Presentation on theme: "Welcome to 6 th Grade Science Class! 8/25 (A day) & 8/26 (B Day) Find your seat and begin working on your Name Tent quietly Directions for both activities."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to 6 th Grade Science Class! 8/25 (A day) & 8/26 (B Day) Find your seat and begin working on your Name Tent quietly Directions for both activities are on the board!
1. Finding Your Seat Block 1 Sit in birthday order Birthday closest to January 1 st sits in Seat 1 Birthdays in December sit closer to seat 28. The year you were born doesn't matter. Don't skip seats! You will have to constantly shift seats until everyone arrives 2. Name Tent Activity: see the board (directions/supplies)
1. Finding Your Seat: Block 2 and 3 Match your number to the desks numbers 2. Name tent activity Directions and supplies = read the board
Introductory Activity: Name Tents Fold your paper “Hot Dog” style In big letters, write your first and last name on one side Draw 3 pictures that represent you on the other side. Be creative, color it, make it yours!!! Feel free to use the supplies on your desk….just remember they belong to the class. Treat these items with respect please, thank you.
6 th Grade Science Syllabus Contract Take a minute to look over the syllabus We will read and discuss the syllabus together Special focus on Rules, Expectations, and Procedures.
Our 1 st CLASSROOM PROCEDURE PASSING PAPERS …. WE WILL PASS PAPERS LEFT to RIGHT or RIGHT TO LEFT QUESTIONS???? Let’s Practice
6 th Grade Science Syllabus Contract We will read and discuss the syllabus together Special focus on Rules, Expectations, and Procedures.
Classroom Rule 1 Stay in your seat at all times Why is this important?
Classroom Rule 2 Raise your hand to speak Why is this important?
Classroom Rule 3 Follow directions the first time they are given Why is this important?
Classroom Rule 4 Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself Why is this important?
Classroom Rule 5 No inappropriate language Why is this important?
Questions???? Does anyone have any questions about our 5 classroom rules?
Classroom Behavior Expectations Be respectful Be productive Be prepared Be prompt Be open minded Be your best
Discipline Consequences 1 st offense = verbal warning, name on board 2 nd offense = check mark by your name 3 rd offense = move to an isolated seat for the remainder of class to complete the ‘fix-it’ essay and parent phone call home 4 th offense = lunch detention plus a 2 nd parent phone call home 5 th offense = disciplinary referral written, administration notified, 3 rd parent phone call home
Classroom Procedure 1 Entering the Classroom Students will line up in the hallway, against the lockers, and then wait to be invited in by the teacher
Classroom Procedure 2 Sharpening pencils Students will sharpen their pencils at the beginning of class before the final bell rings You must have a personal sharpener to use at your seat once class begins
Classroom Procedure 3 Find your assigned seats Go directly to your seat Begin the day’s warm - up Desks will always be numbered (please do not tear these off the desk) Seating assignments will change throughout the year also
Classroom Procedure 4 To get your attention, I will clap my hands: When you hear my claps, stop what you are doing Lay your materials down (pencil, handout, etc) Become silent Look at me And repeat my clap pattern Now I know you are ready for my instructions!
Classroom Procedure 5 Leaving the Classroom Check your desk and the floor = must be clean Gather all your belongings TEACHER dismisses the class, NOT THE BELL! You will be dismissed by rows according to the day of the week Monday’s Row……. you are dismissed!
Questions???? Does anyone have any questions about any of our classroom procedures?
Additional Classroom Procedures These are just a few of the basics…. As we spend more time in class together, I will explain and model new procedures each and every day Of course, we will have lots of opportunities to practice all of our procedures to ensure our classroom runs smoothly and efficiently!
Additional Classroom Procedures continued These will include such things as : Listening and responding to questions Participating in class discussions Indicating whether or not you understand Rotating stations Interactive notebooks
6 th Grade Science Syllabus Contract Homework Late work Procedures for absences Textbooks Supplies Grading scale % make up of your grade
6 th Grade Science Syllabus Contract Pages 4 – 5 TAKE HOME AND HAVE YOUR PARENTS OR GUARDIANS COMPLETE RETURN BY FRIDAY, AUGUST 29 TH THIS IS YOUR FIRST GRADE!!!
Skittles ActivitySkittles Activity – Yellow: What was one favorite memory from this summer? – Green: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? – Purple: If you could pick a different first name, what would it be? – Red: If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? – Orange: If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Your turn to ask the questions! Feel free to ask me any questions from our Skittles Activity Yellow – summer memory Green – weird food Purple – new name Red – forever food Orange – travel wish
SCHEDULES… TAKE OUT YOUR SCHEDULE FOLLOW ALONG AS WE GO OVER THE BELL SCHEDULE TOGETHER
Let’s Practice We are going to practice our classroom procedures now! 1. Entering the classroom 2. Sharpening pencils 3. Finding your seat 4. Getting your attention 5. Exiting the classroom
Homework…. Get to bed early tonight…. Come back to tomorrow with a positive attitude….. I enjoyed meeting you today. We are going to have a great year together in science!!!!