Welcome to YourWelcome to Your
A guide to being successful inA guide to being successful in
Mrs. Hohler’s Classroom!Mrs. Hohler’s Classroom!
You already have an A!You already have an A!
Keep it that way!Keep it that way!
General Class RulesGeneral Class Rules
1. Remember PRO.1. Remember PRO.
2. RESPECT !2. RESPECT !
3. Follow all directions.3. Follow all directions.
4. Keep the room clean.4. Keep the room clean.
5. No food. Drinks with lids only.5. No food. Drinks with lids only.
During labs, no drinks!During labs, no drinks!
6. Raise your hand.6. Raise your hand.
7. Use good language.7. Use good language.
8. DO NOT use electronic devices at8. DO NOT use electronic devices at
inappropriate times! Lecture andinappropriate times! Lecture and
Electronics PolicyElectronics Policy
Many teachers prohibit all use.Many teachers prohibit all use.
In this classroom, devices may be used inIn this classroom, devices may be used in
the following situations:the following situations:
Groupwork to help look up wordsGroupwork to help look up words
Listening to music QUIETLY while WORKING!Listening to music QUIETLY while WORKING!
Don’t disturb others.Don’t disturb others.
To access lesson resources.To access lesson resources.
THEY ARE NEVER TO BE USED THIS WAY:THEY ARE NEVER TO BE USED THIS WAY:
During testsDuring tests
With music so loud everyone can hear even withWith music so loud everyone can hear even with
During lecture time, it’s rude not to pay attention.During lecture time, it’s rude not to pay attention.
So much that they interfere with your work.So much that they interfere with your work.
This policy can change depending onThis policy can change depending on
how things go. REMEMBER, the mosthow things go. REMEMBER, the most
important thing is to do your work andimportant thing is to do your work and
learn while being respectful.learn while being respectful.
P- PreparedP- Prepared
What does being prepared lookWhat does being prepared look
Do I have all my materials forDo I have all my materials for
Did I do my homework lastDid I do my homework last
Did I put my phone/ipod in myDid I put my phone/ipod in my
R- RespectR- Respect
What does respect look like?What does respect look like?
Am I following my teacher’sAm I following my teacher’s
Am I using good language?Am I using good language?
Am I bothering other students?Am I bothering other students?
Did I keep my hands to myself?Did I keep my hands to myself?
What does ownership look like?What does ownership look like?
Am I keeping theAm I keeping the
classroom/school clean andclassroom/school clean and
Do I take pride in myDo I take pride in my
Do I participate in school/classDo I participate in school/class
Do I do my best everyday?Do I do my best everyday?
What are your responsibilitiesWhat are your responsibilities
in this class?in this class?
1. Do your work.1. Do your work.
2. Be nice and respectful to2. Be nice and respectful to
3. Go to class.3. Go to class.
4. Help keep everything in order4. Help keep everything in order
and clean.and clean.
5. Follow teacher directions!5. Follow teacher directions!
What are Mrs. Hohler’sWhat are Mrs. Hohler’s
responsibilities in this class?responsibilities in this class?
1. To teach you science.1. To teach you science.
2. To respect you as a person.2. To respect you as a person.
3. To help you when you need it.3. To help you when you need it.
4. To try to motivate you as much as4. To try to motivate you as much as
I can.I can.
5. To provide you with a safe and5. To provide you with a safe and
nice class environment.nice class environment.
6. To discipline you when needed.6. To discipline you when needed.
What do I need to bringWhat do I need to bring
Pencil or pen (available for a trade )Pencil or pen (available for a trade )
Folder or binder (available in room)Folder or binder (available in room)
Good attitudeGood attitude
Homework from previous dayHomework from previous day
At the beginning of everyAt the beginning of every
class….even if there’s a sub…class….even if there’s a sub…
1. If it’s the beginning of the week,1. If it’s the beginning of the week,
grab a warm-up sheet from the boxgrab a warm-up sheet from the box
or by the door when you come in.or by the door when you come in.
Warm-ups are picked up everyWarm-ups are picked up every
2. Look at the screen for the warm-2. Look at the screen for the warm-
3. Do warm-up. It will be checked3. Do warm-up. It will be checked
within the first 5 minutes of class.within the first 5 minutes of class.
You get a stamp if it’s completed.You get a stamp if it’s completed.
4. Get out your materials.4. Get out your materials.
5. If it’s homework check day, get out5. If it’s homework check day, get out
your homework.your homework.
At the end of class…even ifAt the end of class…even if
there’s a sub…there’s a sub…
1. Clean up your area and put stuff1. Clean up your area and put stuff
2. WAIT IN YOUR SEAT! The bell2. WAIT IN YOUR SEAT! The bell
does not dismiss you…I DO!does not dismiss you…I DO!
3. 53. 5thth
Hour: Chairs up please.Hour: Chairs up please.
Designated trash person, emptyDesignated trash person, empty
Homework and Test ProceduresHomework and Test Procedures
Complete all homework on time. It’s due the next dayComplete all homework on time. It’s due the next day
unless I say different.unless I say different.
Homework goes in the black bins at the front of theHomework goes in the black bins at the front of the
Late work accepted for ½ credit until a date to beLate work accepted for ½ credit until a date to be
given by Mrs. Hohler. Except AP Biology!given by Mrs. Hohler. Except AP Biology!
If you are absent, you have 3 days to turn in the work.If you are absent, you have 3 days to turn in the work.
Past assignments are found in the box by the window.Past assignments are found in the box by the window.
Test retakes must be taken within 3 days of theTest retakes must be taken within 3 days of the
original date. I take the best score.original date. I take the best score.
You will be informed of tests and quizzes about oneYou will be informed of tests and quizzes about one
week ahead of time.week ahead of time.
Check lessons online if you are absent or if you wantCheck lessons online if you are absent or if you want
to work ahead.to work ahead.
All tests, quizzes and concept checks are taken onAll tests, quizzes and concept checks are taken on
bubble sheets or online.bubble sheets or online.
Anticipation Guides for the next unit should beAnticipation Guides for the next unit should be
completed after each test.completed after each test.
No passes the first 30 minutes or theNo passes the first 30 minutes or the
last 15 minutes of class.last 15 minutes of class.
Hall sweeps are made at theHall sweeps are made at the
beginning of class.beginning of class.
To be admitted, you must have yourTo be admitted, you must have your
pass to class if tardy (show mepass to class if tardy (show me
Ask permission before you doAsk permission before you do
You are allowed 7 absences beforeYou are allowed 7 absences before
you lose credit for the class.you lose credit for the class.
The bad part..The bad part..
What happens if you aren’t doingWhat happens if you aren’t doing
what you are supposed to be doing?what you are supposed to be doing?
1. You get a warning.1. You get a warning.
2. You may be removed from class2. You may be removed from class
for a bit and detention.for a bit and detention.
3. Another detention.3. Another detention.
4. Go to SRC with a referral.4. Go to SRC with a referral.
Keep in mind, it depends howKeep in mind, it depends how
serious the situation is whether thisserious the situation is whether this
is followed exactly or not. If you areis followed exactly or not. If you are
in an advanced class, expectationsin an advanced class, expectations
are higher and there will be noare higher and there will be no
behavior issues period!behavior issues period!
Things that Annoy Mrs.Things that Annoy Mrs.
1. Talking while she is talking.1. Talking while she is talking.
2. Putting trash in the sink.2. Putting trash in the sink.
3. Playing with sink, drawers and3. Playing with sink, drawers and
4. Messing around on your phone.4. Messing around on your phone.
5. Not cleaning up after yourself.5. Not cleaning up after yourself.
6. Stuffing your face with food in the middle6. Stuffing your face with food in the middle
of class.of class.
7. Being dishonest or disrespectful in7. Being dishonest or disrespectful in
8. People that are unwilling to try and help8. People that are unwilling to try and help
Lab AgreementsLab Agreements
Lab agreements must be signedLab agreements must be signed
by a parent and yourself.by a parent and yourself.
You cannot participate in labYou cannot participate in lab
activities without the agreementactivities without the agreement
You will be given an alternateYou will be given an alternate
assignment in a differentassignment in a different
location if necessary.location if necessary.
Lecture ProcedureLecture Procedure
Make sure to bring your lectureMake sure to bring your lecture
notes daily or keep them in yournotes daily or keep them in your
folder in the class.folder in the class.
You are expected to take notesYou are expected to take notes
during lectures and payduring lectures and pay
After lecture, there may beAfter lecture, there may be
vocabulary cards to fill out.vocabulary cards to fill out.
Concept Checks/SummariesConcept Checks/Summaries
Concept ChecksConcept Checks
and vocabularyand vocabulary
cards arecards are
important practiceimportant practice
for tests/quizzes.for tests/quizzes.
Keep yourKeep your
vocabulary cardsvocabulary cards
as they are dueas they are due
the day of thethe day of the
Concept ChecksConcept Checks
These are quick 5-10 questions.These are quick 5-10 questions.
They contain actual test and quizThey contain actual test and quiz
You will be graded immediatelyYou will be graded immediately
when finished.when finished.
You will receive feedbackYou will receive feedback
You should use these for studyYou should use these for study
They CANNOT be used onThey CANNOT be used on
Vocabulary CardsVocabulary Cards
The number will vary by unit.The number will vary by unit.
These are important words to knowThese are important words to know
and learn for the unit.and learn for the unit.
You will not get all of the words theYou will not get all of the words the
same day. It’s an ongoing thing.same day. It’s an ongoing thing.
They will be graded the day of theThey will be graded the day of the
test as a quiz grade.test as a quiz grade.
They CAN be used on the test.They CAN be used on the test.
Note packets and previousNote packets and previous
assignments CAN be used onassignments CAN be used on
tests/quizzes. (Chemistry only!)tests/quizzes. (Chemistry only!)
The Good Part…The Good Part…
You will be rewarded for doing well inYou will be rewarded for doing well in
Club Hohler tickets can be put in aClub Hohler tickets can be put in a
drawing for prizes at the end of thedrawing for prizes at the end of the
How do I get tickets?How do I get tickets?
1. Doing the assigned behavior.1. Doing the assigned behavior.
2. Being nice and respectful.2. Being nice and respectful.
3. Being on task.3. Being on task.
4. Being helpful.4. Being helpful.
5. Participating.5. Participating.
6. Turning in homework.6. Turning in homework.
7. Good test grades.7. Good test grades.
Lab SafetyLab Safety
We will be working with chemicals, glassWe will be working with chemicals, glass
and flame.and flame.
Be sure to think twice before you doBe sure to think twice before you do
Look around before you get out of yourLook around before you get out of your
seat during labs.seat during labs.
Secure all loose clothing and hair.Secure all loose clothing and hair.
Do not wear open toed shoes on lab day.Do not wear open toed shoes on lab day.
Avoid contact lenses on lab days ifAvoid contact lenses on lab days if
Inform the teacher if you are injured orInform the teacher if you are injured or
don’t understand the safety rules.don’t understand the safety rules.
Lab Agreements are mandatory by stateLab Agreements are mandatory by state
Teacher Website ContainsTeacher Website Contains
Extra study guidesExtra study guides
Video tutorialsVideo tutorials
Unit assignmentsUnit assignments
Test prepTest prep
Lesson plansLesson plans
Powerpoint notes for the unitPowerpoint notes for the unit
Written notes from the day’sWritten notes from the day’s
Helpful Characters (visualHelpful Characters (visual
about to do some
EVIL MONKEY FROM
THE CLOSET-we are
about to do math!
START IT UP PUP-We
are beginning lecture.
SUM IT UP PUP-
Lecture time is
over, do your
B. ONE- New
I expect you to be goodI expect you to be good
Don’t let me down.Don’t let me down.