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Procedures Revised Feb 2010



Middle School Agriscience Class Procedures, Guidelines and Expectations

Middle School Agriscience Class Procedures, Guidelines and Expectations



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    • Welcome to Miss McLean’s Agriscience Classroom
    • Where do I find out more?
      • Class website-
        • http://tinyurl.com/nbcmsag
      • Class Twitter
        • http://twitter.com/NBCMiddleAg
      • FFA Website
        • http://tinyurl.com/nbcmiddleffa
      • FFA Twitter
        • http://twitter.com/NBCMiddleFFA
    • Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the Northern Burlington Middle School agenda book.
    • What should I bring to class?
      • An Agriculture only 3 ring binder with loose-leaf paper and five dividers
      • At least two pens/pencils
      • Open Mind
      • Homework if you had any
    • Will I have homework?
      • Yes – check it out on the board, class webpage or twitter (http://twitter.com/NBCMiddleAg)
      • Homework will be due at the beginning of class ( online discussions are due by 11:59 pm ) & must be placed in the bin for the appropriate period on the shelf near the windows.
      • Five points per day deducted for lateness.
    • What if I miss class? Yes, this includes for team activities
      • Check out the class webpage and look in the brown “Missing Work” folder by the sink. Any handouts will be organized by last name.
      • If you missed a quiz, test, project or lab, it is your responsibility to schedule a make-up.
      • If you missed notes, borrow from a classmate.
      • Still unsure? See Miss McLean!
    • How will I be graded?
      • Do Now – 10%
        • These daily assignments will go before the 1 st divider of your notebook, unless otherwise indicated
      • Major Assessments/ Quizzes – 20%
        • Most major assessments will be projects that summarize a unit of study. Quizzes may be a surprise. Assessments and quizzes will be based on handouts, notes, class discussions and homework.
    • How will I be graded? (cont.)
      • Homework – 25%
        • This mainly includes the online class discussions and Agriculture Article Reviews
      • Labs and Projects – 25%
      • Classwork/ Participation – 20%
    • Classroom Rules G-R-O-W!
    • G - Give Give it your best shot!
    • R- Respect Respect others, their thoughts and their property.
    • O- Order
      • Start by working on “Do Now” by bell
      • Remain in seats until dismissed
      • Agenda books are needed to leave class and then only for emergencies.
    • W- Work
      • Come to class prepared to work
      • Do your own work and do it honestly.
      • Contribute to group effort.
      • Take pride in your work.
    • Classroom Procedures
    • Entering the room
      • Please enter quietly with all your materials
      • Go to your assigned seat
      • Check the “Overview”
      • Take out your materials
      • Begin “Do Now”
        • (Note: If you have to pick something up it will be on the desk below the plan)
    • When you are tardy
      • Enter quietly
      • Have pass?
        • Place it on the desk below the “Overview”.
        • Take your seat and get to work.
      • No pass?
        • Take your seat and get to work.
        • I’ll catch up with you.
      • Note: 3 rd unexcused late = DETENTION
    • While I am teaching
      • Listen with full attention
      • Raise your hand if you have a comment
      • Avoid talking, sharpening pencils, doing homework
    • 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.
    • Paper Heading
      • Last Name, First Name
      • Assignment Date Period #
    • When you are done
      • Check your work
      • Turn in the assignment ( if called for ) or place it in your binder where indicated
      • Quietly do one of the following:
        • Pick up and read a magazine or book from the shelf (or one you brought)
        • Work on homework
    • Class Dismissal
      • The teacher dismisses you, not the bell
      • Wait until the teacher finishes and officially dismisses you with:
      • “ Have a nice day ”
      • Place trash in can as you leave
    • Intercom Announcements
      • When you hear announcements come on:
        • Stop working
        • Stop talking
        • Listen to what is being said
    • Remember… I truly believe in your potential and I want you to believe in it too! Have an awesome course!