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  • 1. Back to the Drawing Board New Rules and Routines
  • 2. New Routines
    • 1. I am going to start checking for supplies once again
      • What:
        • I will come around and check to make sure each and every student is bringing their composition notebook and binder to class
      • WHY:
        • students are able to keep all papers safe and organized
        • Students will always have class notes as a resource for in class activities
        • Students get in the habit of being prepared: COLLEGE READINESS
  • 3.
    • 2. POP QUIZZES
      • WHAT:
        • every week or two
        • Short quiz. Can use your notes
      • WHY:
        • Check to see understanding before test
        • Encourage students to take notes during class
        • Raise test and quiz averages for your grade
  • 4.
    • 3. STAGGER EXIT SLIPS
      • WHAT:
        • exit slips will now be given first thing the following day after a lecture
      • WHY:
        • Encourages students to get in the habit of studying consistently instead of just before the test
        • Reviews as well as evaluates
        • Encourages students to take notes
        • Allows students to process information over time
  • 5. CLARIFICATION
    • YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING THE EXIT SLIP WHETHER YOU WERE HERE OR NOT
      • Why: it is YOUR responsibility to make up for lost class time. We will not reach our goal if students continue to miss content
        • How: emailing Ms. Cota
          • Looking up power points on the blog.
          • Coming in after school before the following class period.
  • 6. New Class Rules #1
    • All phones should be put away for the entirety of the class period
      • Why: they have proven to be a distraction to learning while in class (and you don’t even get service anyway)
  • 7. #2
    • Students will come prepared to each and every class period
      • Why: our class time is valuable and cannot be wasted by lack of preparation
  • 8. #3
    • Students will follow directions the first time they are given
      • Why: classes are designed to give students the most content in the best way. It is imperative that students follow directions in order for the class period to be successful.
  • 9. #4
    • Students will be respectful, considerate, and academically supportive of their peers.
      • Why: in order to effectively learn students need to feel safe. Group work needs to be effective in order for students to truly explore material and use class time efficiently.
  • 10. #5
    • Class points will be awarded calmly and efficiently
      • Any exclamations or challenges to a class point will result in a loss of point to that team.
  • 11. So to quickly review
    • Rule #1: all phones should be put away for the entirety of the class period
    • Rule #2: Students will come prepared to each and every class period
    • Rule #3: Students will follow directions the first time they are given
    • Rule #4: students will be respectful, considerate, and academically supportive of peers
    • Rule #5: Class points will be awarded calmly and efficiently
  • 12. Critical thinking
  • 13. Expectations: Transitions
    • Conversation : there should be minimal conversation. All conversation should be directed towards accomplishing the task and done at a level 1 noise level
    • Help : ask two peers before you ask me
    • Activity : you should be efficiently transitioning to the designated area with all required material in 30 seconds or less
    • Movement : quietly and calmly moving to a new location
    • Participation : I will know you are participating if you are in the new location with all required materials and are ready to listen to further instructions in 30 seconds or less.
  • 14. Do you remember the expectations for lectures?
  • 15. Expectations: Lectures
    • Conversation : all conversation should be directed to the class as a whole and pertain to the task at hand
    • Help : raise your hand if you have a comment or question
    • Activity : You should be sitting up straight, looking forward, contributing to the class discussion, taking notes when directed
    • Movement : Students should remain in their seats for the entirety of the lecture
    • Participation : I will know you are participating if you are sitting up, looking forward, engaging in the class discussion, following directions.
  • 16. CRITICAL THINKING
    • Critical thinking involves:
      • asking questions
      • defining a problem
      • examining evidence
      • analyzing assumptions and biases
      • avoiding emotional reasoning
      • avoiding oversimplification
      • considering other interpretations
      • tolerating ambiguity.
  • 17. Critical thinkERS
    • Critical thinkers are:
      • skeptical
      • open-minded
      • value fair-mindedness
      • respect evidence and reasoning
      • respect clarity and precision
      • look at different points of view
      • will change point of view when reason leads them to do so
  • 18. A GOOD CRITICAL RESPONSE REQUIRES
    • Argument: Is a statement or proposition with supporting evidence. Critical thinking involves identifying, evaluating, and constructing arguments.
    • Reasoning: The ability to infer a conclusion from one or multiple premises. requires examining logical relationships among statements or data.
    • Point of View: The way one views the world, which shapes one's construction of meaning.
  • 19. WHY DO THIS?!
    • EVENTUALLY YOU WILL BE YOUR OWN TEACHER
  • 20. STEPS TO CRITICAL THINKING
      • Write this down:
      • highlight what the question is asking
      • 2. Rewrite the question in your own words
      • 3. bullet point all terms or concepts that relate to the question
      • 4. organize ideas into an outline
      • 5. write the answer to the question from your outline
      • 6. RE-READ THE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION TO MAKE SURE IT MAKES SENSE.

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