8How will I be graded? Summative Assessments including: Homework Weekly ReviewsLabsIn-Class ActivitiesProjectsQuizzesTests in science class.Test and Quizzes will be announced at least 3 days in advance. I will post grades, homework assignments and quiz/test dates in ProgressBook.YOU will NOT be graded on formative assessments they are used to help me know what you know and what you need more help with. But I still expect you to try.
10Rule # 1RespectTreat each person in this room with respect and dignity.Don’t touch other people or their belongings.Don’t borrow things without asking.Raise your hand for permission to speak andlisten while someone else is talking.Be polite and helpful to fellow students.
11BE Responsible Rule # 2 Don’t waste class time. Follow directions quickly the first time they are given.Be in your assigned seat working on the assigned bellwork when the tardy bell rings.Do your own work.Make smart choices.
12Rule # 3PreparedBring all your required materials to class every day.Complete all your work on time.Be ready to pay attention, ask questions, participate and learn.Learn from your mistakes and make improvements.
13BE POSITIVE Rule # 4 Come in with a smile. Be ready to try something new.Try your best every day.Believe in your ability to succeed, I do!!!When all else fails, keep trying and don’t be afraid to ask for help.
14Special RuleThis classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining, for ANY reason.Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please respect the “No Whining Zone” this year.
15Following Rules will result in . . Verbal acknowledgementA stress-free learning environmentA pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
16Not Choosing to follow the rules =CONSEQUENCES 1st – Warning and documentation 2nd – Action Plan, Parental Contact, and 30 minute after school detention (Fridays Only!!!) 3rd – Disciplinary Referral
17Rule Infraction Notice Lawana Welt – Liberty Middle School
18Guideline Infraction Notice Read itSign itKeep it until the endof class
19Mrs. Thomas’ Action Plan What’s the problem?2. What’s causing the problem?(Please list the factors)3. What plan will you use to solve the problem?________________Date_______________________ ______________________Student’s Signature Parent/Guardian Signature
20Severe ClauseAny student who uses profanity, fights, damages school property (this includes the property of the teacher and other students), or is disrespectful (as defined by the teacher) will be sent to the office IMMEDIATELY.
24Getting Your Attention I will Say “Class”You will Say “Yes” (in the same way I said it!)I will wait for everyone to be quiet.I will begin speaking.
25Entering the Room Please enter quietly. Have a seat. Take out your materials.Write down the learning target in your notebook.Begin bellwork assignment.
26When you are tardy . . . Have a seat and take out Enter quietly. Excused: Place excuse inthe basket on my desk.Unexcused: Mark date on sign-out sheet.Have a seat and take outyour materials.
27After an Absence Go to the homework notebook. Copy the homework. Retrieve any handouts.Sign the notebook.
28Classroom Discussions PLEASE participate.I want to hear what you have to say.Make all questions and comments relevant to the current discussion.If your question is off the topic, write it down and ask later.
29Student Responsibility Card Karla Henson – Liberty Middle School
30Student Responsibility Card This is for students who do not have the assigned homework and/or materials.Fill it out.Sign and date it.Turn it in with the homeworkpapers.
31Class Dismissal “Have a nice day!” The teacher dismisses you, not the bell.Do not start packing up prior to the bell.Your entire area must be clean before you leave.Wait until the teacher finishes and officially dismisses you with“Have a nice day!”
32“I truly believe in your potential and I know that you have the ability to succeed! Have an awesome year!” – Mrs. Thomas