Presentation on theme: "Welcome to English I WHRHS Room 113. Learning Goal: To develop and refine reading, writing, speaking, and thinking skills every day. Engage in intense."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Goal: To develop and refine reading, writing, speaking, and thinking skills every day. Engage in intense discussions about literature and writing Collaborate to solve problems Learn to write and speak clearly and argumentatively Write creatively (free writes) and read non-fiction material outside of pressures of high-stakes testing preparation Intensify knowledge of literary terms and vocabulary words ENGLISH I CURRICULUM
Guideline #1 Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave.
Materials 3-Ring Binder Pens Lined Paper Flash Drive
Guideline #2 Follow directions the time they are given.
Guideline #3 Treat each person in this room with and
Guideline #4 Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the WHRHS Student Handbook.
Following Guidelines will result in: Verbal acknowledgement A stress-free learning environment A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
Not Following Guidelines will result in: First offense Warning and documentation Second offense Action Plan, parental contact, and possible 30-minute after-school or lunch detention Third offense Disciplinary referral to the Main Office
Entering the room Please be seated in your assigned seat as the teacher begins talking (within 5 seconds after the tardy bell). Take out the materials you will need for the day. Begin the Streaks Starter assignment or listen to instructions from the teacher.
What Do I Do Next? Activities Work on unfinished English assignments Read a “choice” novel Review vocabulary words Start working on tonight's homework or other long-term assignments Receive a punctuation/grammar worksheet
Classroom Discussions PLEASE participate I want to hear what you have to say Make all questions and comments relevant to the current discussion If your question is off the topic, write it down and ask later
Class Dismissal Never gather by the door to wait for the end-of-period bell to ring. Do not start packing up prior to the bell – it’s disruptive. If desks are in the right places and materials have been returned, you may leave when the bell rings.
Procedures – Library/Media Center – Working Cooperatively – Fire Drill – Lockdown/Shelter in Place – Intercom Announcements – Assemblies – Substitute Teacher
The 9 TH GRADE ACADEMY encourages students to… …set goals! …work hard! …do their best! …exceed expectations!