PowerPoint Presentation<br />Mrs. Strohmaier <br />(You may call me Mrs. Stroh)<br />The information presented is correlated to The First Days of School. ADAPTED FROM: http://www.effectiveteaching.com/secure/uploads/file/GoBe%20Links/Unit%<br />20E/DVD/PowerPoint_Seroyer_UFDS.ppt#12<br />
Welcome to Mrs. Stroh’s Classroom<br />Procedures and Guidelines<br />correlated to <br />The First Days of School<br />
A pleasant and secure atmosphere</li></ul>Choosing not to follow the rules will result in the following:<br />1st—Warning and documentation <br />2nd—Loss of recess<br />3rd—Action Form, Parental, Contact<br />4th—Disciplinary Referral<br />
Procedures</li></li></ul><li>Guideline #1<br />Be in your assigned seat and working on the assigned bellwork when the bell rings.<br />
Guideline #2<br />Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave.<br />
Guideline #3<br />Follow directions the first time they are given.<br />
Guideline #4<br />Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity.<br />
Guideline #5<br />Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the St. Mary’s <br />Handbook.<br />
Special Guideline<br />This classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining, for ANY reason.<br />Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please respect the “No Whining Zone” this year. <br />
Not Following Guidelines will result in . . .<br />1st<br />Warning <br />2nd<br />Action Plan<br />3rd<br />Infraction Notice/Parental Contact<br />
Mrs. Stroh’s Action Plan<br />What’s the problem?<br />2. What’s causing the problem? <br /> (Please list the factors)<br />3. What plan will you use to solve the problem?<br /> ________________<br />Date<br /> _______________________ <br />Student’s Signature <br />
Let’s Not Go Here!<br />Infraction NoticeOffense____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Conference Result___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Date_____________________Student’s Signature_____________________Teacher Signature<br />
Guideline Infraction Notice<br /><ul><li>Read it
Keep it until the end</li></ul> of class<br />
Severe Clause<br />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.<br />
FollowingGuidelines will result in . . <br />Verbal acknowledgement<br />A stress-free learning environment<br />A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere<br />
Entering the Room<br />Please enter quietly.<br />Have a seat.<br />Take out your materials.<br />Check board for daily <br />assignment.<br />Begin assignment.<br />If no assignment is on the <br /> board, read workshop or choice book.<br />
Student Responsibility Report<br />Personal Responsibility Report (When work is missing <br /> or incomplete.)<br />Check all that apply to you.<br />_____I did not have materials in class today.<br /> Circle: book, pencil, paper, notebook, other_________________<br />_____I did not have the assigned homework.<br />_____I did the homework but did not have it in class<br />_____I did not return assigned materials (ex. Progress report).<br />Excuses: Check all that apply to you.<br />_____I did not have appropriate materials at home.<br />_____I forgot.<br />_____I was too sick to do my homework<br />_____I was absent and did not get the assignment<br />_____Other – explain in detail:_______________________________<br />________________________________________________________<br />Signature: Date:<br />Karla Henson – Liberty Middle School<br />
When you are tardy . . .<br /><ul><li>Enter quietly.
Excused: Place excuse in</li></ul> my mailbox.<br /><ul><li>Unexcused: Make sure you go to the office.
Have a seat and take out </li></ul> your materials.<br />
Getting Your Attention<br />I will . . .<br /><ul><li>Stand in front of the class.
Wait for everyone to be </li></ul> quiet and prepared to listen.<br /><ul><li>Begin speaking.</li></li></ul><li>Paper Heading<br />The following format<br />plus unique number <br />Place on all homework <br /> assignments <br />Put in appropriate bin<br />John Doe (13) Grade 8<br />St. Mary’s School September 1, 2009<br /> Weekly Writing Assignment<br />
Finish Classwork Early<br />“What do I do next?”<br />
Activities<br />You must be writing. If you are finished with the current assignment and are waiting for a conference, begin another piece.<br />Review vocabulary words.<br />Start working on tonight’s homework.<br />NEVER do nothing!<br />
Returning from an Excused Absence<br />Returning After an Excused Absence <br /><ul><li>Meet with your Homework Buddy.
Retrieve any handouts from the student work file.
Make-up work for unexcused</li></ul> absences is not available.<br />
Scheduled Check Out<br />Please let me know as you enter the classroom. <br />I will be at the door.<br />Quietly raise your hand to get my attention.<br />Pack your materials and leave at the scheduled time.<br />If it is an emergency, quickly get my attention and I will <br /> assist you.<br />
Turning in Papers<br /><ul><li>Place your paper in the appropriately labeled bin. </li></ul>NEVER HAND <br />ME A PAPER<br /><ul><li>Passing in Papers: If/When you receive a paper, place yours on top and continue passing the stack to your left.
I will come by and collect all stacks.</li></li></ul><li>Classroom Discussions<br />PLEASE participate.<br />I want to hear what you have to say.<br />Make all questions and comments relevant to the current discussion.<br />If your question is off the topic,<br /> write it down and ask later.<br />
Moving Around the Room<br /><ul><li>Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency.</li></li></ul><li>Class Dismissal<br />The teacher dismisses you, <br /> not the bell.<br />Do not start packing up prior to the bell.<br />Wait until the teacher finishes and<br /> officially dismisses you with<br />“Have a nice day!” <br />
“Special” ProceduresThese will be introduced on an “as needed” basis.<br />Library/Computer Lab<br />Special guests<br /><ul><li>Progress Reports</li></ul>Working Cooperatively<br /><ul><li>Fire Drill
Substitute Teacher</li></li></ul><li>My Pledge to Students<br />I will trust you until you give me reason to do otherwise.<br />I will respect you and work with you to solve problems.<br />I will promptly correct and offer feedback on your work.<br />I will work with you to meet learning goals.<br />I will offer extra help and alternative assessments should you require them.<br />
“I truly believe you will work towardsyour potential in all thatyou do! We will learn somuch about each other this year.<br />Together, we will have an awesome year!”– Mrs. Stroh<br />