3 5 Class Rules Come to class PREPARED and ready to do science! Always be RESPECTFUL to your teacher, classmates, andyourself!Always give your best EFFORT on everything you do!Be an “active” learner… approach everything you dowith an, “I can do it” ATTITUDE!5. Follow all PROCEDURES in our classroom!
4 To be successful in learning, you must follow some simple procedures What is a procedure?A procedure is a certain way of doing things, like opening yourlocker, or baking a cake.We have procedures in the classroom so that we know what to do, and when to do it.To be successful in learning,you must follow some simple procedures
5 Class begins before the bell… as soon as you walk into class Starting ClassClass begins before the bell… as soon as you walk into classTake out your homework and place it on your desk in front of you.Copy down your homework for the daySharpen your pencil pleaseQuietly, begin the “Do Now”. Always include the date and subject.
6 Need to use the Bathroom?? Please try to go between classes, or at lunchWe can not use the bathroom during the first 15 minutes of class, or the last 10. (why not?)If you need to go to the bathroom, raise 3 fingers, and I will give you the “NOD”. Then you must sign out, and sign back in… Thank you!!…let’s practice
7 Only one person out of their seat at a time Please!! Need to sharpen pencil??? ….. Raise your hand with your pencil in it, and I will give you the “OK” or Not.Need to get a tissue, or throw something out?? …. Raise one finger and I will give you the “OK”.Only one person out of their seat at a time Please!!
8 Why do you think these procedures are important?? The End of ClassThe bell does not end class.I end class when I say, “Have a nice day”Last few minutes of classReflection– OR -Exit Questions!!Could be exit slip,Could be PEPPER,!!!!!Be ready!!!!!Why do you think these procedures are important??
9 PEN or PENCIL??We write in blue or black ink only, a pencil is also acceptable.(If you write in any other color… you will lose points!!)What do I do if I do not have a pen or a pencil??You may BORROW a small pencil from Mrs. Cholak…. Please remember to return it at the end of class!
10 Uh Oh…. I’m LATE for class With a late pass… please put late pass on mydesk, quietly take your seat, and ask a neighborto help you get started.Without a late pass…Late 2 times = Teacher detentionLate again = phone call home, and an after school detention.
11 everyone I need your ATTENTION please… … MOUTHS closed, EYES on me I willThen you will SILENTLYUntileveryoneis silentandlookingat me!
12 If you know the answer to my question, you should_____________________Because ________________
13 When you have a QUESTION, you should _______________ Questions are a SUPER important part of learning. I hope to get a lot of them!!!When you have a QUESTION,you should _______________Because _________________
15 ABSENT??When you return, please see me before class for work you missed.You are 100% responsible for making up the work you missed whenyou were out.It is a great idea to have a friend bring youwork to do at home if you are able.If you miss several days, please come to meand set up a time to meet with me afterschool so I can help get you “up to speed”.
16 Proper Heading This is the heading for all work being handed in Name DatePeriod Mrs. CholakExample:Tania Santos /9/14Mrs. Cholak
17 I’m finished with my work… …what do I do now?? 1st - Recheck your work, be sure it is your best effort!!2nd - Journal Response – “Where am I on the learning scale?” (3-5 Complete Sentences)3rd - Study your vocabulary, you may find a partner, and quiz each other quietly.** Reread your notes, you may read back and forth quietly with another student who has completed their work.** Choose a book from the shelf and read quietly to yourself.There is NEVER nothingto do in Mrs. Cholak’s room……Get BUSY please
18 Consequences Please make good choices Not following our class rules or procedures will result in the following consequences:Verbal warningTeacher detention where you fill out a “Student Responsibility Card.” Here is where you tell me your action plan to change your behavior.Phone call homeDisciplinary Referrals (points)Good Behavior and Good Character are expected at ALL timesPlease make good choices
19 ODDS & ENDS Together we will make this a very successful school year! Late work is accepted one day late for a 20% reduction in your grade,after 1 day, the grade will be zero. This includes all projects, labs,homework, classwork, etc.No food, gum, or drinks allowed in the science room.Feeling Lost??? – Ask QUESTIONS….. Be an ACTIVE learner….. Keep trying!!!! Ask for HELPTogether we will make this avery successful school year!