Today’s Special. August 11, 2011. Learning Target I can understand the classroom rules and procedures. Welcome to Mrs. Thompson’s Classroom. Procedures and Guidelines. Geometry Room 37. Who is Ms. Thompson as a person?. Will Ms. Thompson treat me fairly?. Yes, Always!.
August 11, 2011
I can understand the classroom rules and procedures.
Procedures and Guidelines
Course Unit :
2. Similarity, Right Triangles, and trigonometry
3. Congruent Triangles
4. Modeling with Geometry
Grading Scale: The following scale applies:
A = 90 – 100%
B = 80 – 89%
C = 70 – 79%
D = 60 – 69%
F = below 60%
Grading Policy and Rubric:Students will be graded using the following criteria.
Quizzes (includes bellwork and exit slip) = 30 to 40 points each
Exam (ex. end of the unit test) = 100 points each
Project (depends on the length of time) = 50 to 100 points each
Final Exam = 20% of the final grade
Homework = checked for completion
Have all materials needed at your table and be seated when the bell rings.
Follow directions the first time they are given.
Adjust your voice level to suit the activity. (see CHAMPs)
See the posted CHAMPs on the board.
Stay on your assigned seat unless you have permission to do otherwise.
No personal grooming during class.
This classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining, for ANY reason.
Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please respect
the “No Whining Zone”
head nods etc. (daily)
notes home. (random)
and popcorn party.
(every 2 months)
the school year)
fill-in action plan and
conference with the teacher after class.
call to parents/guardian and
30 minutes after school detention.
Request for Parent-Teacher-Student conference.
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.
one from the tray. If your student
number is assigned to present the
bellwork, get the small white board on
the right corner of the room to show
to do all the above mentioned.
1st time - fill out the action plan. 2nd time - sign the after school detention log.
see the posted CHAMPs
at day 1. Students will sit on their
assigned seat. Seat plan will be
I will rings a bell or say “Stop talking”.
I will wait for everyone to be
I will begin speaking.
Remember: No calling out.
relevant to the current discussion.
write it down and ask later.
2hugs means saying two things that are good about the student’s presentation.
A help means one suggestion on how to improve the presentation.
A huh? means one question about the presentation.
Name:___________ #unique number
Title of class assignment
(homework, classwork, projects etc.)
“What do I do next?”
Turn your finished work upside down on your table.
Work on unfinished Math assignments.
Read your “choice” novel.
Review vocabulary words.
Start working on tonight’s homework.
Go to supplemental Activities folder.
Students will grade their seatmate’s paper. In grading the paper…
A. If the teacher asks to turn in papers
back table, each student will stack
their papers on the middle of the
and collect all stacks.
B. If the bell rings and the classwork/test is not turned in yet, student must neatly turn in papers on the assigned tray.
prepared sharpened pencil.
If you do not have a pencil you can borrow one but please return it
Do not write anything on the board that is not necessary.
Doing so, shows respect to
to the restroom
His or her seatmate will…
handouts for that day,
Any visitor who comes in the classroom should be treated with respect.
If somebody knocks on the door, the student nearest to the door may open it.
Students will responds in a polite greeting, listen silently for instruction and or continue working.
Students will calmly and silently follow the procedures of each drill.
“Have a nice rest of the day!”
Have an awesome year!”– Mrs. Thompson