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  • 1.  
  • 2. Classroom Rules 9/06/07 Aim: What are the classroom rules?
  • 3. Rules
    • 1.I will bring my student ID and program card to school every day and submit it upon request from the school official.
    • 2.I will arrive for class on time every day and take an assigned seat immediately.
    • 3.I will never “cut” the class.
    • 4.I will never wear a hat, radio, earphones or a cell phone in the school building and in the classroom.
  • 4. Rules
    • 5. I will never call out in the classroom.
    • 6. I will raise my hand and WAIT to be recognized by the teacher when I wish to speak to the teacher or answer a question.
    • 7. I will never leave my assigned seat without the teacher’s permission.
    • 8. I will not ask for a bathroom pass during the first ten minutes and during the last ten minutes of the period.
  • 5. Rules
    • 9. I will never ask to leave the room to see a guidance counselor or any other member of the staff unless I have a pass from that person. If I do have a pass, I will show the pass to my teacher who will decide whether or not I may leave the room.
    • 10. I will never bring any food or soda to the classroom.
    • 11. I will never litter the classroom or any part of the school building.
    • 12. I will never make noise in the classroom or engage in any unauthorized conversations with my classmates.
  • 6. Rules
    • 13. I will bring all of my supplies everyday.*
    • 14. I will use the following heading on all my classwork and homework assignments:
    • First Name, Last Name
    • Date
    • Aim
  • 7. Supplies
    • Everyday, you must have with you,
      • A binder with two sections
      • A folder
      • A pen
      • Loose leaf paper
      • Your Homework
  • 8. History of Queens
    • 9/06/07
    • Aim: What are some important historical facts about Queens?
  • 9. Queens Today
    • What is Queens like today?
    • Who lives here?
    • What kind of jobs do people do?
    • How do people get around?
    • What kind of food do people eat?
    • What do people do for fun or to relax?
  • 10. Facts about Queens Today
    • Queens is the biggest borough in New York.
    • Queens is the most ethnically diverse county in the United States.
    • First generation immigrants make up 47% of the population.
    • Queens has 2.2 million people.
    • Queens would be the tenth largest city in America if it were it’s own city.
  • 11. Queens History
    • Where did Queens get the name Queens?
    • Queens is named after the Queen Catherine of England.
    • Brooklyn used to be called Kings County.
    • Why would Queens be named after the Queen of England?
    • Queens was home to Native Americans for nearly 2000 years.
    • Dutch and English settlers began to live in Queens in 1635. (Flushing was settled in 1642.)
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    • Queens was established as a British Colony in 1683 before New York was a state.
    • Colony?
    • Queens became a home to Quakers and other people seeking religious freedom.
    • Queens is called the birthplace of religious freedom.
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    • During the American Revolutionary war British soldiers took over the homes of Queens residents.
    • Queens became part of the city of New York in 1898.
    • It rapidly expanded in population after 1900.
    • Why?
  • 17.
    • When the movie industry began Queens was the Hollywood of today.
    • Major stars lived and worked here and the RKO theatre was host to the most popular acts in entertainment.
    • The movie industry is coming back to Queens. There are now two major film studios in Queens.
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  • 20. Future of Queens
    • The future of Queens will be determined by you and your families.