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Mrs. Hollar Language Arts 8 Room 136 Verity Middle Adventurers Team
AM I IN THE RIGHT ROOM? Check your schedule for the period. Check Room number 136…LA 8 The seat you are in will be yours for the remainder of the 9 weeks, then we will switch.
Homework and Daily work = 40 % Tests and Quizzes = 60 %
1. Be Courteous 2. Be Prepared 3. Be on Time 4. Follow ALL Policies and Procedures Choosing TO FOLLOW the rules results in: 1. Verbal acknowledgement 2. A stress-free learning environment 3. A pleasant and secure atmosphere Choosing NOT TO FOLLOW the rules results in: 1stWarning and Documentation 2ndLunch Detention 3rdAction Form, Parent Contact, 2 days Lunch Detention 4thDisciplinary Referral **Please choose to make this a great year!**
Guidelines & Procedures
Be in your assigned seat and working on the assigned Welcome Work when the tardy bell rings.
Mrs. Hollar’s Literature Lounge Today’s Special August 14, 2013 Welcome Work: Complete Student Interest Inventory Worksheet Objectives: Students will be able to understand the classroom policies and procedures. Agenda Planner: Assignments for each day are written in planner. Review of Classroom Rules, Guidelines, and Procedures Reminders: Tomorrow- AR test dates, project deadlines, etc., to be discussed.
Bring ALL books and materials to class AND take them with you when you leave (…including your trash).
Follow directions the first time they are given.
Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity.
Follow ALL procedures and policies as outlined in the VMS and Ashland Independent Schools handbooks.
This classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining for ANY reason. Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please…respect the “No Whining Zone” this year.
Read it Sign it Keep it until the end of class
GUIDELINE INFRACTION NOTICE Please: Correct your behavior And/or return to task See me after class! Signature:________________Date:_______________ Offense: ____________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ Conference Result: __________________________________ _____________________________________________________ _______________________________________ ________________
Verbal Acknowledgement A stress-free learning environment A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
1 st Warning and documentation 2 nd Action Plan, Parental Contact, and lunch detention 3 rd Disciplinary Referral
Any student who uses profanity, fights, damages school property (this includes the property of the teacher and other students), or is disrespectful (as defined by the teacher) will be sent to the office IMMEDIATELY. (with discipline referral)
Please enter quietly Have a seat Take out your materials Review the agenda Begin WelcomeWork assignment
Go to the Absentee Notebook Retrieve any handouts Initial the notebook No make-up work for unexcused absences
Enter quietly Excused: Place excuse on the rolling podium/lectern. Have a seat and take out your materials.
I will: Stand in front of the class Raise my hand and/or speak to command attention Wait for everyone to be quiet and focus Begin speaking
You MUST have Agenda Book with you. Must sign-out on Student Supplies Clipboard, as well as sign back in upon return.
Fill it out Sign and date it Turn it in with the homework papers
Modified MLA format Must be written on all assignments
Jenny Jones Language Arts 8 – period 3 Page 293 #3 - #10 15 August Skip 2 lines to begin work --
Go to the student supplies cart before class begins Leave your book for your next class Obtain the item needed and return to your seat. RETURN THE ITEM AT THE END OF THE CLASS PERIOD!
I am looking forward to a fantastic school year with you! I believe in you, trust in you, and know you will SUCCEED!