By definition a procedure is
An act or a manner of proceeding in any action
Particular course or mode of action.
A fixed, step-by-step sequence of activities or
course of action
Within a small classroom procedures limit
the amount of movement and chaos within
No confusion on what I expect from you and
you expect from me day in and day out.
If you would like to answer or ask a question
during a lecture or presentation please RAISE
your hand and you will be called on.
Talking out will NOT be permitted and constant
disruption will be dealt with according to the
Team Stallions discipline plan.
Asking and answering questions is strongly
Directions to all emergency procedures such as
Fire, Tornado, and Lock Down are located in the
front of the room near the door. These
procedures will practiced throughout the year.
During all emergency drills silence is expected
any talking or horse play will result in a
consequence. When we arrive outside please
stand quietly and wait for your name to be
called. When responding be loud and speak up.
While walking through the halls entering and
exiting the building we will always be in a
You will enter the classroom in a quite adult
You will turn in assignments, get your
materials organized and quickly sit in your
Get warm ups out and prepare for the CNN
We will be watching the CNN Student News
everyday in this class. The video will begin
at the start of class. You are expected to be
sitting in your seat and quiet when the video
Assignments will be centered around the CNN
Student News such as
Each day there will be a certain assignment
that will be completed at the beginning of
class. Some examples are
Word Wall Words
CNN Student News Journal Entrees
On Friday before your Word Wall Quiz you
will turn in one piece of paper with all 5
daily questions answered. This will make up
your warm up grade for the week
Every week there will be 5-10 new social
studies vocabulary words located on the
board when you walk into the room. You are
to look up these words are write down the
definition as your Monday warm up question.
Every Friday you will have a Word Wall Quiz.
These words will show up on the unit test as
well are daily Word Wall Quizzes.
The bell does not dismiss you. Students will
remain seated until I have given the class
permission to line up at the door.
Excessive talking will result in punishments and
sitting back down and trying again.
Pick up after yourself, do not leave a mess
around your desk
While in the hallway students are required to
remain on the right side of the hall in a straight
line. No talking or touching will be permitted
while in the hallway.
Any unnecessary talking will result in the entire
class returning to the room. This includes being
late for lunch and other assemblies
I don’t care what other students or teams are
doing you are required to follow my rules
Bathroom break procedures will be the same
for all team members. We will go over them
as a team. You will sit quietly while waiting
in the lobby.
If you have an emergency during class time
please raise your hand and I will handle the
At any time during the year if you feel you
are going to get sick or must get to the
restroom right away please do not wait for
Bringing materials to class
Please bring the following items to class
everyday unless I tell you other wise.
All assignments that are due
DO NOT SHOW UP TO MY CLASS WITHOUT
Each bell has a labeled folder in the back of
the room where you will drop all assignments
that are due on that day as soon as you enter
All collected class work including tests and
quizzes will also be placed within your
Any assignment that is not turned in at the
beginning or end of class is considered missing or
late and will not receive full credit.
Do not come to me when class begins and give
me some excuse about how/why you do not have
Students must be ready to begin working when
the bell rings. This includes pencils sharpened
and supplies out and organized.
If you need to sharpen your pencil during class
please wait for my permission before getting up.
Passing BACK assignments
I will personally hand back all graded
assignments face down at the end of the bell.
You will be quietly working on assignment or
packing up preparing to exit the classroom.
DO NOT DISCUSS YOUR GRADES WITH OTHER
STUDENTS! Grades are a personal matter and
discussion will not be tolerated!
If you have a question about your grade please
see me before or after school.
Test/Quiz taking procedures
All materials must be off your desk and placed
back in your book bag.
NO TALKING or I will assume you are cheating and
you will receive a zero!
When you have completed your assignment
quietly walk to the back of the room and place it
in your bell’s folder. Leave your pencil or pen at
your desk because no writing will be allowed
once you have gotten out of your seat.
If you have a question please raise your hand and
I will ether ask you to come to my desk or I will
come to yours.
Grading Break Down: I run a total points
system. Each 6 week grading term will have
6 Word Wall Quizzes (25 points each)
1 or 2 Tests (100 points a piece)
1 Project (100 points)
Random homework assignments (10-25 points)
Weekly Warm Ups (15 points each week)
During the school year we will have visitors
coming in and out of the room. When we do
have visitors nothing changes. I expect you
to follow all classroom rules.
Make sure you are polite and answer any
questions they may ask you.
Remember when visitors are in the room
there is an extra set of eyes watching all of
you. My advice to you…be on your best
If you are absent and miss class make sure
you report to me before or after school to
make up any assignments you may have
missed. I am not going to go looking for you,
I expect you to make up all missed work.
All make up work/extra copies will be in a
bin located in the room.
If for some reason I am not here. THE RULES
DO NOT CHANGE. The rest of team will be
checking on you during the day. I expect all
you to follow the procedures and complete
the assignment given to you.
We will be doing group work often in this class.
Group work is a privilege so it should be treated
When you are put into groups following
directions will be important. If we can not
follow the directions we will no longer do group
When assembling into your groups you will do so
in silence and will report to the location in which
your group is located.
1.Stand up next to our desk
2.Walk quietly to your assigned group
4.Look at the stop watch 2 minute and lights off
means stop working completely
Please become familiar with the layout of
the classroom. There are many helpful
posters and diagrams on the walls.
I will do my best to update our calendar daily so that
you will have a constant reminder. Copy these dates
into your agenda Items to look for on our calendar
Homework/project due dates
Please review classroom rule #1. Respect
everyone and everything in the room.
My desk should not have students around it
My computer and projector should not be
Students who have been sent out of other
classrooms should not be spoken to.
I trust that we will not have an issue with
respect! The fastest way to upset me is by
not following rule #1!
As students at Moore Traditional you are
expect to follow all school rules and
While in my classroom you will listen to my
rules and directions. I am not asking you…I
am telling you. Rules and guidelines have
been created to make sure that a safe and
friendly environment is created.
I expect you to trust me and do not be afraid
to come to me when you have problems.