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Bienvenidos Welcome Bienvenidos
Spanish Class 2014-2015
LOVE IS THE REASON FOR TEACHINGIt costs nothing, yet is the most precious thing. The more we give, the more is returned.
Loose leaf paper in binderPens, pencils, and eraser 1 red pen Writing notebook (1 subject)Highlighter
Meet Mrs. Ward
Mrs. Wards Classroom
Will this teacher treat me fairly?YES,ABSOLUTELY
What will I be doing this year? We will begin by reviewing vocabulary words and greeting in Spanish.
We will learn grammar rules and expressions.
We will conjugate verbs, and learn the use of nouns and adjectives in Spanish.
We will do reading comprehension and learn about the Spanish culture.
Series 1Series 2Series 3
How am I going to be graded?Quarter grades will be determined by averaging the following: Test grades(2 parts to test) Chapter Vocabulary and Chapter Test Quiz gradesHomework gradesParticipation gradesChapter Activities grades
Mrs. Wards Classroom Rules:
Be courteousBe preparedBe on timeFollow all policies and procedures
Mrs. Wards Classroom Contract
Be in your assigned seat and working on the assigned work when the tardy bell rings.
Guideline #2Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave.Guideline #3Follow directions the first time they are given.
Guideline #4Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity.
Guideline #5Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the SVF Schools handbook.
Special Guideline 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 this year.
Following Guidelines will result in . . .Verbal acknowledgement
A stress-free learning environment
A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
Not Following Guidelines will result in . . .1stWarning and documentation2ndAction Plan, Parental Contact 3rdDisciplinary Referral
Mrs. Wards Action Plan
1.Whats the problem?
2. Whats causing the problem? (Please list the factors)
3. What plan will you use to solve the problem?
______________________ ____________________Students Signature Parent/Guardian Signature
Student Honor Code of Conduct "I want to live as a Child ofthe Light."On my honor, I pledge to tell the truth at all timesand respect others and their possessions.I pledge to do my own workand to develop my God-given talents.
Explain, Rehearse, Reinforce!
Entering the RoomPlease enter quietly.Have a seat.Take out your materials and have the Spanish prayer ready.Check your assignment tracker to review your work.
When you are tardyEnter quietly.
Excused: Place excuse in the basket on my desk.
Unexcused: sign the book, have a seat and take out your materials.
Getting Your AttentionI will . . .
Stand in front of the class.
Raise my hand.
Wait for everyone to be quiet.
Paper HeadingEspaol plus your gradeNombre-name; Fecha-date in SpanishYour homeroom number on the right top corner.Placed on all tests and homework assignments.
Student Responsibility Card This is for students who do not have the assigned homework.Fill it out.
Sign and date it.
Turn it in with the homework papers.
Finish Classwork Early
What do I do next?
Work on unfinished Spanish assignments.
Choose an end of the chapter reading.
Write vocabulary words 3 times each.
Review vocabulary words flash cards.
Start working on tonights homework.
After an Excused AbsenceGo to the school website and find assigned homework.
Ask me or a classmate for activities done in class.
Classroom DiscussionsPLEASE participate.
I want to hear what you have to say.
Make all questions and comments relevant to the current discussion.
If your question is off the topic, write it down and ask later.
Moving Around the RoomYou must ask for permission.
Do not ask during a classroom discussion unless it is an emergency.
The teacher dismisses you, not the bell.
Do not start packing up prior to the bell.
Wait until the teacher finishes and officially dismisses you with: Hasta Maana
ContractStudent agreement:I have read through Mrs. Wards class expectations and I agree to follow her guidelines.Name ________________ Date ________Parent agreement:I have looked over the class expectations with my child. Name _______________ Date _________
Daytime phone number ______________
E-mail address: _____________________
Remember I truly believe in your potential. I want you to believe in it, too! I know that you have the ability to succeed!Lets have an awesome year! Mrs. Ward