Welcome to RELA! Let’s go over some basics / procedures so you can know what to expect and what I expect. (These notes are your 1st grade. Copy everything in yellow.)
What is RELA? In RELA, we strengthen some key reading / language arts concepts.
YOU can expect: • KNOWSYS • Reading multiple texts at a time
ENTERING THE ROOM • Enter 1 at a time • Enter quietly • Seated & get started
BACKPACKS / PURSES Put on the hooks Get anything you need out before class: leave them alone during class
TARDIES:To avoid confusion: • If the door is closed and you aren’t inside:: you are tardy. • Get a pass / note made on HAC
To avoid confusion: *There is no negotiating a tardy. *There is no discussion. *There is no excuse requested / required.
You will receive a pencil without an eraser from me. Give it back Note made in HAC
PARENT CONTACT • For good and bad • Notes are made in HAC
COMMUNICATION If you want my help, • Raise your hand If I want your attention • I’ll raise my hand
THE PLEDGE / ANNOUNCEMENTS • Stand for the pledge • Say the pledge • SILENCE during announcements
Interruptions / When someone Knocks • Keep working • Keep silent They can’t have you until they talk to me.
ROAR Copy daily - this is your notice / responsibility
MAKE UP WORK • Pick up from bookshelf near the door • Check the website
TUTORING • After school • Wednesdays, Thursday and Friday • Stay the entire period
MOVEMENT • Sharpen pencils / get notebooks before class • Check the schedule: you’re in here during this time You leave your area only if I give permission to move to another assigned area.
HUMBLE I.S.DLATE POLICY • 1day late, -20 • 2 days, -50 • 3 days, 0
EMERGENCIES • Remain calm & await instruction.
OTHER’S PROPERTY / SPACE • If it isn’t yours, don’t touch it. • Keep to your area.
No Fly Zones My room My desk My cabinets My dry erase boards My computer… My TV… • Stay in your lane • Your area is your seat
Your Area • Remain in assigned seat / area • Trash: throw away on your way out • NO ONE EXITS THEIR AREA BEFORE BEING DISMISSED
Don’t use them in class. Cell Phones
*Organize area *Seated to leave *Dismissed by rows
EXITING THE CLASS • Released by teacher • Areas must be neat • Books placed under desk • You will be dismissed by rows • You will get your backpack as you exit
If you want to see the counselor, coach, attendance office, principal, another teacher, find another time to do it.
No, No, No • Cell phones • Food / drink • Zzz *These aren’t happening, so don’t try it.
EVERYONE PARTICIPATES • Everyone reads • Everyone cooperates • Everyone contributes
Our class is set up to be as structured as possible. “Free time” is wonderful & on the weekends. If your work is completed early (which will occur rarely), you will visit the class library, select a book, read, & complete a summary or create stem questions.