3Getting Familiar With The Routine Agenda:Agenda/Warm-upGetting To Know Each OtherSelf Portrait and Information ActivityCard ActivityWarm-up:List five things you are interested in science.Tell me in your own words what does a goal mean to you. How important are goals? (What are goals used for?)What do you expect out of a good teacher, explain in detail.Write me one-to-two paragraphs about when you worked really hard to accomplish something. How did you work for that goal? How did you feel when you made your goal?
4Rules and Procedures Be Respectful Take out your notebook and begin Agenda and Warm-up before the tardy bellPut things away and treat stuff nicelyDon’t get out of your seatWork well in a group, say only positive thingsNo GUM, EATING, or DRINKING in classNo electronics, will be sent up to the office
5Seating Chart Take a card at your seat When told to do so find your opposite card (pair)- For example 2 of hearts goeswith 2 of Diamonds- 3 of Clubs goes with 3 of 3 ofSpadesIntroduce yourself to your partnerSeating chart will be arranged from there
6Hardest Test of the Year Take out a piece of paper and a pen/pencilFirst test of the yearTitle your paper “Teacher”Don’t be scared this will be the hardest test of the year because you haven’t prepared.Answer the questions with careful thought.For full credit you have to attempt to answer all questions.Are you ready, here we go!!!
7Questions Where was I born? What does my father do for a living? How many brothers/sisters do I have, if any?Do I have any pets?Where did I go to college?How old am I? (Be nice!!!)What is my favorite color?Do I play sports or am I a girlie girl?Am I married?Is this my first year teaching?
8Getting to know “YOU”!!! Get a scratch paper and practice your page. Your paper needs the following:a. A heading with your nameb. Self Portraitb. Three additional drawingsof things important to youc. Descriptions in words and sentencesexplaining any information about you,hobbies, pets, family, sports, ect.
9Getting to know “You”Now raise your hand and I will give you a paper to make a final draftMake sure it is Colorful, and creativeDon’t write on the back of the paper, we will be using this portion at the end of the yearWe will be making a class book with all your information
10Getting to know your Classmates Now get with a partner (you don’t know) and talk about your pages.Write five things that you have in common on a separate paperWrite five different things you learned about your partnerWe will then have everybody introduce their partner to the class
11Card ActivityThis is for me, I want to know the best way to help you succeedGet a 3 x 5 cardWrite your name large on the front of the cardOn the back answer the followingquestions with GREAT DETAIL
12Card Questions What do you expect to learn in life science? In the past, who is your favorite teacher?Why was he/she your favorite teacher?Think back to a lesson where you learned a lot, what did you do that made you remember this lesson?Put the following in order according to your favorite activity: drawing, coloring, singing, counting, reading, acting, physical activity (sports, hiking,swimming etc.)Discuss as a class!!
13Book Review I will assign people two groups at a time to get a book With your partner scan the book and find three things that you will like to learn in this class.Find two lessons or units that you may think will be hard or harder to learn.How do you think you can learn the hard material?When do you feel like giving up on the lesson being taught? Give me an example in the past.What do you expect the teacher to do to help you?We will discuss a s a class, all the answers.