Get to School on Time! If it is after 7:50a.m., YOU are late!
Eating Breakfast If you are going to eat breakfast at school, you must eat BEFORE you come to class. You may NOT drop off your backpack before breakfast – go straight to the cafeteria!
Before the 7:50 a.m. Bell. 1. Unpack your backpack and place it in the cabinet (this will be the ONLY time you may go into your backpack) 2. Unstack your chair 3. Sharpen at least 3 pencils 4. Turn in homework 5. Get water 6. Go to the restroom 7. Start your bellwork
After 7:50 a.m. Watch the morning show –Talking is OFF! Leave planner on desk to be checked- show teacher any notes Work on bellwork Get College Counts points
Planner Bring notebook to both classes Parent signature every night Record homework Record daily activities Track behavior Summary Statement
Notebook School agenda Homework Notes home Thursday Folder Notebook paper Pencil pouch What goes in it??
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. - “ W ” for water - “ R ” for restroom - “ T ” for tissue
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
Restroom Procedures Use in the morning before 8:00AM Use hand signals to ask during class Check to see if your sanitizer bottle is on the shelf first Walk quietly to the restroom Wash your hands with soap Leave the restroom clean Quickly and quietly return to your seat and continue working
Water Procedures Drink water in the morning before 8:00AM 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
Pencils Sharpen pencils AS SOON AS YOU GET TO CLASS. If your pencil breaks: check with your team for another pencil Trade a pencil in the green/red cups
Paper Notebook (lined) paper is in the library 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: Name Date Class number
Desk Sharing You will be sharing a desk with other students from the class next door. Don’t leave personal items in desk. Put special items in your pouch in your notebook. Clean desks= College Counts points! “Mi casa es su casa” ~ “My house is your house.”
Walking in Line Wait to line up until instructed to do so Number order Walk quietly Arms at your side Stand directly behind the person in front of you – straight line! Stopping points
Lunch Line up in number order Sit in your assigned seat Quiet voices Respect the lunchroom staff Clean-up your table area Talk politely and quietly with those around you
Specials Art Music P.E. (Physical Education) Line-up in number order Social Contract will be followed Bring your lunchbox MAKE ME PROUD!
What do I do when I’m finished with my class work??? Read a book Work on word study assignments Technology (ask teacher first) Work on other assignments MOST IMPORTANTLY: Don’t disturb others!!!!
Library Check out will take place in reading Assigned a day and time to go to the library once a week Choose Good-Fit books
Classroom Library Will go over these procedures later in reading class.
Homework Reading every night for 20 minutes Math and science homework occasionally Reading, spelling, writing, vocabulary homework occasionally Record your homework assignments in your agenda each day If homework is missing or incomplete, you will receive a conduct mark.
Absent … Now what? It’s YOUR responsibility to check with the teacher if you were absent You have ONE day for each day you were absent to make up the work
Visitors or Guests in the Classroom Sit quietly Continue working as you normally would Be polite and respectful IMPRESS THEM!!!
We Recycle Paper – Notebook paper – Computer paper – News paper Plastic Bottles – Water bottles Aluminum Can – Soda cans
Fire Drills Stop everything immediately Quietly line up Exit through the door and walk toward the playground Stay with class at all times- SILENT Wait until you are called back inside Walk quickly and quietly back to the classroom Return to the classroom task
Summary Statement Written in planner every day Summary statement should begin with one of the following statements: Today I learned … Today I loved … I want to know more about … This will help your teachers and parents understand things you liked, learned, and want to know more about in school.
Backpacks With permission, get your backpack from your locker at the end of the day Return to your seat Begin packing your backpack with notebook, planner, and a book for reading Stack chair once you are packed Sit in classroom library when finished
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 Clean tables= college counts points! *** Ask yourself – Does the room look as good as it did when I got here???
Stack Chairs Stack your chair every day Stacks should be no higher that 5 chairs Place them against the wall next to the TV Stack one chair at a time Walk with chairs to the ground, NOT over head Each morning you will unstack your chair and place it at your desk
Leaving for the Day Walk down stairs together Bus riders at the front of the line in groups according to bus color Car riders and daycare students at the end of the line In order to leave the line, you MUST give your teacher a high 5 so they know you have left the line!
L U N C HL U N C H Fill in each black (all 10) Earning a letter 100% on task and following the classroom rules 1, 2, 3, eyes on me = 1 letter Hallway compliments Specials compliments Losing a letter Majority not on task and not following the classroom rules L U N C H B U N C H= Outside lunch BUNCH
College Counts points Table groups are named after a college in Texas Earning team points 1, 2, 3, eyes on me = ALL eyes are on me! Example: Whole team is on task and following instructions = +1 point Losing team points Example: One or more team members not on task and/or following instructions = -1 point Every Friday there is a reward for the team with the most points.
$1: helping someone, good hallway behavior, participating in class, group work $5: HERO, improved tests scores Pirate Bucks
Other FABULOUS Rewards Knowledge gained Student of the Week – Reading and Writing Classroom job Teachers’ trust Friday activity
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
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!
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