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Amys Classroom Procedures


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Amys Classroom Procedures

  1. 1. Mrs. Anderson Language Arts Teacher -English & Literature & 8 th grade Homeroom St. John School
  2. 2. Welcome to Mrs. Anderson’s Classroom Procedures & Guidelines
  3. 3. Where am I supposed to sit?
  4. 4. Where am I supposed to sit?
  5. 5. Where am I supposed to sit?
  6. 6. Who is my teacher as a person? <ul><li>Mrs. Amy Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>Wife of Mixson Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>Mother of Jackson (7) </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of University of Southern Maine and VSU! </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate STUDENT! </li></ul><ul><li>Sports enthusiast….played softball in college, roller hockey in Seattle, and a beginning triathlon competitor! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Will Mrs. Anderson treat me fairly? Yes, Always!
  8. 8. What will I be doing this year?
  9. 9. How will I be graded?
  10. 10. What are the rules in this classroom? <ul><li>Be Respectful to me and each other!! </li></ul><ul><li>We talk one at a time! </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t is a forbidden word – You CAN!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can’t is an acronym for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I Completely Admit I Am Not Trying! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask 3 before ME!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mrs. Anderson’s Classroom Contract <ul><li>Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul>
  12. 12. Classroom Guidelines
  13. 13. Guideline #1 Be in your assigned seat and working on the assigned bell work!
  14. 14. Mrs. Anderson’s Literature Lounge Today’s Special August 10, 2009 <ul><li>Bellwork: Quote </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Like a ten-speed bike, most of us have gears we do not use.&quot; - Charles Schulz </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Prompt </li></ul><ul><li>What was the worst thing that happened this summer? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Mrs. Anderson’s Entertaining English Today’s Special August 10, 2009 <ul><li>Bellwork: Correct this sentence- </li></ul><ul><li>mrs anderson are excited ,for this year? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Guideline #2 Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave. Leave the room CLEAN!!
  17. 17. Guideline #3 Follow directions the first time they are given. If you need clarification please raise your hand!
  18. 18. Guideline #4 Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity. We all learn differently Please respect and understand that!
  19. 19. Guideline #5 Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the SJS handbook.
  20. 20. Special Guideline <ul><li>This classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining , for ANY reason. </li></ul><ul><li>Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please…respect the “No Whining Zone” this year! </li></ul>
  21. 21. Guidelines for Correction Form <ul><li>Read it </li></ul><ul><li>Complete it! </li></ul><ul><li>Hand it in! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Guideline Infraction Notice
  23. 23. Following Guidelines will result in: <ul><li>Verbal Acknowledgement </li></ul><ul><li>A Stress free learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere </li></ul>
  24. 24. Not Following Guidelines will result in: <ul><li>1 st </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Warning: Visual or Verbal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written Correction Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 rd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demerit </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Severe Clause <ul><li>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 . </li></ul>
  26. 26. Classroom Procedures
  27. 27. What Are Procedures? <ul><li>Procedures are put in place for our classroom so you will know what is expected of you on a daily basis. </li></ul><ul><li>This will allow us to focus all of our attention on the wonderful world of writing and reading ! </li></ul>
  28. 28. Entering the room <ul><li>Please enter quietly </li></ul><ul><li>Group Leader hands out writing journals </li></ul><ul><li>Sit in your assigned seat </li></ul><ul><li>Take out your materials </li></ul><ul><li>Review the agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Begin bell work assignment </li></ul>
  29. 29. Asking for Help <ul><li>If you need help, please put the red tent up. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are clear about instructions, keep the green tent up! </li></ul>
  30. 30. When you are tardy <ul><li>Enter quietly </li></ul><ul><li>Sign Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Do NOT distract the class! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A classmate WILL catch you up at an appropriate time! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have a seat and take out your materials </li></ul>
  31. 31. After an absence <ul><li>See Homework buddy </li></ul><ul><li>Go to file cabinet for information and sign notebook! </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieve any handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Sign the notebook </li></ul>
  32. 32. Getting your attention <ul><li>I will: </li></ul><ul><li>Stand in front of the class </li></ul><ul><li>Raise my hand : Give me 5! </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for everyone to comply </li></ul><ul><li>Begin speaking </li></ul>
  33. 33. Paper Heading <ul><li>Place on all homework assignments </li></ul><ul><li> Student # </li></ul><ul><li>Name Class </li></ul><ul><li>Date Assignment </li></ul>
  34. 34. Student Responsibility Card Th is is for students who do not have the assigned homework <ul><li>Fill it out </li></ul><ul><li>Sign and date it </li></ul><ul><li>Turn it in with the homework </li></ul><ul><li>papers </li></ul>
  35. 35. Student Responsibility Card
  36. 36. Finish Classwork Early “ What do I do next?”
  37. 37. What Do I Do Next? Activities <ul><li>Work on incomplete Literature or English assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Read your “choice” novel </li></ul><ul><li>Work on your Book “Report” </li></ul><ul><li>Review vocabulary words </li></ul><ul><li>Start working on tonight's </li></ul><ul><li>homework </li></ul>
  38. 38. Turning in papers <ul><li>Place your paper in the middle of the table! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you do NOT have a paper to hand in, fill out the Student Responsibility Sheet and put on the TOP of the stack! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I will come by and collect all stacks </li></ul>
  39. 39. Classroom Discussions <ul><li>PLEASE participate : You will often hear me say, “ Actively participate or Individually demonstrate !” </li></ul><ul><li>I want to hear what you have to say </li></ul><ul><li>Make all questions and comments relevant to the current discussion </li></ul><ul><li>If your question is off the topic , write it down and ask later. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Moving around the room <ul><li>You must ask permission </li></ul><ul><li>Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency </li></ul>
  41. 41. Notebooks <ul><li>Will be graded every 2 weeks! </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them organized </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not sure what you should include, the master notebook is on my desk </li></ul><ul><li>We will go over section details at a later date </li></ul>
  42. 42. Moving around the room <ul><li>You must ask permission </li></ul><ul><li>Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency </li></ul>
  43. 43. Class Dismissal <ul><li>The teacher dismisses you, </li></ul><ul><li>not the bell </li></ul><ul><li>Do not start packing up </li></ul><ul><li>prior to the bell – you might miss important information </li></ul><ul><li>Wait until the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>finishes and officially </li></ul><ul><li>dismisses you with: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Have a great day!” </li></ul>
  44. 44. “ Special” Procedures These will be introduced on an “as needed” basis <ul><li>Library/Media Center </li></ul><ul><li>Science Lab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Board </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Special guests </li></ul><ul><li>Progress Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Working Cooperatively </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Drill </li></ul><ul><li>Intercom Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute Teacher </li></ul>
  45. 45. Remember… I truly believe in your potential and I want you to believe in it too! Have an awesome year! Mrs. Anderson