Detention Procedure Ms. Mercer Fifth Grade Nicholas Elementary
Why do we have detention? <ul><li>We need to follow our class and school rules for learning to take place. </li></ul><ul><...
What is detention? <ul><li>Time out from regular activities. </li></ul><ul><li>A consequence for breaking a rule. </li></u...
When and where is detention? <ul><li>During recess: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On the bench by the cafeteria during a.m. recess...
What is the procedure? <ul><li>The teacher will send you to the detention.  You will be told where to go, how long to stay...
What type of form. . . <ul><li>If you are sent out without work, for an amount of time, or until a time, take an  Endless ...
Endless Essay <ul><li>For an  Endless Essay  you will write on a topic related to the rule you have broken until your time...
Why I’m in Detention form <ul><li>First, you will finish your work; </li></ul><ul><li>Then answer the questions about the ...
Going to the detention area or room <ul><li>Go quickly and quietly, do not waste time. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are going ...
Leaving the detention area or room <ul><li>Let the teacher or monitor know you have finished your detention terms. </li></...
The Detention Monitor <ul><li>You are responsible for keeping track of detainees during recess or lunch detention. </li></...
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Detention Procedures

  1. 1. Detention Procedure Ms. Mercer Fifth Grade Nicholas Elementary
  2. 2. Why do we have detention? <ul><li>We need to follow our class and school rules for learning to take place. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to have consequences when rules are broken. </li></ul><ul><li>If someone is stopping learning, they may need to leave the class so that others can learn. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is detention? <ul><li>Time out from regular activities. </li></ul><ul><li>A consequence for breaking a rule. </li></ul><ul><li>A time to reflect on behavior. </li></ul>
  4. 4. When and where is detention? <ul><li>During recess: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On the bench by the cafeteria during a.m. recess; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the detention class during lunch. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>During class: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In a buddy classroom; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the opportunity room. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What is the procedure? <ul><li>The teacher will send you to the detention. You will be told where to go, how long to stay, and what detention form to take. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have unfinished work, or are in the middle of doing classwork, bring it with you to finish. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What type of form. . . <ul><li>If you are sent out without work, for an amount of time, or until a time, take an Endless Essay . </li></ul><ul><li>If you have unfinished work, or are in the middle of doing classwork, and are supposed to return when it is done, take a Why I’m in Detention form. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Endless Essay <ul><li>For an Endless Essay you will write on a topic related to the rule you have broken until your time is up. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will write continuously for the entire period of your detention without stopping. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you stop, you will be assigned more detention time. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Why I’m in Detention form <ul><li>First, you will finish your work; </li></ul><ul><li>Then answer the questions about the problem you had, and </li></ul><ul><li>Try to figure out how to resolve the problem, or </li></ul><ul><li>What better choices you can make in the future. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Going to the detention area or room <ul><li>Go quickly and quietly, do not waste time. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are going to a class do not stop learning, come in quietly. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not talk to others while you are on detention. </li></ul><ul><li>Do your assignment (classwork, homework, detention form). </li></ul>
  10. 10. Leaving the detention area or room <ul><li>Let the teacher or monitor know you have finished your detention terms. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If they ask to review your work, show it to them. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leave and return to your class, quickly and silently. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Detention Monitor <ul><li>You are responsible for keeping track of detainees during recess or lunch detention. </li></ul><ul><li>You are responsible for giving the lunch detention teacher the list of students on detention, and any detention forms that are needed. </li></ul><ul><li>You then report back to the teacher who reported for detention. </li></ul>

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