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Week 1: 2008-2009. August 18 As you come in, please find the desk with the same number as the one on your card. When you arrive at your desk write down.

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2 August 18 As you come in, please find the desk with the same number as the one on your card. When you arrive at your desk write down the materials you will need for this class (on the Whiteboard). Make sure you also sign in on the correct desk number on the Seating Chart. Finally, Complete the Personal Definition paper on your desk. Please do not talk at this time. HW: Bring all Your materials, especially your Notebook on Friday

3 Materials for this class… A Spiral Notebook or Binder Lined Paper A folder or pocket to keep papers Something to write with (pencils, pens) Glue Scissors Colored Pencils or pens Memory Stick (useful but not required) Have these Materials for Check off by Friday!

4 Personal Definition- Sample: Mrs. Caramagno 1.Glossary Definition- Define yourself as if you were in a Dictionary I am a dedicated educator and devoted wife with a passion for teaching, a zest for life, and a great enthusiasm for dance, friends and food. Versions of the Word-Do you have a nick name? Write them here… Mrs. C. and Tangle-Foot Sophia 2. Examples- Give examples of who you are, what you like, what moves you, etc… My favorite movie is Strictly Ballroom. I love science fiction. My hobbies are designing and sewing clothes and costumes. I learned to crochet this summer. I love teaching, history, my husband, my friends and spaghetti. My favorite city is Paris and I speak some French. 3. Related Words- Write words that relate to you here (think of these as Blog tags for you!) Fashion, Costume, Steampunk, Tea, Neil Stephenson, Charlaine Harris, Yarn, Red, Orange, Belly Dance, Ballroom Dance, Drawing, RPGs, Dr. Horribles Sing A Long Blog, Firefly, Joss Whedon, SCA, Renaissance Faire, Dickens Faire, Abney Park, Abigail Washburn, UC Davis, Sac State, UCLA 4. My Definition- How would you define yourself? Write that here. I am a Type A personality with lots of energy and very high expectations for myself and others. I love teaching. I am very creative and enjoy the company of others. Its good I talk for a living because I never stop talking. 5. Graphic- Draw a picture or symbol that represents you. I made that costume and I like this picture because it makes me look care free and sweet.

5 Quick! Name three things about me from my Personal Definition!

6 Share Out… Now that you have a personal definition, pair up with someone in a seat near you and tell them about yourself. Make sure you start with your name! When you are listening to your partner, jot down their name and 2 or 3 things about them. Share out with the room….

7 Clock Partner Sign Ups Get a clock paper from the front of the room and get 12 people to sign it. These people will be partners with you for different activities during class.

8 August 19 As you come in, please find your desk from yesterday. When you arrive at your desk write down the homework for this class (above and on the Whiteboard). Then, take out a piece of paper and answer these questions: 1.What rules make you comfortable in a classroom? 2.What is the most inappropriate thing you have ever seen or heard about happening in a classroom? Please do not talk at this time. HW: Bring all Your materials, especially your Notebook on Friday Personal Letter by due Friday Please include: Your interests, hobbies, any important information I need to know about you (allergies, medical conditions, eyesight, etc…), learning style (if you know it), and things you are good at as well as things you are terrible at! to:

9 Nothing: Rude Crude Lewd Nude Mrs. Caramagnos Rules

10 Rude- Being mean or showing disrespect Name some behaviors that are Rude:

11 Crude- Having to do with bodily functions Name some behaviors that are Crude:

12 Lewd- Having to do with reproduction Name some behaviors that are Lewd:

13 Nude- Being without clothes Explain:

14 Classroom Scavenger Hunt Please find the following in this classroom Pencil sharpener Extra lined paper 5 computers Homework board Rules Boxed art supplies Extra pens and pencils Garbage cans Recycling bin Phone Emergency supplies bin Scissors Glue Kleenex Printer Turn in Box Paper return boxes No name paper box Dictionaries Class rules ESLERs Below the Surface Tree Stapler Hole punch Tape Paper clips Clock Text Books Cell phone box Microwave

15 August 20/21 As you come in, please find your desk from yesterday. When you arrive at your desk please begin the vocabulary pre test. Do the best you can on this test. We are gathering data about what you already know. The better you do, the less we will have to cover this year. Test and scantron are on the front table Please do not talk at this time. HW: Bring all Your materials, especially your Notebook on Friday personal letter due Friday

16 If you finish early, take out a piece of paper and write an ANONYMOUS question or questions for me. What do you want to know? Do not put your name on this paper.

17 What Animal are you? If you had to pick an animal to represent you, what would it be? (if you have done this already, get it out, or get it from the class box by the door) Based on the list we have generated, what categories would serve us best? When else is it helpful to put things in Categories? Why should we practice this skill? What have we learned with this activity? Put these up on the board- Have an animal? Use white board markers to put it on the whiteboard. Now put these animals in Categories.

18 Learning Styles Quiz Take these two quizzes to see what kind of learning style you have. Please record your answers on a separate piece of paper. These are a class set. Find out what your score is. Do you have the most answers in A- Visual? B- Auditory or C- Kinesthetic. Put your name on the small white card and put your card on the wall near the learning style that matches you!

19 Learning Styles Quiz- Scoring Quiz 1- Add up the number of Vs, As and Ks you have according to your answers. The category with the highest number is your learning style! Quiz 2- Add up the number of As, Bs and Cs you have according to your answers. The category with the highest number is your learning style!

20 Now share what you have learned about yourself… Get a small card Write your name on it Use the stapler to tack it to the back wall near your period and learning style. This way you can find out who learns the same way you do and who can help you with things you dont do well!

21 Answer Anonymous Questions And Exit Cards: On a scrap of paper, list the 4 class rules and give a specific example of what NOT to do in this class for each one.

22 August 22 As you come in, please find your desk from last time and write down your Homework. Then, please fill out your 3X5 card like this: Please do not talk at this time. Desk Number: Full Name:Name you want to be called: Homework:Participation: CollectedMissing/Inc.GoodPoor Contact with Parents: HW: Quiz on the CIS on Monday. No Notes allowed.

23 Class Information Sheet Read over the Course Information Sheet for this class. Pay close attention to the sections labeled: Daily Assignments, Late Work/Make Up Work and Help. In pairs, looking at the three sections named above, underline those parts of the CIS that will help you be the most successful in this class. In other words….What do you need to know from those sections to be successful in this class? Sign your CIS when you are done. Share Out

24 Homework Policy Homework is given to prepare you for the next days lesson and to review what we have learned in class. You will use your homework on pop quizzes at the start of class or on in class activities. You will use homework to prepare for unit tests and writing assignments.

25 How Homework is Graded… Checked Off:Complete or Missing/Incomplete Collected from a random selection of students to grade carefully with comments (repeat until all students have had a chance to submit work) Collected from everyone on due date Collected with daily notes at the end of a unit in a unit packet

26 Notebook Set Up You may use a spiral notebook or a binder Index- Continued 3A Index Page TitlePg. # Title Page 1A Index 2A – 3B CIS4A 2A Name Period Subject 1A 1B2B3B CIS 4A 4B Pages are numbered 1 A,B; 2 A,B and so on…. Name, Period and Subject Page 1A: Index Page 2A – 3B: CIS Page 4A: Clock PartnersPage 5A Write neatly and be careful about labeling pages.


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