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Welcome to 4 th Grade Mrs. Avants and Mrs. Ankenbruck Please put on your name tag and begin working on the 4 th grade packet on your desk.

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1 Welcome to 4 th Grade Mrs. Avants and Mrs. Ankenbruck Please put on your name tag and begin working on the 4 th grade packet on your desk.

2 Classroom Family

3 Respect This is your family away from home We WILL respect each other Give me examples of how we can respect each other … Making fun of others will NOT be tolerated Apologizing / “Man Up”

4 Teamwork Everyone has a part Respecting others opinion Work together Active listening Might not always agree, but can talk about it nicely Trust your team mates There’s no I in teamwork, only a W for we!

5 Kind Words Feeling good about yourself Ways to make others feel good – Compliments – Smile – Praise Using manner – Please, excuse me, thank you, and your welcome

6 Why we have rules and procedures … Keep us safe Save time Making sure learning is happen Feel comfortable Stop interruptions LEARNING

7 Class Rules 1. Respect yourself, classmates, and teachers. 2. Follow directions immediately. 3. Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself. 4. Work during all work times. 5. Arrive with all your materials.

8 Conduct and Work Habits Clipboard If you break a rule, you will be given 1 warning. After the first warning, you will receive a mark 1 mark = 2 minutes off recess All marks will be written in planner at the end of day and will be checked for a parent signature the next day. No marks at end of day the class manager will put a smiley face/stamp/sticker in your planner. After 2 weeks, if you have a 100 in conduct and work habits, you can earn a Gold Card

9 Good Choices = Fabulous Rewards

10 Gold Cards Earning a Gold Card You must have a 100 (no marks) in Conduct and Work Habits for 2 weeks Losing a Gold Card Example: If you receive a mark, I will have to clip a corner off of your Gold Card. When all corners are clipped, you will lose your Gold Card and will have to try to earn one again.

11 Gold Cards Benefits of having a Gold Card You get to choose 3 coupons from the coupon book as soon as you earn your card First in line First to leave at dismissal No penalty for taking extra restroom breaks or getting drinks of water from the water fountain during independent work time Opportunity to be a class manager Help with taking out the recycling

12 Other FABULOUS Rewards Knowledge gained Dolphin Patrol Safari Leader Award Teachers’ trust Friday Free Time Students with a 90 or higher in Conduct and Work Habits at the end of the week will be able to go to the treasure box.

13 Morning Procedures

14 Get to School on Time! If it is after 8 a.m., YOU are late! Morning Work begins at 7:45 a.m.

15 Eating Breakfast If you are going to eat breakfast at school, you must eat BEFORE you come to class. You may NOT talk to your friends in the hall and then ask to go eat.– Drop off your back pack and go straight to the cafeteria!

16 Daily Procedures

17 Voice Levels 0 – Silent, no talking at all 1 – Whisper that can be heard by immediate neighbors only 2 – Quiet speaking voice that can heard in a small group 3 – Regular, classroom discussion voice 4 – Presentation voice, speaking to a group 5 – Recess/outside voice

18 Before the 8:00 am Bell. 1. Unpack your backpack and place it on your hook. (This will be the ONLY time you may go into your backpack) 2. Open your planner to the correct date and place it on the corner of your desk 3. Trade out pencils for a sharp one 4. Get water 5. Go to the restroom 6. Start your morning work

19 After 8:00 a.m. Listen to announcements! Stop whatever you are doing Voice Level 0 Stand and listen respectfully during pledges and moment of silence When pledges are over, sit down When announcements are over, continue with morning work Show any notes in your agenda/planner to me Put anything you need to give to me from home in the Drop Box Working on morning work Get coupons, if earned

20 Agendas/Planners Bring planner to school everyday Parent signature every night Record homework Record daily activities Track behavior Daily parent communication

21 Classroom Signals ***Instead of raising your hand and waiting for a teacher to call on you, you will use these hand signals so the teacher doesn’t have to stop teaching. - for pencil (raise your pencil in your hand) -“ 5 ” to ask the teacher a question or comment during direct instruction – The teacher may or may not call on you. - “ T ” for tissue - “ R ” for restroom - “ W ” for water

22 Questions and Answers Raise your hand quietly I will only call on QUIET hands Think time When someone is called on, put your hand down and actively listen to what is said

23 Restroom Procedures F irst, do your business L evel 1 voice to communicate respect or ask for help, otherwise level 0 U se soap and water to wash your hands S hare any restroom problems with the restroom monitor or adult H elp keep our restrooms safe and clean

24 Restroom Procedures Use in the morning before 8:10AM Use hand signals to ask during class Sign out Walk quietly to the restroom Remember to FLUSH when in the restroom Sign in when you return Quickly and quietly return to your seat and continue working

25 Water Procedures Drink water in the morning before 8:10AM Use hand signals to ask during class Walk quietly to the water fountain One person at a time-no line Drink on a count of 5 seconds Quickly and quietly return to your seat and continue working You may have a water bottle. It must be kept on the floor beside your desk. You may refill it during restroom breaks. Gold cards may refill it during independent work time if needed.

26 Pencils The class managers and the teacher are the only people to use the pencil sharpener. Trade out dull pencils for sharp pencils before 8:00 a.m. If your pencil breaks: Raise your pencil in the air and I will bring you a new one. Trade a pencil

27 Paper Notebook (lined) paper is on the shelf by the door. You may get paper as you need it. If it is during class, you need to ask permission. On every assignment, your heading should have: NameDate NumberTitle

28 Walking in Line Wait to line up until instructed to do so Number order – Gold Cards first Walk quietly - Voice Level 0 Arms at your side Stand directly behind the person in front of you – straight line! Stopping points

29 Lunch Line up in number order (first few days) Sit in your assigned seat Voice level 3 Classroom Rules apply Use your manners Respect the lunchroom staff Clean-up your table area

30 Specials 1:00-1:50pm Line-up in number order Class rules will be followed MAKE ME PROUD!

31 What to do when your done with my class work??? Read a book Work on word study assignments FAST Math (with teachers permission) Work on other assignments MOST IMPORTANTLY: Don’t disturb others!!!!

32 Classroom Library Guided Reading/Math Stations Independent /Group Work Mrs. Avants/Ankenbruck Direct Teach Will go over these procedures throughout the week

33 Homework Reading every night for 30 minutes – complete reading log and turn in with a parent signature on Friday – Get those AR points! Complete the spelling spiral assignment for the night Study Vocabulary words Math homework daily – Occasionally you will have science, social studies and ELA/Writing homework Record your homework assignments in your planner each day If homework is missing or incomplete, you will receive a work habits (-10) for each daily assignment incomplete

34 Absent … Now what? The class managers will complete a while you were out form and place it in the absent folder. It’s YOUR responsibility to check the folder and with the teacher if you were absent and/or have any questions. You have 3 days for each day you were absent to make up the work

35 Visitors or Guests in the Classroom Sit quietly Continue working as you normally would Be polite and respectful IMPRESS THEM!!!

36 We Recycle Paper – Notebook paper – Computer paper – News paper

37 Fire Drills Stop everything immediately Quietly line up Exit through the door and walk toward the playground Stay with class at all times Wait until you are called back inside Walk quickly and quietly back to the classroom Return to the classroom task

38 Dismissal Procedures

39 Clean your Area Clean your area EVERYDAY!!! Straighten the materials in your desk Clear your desk Clean the floor around your desk Put any materials you have away *** Ask yourself – Does the room look as good as it did this morning???

40 Backpacks With permission, get your backpack from your hook at the end of the day Return to your seat Begin packing your backpack with agenda/planner and homework folder Wait to be dismissed

41 Leaving for the Day Walkers, After School Program, Car Riders – Walk to the end of the third grade hallway and sit in your designated line until you are dismissed Bus riders – Find your bus number in the 3 rd /4 th grade hall. Sit quietly under your number and face forward until you are dismissed Daycare – Find your Daycare sign at the end of the 4 th grade hall. Sit quietly under your sign and face forward until you are dismissed

42 Questions ???

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