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Directions: There is a half-sheet near the packet you received titled Heroes (If you did not pick this up please do so now) Use complete sentences to answer the three questions o 2-5 sentences required for full credit (15 points) Please raise your hand quietly if you have a question If you finish early, feel free to quietly read the course syllabus This is a SILENT activity! NOTE: The schedule on your desk is the one you MUST use today (First period only)
We are going to have an AWESOME year together! Have positive expectations! The guidelines and procedures we will learn today will help us create a Highly Efficient and Orderly Classroom.
Fifth full year teaching o Taught at FBMS in 2009 o Graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2003 Loves his family o Married to Katie Turner since 2007 Own Pippis Longstockings o Two daughters: Rowan and Zoey Loves to read o Favorite genres: Sci-fi and fantasy Loves to write o Working diligently on a fantasy novel o Star Wars: The Old Republic Fansite – TORWars.com Loves to golf o 3 rd year as FBHS golf coach Loves technology, Star Wars, video games, and geek culture o Podcasts, audiobooks, twitter, SDCC
Room 126 o Im here kind of a lot Phone number: 961-2880 ext 3716 o Dont use if urgent Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@fbusd.us Twitter: @MrCarrFBHS o If urgent or need to respond Remind 101 Class website: http://www.fbusd.us/http://www.fbusd.us/ o High school link o Teacher web pages
Short answer…A LOT! Three novels o Beowulf o Native Son o 1984 ERWC – Expository Reading and Writing Course o Five modules Introduction to ERWC Life After High School Good Food/Bad Food Racial Profiling Politics of Food Senior Projects
Everything we do, everyday is important! o Do your very best every time Test and Quizzes20% Homework & Classwork20% Projects, Papers, Essays50% Participation10%
Guideline #1 o Treat EVERYONE with respect at all times Guideline #2 o Be in you assigned seat and ready to work when the tardy bell rings Guideline #3 o Bring all required books and materials to class EVERYDAY AND take them with you when you leave Guideline #4 o Follow directions the FIRST time they are given Guideline #5 o Follow all procedures and policies of FBHS If its a rule of the school, its a rule in here too
Special Guideline #1 o This classroom is a No Whining Zone No whining for any reason. Everything I do is in your best interest, so respect the NWZ Special Guideline #2 o This classroom is a no cell zone To be safe, turn it off! I have the record for most cell phones taken Following this rule is a sign of respect and a rule of the school
Special Guideline #3 o Respect this space! My home away from home o Desks and Chairs Keep them and your feet on the floor Desk numbers o NO FOOD ALLOWED…Period Break and lunch will arrive soon enough I hate ants Water in closed container is okay o Mr. Carrs Personal Items Look with your eyes, and all will be well
DO follow my guidelines and you will get… o Verbal acknowledgement o A stress-free learning environment o A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere DO NOT break my guidelines or you will get… o 1 st – Verbal Warning o 2 nd – Removed from class and referral o 3 rd – Call home and/or Detention/Saturday School Severe Clause o Any student who uses profanity, fights, damages school/classroom property or is disrespectful to me or a peer will be sent to the office IMMEDIATELY
Entering the room o Enter quietly o Be in your assigned seat BEFORE the bells rings o Take out your materials o Ready to work/listen when tardy bell rings Warm-ups o Warm-ups will vary or not exist at all o Senior stuff/reminders/deadlines etc. o LISTEN!
When you are tardy… o Enter quietly! o Excused: Hand me your note o Have a seat and take out your materials Unexcused Tardy o You are tardy if you are not in your seat when the bell rings o Fill out the tardy sheet by the door COMPLETELY! o Trust me you want to show up on time. o 3, 5, 7 will be strictly enforced
Date:____________________ Printed Name:____________ Class Section:_____________ Youve been Pink-Slipped! Completing your homework or assignment is your responsibility as a student. Missing Assignment:_______________________ I do not have my homework today because: ____I did the assigned homework, but I did not bring it to class. ____I chose not to do my homework. ____I forgot to do my homework ____I did not have the appropriate material at home. ____Other – please explain below. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Signature______________________________ Used when you DO NOT have the assigned homework o Exceptions: Reading homework If you dont have your homework, pick up a pink slip, fill it out and turn that in place of homework
Before or after class: Go to the assignment binder o Small table near the door Retrieve any handouts o Be sure to check in with me before/after class o Did we do anything yesterday? Make-up work is not available for unexcused absences o ASSETS policy Other places to find missed work: o Mr. Carrs webpage, Twitter, whiteboard, Remind 101 Make up work is due the following day of your return if absent for one day. o ASSETS policy if longer
Classroom Discussions o PLEASE Participate! o I actually want to hear what you have to say o Make all questions RELEVANT to the discussion Scheduled Check Out o Let me know as you enter the room BEFORE class I should be by the door o I always forget, so raise your hand quietly Pack your stuff quietly and leave at scheduled time o Emergency: Get my attention quickly and Ill assist you
Restroom o If you need to use the restroom o Raise three fingers quietly (especially during discussions!) o When I acknowledge you and give you permission to leave move quietly and grab a hall pass by the door. LEAVE YOUR CELL PHONE ON MY DESK! o This needs to happen rarely as it disrupts the flow of class o Know that I usually say no…. Im always here, so if you have an issue, talk to me! o Issues with me, peer, class, anything
Place your paper on the desk next to you Pass papers to the LEFT SIDE! If/When you receive a paper, place yours on top and continue passing the stack to your left o There is no need to disturb your neighbor, get out of your seat, or participate in any other disturbing behaviors during this time. I will come by and collect all stacks
Monday o Senior Project reminders o Will receive literature packet Vocabulary, discussion questions, worksheets, reading assignment o Lecture o Work time Vocabulary, discussion questions etc. Tuesday-Thursday o ERWC days Fridays o Vocabulary Quiz/Reading Check then novel discussion o or Quest
Random Master o Non Volunteers I use this app to call on students o Why? Keep you engaged I WILL come back to you if you say I dont know Remind 101 o Take out your phones (seriously) o Follow instructions on handout o I use this app to remind you of deadlines, assignments etc. Twitter o Quicker way to get an answer from me
The teacher dismisses you, not the bell Do not start packing up prior to the bell o I will not let you go on time if this happens Wait until the teacher finishes and officially dismisses you with: Have a nice day! I truly believe in your potential and I know that you have the ability to succeed!! Have an awesome year! - Mr. Carr
See Senior Project deadline sheet How to be successful o Pick a topic you are interested in o Hit every deadline o Dont procrastinate o Realistic/specific projects Art is not a project Strive to produce something or learn something specific o Use lab time wisely
All About You Letter Type or neatly hand-write a letter to Mr. Carr. This letter is all about you! The letter should include the following: o Who you are and what makes you unique o Hobbies/sports/talents o Academic goals o Plans after high school At least ¾ page typed or 1½ pages handwritten. Due printed and ready to turn in when I see you tomorrow. o Pink slip day on day two would be sad
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