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    CLASSROOM RULES AND PROCEDURES
     

     

     

    CLASSROOM RULES

     

    1. BE ON TIME TO CLASS
    2. BE PREPARED FOR CLASS
    3. BE COURTEOUS AND POLITE TO OTHERS
    4. BE RESPECTFUL OF OTHERS PROPERTIES
    5. BE PRODUCTIVE

     

    CONSEQUENCES

     

            I.       For rules one (1) and two (2)
     
     
                      A.     Two (2) verbal warnings
                                     
                       B.     Third is a detention with call home to parent(s) or guardian(s)    
     
                       C.     Any time after this is a meeting with guidance and/or Mrs. Cercone
     
            II.    For rules three (3) and four (4)
     
                       A.     Two (2) verbal warnings
     
                       B.     Third is a detention with call home to parent(s) or guardian(s)
     
                       C.     Any time after this is a meeting with guidance and/or Mrs. Cercone
     
     
        Major infractions (i.e.: defacing or altering other’s properties)
     
                        A.     Detention and a meeting with guidance and/or Mrs. Cercone
     
     
           III. For rule five (5)
     
                        A.     Two (2) verbal warnings
     
                        B.     Third is a detention with a call home to parent(s) or guardian(s)
     
                        C.     Any time after this is a meeting with guidance and/or Mrs. Cercone
     
    GRADING PROCEDURE
     
    Grades will be based on the total accumulative points earned in each marking period.  Each marking period will range between approximately 700 and 1,000 points.  Your points will be made-up from the following areas.
     

    TESTS: - approximately 35%

     

    ·        This includes chapter and unit tests
     

    QUIZZES: - approximately 20 %

     

    ·        Announced quizzes will be given periodically.  You will be given at least one-day notice.

    ·        Pop quizzes will be given occasionally.
     
     HOMEWORK: - approximately 15%
     
    ·        All assignments will be graded
     
     
     LABORATORY ACTIVITIES: - approximately 15%
     
     
     CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES AND PARTICIPATION: - approximately 15%
     

    ·        Notebook checks

    ·        Mini – labs and activities

    ·        Group work and projects

    ·        Coming to class on time

      

    CLASSROOM PROCEDURES
     
     
     ENTERING CLASSROOM:
     
     
     Be seated at your desk and have your materials out.  Copy any information down into your notebooks that may be on the overhead or board.  Look at homework assignment board and copy any new assignments down in your agenda.
     
     RETURNED WORK:
     
     The teacher or an assigned student will hand this out in the beginning of class.
     
     CLASSROOM PARTICIPATION:
     
    1. Non-group work or activities – raise your hand before talking or answering question
    2. Group work – work together, reasonable talking is expected.
    3. Activities – moving around and reasonable talking is expected.
    4.  
     NO HOMEWORK:
     
    Homework is due the day it is assigned for.  No late homework is accepted.  If you do not have your homework you may get detention to stay after school to do it.
     
    BATHROOM AND LOCKERS:
     
     
    Go before or after class.  You will not be permitted to leave the classroom unless you have medical reasons/permission.
     
    ABSENT:
     
    The partner at your table will be responsible for completing an absentee form on your behalf.  It will be found in a slot marked with your class period or group.  It is up to you to get the absentee form with information from your slot upon returning to school.  You have 24 hours to see teacher (setting a date and time) about making up assignments, quiz, test or lab upon returning to school.  If you do not contact your teacher your missing work will be considered late and follow late work procedures.
     
    END OF CLASS:
     
     
    Stay seated, the teacher will dismiss you.  You need to push in your chair(s) and clean up any mess before you are allowed to leave.
     

     

    We have read the following and understand the basic classroom rules and procedures for Mr. Spengler’s science class.
     

     

     

    STUDENT’S SIGNATURE AND DATE

     

     

    PARENT (S) OR GUARDIAN (S) SIGNATURE AND DATE

Last Modified on October 1, 2010