Presentation on theme: " Follow the steps below: 1. Find your Thematic Analysis (the paper that is due today). 2. Find your copy of Of Mice and Men. 3. Place the two things located."— Presentation transcript:
Follow the steps below: 1. Find your Thematic Analysis (the paper that is due today). 2. Find your copy of Of Mice and Men. 3. Place the two things located for steps 1 and 2 on your desk. 4. Remove everything else from your desk. 5. Sit quietly.
From the list below, select which excuses are valid: A. My printer ran out of ink. B. I had no paper to print on. C. I was in the hospital. D. I lost my thumb drive. E. My dog vomited on my socks. F. There was a fire in my bedroom. G. Insects. H. Wait, this was due today?
Please think of what you must bring to English 9 everyday.
A. Binder 1.Notebook 2.Handouts B. Writing instrument C. Book
Do you have your book? Tomorrow I will be collecting books. › Those who do not have their books will receive an “unprepared” grade in the grade book.
You will need to remember thematic elements of this book in two years. › English 11 New York State Regents Examinations require the discussion of literature. When reflecting on this book, what main ideas are important to remember?
Title of book Author’s Name Setting Plot Themes Character Names
Why does our society have laws and rules?
Do we really need to review the rules of class?
› Yes. Yes, we do.
Do we really need to review the rules of class? › Yes. Yes, we do. Should you take notes?
Do we really need to review the rules of class? › Yes. Yes, we do. Should you take notes? › Yes. Yes, you should.
Be respectful as you wait for the bell to ring. Do the bell ringer. › When you are seated, look at the screen for instructions. Do what is written.
When you are in my classroom, I expect you to behave maturely and responsibly. Please meet this expectation.
Please refrain from using any electronic devices. This policy includes, but is not limited to: › Cell Phones. › iPods (other music players) › iPads – eBooks – Handheld Gaming Systems – Pagers – Other
Sign out before leaving and take the pass. › Use the correct time. Sign in when you return. › Use the correct time.
Don’t ask me to leave class before the second bell rings. › You have 4 minutes between periods. Use them.
Bathroom / Drink: › You may go to the restroom or get a drink at any time, as always. › For the remainder of the year, you may only leave three (3) times to use the restroom or get a drink. Fewer than 25 days remain. You can do this.
Please participate more. Respect others (including Mr. Short) when they are talking. › Do not talk over someone, wait your turn. Raise your hand. Do not discuss topically unrelated issues when in class. › Focus
Do not begin to pack your things up until Mr. Short completes teaching. › Doing so is rude. › Participation points will be deducted from your grade in English 9 if you do this. As always, remain in your seats until the bell rings. › You do this very well, and I appreciate it. Thank you.
Many students have failed to submit assignments at the beginning of this semester. Be sure to submit all assignments. › Use your planners & notebooks to write assignments down.
Please sign up to see Mr. Short during his “Office Hours” and discuss: › Grades › Assignments › Classroom Politics › Upcoming Events › Story Telling › Brushing / Flossing Techniques › Other