PowerPoint Presentation Mrs. Strohmaier (You may call me Mrs. Stroh) The information presented is correlated to The First Days of School. ADAPTED FROM: http://www.effectiveteaching.com/secure/uploads/file/GoBe%20Links/Unit% 20E/DVD/PowerPoint_Seroyer_UFDS.ppt#12
Welcome to Mrs. Stroh’s Classroom Procedures and Guidelines correlated to The First Days of School
Guideline #1 Be in your assigned seat and working on the assigned bellwork when the bell rings.
Guideline #2 Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave.
Guideline #3 Follow directions the first time they are given.
Guideline #4 Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity.
Guideline #5 Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the St. Mary’s Handbook.
Special Guideline This classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining, for ANY reason. Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please respect the “No Whining Zone” this year.
Not Following Guidelines will result in . . . 1st Warning 2nd Action Plan 3rd Infraction Notice/Parental Contact
Mrs. Stroh’s Action Plan What’s the problem? 2. What’s causing the problem? (Please list the factors) 3. What plan will you use to solve the problem? ________________ Date _______________________ Student’s Signature
Let’s Not Go Here! Infraction NoticeOffense____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Conference Result___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Date_____________________Student’s Signature_____________________Teacher Signature
Severe Clause Any student who uses profanity, fights, damages school property (this includes the property of the teacher and other students), or is disrespectful (as defined by the teacher) will be sent to the office IMMEDIATELY.
FollowingGuidelines will result in . . Verbal acknowledgement A stress-free learning environment A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
Entering the Room Please enter quietly. Have a seat. Take out your materials. Check board for daily assignment. Begin assignment. If no assignment is on the board, read workshop or choice book.
Student Responsibility Report Personal Responsibility Report (When work is missing or incomplete.) Check all that apply to you. _____I did not have materials in class today. Circle: book, pencil, paper, notebook, other_________________ _____I did not have the assigned homework. _____I did the homework but did not have it in class _____I did not return assigned materials (ex. Progress report). Excuses: Check all that apply to you. _____I did not have appropriate materials at home. _____I forgot. _____I was too sick to do my homework _____I was absent and did not get the assignment _____Other – explain in detail:_______________________________ ________________________________________________________ Signature: Date: Karla Henson – Liberty Middle School
Activities You must be writing. If you are finished with the current assignment and are waiting for a conference, begin another piece. Review vocabulary words. Start working on tonight’s homework. NEVER do nothing!
Returning from an Excused Absence Returning After an Excused Absence
Scheduled Check Out Please let me know as you enter the classroom. I will be at the door. Quietly raise your hand to get my attention. Pack your materials and leave at the scheduled time. If it is an emergency, quickly get my attention and I will assist you.
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.
Our Volume Meter 1 2 3 4 9 10 5 6 7 8 OUTDOOR RECESS GROUP WORK GYM LUNCH TESTING
My Pledge to Students I will trust you until you give me reason to do otherwise. I will respect you and work with you to solve problems. I will promptly correct and offer feedback on your work. I will work with you to meet learning goals. I will offer extra help and alternative assessments should you require them.
“I truly believe you will work towardsyour potential in all thatyou do! We will learn somuch about each other this year. Together, we will have an awesome year!”– Mrs. Stroh