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MR. GARREN 7TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES GO PIONEERS!
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>I EXPECT A LOT FROM MY STUDENTS! </li></ul><ul><li>OUR TIME TOGETHER IS IMPORTANT! </li></ul><ul><li>...
MATERIALS <ul><li>YOU MUST COME PREPARED FOR CLASS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 PENS OR 3 SHARPENED PENCILS </li></ul></ul><ul...
CLASS RULES <ul><li>CHOOSE TO DO THE RIGHT THING! </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT THE TEACHER! </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT EACH OT...
CLASS RULES (Cont.) <ul><li>WHEN YOU WALK THROUGH THE DOOR YOU ARE ENTERING A  </li></ul><ul><li>NO WHINING ZONE </li></ul...
HOW CAN WE MAKE CLASS DIFFICULT AND RACK UP REFERRALS? <ul><li>Choose to waste time </li></ul><ul><li>Choose to cause a sc...
HOW CAN WE MAKE CLASS EASY AND RACK UP GOOD GRADES?  <ul><li>Pay attention </li></ul><ul><li>Listen effectively </li></ul>...
WHAT IF YOU FOLLOW THE RULES? <ul><li>You will receive verbal praise  </li></ul><ul><li>Our classroom will be stress free ...
WHAT IF I CHOOSE NOT TO FOLLOW THE RULES? <ul><li>1 st  OFFENSE – VERBAL WARNING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“This is your warni...
PROCEDURES <ul><li>Entering the classroom: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter quietly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit in your ass...
GRADING <ul><li>Homework = 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Tests = 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes = 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Class Parti...
TIPS: <ul><li>Passing my class: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You WILL NOT FAIL if you DO YOUR HOMEWORK!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
WHAT WILL WE LEARN ABOUT? <ul><li>We will be starting with American Geography and ending with the Civil War. </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. MR. GARREN 7TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES GO PIONEERS!
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>I EXPECT A LOT FROM MY STUDENTS! </li></ul><ul><li>OUR TIME TOGETHER IS IMPORTANT! </li></ul><ul><li>WE HAVE A LOT TO DO! </li></ul>
  3. 3. MATERIALS <ul><li>YOU MUST COME PREPARED FOR CLASS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 PENS OR 3 SHARPENED PENCILS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PACKET </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PAPER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SOCIAL STUDIES JOURNAL/NOTEBOOK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PROPER ATTITUDE! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. CLASS RULES <ul><li>CHOOSE TO DO THE RIGHT THING! </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT THE TEACHER! </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT EACH OTHER! </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT THE CLASSROOM! </li></ul><ul><li>YOU ARE HERE TO LEARN AND I AM HERE TO TEACH </li></ul><ul><li>BE IN YOUR ASSIGNED SEAT BEFORE THE BELL RINGS </li></ul>
  5. 5. CLASS RULES (Cont.) <ul><li>WHEN YOU WALK THROUGH THE DOOR YOU ARE ENTERING A </li></ul><ul><li>NO WHINING ZONE </li></ul><ul><li>RAISE YOUR HAND FOR EVERYTHING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Talking out of turn will NOT be tolerated because we have a lot to do every day. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>COME TO CLASS PREPARED </li></ul><ul><li>GIVE MAXIMUM EFFORT </li></ul>
  6. 6. HOW CAN WE MAKE CLASS DIFFICULT AND RACK UP REFERRALS? <ul><li>Choose to waste time </li></ul><ul><li>Choose to cause a scene </li></ul><ul><li>Choose to talk to your neighbor </li></ul><ul><li>Choose to disrupt class time </li></ul><ul><li>Refuse to follow the rules </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOW CAN WE MAKE CLASS EASY AND RACK UP GOOD GRADES? <ul><li>Pay attention </li></ul><ul><li>Listen effectively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your eyes glued to Mr. Garren </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about the subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep good notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be ready to answer questions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Participate in all activities </li></ul>
  8. 8. WHAT IF YOU FOLLOW THE RULES? <ul><li>You will receive verbal praise </li></ul><ul><li>Our classroom will be stress free </li></ul><ul><li>Everything will be pleasant and orderly </li></ul><ul><li>You will keep yourselves and Mr. Garren happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Your class will receive rewards occasionally. </li></ul>
  9. 9. WHAT IF I CHOOSE NOT TO FOLLOW THE RULES? <ul><li>1 st OFFENSE – VERBAL WARNING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“This is your warning” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd OFFENSE – TEACHER DETENTION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“You’ll be hanging out with Mr. Garren until 2:50” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 rd OFFENSE – SENT TO HALL, REFERRAL , AND PARENT CONTACTED </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Just get out” </li></ul></ul>**NOTE – I reserve the right to skip any step depending on the unacceptable behavior.
  10. 10. PROCEDURES <ul><li>Entering the classroom: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter quietly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit in your assigned seat. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take out materials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at the screen and begin the opening assignment. </li></ul></ul>A procedure is the way something is done. You have a procedure for everything. This classroom also has procedures.
  11. 11. GRADING <ul><li>Homework = 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Tests = 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes = 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Class Participation = 5% </li></ul>
  12. 12. TIPS: <ul><li>Passing my class: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You WILL NOT FAIL if you DO YOUR HOMEWORK!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Failing my class: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You WILL NOT PASS if you DO NOT DO YOUR HOMEWORK!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will NEVER stay after school or get a referral from me AS LONG AS YOU choose to do the right thing. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are absent, MAKE UP YOUR WORK! </li></ul>
  13. 13. WHAT WILL WE LEARN ABOUT? <ul><li>We will be starting with American Geography and ending with the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of the course, you will all have a wide knowledge of US History, and most importantly: </li></ul><ul><li>WHY HISTORY IS IMPORTANT TO YOU TODAY </li></ul>

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