Take notes if you need, but need to learn faces by Friday, Aug 22 for the test!
ATTENDANCE COUNTS!! You will have the opportunity to earn BONUS POINTS by having good attendance! PERFECT ATTENDANCE (ZERO tardies, ZERO absences – excused or unexcused) will earn DOUBLE the BONUS POINTS!! Exactly how to earn these BONUS POINTS will be explained later when we go over the Course Handbook.)
CLASSROOM SUPPLIES 1. 3 3-ring binder ** you may select any color ** the binder MUST have clear windows(for inserts) on the front, back & spine 2. 5 section index tabs/dividers 3. 3-hole lined notebook paper 4. Pencil Pouch 5. 2 Black or blue ink pens 6. 2 Pencils or mechanical pencils – both with erasers 7. 2 highlighters (not magic markers) of different colors – you may select any colors
NOTEBOOKS/SUPPLIES STEP #1 – Due Monday, August 18 th Step #2 – DUE, Monday, August 25 th
CLASSROOM RULES #1. POSITIVE ATMOSPHERE o Too much negative stuff outside the classroom door o This is a safe place o We will grow very close o Accept people for who they are – it takes all kinds to make the world go round o Try new things – not a threat, but FUN! o Expand our horizons, stretch your comfort zone – GROW!! o Mutual Respect for all
Classroom Rules (cont.) #2. NO FOOD #3. NO DRINKS #4. NO ELECTRONICS #5. CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF (neither your mother nor your personal maid works here!)
Classroom Rules (cont.) #6. THIS IS MY WORK SPACE. Respect it as my space, just like you want your family to respect your room at home. Dont go digging through things you have no business looking at or helping yourself to. #7. BRING YOUR NOTEBOOK & SUPPLIES TO CLASS EVERY SINGLE DAY!! This will also include your semester reading book (more on this later….).