Mrs. Freudenburg FACTS
FACTS • Welcome to FACTS! • This course will introduce you to the skills and concepts required for success in both high school and society. • This is a yearlong course but it is divided between the academic side and the technology side. • You will spend 1 quarter with me, then switch to the technology side.
About Mrs. Freudenburg • Masters Degree from Wayne State College • Bachelors Degree from University of Nebraska-Kearney • Bachelors Degree from Peru State College • High School Diploma from Diller-Odell High School • Volleyball coach at Burke High School
About Mrs. Freudenburg • Hobbies: • Volleyball • Running • Watching movies • Hanging out with friends and family • Reading
About Mrs. Freudenburg • Family: • Husband – Chad • Sister – Dawn, Brother- Cody • Three nieces – Vera, Addison, & Brooklynn • Son (cat) - Dwight
Mrs. Freudenburg Procedures
Procedures • Sit down • Do bell work on board • Collected once a month • Begin Lesson • Restroom may be used once lesson has begun • Stay in your seat until the bell
Procedures • Let’s try it! • Get up, go to the door. • Come in, sit down. • Begin bell work.
Welcome to FACTS! • Bell Work: 08/15/2013 & 08/16/2013 • What is the name of Mrs. Freudenburg’s cat? • A) Stan • B) Frank • C) KitKat • D) Dwight • Today: • Classroom rules and procedures
Attention Getter • “I’m ready when you’re ready.” • Hand raised.
Extra Time • If you finish early… • Look to the extra time board on the wall • Extra time folder
Mrs. Freudenburg Classroom Rules
Classroom Rules • Be respectful • Of yourself • Of your classmates • Of Mrs. Freudenburg
Classroom Rules 2. Raise your hand to speak
Classroom Rules 3. Stay in your seats
Classroom Rules 4. No electronics.
Classroom Rules 5. No food or drink. • Water allowed, on the floor
Consequences • Phone call home • 30 minute detention with essay • Referral to administration • Follow the rules
Consequences • Cell phone use consequences • One warning • Take phone for class period • Take phone to administration
Questions • Are there any questions?
Assignment • Answer these questions in your notebook. • Tell me three things about yourself • Name our class procedures. • Name our class rules. • What are the consequences for not following rules?
Standards Based Grading: Grading Policy The grading scale will be as set forth by the OPS Board of Education: Grading Scale for Grading Scale for 2012-2013 A = 3.51-4.00 A- = 3.01 – 3.50 B = 2.51 – 3.00 B- = 2.01 – 2.50 C = 1.51 – 2.00 D = 0.76 – 1.50 F = 0.00 – 0.75 Grades will be calculated based on the following percentages: Standard (1) – Develop Academic Literacy Skills (25%) Standard (2) – Develop and Evaluate Academic Career Plans (25%) Standard (3) – Develop and Demonstrate Technical Literacy (50%)
Standards Based Grading • Level 4 – Student can take what was taught in class and apply it to new situations. • Level 3 – Student has mastered the more complex knowledge, skills, and processes of the unit. • Level 2 – Student has mastered the basic knowledge, skills, and processes of the unit. • Level 1 – Student has a partial understanding of the simpler knowledge skills and processes. • Level 0 – No attempt was made, no learning occurred
Burke Policies • Tardy: • Students who are late will report to a tardy station located in the hallway. • Students will receive a lunch detention for accumulating five(5) tardies – regardless of the class. Further consequences will be posted. • Students are required to do homework or read quietly during the entire detention/late school/Saturday school assignment. • Food, cell phones, and IPods are not allowed in the consequence. • Failure to follow the rules of the detention room or to serve the detention, will result in another consequence from administration. • Students who skip a class or are truant during the day are assigned consequences which regularly includes parent meetings.
Getting to Know Your Classmates Activity
Two True’s and a False • On a piece of paper, write two true statements about yourself, and one false statement.
What’s Your Name Find an elbow partner. You will each have a few minutes to tell your elbow partner the story of your name. • Whoever is the tallest will start by telling the other, the story of their name: • Are you named after someone? • Who named you? • What does your name mean?
Introductions • We will now go around the room and in pairs I want you to introduce your partner: • Tell us their name and 1 fact about their name • Example: My name is Dania. It is spelled with an ‘i’ because my parents did not want to spell it like a boy’s name. Since I got married, no one can pronounce my first OR last name! • Tell us their three statements (2 true, 1 false) • We will try to guess their false statement