Guideline #1 Treat each person in this room with dignity & respect.
Guideline #2 Be in your assigned seat & working on the assigned “Boot-Up” work when the tardy bell rings.
Boot-Up 8.9.13 / 3 min. WELCOME TO GE METRY Evaluate the expression below. Show all work. 2 (3[5 + 2]-1) Objective: SWBAT explain & model classroom policies & procedures.
Guideline #3 Bring all required books & materials to class every day & take them with you when you leave.
Daily Required Materals: - 2 Pencils - 3 Notebooks: Classwork, Homework, Learning Log - 1 Folder: Toolkit - Textbook - Other materials as needed. Guideline #3 (Cont’d)
Guideline #4 Follow directions the first time they are given.
Guideline #5 Follow all procedures & policies as set forth in the DeSoto County School District as written in the school handbook.
Special Guideline This classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. Everyone is responsible for his/her own actions & is expected to work. No one wants to hear whining or excuses daily!
FollowingGuidelines will result in . . • Verbal acknowledgement. • A stress-free learning environment. • A pleasant & orderly classroom atmosphere.
Not Following Guidelines will result in . . . • 1st • Warning & documentation • 2nd • Action Plan, • Parental Contact, & • 30 minute after-school detention Fridays Only!! • 3rd • Disciplinary Referral
Guideline Infraction Notice • Read it • Sign it • Keep it until the end of class
Geometry Class Action Plan • What’s the problem? 2. What’s causing the problem? (Please list the factors) 3. What plan will you use to solve the problem? ________________ Date _______________________ ______________________ Student’s Signature Parent/Guardian Signature
Severity Clause Any student who: • Uses Profanity - Fights • Damages school property (this includes the property of the teacher and other students), or is • Disrespectful (as defined by the teacher) • will be sent to the office IMMEDIATELY.
Entering the Room • Please enter quietly. • Go directly to your assigned seat. • Take out your materials. • Place your backpack neatly in the designated area. • Begin Boot-Up assignment.
If you are tardy . . . • Enter quietly, without calling attention to yourself or disturbing others. • Excused: Place excuse slip in the designated area. • Unexcused: Sign detention list on top of file cabinet. • Take your seat, take out your materials, start working.
Getting Your Attention(Normal Circumstances) I will . . . • Raise my hand. • Wait for everyone to “Mirror Me” & get quiet. (Wait will last no longer than countdown of 5.) • Begin speaking.
Getting Your Attention(Immediate Circumstances) I will . . . • Ask you to “clap 1x if you can hear me.” • Ask you to “clap 2x if you can hear me.” • Begin speaking.
Paper Heading • MLA Format • plus unique number • Place on allGeometry assignments
MLA Paper Heading Your unique # U-34 Jane Smith Mr. Mahlmann Geometry; 3rd Block 9 August 2013 To be put on all Geometry assignments.
Student Responsibility Card Karla Henson – Liberty Middle School
Student Responsibility CardThis is for students who do not have the assigned homework. • Fill it out. • Sign and date it. • Turn it in with the homework papers.
Date: _____________________________ Printed Name:_______________________ Class Section:_______________________ You’ve been Pink-Slipped! Completing your homework or assignment is your responsibility as a student. Missing Assignment: ____________________________________________ I do not have my homework today because: _____ I did the assigned homework, but I did not bring it to class. _____ I chose not to do my homework. _____ I forgot to do my homework. _____ I did not have the appropriate materials at home. _____ Other—please explain below. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Signature _______________________________________ Grindl Weldon – Locust Fork High School
Finish Classwork Early “What do I do next?”
Activities You may work on: Any unfinished Geometry assignments. Review & Preview Skills Sheets in preparation for this evening’s Homework. This evening’s Homework.
After an Excused Absence • Go to the assignment folder. • Retrieve any handouts. • Sign the folder. • Make-up work for unexcused absences is not available.
Scheduled Check Out • Please let me know as you enter the classroom. • I will be at the door. • Quietly raise your hand to get my attention. • Pack your materials and leave at the scheduled time. • If it is an emergency, quickly get my attention and I will assist you.
Turning in Papers • Place your team’s papers in 1 stack on the corner of the aisleway desk. • A designated classmate or I will come by & collect all stacks.
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.
Moving Around the Room • You must ask for Teacher’s permission. • Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency.
Class Dismissal • The teacher dismisses you, not the bell. • Please wait until teacher gives you the signal prior to packing up. • Wait until the teacher finishes & officially dismisses you with: “Have a greatday!”
“Special” ProceduresThese will be introduced on an “as needed” basis. • Library/Media Center • Distance Learning Lab • Video Conferences • Special guests • Progress Reports • Working Cooperatively • Fire Drill • Intercom Announcements • Assemblies • Substitute Teacher
“I truly believe in your potential and I know that you have the ability to succeed! Have an awesome year!”– Mr. Mahlmann
Page 192 is REALLY true!!! “The only way to have responsible students is to have procedures and routines for which the students can feel responsible.”
Real Student Comments • They were very new to me. I liked them because it seemed like there was order to the class. –Amber • No mater how much you deny it, they are a necessity. They establish and maintain order in the classroom.
Real Student Comments • I liked them! They kept kids like me in line and moving in the right direction. –Spencer