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Published on March 19, 2009

Author: gmanb5

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A presentation to parents on an upcoming Regents exam.

The Living Environment Regents Regents Preparation Parent Information Meeting Thursday, March 19 th 2009

Welcome and Introductions Thank you for coming this evening!

Thank you for coming this evening!

What are the Regents anyway? What is the structure of the exam? There are 4 parts (A,B,C,D) Made up of multiple choice and constructed response questions Part D has questions about the 4 state labs What does the test taking actually look like? 3 hour exam Taken in homerooms

What is the structure of the exam?

There are 4 parts (A,B,C,D)

Made up of multiple choice and constructed response questions

Part D has questions about the 4 state labs

What does the test taking actually look like?

3 hour exam

Taken in homerooms

What are the Regents anyway? Knowledge of Biology Taken from 7 th and 8 th grade topics We review all of it before the test Application The students will be asked to apply what they know, not just repeat what they know.

Knowledge of Biology

Taken from 7 th and 8 th grade topics

We review all of it before the test

Application

The students will be asked to apply what they know, not just repeat what they know.

Qualifying for the Regents Passing Science for the 3 Marking Periods Meeting the lab requirement 30 lab hours by June 1st

Passing Science for the 3 Marking Periods

Meeting the lab requirement

30 lab hours by June 1st

What happens on the day of the Regents? Regents in the afternoon Starts at 1:15 Floating The science teachers will be floating around all the classrooms answering any questions as students are taking the test.

Regents in the afternoon

Starts at 1:15

Floating

The science teachers will be floating around all the classrooms answering any questions as students are taking the test.

What happens after the Regents? Teachers work to score the exams We’ll talk to any students who did not pass to discuss options Regents score forms 4 th quarter grade

Teachers work to score the exams

We’ll talk to any students who did not pass to discuss options

Regents score forms 4 th quarter grade

How will the students be prepared? Content throughout the year in an engaging, hands-on manner Practice questions on-going throughout the year Review starting around June 1 st Helping periods After-school sessions

Content throughout the year in an engaging, hands-on manner

Practice questions on-going throughout the year

Review starting around June 1 st

Helping periods

After-school sessions

How can you help your students prepare? Getting a review book Barron’s Review (red and blue) Practicing frequently and in small doses Having your child come in during helping periods or after school

Getting a review book

Barron’s Review (red and blue)

Practicing frequently and in small doses

Having your child come in during helping periods or after school

Resources http://pvcscience.wetpaint.com/page/Regents+Prep

http://pvcscience.wetpaint.com/page/Regents+Prep

Helpful Regents Prep Links: http://www.regentsreviewlive.net/rrl/courses/biology.html http://regentsprep.org/Regents/biology/biology.cfm http://www.nysedregents.org/testing/scire/regentlive.html http://www.edusolution.com/regentsquiz/index.htm http://www.barronsregents.com/living-environment-regents.html

http://www.regentsreviewlive.net/rrl/courses/biology.html

http://regentsprep.org/Regents/biology/biology.cfm

http://www.nysedregents.org/testing/scire/regentlive.html

http://www.edusolution.com/regentsquiz/index.htm

http://www.barronsregents.com/living-environment-regents.html

What questions or concerns do you have?

Thank you for coming!

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