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Explains policies and procedures for science classroom.

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    • Welcome, Students! Mr. SimerMr. Simer 66thth -8-8thth Science/HealthScience/Health
    • DAY 1
    • Mr. Simer’s Classroom RulesMr. Simer’s Classroom Rules • Assign Seats.Assign Seats. • Be in your assigned seat and ready to work whenBe in your assigned seat and ready to work when bell rings.bell rings. • Homework is due at beginning of class. No lateHomework is due at beginning of class. No late homework accepted. (may accept next day ½ credit)homework accepted. (may accept next day ½ credit) • Raise hands when asking a question.Raise hands when asking a question. • Follow all lab safety rules.Follow all lab safety rules. • Disrespect, back talking, inappropriate behaviors, orDisrespect, back talking, inappropriate behaviors, or language, and any other flagrant actions will belanguage, and any other flagrant actions will be referred to the Principal immediately!referred to the Principal immediately!
    • Mr. Simer’s Classroom RulesMr. Simer’s Classroom Rules ContinuedContinued • Cheating will not be tolerated. This includes, butCheating will not be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to, copying, plagarism, otheris not limited to, copying, plagarism, other students finishing your work, or receivingstudents finishing your work, or receiving answers from another individual.answers from another individual. • Any violation results in loss of points and referralAny violation results in loss of points and referral to the Principal.to the Principal. • Littering will not be tolerated to include throwingLittering will not be tolerated to include throwing paper, shooting baskets, trash on the floor, orpaper, shooting baskets, trash on the floor, or leaving papers on your desk.leaving papers on your desk. • When getting up, do not walk in front of the classWhen getting up, do not walk in front of the class while the teacher is teaching.while the teacher is teaching.
    • Mr. Simer’s Classroom RulesMr. Simer’s Classroom Rules ContinuedContinued • ConsequencesConsequences – 11stst offenseoffense verbal warningverbal warning – 22ndnd offenseoffense verbal warningverbal warning – 33rdrd offenseoffense behavior ticketbehavior ticket – Anyone repeatedly violating this will receive a warningAnyone repeatedly violating this will receive a warning then immediate referral!then immediate referral!
    • SeatingSeating • Seats are assigned.Seats are assigned. • Do not move or rearrange seats withoutDo not move or rearrange seats without permission.permission. • Sit upright, no laying in the seats.Sit upright, no laying in the seats. • No drawing on the desks.No drawing on the desks. • Clean up around your seat before you leave.Clean up around your seat before you leave. • No standing on seats.No standing on seats. • If having your feet on someone else’s deskIf having your feet on someone else’s desk bothers them then keep them off.bothers them then keep them off.
    • Safety ContractsSafety Contracts • Read the safety contract.Read the safety contract. • Safety contracts must be signed by you and yourSafety contracts must be signed by you and your parents.parents. • Safety contracts are your first gradedSafety contracts are your first graded assignment.assignment. • Safety contracts will be kept on file.Safety contracts will be kept on file. • Safety contracts will be strictly enforced.Safety contracts will be strictly enforced. • Pass out contracts and they are due tomorrow.Pass out contracts and they are due tomorrow. • There will be a test on the safety contracts SOON!There will be a test on the safety contracts SOON!
    • Microscope TestMicroscope Test • You are required to know the parts of aYou are required to know the parts of a microscope.microscope. • You are given a handout with all the partsYou are given a handout with all the parts labeled. (pass out now)labeled. (pass out now) • You will be given a test Friday on this handout.You will be given a test Friday on this handout. • Handle microscopes carefully and as instructed.Handle microscopes carefully and as instructed.
    • TextbooksTextbooks • All students will be assigned a textbook.All students will be assigned a textbook. • Color coding is used for each grade. 6Color coding is used for each grade. 6thth is red, 7is red, 7thth is green, and 8is green, and 8thth blue.blue. • Textbooks may be accessed online. (handout)Textbooks may be accessed online. (handout) • Lost or damaged books will be replaced atLost or damaged books will be replaced at students expense.students expense. • You will be doing homework from your book.You will be doing homework from your book. You are to read the section the night prior to theYou are to read the section the night prior to the lesson. Please bring it everyday unless told notlesson. Please bring it everyday unless told not to.to.
    • BathroomBathroom • Students will raise their hand and ask to go toStudents will raise their hand and ask to go to bathroom.bathroom. • Do not get up and walk up to the teacher.Do not get up and walk up to the teacher. • Students will be issued 3 bathroom passes perStudents will be issued 3 bathroom passes per quarter.quarter.
    • Assignment booksAssignment books • Keep with you at all times.Keep with you at all times. • Fill out daily.Fill out daily. • Homework sheets are passed out during studyHomework sheets are passed out during study hall.hall.
    • Student HandbookStudent Handbook • Read it!Read it! • Will be enforced.Will be enforced. • You may be tested on its content.You may be tested on its content.
    • MiscellaneousMiscellaneous • Any questions so far?Any questions so far? • Tell me what you expect.Tell me what you expect.
    • DAY 2
    • Science SaurusScience Saurus • Science Saurus’ are located on the book shelf in theScience Saurus’ are located on the book shelf in the back of the room. They may be moved to eachback of the room. They may be moved to each desk.desk. • You are required to keep a folder for daily work andYou are required to keep a folder for daily work and may come from the Science Saurus.may come from the Science Saurus. • Folders will be graded periodically.Folders will be graded periodically. • At the beginning of class you will come in, sit down,At the beginning of class you will come in, sit down, write down the questions on the smart board, lookwrite down the questions on the smart board, look up the answers to the questions, and enter theup the answers to the questions, and enter the answer in your folder, QUIETLY!answer in your folder, QUIETLY! • Setup Notebooks now.Setup Notebooks now. • Some days, your questions may be from yourSome days, your questions may be from your textbook.textbook.
    • NotesNotes • You will begin your first chapter next Monday.You will begin your first chapter next Monday. • Given note taking sheet.Given note taking sheet. • Do not count on notes for everything.Do not count on notes for everything. • Take additional notes from presentations.Take additional notes from presentations. • Read chapters! You will be reading these forRead chapters! You will be reading these for homework. Quizzes may be given to ensure youhomework. Quizzes may be given to ensure you are reading your required sections. (hint, hint!)are reading your required sections. (hint, hint!) • How to use textbook. (assign books)How to use textbook. (assign books)
    • HomeworkHomework • I will assign various homework assignmentsI will assign various homework assignments each chapter.each chapter. • You will have a chapter review for each chapter.You will have a chapter review for each chapter. • Some chapters have a virtual lab exercise weSome chapters have a virtual lab exercise we will do in class.will do in class. • You will be given various projects to completeYou will be given various projects to complete outside of class.outside of class. • You will do lab exercises in class.You will do lab exercises in class. • You will be doing reading assignments from yourYou will be doing reading assignments from your book, along with various homeworkbook, along with various homework assignments.assignments.
    • HealthHealth • Now a separate subject you will be taking.Now a separate subject you will be taking. • There is a set curriculum for health topics thisThere is a set curriculum for health topics this year.year. • Many health grades are a participation grade.Many health grades are a participation grade. • Some health grades may be project based.Some health grades may be project based. • Some health grades may be group grades.Some health grades may be group grades. • There may be homework assignments given.There may be homework assignments given.
    • GradingGrading • Grades are as follows:Grades are as follows: – HomeworkHomework 100 points100 points – LabsLabs 200 points200 points – ProjectsProjects 200 points200 points – ParticipationParticipation 100 points100 points – TestTest 200 points200 points – QuizzesQuizzes 100 points100 points
    • Substitute TeachersSubstitute Teachers • Substitutes are important people.Substitutes are important people. • Treat substitutes as a teacher.Treat substitutes as a teacher. • Anyone acting up will not only be punished byAnyone acting up will not only be punished by substitute but also by Mr. Simer upon his return.substitute but also by Mr. Simer upon his return. • Do not try to fool substitutes. (seating, etc.)Do not try to fool substitutes. (seating, etc.) • Do not lie to a substitute.Do not lie to a substitute.
    • Bulletin BoardBulletin Board • Classroom management policyClassroom management policy • Study hall policyStudy hall policy • Grading scaleGrading scale • Bell scheduleBell schedule • Lunch and breakfast scheduleLunch and breakfast schedule • Happenings scheduleHappenings schedule • RulesRules
    • ClassroomClassroom • Never eat or drink something laying on the counter. YouNever eat or drink something laying on the counter. You don’t know what it is.don’t know what it is. • Do not touch anything without permission.Do not touch anything without permission. • Do not smell things without asking.Do not smell things without asking. • Do not go behind the teachers desk. STAY AWAY!Do not go behind the teachers desk. STAY AWAY! • Stay out of the cabinets.Stay out of the cabinets. • Hand sanitizer in front of the room.Hand sanitizer in front of the room. • Kleenex in front of the room.Kleenex in front of the room. • Pencil sharpeners……Pencil sharpeners…… • There will be no eating/drinking in the science classroomThere will be no eating/drinking in the science classroom without permission.without permission.
    • Let’s Have a Great Year!Let’s Have a Great Year! Any Questions?Any Questions?