7Be on Time What does that mean to Mrs. O? Go to your team tableGet your supplies readyWork on the science starter silently (unless it says otherwise)If you aren’t doing this when the bell rings you are tardy
9Need to Borrow Something? If you need to borrow a pencil, paper, eraser, etc. you’ll need to leave something as collateralIf you use a class book (textbook, dictionary, etc.) put it back nicely where you got it
10How to SitFace the speakerFeet under deskChair legs on floor
11Leaving Your SeatFor things like sharpening pencils, getting a tissue, or throwing things awayPlease wait until I am done talking, lecturing, etc.Pencil sharpeners are at your stationGet tissues before class or at closest boxAlways push your chair in
12Speaking of Throwing Things Away First choice- recycling bin!Anything that is paper should go into the toteIf it isn’t paper, find the closest garbage can
13What if You Need to get a Drink or Go to the Restroom? You can bring water – nothing elseIf you need to use a hall pass you’ll need to use an Oops passOnly ask during independent/group work, not during instructional timeBe quick and quiet
14Instructional Time (When Mrs. O is talking) Listen (pretty obvious?)Follow all directions the first time they are givenDo what you are supposed to be doing (like taking notes)If you write quickly wait silently for others to finish
18Individual, Partner, and Group Work Follow the rules of the posterStay on taskQuestions? Ask three then me
19Getting Your Attention When I need your attention I will have a few cuesStand at the front of the class and raise my handSay “My class in 3, 2, 1”Ring the bellPlease give me your attention immediately
21Handing in WorkPeer gradingBasketsInteractive Science Notebooks
22Fast Workers (What to do if you finish early) Check your work againWork on your ISNRead silentlyAnything on the “I’m done” shelf
23End of Class Two minute countdown The bell does not dismiss you – I do Make sure your area is cleanPush in your chairs every time you leave. Last class puts them on tablesDo not loiter about the door!
24Let’s work together to have a great school year!