RULE 1 – BE PUNCTUAL“Procrastination is the thief of time”– Edward Young ARRIVE ON TIME AND GET TO WORK IMMEDIATELY. TURN IN ALL WORK ON TIME HOMEWORK CLASSWORK PROJECTS WORKBOOKS PORTFOLIO
RULE 2 – BE RESPECTFUL“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me … All I ask is that you respect me as a human being” – Jackie Robinson1. Be courteous when you enter the room.2. Refrain from using profane or abusive language.3. Listen (don’t speak) while others are speaking.4. No chewing of gum; eating or drinking.5. Be quiet during Intercom announcements.6. Address teachers and peers with courtesy.7. No personal grooming in class.8. No cellular phones or other electronic devices are allowed.
RULE 3 – BE PREPARED“It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret”. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee COME WITH AN OPEN MIND, READY TO LEARN. BRING ALL MATERIALS TO CLASS DAILY. WEAR YOUR UNIFORM WITH PRIDE. PRACTICE AND PREP WELL FOR PRESENTATIONS.
RULE 4 – BE HONEST“Honesty is the best image” – Tom Wilson IF IT IS NOT YOURS, ASK OR LEAVE IT. CHEATING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. DO YOUR OWN WORK STUDY FOR TESTS/QUIZZES/EXAMS CARRY YOUR WEIGHT IN GROUPS BE CONSIDERATE
RULE 5 – BE SUCCESSFUL“To freely bloom - that is my definition of success”. Gerry Spence. WORK UNTIL THE BELL RINGS. FOLLOW THE AGENDA POSTED.
CLASSROOM PROCEDURESHELP THE CLASS TO RUN SMOOTHLY!
WHEN YOU ENTER1. GREET THE CLASS IN SPANISH.2. TAKE OUT NEEDED MATERIALS.3. PLACE YOUR BAG ON A SHELF IN THE CUPBOARD.4. COLLECT THE ASSIGNED TEXTBOOK.5. WRITE THE DATE & OBJECTIVES AS YOU SEE THEM.6. COMPLETE THE BELL RINGER.7. NOTE YOUR HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS.
WHEN TARDY …1. ENTER QUIETLY.2. TAKE OUT NEEDED MATERIALS.3. PLACE YOUR BAG ON A SHELF IN THE CUPBOARD.4. COLLECT THE ASSIGNED TEXTBOOK.5. WRITE YOUR NAME &TIME OF ARRIVAL IN THE TARDY LOG.6. AFTER AN EXCUSED ABSENCE, PUT EXCUSE IN THE BIN.7. WRITE THE DATE AND OBJECTIVES AS YOU SEE THEM.8. NOTE YOUR HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS.9. BEGIN WORKING FOLLOWING THE AGENDA.
WHEN COMPLETING TASKS…1. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS THE FIRST TIME.2. QUIETLY RAISE YOUR HAND FOR ASSISTANCE.3. WAIT TO BE ACKNOWLEDGED.4. WORK CAREFULLY, QUICKLY, AND QUIETLY.5. USE A LOW VOICE WHEN REQUIRED.
WHEN I NEED YOUR ATTENTION … A) RING THE JAPANESE BELL B) CLAP TWICE AND YOU ECHO
WHEN WORKING IN A GROUP …1. You must complete each group activity.2. Play your role in the group.3. You have the right to ask anyone else in your group for help.4. You have the duty to assist anyone who asks for help.5. Help other group members without doing their work for them.6. Everybody helps (this includes cleaning and packing).7. If no one in the group can help, decide a single group question to ask the teacher.
WHEN TURNING IN PAPERS …1. WRITE YOUR NAME ON THE TOP RIGHT.2. WRITE THE DATE IN SPANISH3. WRITE IN BLUE OR BLACK INK. • WORK COMPLETED IN PENCIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 4. PLACE IN THE APPROPRIATE BIN. • DROP IN ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ENTER. • DROP IN CLASSWORK WHEN YOU EXIT.
WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED …1. HELP SOMEONE WHO NEEDS IT.2. BEGIN YOUR HOMEWORK.3. REVIEW YOUR VOCABULARY/GRAMMAR.4. WRITE YOUR JOURNAL ENTRY.5. BEGIN CLOSING WINDOWS (Period 4 at 3:08).
WHEN THE BELL RINGS …“THE BELL IS A SIGNAL TO THE TEACHER”1. REMAIN SEATED.2. WAIT FOR INSTRUCTIONS.3. RETURN TEXTBOOKS.4. PACK YOUR BAGS QUIETLY.5. WAIT TO BE DISMISSED.
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY …1. DON’T PANIC.2. LISTEN TO INSTRUCTIONS QUIETLY.3. FIRE ALARM Line up quickly on the outside facing the staircase. Move as a group toward the big tree on the field. Stay with the group and look out for everyone.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY …4. LOCK DOWN/CODE RED Listen quickly and carefully. Remain quiet with windows and doors closed. Hit the light switch. Think about something pleasant or read.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY …5. IF SOMEONE FALLS ILL Don’t panic – there is no need to scream. Someone stay with the person. Someone take the Health Office Pass – get the nurse. Someone else call a teacher next door. Everyone else be responsible and help in whatever way you can inside the room.
IF THE TEACHER IS ABSENT …1. SOMEONE TAKE CHARGE Get the key from the Head of Department in 229A. Take attendance and leave it on my desk. Discuss the agenda.2. FOLLOW THE RULES AND PROCEDURES AND NO ONE WILL VISIT.3. STAY ON TASK4. SPEAK IN A LOW TONE5. STAY OFF THE CORRIDORS – grin and bear it. If someone has a genuine emergency give them the appropriate pass. Make a note of who had to leave and for what reason.6. DO NOT ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO COME IN.
IF THERE IS A SUBSTITUTE …1. FOLLOW THE RULES AND PROCEDURES.2. BE RESPECTFUL.3. DO YOUR WORK.4. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS EVEN IF YOU DON’T AGREE.5. WE WILL FIGURE IT OUT TOGETHER LATER!
REWARDS * Verbal acknowledgement* Stress free learning environment* Pleasant and secure atmosphere* Bragging rights as the best class at CAHS.* Maybe a special privilege
PENALTIES* 1st offense – warning and documentation* 2nd offense – contact parent/guardian* 3rd offense – disciplinary referral**Immediate referral to your grade principal for severe disruptions or use of electronics.**