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Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
Regents Parents Meeting 2009
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Regents Parents Meeting 2009

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A presentation to parents on an upcoming Regents exam.

A presentation to parents on an upcoming Regents exam.

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  • 1. The Living Environment Regents Regents Preparation Parent Information Meeting Thursday, March 19 th 2009
  • 2. Welcome and Introductions <ul><li>Thank you for coming this evening! </li></ul>
  • 3. What are the Regents anyway? <ul><li>What is the structure of the exam? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are 4 parts (A,B,C,D) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Made up of multiple choice and constructed response questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Part D has questions about the 4 state labs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What does the test taking actually look like? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 hour exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taken in homerooms </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. What are the Regents anyway? <ul><li>Knowledge of Biology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taken from 7 th and 8 th grade topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We review all of it before the test </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The students will be asked to apply what they know, not just repeat what they know. </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Qualifying for the Regents <ul><li>Passing Science for the 3 Marking Periods </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting the lab requirement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 lab hours by June 1st </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. What happens on the day of the Regents? <ul><li>Regents in the afternoon </li></ul><ul><li>Starts at 1:15 </li></ul><ul><li>Floating </li></ul><ul><li>The science teachers will be floating around all the classrooms answering any questions as students are taking the test. </li></ul>
  • 7. What happens after the Regents? <ul><li>Teachers work to score the exams </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll talk to any students who did not pass to discuss options </li></ul><ul><li>Regents score forms 4 th quarter grade </li></ul>
  • 8. How will the students be prepared? <ul><li>Content throughout the year in an engaging, hands-on manner </li></ul><ul><li>Practice questions on-going throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>Review starting around June 1 st </li></ul><ul><li>Helping periods </li></ul><ul><li>After-school sessions </li></ul>
  • 9. How can you help your students prepare? <ul><li>Getting a review book </li></ul><ul><li>Barron’s Review (red and blue) </li></ul><ul><li>Practicing frequently and in small doses </li></ul><ul><li>Having your child come in during helping periods or after school </li></ul>
  • 10. Resources <ul><li>http://pvcscience.wetpaint.com/page/Regents+Prep </li></ul>
  • 11. Helpful Regents Prep Links: <ul><li>http://www.regentsreviewlive.net/rrl/courses/biology.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://regentsprep.org/Regents/biology/biology.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nysedregents.org/testing/scire/regentlive.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edusolution.com/regentsquiz/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.barronsregents.com/living-environment-regents.html </li></ul>
  • 12. What questions or concerns do you have?
  • 13. Thank you for coming!

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