*Please do not put anything on my desk. It’s not giving it to me-it’s losing it. At the beginning of the year, my desk is pretty clean, but it’ll quickly degenerate into a mess of handouts, memos, etc. Your paper or assignment will likely get lost in the abyss if you leave it there. I never put student work on my desk, and I ask that you don’t either.
Please take a few moments
to quietly read through the
course expectations for this
Parent Signature Page
Please go over the Course
Expectations with your parents
and have them sign the last page.
Pass the signature page in to me
no later than Tuesday, September
10th. (F Period- Wed, 9/11)
Take out what you need
Make sure you
have something to
write on and write
with on your desk
If you had
homework, take it
out and put it on
the corner of your
And put away what you don’t
Put away any books, papers, or electronic
devices that you do not need for this
If they are out, I will take them.
1st offense: you’ll get it back end of class
2nd offense: you’ll get it back at the end
of the day
3rd offense: you’ll retrieve it from an
Do Now & Agenda
Every day when you arrive, there will
be a slide up on the white board.
The slide will contain:
Reminders about upcoming
assignments and due dates.
A Do Now question or task that you
need to complete
An agenda for the class period
Sample Opening Slide
-Reminder: Level 2 & 3 Rise of Dictators: due
Answer the questions below IN WRITING:
1) What actions/events/situations created tensions in the
years before WW2?
2) How did nations work to resolve these issues? The
League of Nations?
1. Do Now
2. Non-Aggression Pact Worksheet
3. Discussion of Worksheet
4. Layered Curriculum/Battle Project Work Time
5. HW: Layered Curriculum
Mandatory Assignment List
Almost every day we will complete an activity
that will be logged on your mandatory
Each assignment will have an activity number
& title that matches up to whatever hand out
you’ve been given in class.
If you were absent, you likely missed a
mandatory assignment. Take note of it, and
make sure to get any of the notes/handouts
for that activity.
Guidelines for leaving class.
If you need to leave class FOR ANY
REASON, you need to sign out and
take the pass. NO EXCEPTIONS.
If you need to use the restroom, you
can take the pass and go.
If you need to go to your locker, the
office, or anywhere else, you need to
You’re lecturing, but I really can’t
If you really need to use the restroom
during lecture, you can just go.
Walk around the back of the
classroom, sign out, and take the
When you return, walk in quietly and
settle back in.
Do NOT disrupt the class.
found on the
and on the
table in the
Along the back wall, you will see a
On the cart you will find: lined paper,
markers, glue, scissors, pencils,
erasers, a pencil sharpener, etc
Use anything you like, but please
remember to put things back where
you found them so others may use
them as well.
Can be found in the unit bin
on the table in front of the
class info bulletin board.
The bin will have several file
Find the folder that matches
the title of the activity & take
the hand out (or handouts)
that you need.
Layered Curriculum Materials
All layered curriculum materials can
be found on the rolling cart next to
the resource table.
Can be found on the school
information board. You will find the
class schedule by day, the bell
schedule for a regular day and an
advisory day, the dress code, and
most importantly the lunch schedule
for the month.
The class/bell schedule is posted in a
few other areas around the room.