A Comprehensive Classroom Management Plan
designed and implemented by Emily Harris
“We are not just a classroom, we are a
community. We recognize and value each
other as both peers and partners. We
appreciate that different strengths,
weaknesses, cultural values, and
personalities are what make us unique. We
treat each other with respect and
cooperation, always remembering that our
actions influence and affect each other.”
-treat others as we expect to be treated
-be courteous; say thank you, take turns
-be respectful of classroom equipment (desks,
computers, books, etc)
-be respectful and accepting of classmates’
backgrounds, creeds, and opinions
-only use electronics in class if they are specifically
-eat before or after class, but not during.
-be honest with yourself and others (no lying or
Preparing for class
Late Arrival to Class
Personal Needs (Bathroom Breaks)
End of Class
Use of Cell phones/Electronics
-Complete assigned reading/homework.
-Eat a balanced breakfast. If you did not
have the opportunity to eat in the morning
school, please let me know and I will help
you get something to eat.
-Get enough sleep. Everyone needs
different amounts, but plan on at least 7
hours on a school
-Enter the room quietly and turn in any
homework before bell rings.
-When the bell rings be seated in assigned
seat, ready to learn
-Remain quietly in seat until instruction
-Stop at office for hall pass
-Quietly enter class
-Give Hall pass to teacher
-Quietly take seat
-Check with teacher after class for any
information missed at beginning of class
-Raise your hand and wait to be called on if
you wish to contribute to
-Remain in your seat unless teacher
-Be honest with how often you need to use
-Get hall pass
-Quietly and quickly return to class
-Return hall pass
-Wait until bell rings to begin packing up
-When bell rings, remain in seat until
teacher dismisses class
-Clean up around desk and push chair in
before quietly leaving class
In our classroom, students are allowed to
use electronics under the following
-Use is directly related to subject content of
-Use is supervised by teacher
-Student has read and signed an electronic
use agreement and submitted it
-All students are given an equal opportunity to
demonstrate what they are learning.
Therefore, students will be assessed and graded
on a variety of learning components
including class participation, exams, and
-Students are expected to turn in work in time.
However, assignments will be
accepted late for a letter grade one lower than
what they would have earned had the
assignment been turned in on time.
-Students can choose two grades to throw out
before final grades are calcul11ated.
In the event of serious misbehavior, such as
an out- of- control student, a fight in class,
or immediate threat of injury to self or
others, it is necessary to have a crisis plan.
-Send a designated student to office with a
crisis behavior card.
-Send the rest of the class to another
designated class room.
-If possible, help the student in crisis to
Fire – evacuate according to practiced
evacuation plan and map (posted by door)
Earthquake – follow practiced procedures
(seek shelter under desk, protect head)
Natural and logical consequences will be used
as often as possible.
1. general reminder
2. personal reminder
3. 2nd individual reminder
4. Stay after class to talk to teacher
5. Call/letter parents
6. Lunch detention
7. After school detention
8. Office referral
-postcards, notecard, or phone call to
parents praising child’s specific
-use of I-pod/i-phone in class during specific
-student of the week award
-coupon to turn in late assignment for full
Develop toolkit with materials needed to
-introduction letter to parents, sent out
before class begins
-behavior crisis forms
-praise postcards to send to students’
-electronic use agreement forms
-communication binders to send home to
First Day of Class
Introduce self and idea of a management plan
Ice Breaker Games
Student input surveys
Second Day of Class
With information from input surveys, make
rules and procedures with students.
Provide time and supplies for students to
make rule/procedure posters to hang in
Role play procedures and crisis plan.
Students sign rule contract and electronic
Send home copies of signed rule contracts
home to parents.
Review plan with administrators and fellow
Review plan after holiday break, and as
needed, with students.
Add rules and/or procedures as needed.
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