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Classroom Expectations

  1. 1. Classroom Procedures and Expectations 6 th Grade Math Mrs. Mittermeier
  2. 2. Classroom Procedures Voice Level 2 <ul><li>Each and every day at the beginning of class I expect that you will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy the days information into your planner. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have homework out and available for me to see. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>According to the day of the week*, (see below) one person at each table will retrieve the Math Journals for your team. If that person is absent it is the responsibility of the person next in line. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin work on the daily Math Box as soon as you have completed the first three items on this list. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unless otherwise advised use the “3 Before Me” strategy to ask questions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* Monday = Seat 1, Tuesday = Seat 2, Wednesday = Seat 3, Thursday = Seat 4, Friday = Seat 5 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Classroom Expectations <ul><li>Be respectful of: self, teacher, teammates, space and materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DO: raise hand, listen when others are speaking, return borrowed materials better than you found them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DON’T: tip chairs back, take without asking, yell out, roll eyes, raise lip, whisper under breath </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be prepared every day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have all needed materials with you. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be a polite and positive participant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak in a normal tone of voice, and listen attentively when others are talking. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be productive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn in work on time, and always do your best. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be a problem solver </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct problems quickly and peacefully before they escalate. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Show Respect <ul><li>Value yourself. Be honest and ethical, and practice strong moral values. </li></ul><ul><li>Treat all members of the school community and all visitors with politeness and respect. </li></ul><ul><li>Honor the ideas and opinions of others. </li></ul><ul><li>Offer to help. </li></ul><ul><li>Be responsible with property and belongings that belong to you, your teammates, the teachers and the schools. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Responsibility for Coursework <ul><li>Bring math folder, planner, and appropriate tools to class. </li></ul><ul><li>Know due dates, and submit all coursework on time. </li></ul><ul><li>All assignments are posted daily on the white board and weekly on the Jardine Web site. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are absent for any reason it is your responsibility to collect any missed assignments from the teacher and any missed notes from a trusted teammate. Each absence has a one-day grace period for work missed. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Response to Violation of Expectations <ul><li>When you make the choice NOT to follow the expectations set forth by me, you and your teammates possible consequences will include: </li></ul><ul><li>Removal from class activities </li></ul><ul><li>Isolation from your team </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate phone call to parent/guardian at work or home </li></ul><ul><li>Additional assignments </li></ul><ul><li>After school detention </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation with entire 6 th Grade team of teachers </li></ul><ul><li>In-School suspension </li></ul><ul><li>Referral to Jardine administration </li></ul>
  7. 7. Rewards <ul><li>When you make the choice to follow the expectations set forth by me, you and your teammates possible consequences will include: </li></ul><ul><li>Paw Awards for outstanding teamwork and extra effort. </li></ul><ul><li>Reward Parties that could include you bringing a snack and drink of choice, (no pop or energy drinks) </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative classroom for a day. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to music during class, (all music must be pre-approved). </li></ul><ul><li>Game Day, nothing but games for a day. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Grading <ul><li>Grades are based on the accumulation of points. </li></ul><ul><li>Points are based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class participation (effort) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Completion of assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(daily work) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major projects, quizzes and exams </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informal progress repots will be given every Friday, formal progress reports at mid-quarter and official grade cards at the end of each quarter, (9 weeks). </li></ul><ul><li>Our Grading Scale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90-100% = A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>80-89% = B </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>70-79% = C </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>60-69% = D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Below 60% = F </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. My Pledge to You <ul><li>I will trust you until you give me reason to do otherwise. </li></ul><ul><li>I will respect you and work with you to solve problems. </li></ul><ul><li>I will promptly correct and offer feedback on your work. </li></ul><ul><li>I will work with you to meet learning goals. </li></ul><ul><li>I will offer extra help and alternative assessments should you require them. </li></ul>