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Mr. DeLauder This is my 8th year teaching 4 th grade. I have taught 4 th grade previously at Berry Elementary School I have lived in Charles County all of my life How old do you think I am? I enjoy playing my guitar, any activity with my wife and outside activities.
Consequences There are no warnings in 4 th grade!!! If you are not following the rules you will move your ball First Offense (B) 10 minutes off recess Second Offense (C) 15 minutes off recess Third Offense (D) Note home Fourth Offense (E) Level II referral, and a phone call home.
Obeying the Rules You have all of your recess There will be rewards (eating lunch with Mr. D, extra recess) Pencils Special Privileges
Entering the Room in the Morning… Come into the room quietly Unpack your bookbag Hand in all important notes Sharpen two pencils Begin your writing work
How I will get your Attention: I will… Stand in the front of the classroom silently. When you see this… Get silent immediately!! This means it is time to look at me and listen to what I am going to say.
Classroom Sign Language: Sharpen your pencil – Hold it in the air I will either nod “yes,” which means you may sharpen it or I will shake my head “no,” which means you need to wait until I am finished talking. Water – 3 Fingers in a “W” Same as above Bathroom – Thumb is placed under your first finger Same as above Trash – Hold it in the air Same as above Tissue – Cover your nose with your hand Same as above
Bathroom Be sure to sign out on the sign out sheet located by my desk. Be sure to put the date and time Sign back in when you return
Leaving for Specials I will call you by table or row to line up. When called you will: Stand up QUIETLY Push in your chair Walk to your place in line Stand in line QUIETLY You will face forward while keeping all body parts to yourself
Walking in the Hallway We will walk QUIETLY down the hallway We will walk on the first white square You will face forward at all times There is NO talking or noise in the hallway You will keep your hands and feet to yourself We DO NOT lean on the wall
Snack We have a late lunch so you are responsible for bringing your own snack each day Your snack must be a small healthy snack Examples: Piece of fruit, trail mix, bag of carrots, celery sticks Absolutely No Candy, fruit roll-ups or Pop- Tarts.
Water You may bring a water bottle in and keep it in the classroom at your desk If you abuse this privilege, you will not be allowed to bring in a water bottle. At any time throughout the school year, I may take away this privilege.
Lunch We will line up in line order We will walk to the cafeteria following the “Walking in the Hallway” procedure You will wait in line for your lunch You will keep your hands and feet to yourself If you are not following these rules you will have to move to the end of the line There is a mandatory quiet time at the beginning and end of lunch You will dump your trays and wait in line SILENTLY If not, you will move your ball and owe recess
Recess You will line up with your class, in line order, in ONE line You will face forward and wait quietly to be called to go to recess The quietest class is always called first When the whistle blows 3 times, you will line back up QUIETLY in number order
Dismissal We have SSR while we pack up at the end of the day You will get your book out and read until your table is called You will pack up and then continue reading until called to line up
I am finished, now what? When you are finished with an assignment, you may: Read a book Write in your writing journal Complete work that you have not finished You should never be sitting at your seat with nothing You are not allowed to draw unless the drawing is an illustration in your writing journal.
Absent or Tardiness If you come in late Please collect the work off your desk. Place your name on all the papers You may work on these assignments if you have time throughout the day If you are absent Your work will be in a folder for you or at your desk. Please complete ALL of your papers in the folder Turn in the ENTIRE folder when you are finished Your work counts toward your grade!!!!
You should always… Follow our classroom rules, procedures, and guidelines. Be prepared to learn. Be prepared for class. Bring with you to class everyday your pencil/pen, paper, notebook, and silent reading book. Read your silent reading book during silent reading. Ask questions!!!! There is no such things as silly questions. Be courteous and respectful to your fellow classmates. Use Black or Blue ink only. Use lined paper. Make sure that you have loose leaf paper.
Grading Scale 90-100%A Outstanding Progress 80-89%B Above Average 70-79%C Average Progress 60-69%D Below Average Progress 0-59%E Failure
How should I head my paper? Mr. DeLauder Date Assignment You will always use looseleaf paper and a pencil The holes are always on the left side
Turning in papers Work completed together: I will tell you to pass your papers to the front quietly Or I will have a student collect your papers Work Completed Independently: You will need to place the paper in the appropriate basket facing the correct direction Any work not put in the basket will not be graded
If you are not finished… Place your work somewhere safe, so you remember where it is. You should have a “work in progress” folder. When you have completed other assignments, you may work on this Any work not completed, will be taken out to recess Place your work in the appropriate basket
Homework: It is your responsibility to complete ALL of your homework Math: You have homework every night (except Fridays) It is factored into your grade! Reading: Monthly Book Reports Drops 1 letter grade every day it is late Spelling Weekly Contract Lose 5 points for every day it is late
Projector Screen & Blinds You are not allowed to pull down or put up the screen, so DON’T ASK! I am the only person allowed to touch the screen You are not responsible for closing or opening the blinds, so don’t do it If the light is bothering you, raise your hand and tell me Do not get out of your seat to close the door If it is too loud in the hallway, ask me to close it
Classroom Library You are allowed to read books from our classroom library The books should always be in the bag on the back of your chair unless you are reading it. You should only have ONE book out at a time You can browse the books, but please put them back neatly There are no more than 2 people at each bookshelf The books NEVER go home!