Classroom rules, pocedures and expectations Classroom rules • 1. Be on time • 2. Be prepared • Have all of your materials ready, be ready to learn etc. • 3. Be on task • Pay attention, be quiet, do what is expected of you etc. • 4. Respect • Yourself, others and things • 5. We are family • Support each other, have patience with one another, encourage each other, help each other etc. Entering and leaving the classroom • When you come in, please line up your chair so we have several rows looking like this • Please leave the classroom NEAT and ORGANIZED (chairs organized in rows) Working in groups When asked to work in groups please organize your chairs like this Assigning groups • We will randomly assign the groups you will be working in (from now until the 1st test). After the 1st test we will mix up the groups • Everyday you will sit next to the people Group 2 in your group in the same classroom area (you will get to pick it) Group 1 Bellwork • Everyday when you walk into the classroom you are expected to complete the bellwork on a site called thatquiz.org • Most of the time it will consist on answering a few questions from the concepts that you learned on the previous class • Please bring a computer, phone or tablet to complete the bellwork. Let me know (at least 24 hrs in advance) if you do no have an electronic device so I can print a copy for you. • Bellwork will be graded and will be a part of your quizzes grade Science website • We will be using both Blackboard and the website below as means of communication (homework, notes, links, info about the class etc.) http://tecscience.weebly.com Top 3 students • After each test, the top three students will be recognized by the teacher and will receive a prize Discipline • If you are: talking, using electronic devices, eating, being distracting etc. you will receive a warning • At the third warning I will ask you to leave the classroom. You will be marked as absent Homework • No late homework will be accepted • I will only accept presentable homework (without wrinkles, stains etc) Unacceptable homework: Food or Drinks • Not allowed in the classroom Bathroom • No bathroom passes • You need to be in the classroom at all times Tell me about yourself Please answer in complete sentences On the heading write your name, class and ID # • • • • • • • Tell me anything about you (family, likes, dislikes etc) Are you involved in any school clubs? Do you have any hobbies? How would you describe yourself ? Why are you in this class? What do you expect from this class? What goals do you have for this semester? What do you expect from your teacher? Describe the best and the worst class you have ever had. What made that class good? What made the other class bad? • What would you like to know about the teacher?