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Classroom Rules and Procedures Welcome to Mrs. Lyons’ English Language Arts, Reading, & Speech and Debate Class
Classroom Rules Be Respectful - of your teacher, of your peers, of the learning time, of materials Be Responsible - for being prepared to work, with assignments, cleaning workspace Be Perseverant – keep working, keep trying, keep your group on track, ask questions, attempt it ALL
School Rules Transition quietly* between classes Be on time and prepared with all materials Follow school dress code Follow instructions the first time given Respect self, others, space and property No electronic devices
How do I know how I’m doing? Consequences Verbal warning Chill out seat Parent contact Detention Team/student conference Parent conference Office referral Rewards Special treats KITE Cash Student of the Month Parent contact Written note home Computer time Free books
Restroom Procedures “10-10 Rule” You may only use the restroom after the first 10 minutes of class and before the last 10 minutes of class. Your agenda must be signed by the teacher. You are responsible for the work you miss. You must carry your agenda with you at all times when out of the classroom. The teacher can say “no” or “you have to wait”. No using the restroom during passing periods.
What if I have an emergency? You will need your agenda. Sign out on the “I AM OUT” sheet. Sign out in your agenda and I will initial it. Go directly to the clinic.
Getting Started Come in quietly and get your interactive composition notebook and textbook from the shelf. Copy the agenda on the board into your agenda. Date a fresh page in your journal. Answer the daily “bell-ringer”. Check to see if there are any other instructions.
During a lesson Listen carefully, always be ready to take notes, respond, and participate Be sure you and your neighbors are willing to participate Raise your hand to ask questions Transition quickly and quietly when moving into group work Use time wisely and complete classwork
Heading for Work on loose paper Name Date Activity or page #
Work in the journal Turn to the NEXT clean page. Put a heading on the page Organize work left to right, top to bottom Monday – Bell-Ringer
Group Work Everyone listens to directions Everyone participates in the activities and discussions. Respect others’ opinions and inputs Everyone keeps records in their journals
After the Lesson/Activity Neatly put up your journal and/or turn in work according to directions Copy your daily study skill in your agenda Clean your work area
Grading Scale- Classwork-20% Tests-35% Quizzes-25% Projects-20% 90-100 A 80-89 B 70-79 C 60-69 D 59 < F
Can I find a listing of resources on the Internet? It is your responsibility to write your study skills and assessments down in your agenda daily. Most days you can check out my website for resources and assessment updates. *OR* Franklin Academy Cooper City’s website Faculty & Staff Mrs. Lyons
Progress Reports You will receive constant grade updates as well as interim reports once per quarter. Interims must be signed by parent and returned the next day. Parents will be contacted if the interim report is not returned.
Parent Communication Parents will be e-mailed and called frequently for many reasons. Job well done Academic progress Schedule conferences Behavior concerns * All communication with parents is documented