Classroom Rules 1. Respect Yourself i.e. a. Turn in your homework b. Pay attention during class c. Be ready to learn d. Honest/Integrity e. Responsible 2. Respect Others i.e. a. Listen to others when they speak b. No phones during class (this is like your job!) c. Act and speak appropriately d. Trust 3. Respect the Environment i.e. a. No food or drink (except water or medical purposes) b. Clean up after yourself c. No vandalizing, throwing, or stealing Possible Negative Consequences 1. Warning 2. 1 on 1 conference (removed from class) 3. 15 minute detention and parent contacted 4. 30 minute detention, parent contacted, and written letter of apology of offense 5. Administration Referral, parent contacted, detention, and letter Depending on offense, consequence can start at any level Possible Positive Consequences 1. Praise 2. Extra Credit 3. Parents contacted with positive feedback 4. Self-gratification (See Rule 1) 5. Respect First & Last Name Due Date Class Period Assignment page(s) and problem numbers___________________________________ 1. 3x – 4 = 5 +4 +4 3x = 9 3 3 x=3 Must show your work!! Otherwise I’ll assume you copied. 1. Write down problem a. Word problems write out entire question 2. Show all work 3. Circle answer Classroom Procedures Entering the Classroom Must have a fully charged Lenovo and all necessary materials before entering Enter maturely and quickly find your seat Pick up any necessary papers/plickers by the door Place homework on desk Begin Daily Warm-Up immediately Must be past the threshold of the door to avoid being marked tardy During Class Raise your hand Listen before responding (See Rule 2) Participate! (See Rule 1) o We are here to learn o Knowledge is power o Come in before or after school for help!!! Or by appointment. When finished with activity o Work on Homework o Work on Other Homework o Read o Ask for Brain Teaser/ Logic Puzzle o Wait quietly In Groups o Contribute o Listen attentively o Respond and Comment Moving around room o Raise pencil if needing sharpened o Raise plug on charger if needing charged Cellphones o If I see it = Cellphone Prison o May be used during class for educational purposes with my permission. Lenovo o Fully charged every single day o Used for classroom purposes only Leaving Class Ask for permission (Must be relevant) i.e. paper cut ≠ nurse vomiting = get up and run! Fire drill o Calmly, quietly, and orderly leave the classroom and head to designated area on soccer fields Bathroom o 1 person at a time o Must have the pass with you at all times o Hand in 1 of 4 passes you have per quarter Turn in extra passes at the end for bonus points Enter extra passes into raffle for prize Dismissal at the end of class. I dismiss you, not the bell. (3 requirements) o In your seat o Quiet o Clean Schedule Weekly schedule will be posted on whiteboard and online every week Daily agenda will also be posted online at the end of every day Daily (subject to vary) o Daily Warm-Up o Review homework o Lesson/Notes/Activity o Examples/ Homework in class Progress Reports After every test, I will provide a progress report Those who are receiving a D or below will need to get it signed by parents and returned to me We will have a short conference on how to get your grade improved. I am here to help you succeed! If signed progress report not returned within one week, parents will be called and verbally informed of grade Grades will be updated weekly and posted in class by student ID Turning in Work Proper heading (see next page) o First & Last name (no name is trashed) o Date due o Class period Before you come to class, otherwise marked late If you don’t have homework o Turn-in Yellow Missing Homework Sheet o Must be completed to take chapter test Have assignment at the edge of your desk ready to be checked at the beginning of each class You will have 2 days to do homework. DON’T FALL BEHIND. Tardy or Absent Tardy = Your entire body is not pass the threshold of the door i.e. one foot is still in the hallway. (See Student Handbook for tardy policy) o Sign sheet next to door with reason for tardy o You will forfeit one of your Bathroom Passes o Sit quietly in your seat and begin Daily Warm-Up Absent o All work and daily agenda will be posted online in Canvas o Unexcused absence – No extra days to complete assignments. i.e. Unexcused absence on Monday: Monday’s assignment due Tuesday before class o Excused absence – 1 day absent = 1 extra day to complete assignment i.e. Excused absence Monday: Monday’s assignment due Wednesday before class o Do not ask me if you missed anything or if it was important. I’ll answer it now: Yes you did and yes it was important. Look online Look in class on calendar Ask a friend Need help? Come in before or after school or by appointment. Visitors or Substitutes See Rule 2 Don’t speak to visitors unless spoken to Substitutes: Pretend it’s me. You know the routine. Rewards and Consequences will be administered accordingly.