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    Sprague Classroom Procedures Q and A

    These are the most often asked questions by students and my answers.  However procedures change with each new group as needed.

     

    How, and When do I pack up to leave?

    Put assignment back in binder and replace

    Put back borrowed materials

    Clean up – especially snack items

    Push in chair

    This changes from day to day, I will tell U

     

    Do We Line up?

    Never – stay seated until you are dismissed

     

    When can I enter the room?

    When you are invited in by myself or the "Pig Protector" 

     

    How do I prepare for class each day?

    Get out planner, look at board for needed tools, Get binder, pull out previous work, review key concepts packet

     

    What If I don’t have my tools for class?

    Look in bins to borrow and return

     

    Where can I get paper?

    Baskets on both sides of room

     

    When can We stand up and stretch?

    Whenever you are working independently

    Need a class stretch - ask

     

    What If I forget to get materials and you started class?

    Do it quickly and quietly

    Note: I will keep talking and teaching

     

    How do you get our attention?

    Pig oink      

    I say, “Team” you say, “Awesome”

    Countdown 5,4,3,2, - don’t let me get to One

     

    How do we get yours?

     Place asticky note near you

     Raise hand

     Stand up, come and see me

     

    When can we Snack?

    Whenever you are working independently

     

    What can we have for snacks?

    Single serving or single packed

    Healthy – no cookies/candy; NO nuts

      

    Can we chew gum?

    Never – this is a Gum Free campus

      

    When can we listen to music?

    Only if you earn L2J ATB or Homework Pass

     

    What if I need a tissue?

    Get up quietly and locate the nearest box

     

    What if I get a bloody nose?

    Grab tissues and lock eyes with me and go directly to the bathroom – wait for someone to open door if it is shut

     

    What if I have allergies and/or a cold?

    Grab the box and garbage can but remember to return

     

    When can I get up to sharpen my pencil, get a drink, ETC.?

    Whenever you are working independently

     

    What do I do & Where do I go During emergency drills?

    Drop everything IF the intercom states it's a drill or if I say go.

    Fire: Go straight out the classroom door –

    do not go out 7th grade door

    LockDown: Front of room

     

    Can we sit where we want?

     96.9 percent of the time

     You’re disruptive – I move you

      If you are working in a team and team members are disruptive – I move them

      Class is disruptive – I move all of you

     

     

    What do I do when I have to use the bathroom before or during class?

    Before – Go during Class switch times after your materials are out and ready and before I begin class

    If I’m Talking – raise hand, point to door – sign out

    During Team or Independent Work– lock eyes and sign out

     

    Do we have jobs?

    Only if you want them - sign up on cupboard

     

    What do We do if we have a guest teacher?

    Greet politely, - fold back planner for name tag - follow whatever they say

    And/or ask you to do - help them

     

    What do we do on Half days? TBA

    STEAM, TEAM, Me, Movie, outdoor EVENTs

     

    When, and How do I earn Extended Recess?

    On 1 to 2 Days each month

    Complete all Homework, Follow Team Awesome constitution

     

    How do I LABEL my work?

    Name & date/time in left-hand corner

    Date/time completed at end of your work

    Title of assignment on top line – centered

     

    How do I turn in my work?

    Check for name, dates, time stamps

    ABC order last name

     

    What happens If my work is at home or incomplete? ?

    Create a cover sheet: Write your name on a piece of paper, when you will turn in – no more than three days

     

    How do I turn in my late work?

    Find the “cover sheet” and staple to work, place in Late work bin near my desk

     

    How, when, and by whom is our work assessed?

    Rubrics

    Short assignments: 24-48 hrs       Long: 1 week or more

    Mrs. Sprague, you, peers, your folks

     

    What do I do for Homework?

     Review Key concepts 5x week

     Vocabulary – 2x week

     Read – 80-100 pages each week

     Canvas/close reader - 1x

     Memorization as needed

      

    When, How, and for How Long do I check out a book and return?

    Before class, during Independent Work, before and after school

     

    Checkout: Use index card name of book and date         Need help selecting a book: ask

     Check in: return to correct shelf or basket then write date on card

    Two to three weeks depending on length

     

    What if I lose or destroy a book?

    Tell me quick and replace it

          

    How do I know what I missed when I was absent?

    Go to the website, 

    Weekly task folders

    Note: Need help? Make appointment with Mrs. S

     

    When is my absent work due?

    93.9% 2 days

    Sometimes you will have more time

    Sometimes you will need to complete ASAP

          

    How do I earn a Cookie?

    Complete homework

     RandoM

     

    How do I earn a Character Counts Slip?

    Complete homework   

    ATB

    Small kindnesses to others

     

     

     

     

                     

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on August 6, 2018