Tracey Platenyk, Technology Coordinator
Health Homework Tues., April 9
6th Grade: Answer the following questions. This homework assignment is due Tuesday, April 16th.
Why tomatoes are considered a fruit? Why avocados are in Fat category? Name 5 foods high in antioxidants. Why are antioxidants good?
7th Grade: Answer the following questions. This homework is due on Tuesday, April 16th. What is ketosis? Why is caffeine good/bad? How much caffeine is in an energy drink?
4th grade 3.22.13
Click on the link. Working with a partner, explore this site by clicking on "Start Browsing." Find the game already created that's called ANIMALS. Play this game with your partner. You can choose 1 or 2 teams.
On a piece of paper, think of topics and questions. Be sure you know the correct answers. Over the next 3 weeks (when we return from Spring Break) you will have to complete this assignment.
1st and 2nd grade
5th Grade: Friday, March 1st.
Use the website below to create a paragraph. Use your creativity. The paragraph should be about you and something you like to do or someone you admire. It should be at least 5 sentences long.
Bank On It Participant Guide Session 1 Elective
2nd and 3rd Grade Feb. 8
First Grade: Feb. 8, 2013
VOLLEYBALL Basic Rules
Quiz will be on March 6, 2013. Click the link to download the pdf file.
4th Grade PE Heart System Assignment 2.4.13
February is HEART MONTH. Here are a few links that might be helpful to complete your HAIKU. Remember, it is to be about the cardiovascular system. It should describe something about how this system works. It is a special type of poem with 5 syllables on the first line, seven on the middle line and five on the last line. You can illustrate your HAIKU have you've completed it.
This is a challenge. All that is required is that you try to do it. Show me the work you did even if it's not completed. Bring it to our next gym class.
GLOGSTER for 5th grade
Use this link to register: There is a maximum of 10 accounts. Therefore, while the one partner completes her/his description, the other can either assist or work on their typing skills.
Technology Nov. 2, 2012
These are online FREE sites for images. Use these when creating your GLOGSTER. The advatage of these sites over GOOGLE is that they are "Copyright Free."
Technology Grades 4 and 5
Click on the link below for all of the directions. There will be a link on this page to open a poem. Follow all the directions. make sure you save the document on your H:/ drive Print out the poem when all done.
Flag Football Quiz for Grades 5 through 8th
The following quiz will be given on Wed., October 24. Please take a look at this quiz and familiarize yourself with the questions and answers. If you'd like print it out and bring the completed quiz in with you on Gym Day.
5th Grade Plagarism Lesson October 19, 2012
Over the next few weeks we will be discussing PLAGARISM and CITATION documentation.
Click on the first 2 links below and read about it.
Then take the quiz and print out the certificate so you can receive a quiz grade.
Here are 2 interactive sites to give you information on Plagarism.
Here is another way to look at the information - -
Must take the quiz and print out the certificate
When finished, we will create a GLOGSTER presentation that will be presented to your classmates. You will need to see me for your usersname and password when using GLOGSTER.
LINE DANCING UNIT
Below is a document that includes the rubric and directions to dance the ELECTRIC SLIDE line dance. Click on the link to open the document.
September 21 and 28th 5th Grade:
September 21 and 28th 4th Grade
We will look at this information together. There will be a short quiz at the end of this tutorial.
2nd and 3rd Grades:
Kindergarten and 1st Grades:
September ONLINE SAFETYand SECURITY
Kindergaren and 1st Grade:
2nd and 3rd Grade:
http://www.kidscomjr.com/home_flash.html Click on the "Let's Play - Internet Safety Game" and we will read the rules together.
4th and 5th Grade:
2nd and 3rd GRADES: Click on the link below. We will read it aloud and complete it together.
4th GRADE: Click on the link below and follow the directions.
5th GRADE: Click on the link below and follow the directions.
4th and 5th Grade Glossary Project: This is a document that you will be working on and filling in the definitions over the next several weeks. This is a project you can work on when you finish the day's assignment and there is time left in the period. Please take your time. Write your definitions on lined paper with the proper heading. Use your best handwriting.
There will be a quiz on these words on October 19th.
Technology Contract and Diocesan Technology Policy
Please read the following documents so you become familiar with our Technology Policies.
In order to use any computer technology within the school, you will need to return the Acceptable Technology Use Form to me, Mrs. Platenyk.
http://www.mtregional.com/images/uploads/Technology Acceptable use Policy 2012.pdf (MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED)
BULLYING - ELEMENTARY GRADES 1 though 5
Click on the link below and choose WEBISODES. You will need your earpods.
Dear MTRS Families and Community,
I am very excited to get the new school year underway. Below is a link to the rubric that I will be using throughout the year for grading purposes. At times, I will have rubrics for projects that I will post as well. If you have any questions at anytime, please feel free to contact me. Email is the easiest method of communications, but you can always contact me via the phone, as well (732-291-1050). I know this is going to be a great year!
Please remember that Participation is 50% of your grade in PE and Technology. Projects/Quizzes are 30% and Tests and homework are both 10% of your total grade in each subject.
My name is Tracey Platenyk. I am the Technology Teacher as well as the Physical Education teacher. This is my fifth year at Mother Teresa Regional. I am a lifelong resident of New Jersey and have been been married to Jeff for more than 28 years. We have lived in Middletown for the last 23 of them where we raised our two children. I enjoy laughing with family and friends, the beach, walking and The Yankees win!
I received my undergraduate degree from Montclair State University. Currently, I am pursuing my Masters Degree at New Jersey City University (NJCU). I am certified to teach K-5 Elementary and Science Grades 6-8 (Middle School).
I believe that 2012-2013 is going to be a very very exciting school year with your children and we will have much success within our MTRS community.