Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Avants and Mrs. Ankenbruck"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mrs. Avants and Mrs. Ankenbruck Welcome to th GradeMrs. Avants and Mrs. AnkenbruckPlease put on your name tag and begin working on the 4th grade packet on your desk.
2 ClassroomFamilyDo a few team building activities then go over this
3 Respect This is your family away from home We WILL respect each other Give me examples of how we can respect each other …Making fun of others will NOT be toleratedApologizing / “Man Up”
4 There’s no I in teamwork, only a W for we! Everyone has a partRespecting others opinionWork togetherActive listeningMight not always agree, but can talk about it nicelyTrust your team mates
5 Kind Words Feeling good about yourself Ways to make others feel good ComplimentsSmilePraiseUsing mannerPlease, excuse me, thank you, and your welcome
6 Why we have rules and procedures … Keep us safeSave timeMaking sure learning is happenFeel comfortableStop interruptionsLEARNING
7 Class Rules 1. Respect yourself, classmates, and teachers. 2. Follow directions immediately.3. Keep hands, feet, and objectsto yourself.4. Work during all work times.5. Arrive with all your materials.
8 Conduct and Work Habits Clipboard If you break a rule, you will be given 1 warning. After the first warning, you will receive a mark1 mark = 2 minutes off recessAll marks will be written in planner at the end of day and will be checked for a parent signature the next day.No marks at end of day the class manager will put a smiley face/stamp/sticker in your planner.After 2 weeks, if you have a 100 in conduct and work habits, you can earn a Gold Card
10 Gold Cards Earning a Gold Card Losing a Gold Card You must have a 100 (no marks) in Conduct and Work Habits for 2 weeksLosing a Gold CardExample: If you receive a mark, I will have to clip a corner off of your Gold Card. When all corners are clipped, you will lose your Gold Card and will have to try to earn one again.
11 Gold Cards Benefits of having a Gold Card You get to choose 3 coupons from the coupon book as soon as you earn your cardFirst in lineFirst to leave at dismissalNo penalty for taking extra restroom breaks or getting drinks of water from the water fountain during independent work timeOpportunity to be a class managerHelp with taking out the recycling
12 Other FABULOUS Rewards Knowledge gainedDolphin PatrolSafari Leader AwardTeachers’ trustFriday Free TimeStudents with a 90 or higher in Conduct and Work Habits at the end of the week will be able to go to the treasure box.We can talk more about this …
14 Morning Work begins at 7:45 a.m. Get to School on Time!If it is after 8 a.m.,YOU are late!Morning Work begins at 7:45 a.m.
15 Eating BreakfastIf you are going to eat breakfast at school, you must eat BEFORE you come to class.You may NOT talk to your friends in the hall and then ask to go eat.– Drop off your back pack and go straight to the cafeteria!They might be doing something with breakfast times so I’ll wait to update this until the change is final
17 Voice Levels 0 – Silent, no talking at all 1 – Whisper that can be heard by immediate neighbors only2 – Quiet speaking voice that can heard in a small group3 – Regular, classroom discussion voice4 – Presentation voice, speaking to a group5 – Recess/outside voice
18 Before the 8:00am Bell 1. Unpack your backpack and place it on your hook. (This will be theONLY time you may go into your backpack)2. Open your planner to the correct date and place it on the corner of your desk3. Trade out pencils for a sharp one4. Get water5. Go to the restroom6. Start your morning work.
19 After 8:00a.m. Listen to announcements! Stop whatever you are doingVoice Level 0Stand and listen respectfully during pledges and moment of silenceWhen pledges are over, sit downWhen announcements are over, continue with morning workShow any notes in your agenda/planner to mePut anything you need to give to me from home in the Drop BoxWorking on morning workGet coupons, if earnedMorning show might change to afternoon show …. Might have to update this one
20 Agendas/Planners Bring planner to school everyday Parent signature every nightRecord homeworkRecord daily activitiesTrack behaviorDaily parent communication
21 Classroom Signals - “ R ” for restroom - “ T ” for tissue “ 5 ” to ask the teacher a question or comment during direct instruction – The teacher may or may not call on you.- “ R ” for restroom- “ W ” for water- “ T ” for tissueMaybe make a poster for beginning of year***Instead of raising your hand and waiting for a teacher to call on you, you will use these hand signals so the teacher doesn’t have to stop teaching.- for pencil (raise your pencil in your hand)
22 Questions and Answers Raise your hand quietly I will only call on QUIET handsThink timeWhen someone is called on, put your hand down and actively listen to what is said
23 Restroom Procedures First, do your business Level 1 voice to communicate respect or ask for help, otherwise level 0Use soap and waterto wash your handsShare any restroomproblems with the restroommonitor or adultHelp keep our restrooms safe and clean
24 Restroom Procedures Use in the morning before 8:10AM Use hand signals to ask during classSign outWalk quietly to the restroomRemember to FLUSH when inthe restroomSign in when you returnQuickly and quietly return to your seat and continue working
25 Water Procedures Drink water in the morning before 8:10AM Use hand signals to ask during classWalk quietly to the water fountainOne person at a time-no lineDrink on a count of 5 secondsQuickly and quietly return to your seat and continue workingYou may have a water bottle. It must be kept on the floor beside your desk. You may refill it during restroom breaks. Gold cards may refill it during independent work time if needed.
26 PencilsThe class managers and the teacher are the only people to use the pencil sharpener.Trade out dull pencils for sharp pencils before 8:00 a.m.If your pencil breaks:Raise your pencil in the air and I will bring you a new one.Trade a pencil
27 Paper Notebook (lined) paper is on the shelf by the door. You may get paper as you need it. If it is during class, you need to ask permission.On every assignment, your heading should have:Name Date Number TitleHave poster up with example of heading for papers
28 Walking in Line Wait to line up until instructed to do so Number order – Gold Cards firstWalk quietly - Voice Level 0Arms at your sideStand directly behind the person in front of you – straight line!Stopping points
29 Lunch Line up in number order (first few days) Sit in your assigned seatVoice level 3Classroom Rules applyUse your mannersRespect the lunchroom staffClean-up your table area
30 Specials 1:00-1:50pm Line-up in number order Class rules will be followedMAKE ME PROUD!
31 What to do when your done with my class work??? Read a bookWork on word study assignmentsFAST Math (with teachers permission)Work on other assignmentsMOST IMPORTANTLY:Don’t disturb others!!!!I’m doneFinished!
32 Will go over these procedures throughout the week Classroom Library Guided Reading/Math Stations Independent /Group Work Mrs. Avants/Ankenbruck Direct TeachWill go over these procedures throughout the week
33 HomeworkReading every night for 30 minutes – complete reading log and turn in with a parent signature on Friday – Get those AR points!Complete the spelling spiral assignment for the nightStudy Vocabulary wordsMath homework daily – Occasionally you will have science, social studies and ELA/Writing homeworkRecord your homework assignments in your planner each dayIf homework is missing or incomplete, you will receive a work habits (-10) for each daily assignment incomplete
34 Absent … Now what?The class managers will complete a while you were out form and place it in the absent folder.It’s YOUR responsibility to check the folder and with the teacher if you were absent and/orhave any questions.You have 3 days for each day you were absent to make up the work
35 Visitors or Guests in the Classroom Sit quietlyContinue working as you normally wouldBe polite and respectfulIMPRESS THEM!!!HelloHolaBonjour
36 We Recycle Paper Notebook paper Computer paper News paper This might only be in the science room – I will have a whole recycling center – it covers a standard in science = )
37 Fire Drills Stop everything immediately Quietly line up Exit through the door and walk toward the playgroundStay with class at all timesWait until you are called back insideWalk quickly and quietly back to the classroomReturn to the classroom task
39 Clean your Area Clean your area EVERYDAY !!! Straighten the materials in your deskClear your deskClean the floor around your deskPut any materials you have away***Ask yourself – Does the room look as good as it did this morning???
40 BackpacksWith permission, get your backpack from your hook at the end of the dayReturn to your seatBegin packing your backpack with agenda/planner and homework folderWait to be dismissed
41 Leaving for the Day Adios Cheerio! Goodbye See you later! Walkers , After School Program, Car Riders – Walk to the end of the third grade hallway and sit in your designated line until you are dismissedBus riders – Find your bus number in the 3rd/4th grade hall. Sit quietly under your number and face forward until you are dismissedDaycare – Find your Daycare sign at the end of the 4th grade hall. Sit quietly under your sign and face forward until you are dismissedGoodbyeSee you later!Cheerio!Adios