best take care of this organ and keep it healthy?  Use two examples and explain each to answer this question.

6)    Write a list of the sources that you used for your project (books, encyclopedias or websites for example)


Suggestion- www.kidshealth.org would be a great resource to use for this project.

5th Grade Health Test Review

5th graders,
   Here is a review for the upcoming health test.  All class sections have a different date for the test.  Feel free to answer these questions and bring them into the class.

1)      What is the main organ of the muscular system?
2)      Bones are the main organ of which system?
3)      Which system’s main job is to help with movement?
4)      Which system protects the heart and lungs?
5)      What is it called when two bones come together?
6)      How does a ball and socket joint move?
7)      Name an example of a hinge joint_________________________________
8)      Which of the following is not part of the respiratory system?
9)      What is the most important thing we breathe in from the air?
10)   Where does blood pick up oxygen from?
11)   What brings oxygen around the body?
12)   What color are the arteries?
13)   Why are veins blue?

14)   Where does blood bring the oxygen?
15)   Which system is the spinal cord a part of?

Good luck!

Monday, November 24, 2014

6th Grade Hockey Assignment- due Thurs Dec. 4

6th graders,
   For the following homework you must watch a hockey game.  You can do that the following ways.
1) Watch The Rangers, Islanders or Devils on channels MSG (71 on IO) or NBC Sports (146 on IO) or 2)search an NHL game on YOUtube.  You can choose to watch just one period if you would like.

Answer the following questions in a complete sentence on a separate sheet of paper.

1) Which two teams played in the game?  Which countries and cities are the teams from?  There are 7 Canadian teams.
2) Were there any penalties in the game?  What was the penalty and how many minutes?
3) What is a "power play"?  Look it up if it doesn't tell you in the game.
 4) Did the goalie every "freeze" the puck and cause a face-off?  If so, how did he do that?
5) What kind of protection do players wear?

Good luck,
Mr. Goldstein

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

5th Grade Health Homework- due Friday 11/21

5-1 and 5-3 students,
   The following homework is due on Friday.

Research a bone...
1) What is the scientific name of the bone?
2) Where is it located (for example: lower arm or in the foot).
3) Where did you find this information?

Creativity counts toward your grade!  Draw a picture if you would like.


-Mr. Goldstein


Thursday, November 6, 2014

6-8th Grade Run for Fun results

BoysSchoolPlacePointsGirlsSchoolPlacePoints
Jackson CNRC1st10Shirley M71st10
Kelvin ANRC2nd9Ayana V72nd9
Leo M73rd8Britney L73rd8
Ismael CNRC4th7Andrea C74th 7
Runner 133NRC5th6Savannah V75th6
Zak A76th5Aaliyah GNRC6th5
Muhammed W77th4Josteen187th4
Juan Diego B188th3Melissa A78th3
Runner 151NRC9th2Jazlin C189th2
Alex B1810th1Genessy C710th1
Joshua B711thAlisonNRC11th
Mario H712thGianna M712th
Julian JNRC13thRainaijah P1813th
Jayro V1814thYanilda PNRC14th
Jonathan I715thShianna RNRC15th
Jamier NRC16thCaroline DiazNRC16th
RyanNRC17thNatasha C1817th
Angel F718thBrenda C1818th
Steven E1819thTatianah R1819th
Honesty M1820th
Angelina P1821st
YbanaNRC22nd
Total PointsRunner 150NRC23rd
NRC39 pointsYbana QNRC24th
1810 pointsIjanahNRC25th
761 pointsNicole CNRC26th
Miheem NRC27th
Runner 148NRC28th

5th Grade Run 4 Fun results

BoysPlaceoverallGirls PlaceOverall
Djordje11Aaliyah17
Giovanni22Bianca28
Jose R33Kaylee39
Zakee44Jaqueline410
David U55Angelina511
Elijah66Briana612
Michael 713Arianna715
Vidal814Eva817
Mahbub916Ashanti921
Dilan1018Madiha1022
Justin1119Aiyana1124
Angel1220Jada R1225
Taleb1323Samiha1327
Nelson1426Ramisha1428
Ryan 1529Monserrat1530
Marc1637Gabriela1631
Jose S1740Petriece1732
Jaylon1842Subat1833
Kathy1934
Pricila2035
Nayely2136
Arianna2238
Kiana2339
Crystal2441