Presentation on theme: "ROBERTS ACADEMY OPENING DAY 2008-2009 Welcome to our classroom #1104!!! Ms. Stutzman."— Presentation transcript:
ROBERTS ACADEMY OPENING DAY Welcome to our classroom #1104!!! Ms. Stutzman
BELL WORK Open your notebook Write a page about what you would do if you had 1 MORE week of summer and you could do ANYTHING you wanted! –Where would you go? –What would you do? –Who would you be with?
DISCUSSION TOPICS: Classroom Rules Classroom Rules Consequences for following or breaking the rules Consequences for following or breaking the rules Classroom Procedures Classroom Procedures
Our Classroom Rules 1.Speak courteously to others. 2.Raise your hand and wait to be recognized before speaking. 3.Enter the classroom quietly and be seated. 4.Actively listen and follow directions given by all adults. 5.Stay within your personal space.
What happens when I choose to follow the rules? Verbal Recognition A stress free learning environment A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
Consequences For Breaking The Classroom Rules Non-verbal/Verbal Warning Demerit on Data Sheet—record of behavior Phone Call Home, Written Assignment and/or Time Out if necessary Loss of Activity Bell—Daily total of demerits is 3 or more Detention—DAILY total of tallies is 5 or more Parent Conference
Severe Offense Any student who uses profanity, fights, damages school property (this includes the property of the teacher and other students), will be referred to the office IMMEDIATELY.
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 lined paper.
Classroom Procedures Explain, Rehearse, Reinforce! PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
Entering the Room Please enter quietly Have a seat Take out your materials Review the agenda Begin bell work assignment
To Get Your Attention I will: –Stand in front of the class –Raise my hand –Wait for everyone to be quiet –Begin speaking
What should you do when I’m trying to get your attention? 1st- Clear your hands of any materials 2nd- Stay still 3rd- Look directly at me 4th- Be prepared to listen to what I have to say to you
To Ask a Question Raise your hand and wait to be acknowledged. Once I call on you, ask your question. Wait until I respond to your question before you begin to talk. I want to hear your questions, but I can only answer one question at a time.
During a Class Discussion 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
Moving Around the Room You must ask permission Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency
Turning in Your Work If it is a group assignment papers will be passed to your left. Each person will pass their paper one person and the last person will hand them to the teacher. If the assignment is individual you will be given time to turn them into the bin on my desk or hand them to me.
Distributing Materials If we are using materials from the cabinets we will: –Teacher will go to the cabinet and get the materials out –The student in each row closest to the cabinet will get enough materials for his/her row –Materials will be passed out at each table in the same way as papers are when turning them in
Exiting the Room Make sure that your desk is cleared of any materials. Look around your desk and pick up any trash from the floor. Take all the materials that you will need to your next class. Line up in the line quietly. No one should ever talk while in the line.
Using the Restroom Each class has a scheduled time We only use the restroom at this time You MUST have your agenda to use the restroom If you don’t have your agenda you will not be given restroom privileges that day Teacher must sign your agenda as your pass
Restroom Guidelines Use the restroom before you come to class in the morning You will not be given another chance until 11:15 AM Student needs to clean up after using the bathroom Student needs to wash hands with soap after using the bathroom Student needs to leave door open when finished Student needs to report any problems (graffiti, big mess etc) to teacher BEFORE using the bathroom
Hallway Procedures Line up in alphabetical or teacher assigned order Line up quietly and quickly Walk on the right of the hallway Stay silent Keep hands and feet to yourself Do NOT touch the walls
Lunchroom Procedures Enter silently Line up as instructed Get your breakfast or lunch Go directly to your assigned table and quietly sit down Eat your meal Wait until dismissed by adult
Locker Procedures At your locker, you must get your materials and immediately sit down You may go to your locker only at the following times: Beginning of the day Before lunch At dismissal
Locks Your locker is to be locked at all times. If you want a lock, it must be a combination lock and I must have the combination I will not be supplying locks Anything that is in your locker or missing from your locker is YOUR responsibility. KEEP YOUR LOCKER LOCKED AT ALL TIMES!!
Book Bags and Purses –Book bags must be stored in your locker at all times. –Purses must be small enough to fit into the book bag and kept in your book bag or desk at all times
HOMEWORK –You will be assigned homework most nights –You MUST turn homework in when it’s due –If you miss 3 assignments you will be assigned a detention
Student Responsibility Card Fill it out Sign and date it Turn it in with the homework papers This is for students who do not have the assigned homework
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY CARD
I’m DONE with my work! What should I do now?
What to do if you have finished your assignment Read your silent reading book Finish other assignments Work on homework Review vocabulary words/study Write a story Create a puzzle for another student
WAIT!! I FORGOT!!!! What should I do if….
How do I… Enter the classroom? You enter the classroom silently, take your seat and begin the bell work Ask a question? To ask a question you raise your hand and wait to be recognized by an adult Get up to sharpen my pencil, throw something away or anything else? You will raise your hand and wait to be recognized before you get out of your seat for any reason. Turn in my work? If it is a group assignment papers will be passed to your left. Each person will pass their paper one person and the last person will hand them to the teacher. If the assignment is individual you will be given time to turn them into the bin on my desk or hand them to me.