2 Class RulesRules need to be followed to create a safe learning environment.Following the rules will result in every student learning as much as possible while having fun.Rules, when broken, will hinder learning and result in consequences.
3 Rules Be seated and working when the bell rings. Treat each person with respect and dignity.Bring all required books and materials with you and take them with you when you leave.Follow all directions.Follow all rules and guidelines in the student agenda book.The bell does not dismiss the class, the teacher does.
4 ConsequencesConsequences occur when the rules are broken. If you do not like the consequences, don’t break the rules!1st Offense: Verbal Warning2nd Offense: Written Warning3rd Offense: Contact Home4th Offense: DetentionSeverity Clause: If your behavior is extreme, the consequence will be extreme.
5 ProceduresProcedures are necessary to create a positive learning environment.Procedures are the way we do things to ensure maximum time on task.Procedures enable us to learn as much as possible and enjoy our time in class together.
6 Stop talking immediately Intercom ProcedureFreeze and LISTEN!Stop talking immediatelyStop moving around
7 ENTERING THE CLASSROOM Walk quietly to your seat and sit.Take out your materials: notebook, textbook, homework, and pencil/pen.Head your notebook page properly.Copy the objective for the day and begin your Do Now in your notebook.
8 Notebook Start each day on a new page. Be sure to put a date on each page.Label everything.Record all notes and vocabulary.Always write page numbers and number all questions/problems.Write responses in complete sentences!NO WORK = NO CREDITCopy examples while taking notes.
9 ASKING QUESTIONS Questions are a very important tool when learning! Raise your hand to ask a question and wait to be called on before asking your question.Do NOT be embarrassed to ask a question, someone else in class is probably thinking the same thing you are.Ask questions as soon as you are confused; someone else is probably just as confused!
10 HomeworkYou must have two homework buddies that you can always contact: phone, , Facebook, twitter, etc.All assignments will be posted online on our class page.No make-up homework will be available for students who are present in class the day it is assigned and the day it is due.
11 REVIEWING HOMEWORKI will check that the homework is complete, if it is you receive the total points it’s worth, if it’s not you receive a 0.All homework assignments will be reviewed in class so that you can see how well you are doing!When reviewing homework:Have your textbook open to the correct page and your notebook with the answers open or have completed worksheet on your desk.Correct your answers: put a check or copy the correct way to solve the problem.If you have difficulty with the homework, please see me for help!
12 Tardy WITH A PASS: WITHOUT A PASS: If you arrive to class tardy with a pass, quietly hand it to me and join in the class activity.WITHOUT A PASS:If you arrive late to class without a pass, quietly go to your seat and join in the class activity.You will receive a 15-minute detention.If you are tardy to my class twice in one week, you will receive a 30-minute detention.
13 Lockers Before School Before or After Lunch After School Please do not ask to visit your locker during class.If you forgot something, borrow from a friend.
14 AbsencesIt is your responsibility to show me any work that was due the day you were absent.You have 2 days for every 1 day you are absent to make up the missed work.All handouts/worksheets will be available to you upon your return.Once the work is made up, it is your responsibility to show me it so that I can give you credit.
15 Our Classroom The classroom is a place for ALL of us to learn. If we want a clean classroom, then we must keep it that way.Clean up after yourself!Throw away all garbage!The supplies we have must last us all year.Be careful while using the supplies.Return supplies in the same condition you receive them.Please remember not to take them with you.Once the supplies are gone, we can no longer complete engaging activities that involve them.
16 SHARPENING YOUR PENCIL Before classAs soon as you enter the classroom, you may use the sharpener on the way to your seat. Remember: you must be seated when the bell rings!During group workYou may go directly to the sharpener and directly back to your seat without disturbing others.Never more than once a day.
17 Supplies1. Two pens (black or blue and any other color for revising and editing purposes), a pencil, and a highlighter.2. A three ring binder (1/2") with filler paper.3. A folder.4. Please bring all of your materials to class every day.
18 GRADINGGrades are calculated as a percentage of total points for the marking period. There is no extra credit work and a no tolerance policy for plagiarism.
19 STAR STUDENT A star student: Completes all assignments Participates in classFollows all rulesIs kind and helpful