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First Day of Class Introduction



This is the PowerPoint I used with my French I classes this semester to establish a classroom routine.

This is the PowerPoint I used with my French I classes this semester to establish a classroom routine.



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First Day of Class Introduction First Day of Class Introduction Document Transcript

  • Bienvenue au français I !
    • Le Premier Exercice
    • Use the name tags on the desk and the poster on the board to find your seat.
    • Write your name in the name plate of the textbook on your desk.
    • Begin to fill out the Essential Information card and the Student Information sheet.
  • Qui est le prof ?
  • Syllabus Review
    • What do you do in French 1?
    • How will you be graded?
  • Guideline #1 Be in your assigned seat and working on Le Premier Exercice when the bell rings. Guideline #2 Bring your textbook and all necessary materials to class and take them with you when you leave. Classroom Guidelines
  • Necessary Materials
    • Discovering French Bleu textbook
    • A writing utensil, preferably a blue or black pen
    • A 1.5 or 2 inch three-ring binder.
    • Notebook dividers.
    • A pack of 3” x 5” index cards (can be left at home).
  • Guideline #4 Guideline #3 Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity. Follow directions the first time they are given.
  • Guideline # 5 Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in Brighton High School handbook.
  • Benefits of Procedures
    • Verbal Acknowledgement
    •   A stress-free learning environment
    •   A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
  • Not following guidelines will result in…
    • 1 st
      • Verbal Warning
    • 2 nd
      • Guideline Infraction Notice and Documentation
    • 3rd
      • Action Plan , Parental Contact, and 30 minute after school detention ( Fridays Only!!)
    • 4 th
      • Disciplinary Referral
  • Guideline Infraction Notice
    • Read it
    • Sign it
    • Keep it until the end
    • of class
  • Sample Guideline Infraction Notice
  • When you are late
    • Enter quietly
    • Excused : Place pass in your class’s folder in the attendance binder.
    • Unexcused : Sign detention
    • list in the attendance binder.
    • Have a seat and take out
    • your materials.
  • Paper Heading
    • IF there is not pre-assigned space to put your name, follow the following guidelines:
    • Write or type your name in the upper left-hand corner of the paper, with the date and your block.
  • Turning in Assignments
    • Homework
    • Except when otherwise noted, all homework for the week is due the following Monday at the beginning of class.
    • Place your name on the assignments and put it in the appropriate box.
    • If you are missing an assignment or receive a failing grade, you may resubmit the assignment the following week for partial credit.
  • Student Responsibility Form Th is is for students who do not have the assigned homework
    • Fill it out
    • Sign and date it
    • Turn it in with the homework
    • papers
    • You need to complete a form for each assignment that is missing.
  • Sample Responsibility Form
  • Turning in Assignments
    • Classwork
    • Place the assignments in a pile on the upper right hand corner of the desk until we are ready to turn them in.
    • When asked, pass the stack of assignments to the table to your right.
    • Once all of the assignments are as far to the right as they can go, pass them forward.
  • Turning in Assignments
    • Projects and Presentations
    • Written projects follow the homework policy. If you want to email them to me, I must receive it by 7:30 AM on the day it is due.
    • Oral Presentations are due on the assignment date.
    • If you are absent, you will not receive a grade on the assignment unless the absence is excused.
  • Turning in Assignments
    • Tests and Quizzes
    • Once you have finished, turn your paper face down and wait for others to finish.
    • When time is up, place your papers still face down on the corner of the desk.
    • Pass them forward following the classwork procedure.
  • I have finished. I can…
    • Start working on my French homework.
    • Finish a some missing assignments.
    • Review my flashcards.
    • Work on your portfolio.
    • Organize your binder.
    • Complete a review activity.
    • Read a book.
  • When you return from being absent,
    • Go to the Daily Assignments Binder.
    • This binder will be up to date for the previous school week.
    • Look at L’Emploi du Temps.
    • Retrieve any handouts or copy the directions of any assignments.
    • If there is a test or quiz, make an appointment to do make-up.
  • 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.
  • 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
    • Beginning of class or during independent work time
    • - Unless you need supplies from the resource table or need to turn in your homework, please stay in your seat.
    • During a mini-lesson or class discussion.
    • - Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency.
  • Class Dismissal
    • The teacher dismisses you,
    • not the bell.
    • Do not start packing up
    • prior to the bell.
    • Wait until the teacher
    • finishes and officially
    • dismisses you with:
    • “ Bonne journée ! A demain ! ”
  • “ Special” Procedures These will be introduced on an “as needed” basis
    • Library/Media Center
    • Special guests
    • Progress Reports
    • Working Cooperatively
    • Fire Drill
    • Intercom Announcements
    • Assemblies
    • Substitute Teacher
  • Remember… I truly believe in your potential and I want you to believe in it too! Let’s have an amazing semester ! - M. Hightower-Mills