Show up on time • Three free tardies are allowed. Each following tardy will be subtracted from your participation/behavior grade of 15% • You can be dropped after 5 absences. Please make an effort to make it to class. With all materials • You will need a calculator for this class. A TI-83, 84, or 89 would work fine • Don’t ask me for writing utensils. • Homework done. • Bring your book. Ready to learn • You made the decision to come to class, so get something done. • Why sit there, do nothing, then have to spend MORE time at home? • Good attitude and an open mind are helpful. Respect for teacher • • • • Teacher not friend Not talking while I am No phones period! Raising hand before speaking • Think about how you would like to be treated in your professional career. Respect for fellow students • You would not like to be interrupted, so please do not interrupt others. • Understand not everyone is as smart as you think you are. • Respect peoples differences. • Be willing to work with and help other students. There is more than one teacher in the room. Respect for classroom • I don’t go to your house and make a mess. • Please put desks back if you moved them and make sure nothing on the floor. • No food or drink please. Final things Please take care of all sharpening, social issues before the bell. Please do not line up at the door. It does not ring any quicker, no matter where you stand.