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Morning routine-At the beginning of each school day, please go to your locker quickly and quietly to put away your belongings. If you have a lunch, place it in the lunch basket. After, turn in any homework to the correct homework tray. Please give any notes from your parents immediately to your teacher. Follow any directions written on the board and go to the front of the room for a morning meeting.

Bathroom policies-There is one girl’s pass and one boy’s pass located by the classroom door. One girl and one boy at a time may use the pass to go to the restroom or get a drink. During a lesson, you must ask permission to use the pass. However, during independent work time, you may use the passes without asking. Before you leave, fill out the checkout form by the classroom door.

Your attention please-When your teacher needs your attention, she may do one of the following things.
  1. Wiki Wiki-When your teacher gives this signal, you should stop what you’re doing and give the signal back.
  2. Clap a pattern-When your teacher claps a pattern, you should stop what you’re doing and copy the pattern.
  3. If you can hear me-When your teacher says these words, you should listen carefully and follow the direction given after.

Materials-You are responsible for bringing all needed materials to your classes. Make sure you bring your filled pencil case, subject folder, spiral notebook, and homework/home communication folder to each class.

Desks-You are expected to keep your desk clean and organized. Please do not use your desk as a trash can or dumping ground!! J Your teacher will check your desk from time to time. If your desk is not in good shape, you may have to miss a recess to clean it out.

Line and hallway behavior-When you are asked to line up, please do so without talking. You must line up in a straight line behind the line leader with your hands at your sides. When walking in the hallway, you must stay in a straight line. Talking, walking shoulder to shoulder, running, and touching the walls or other students are not allowed.

Page format-You must put your first and last name on all assignments along with your student number.

Reading logs-Your reading log will be filled out using your calendar page on the wiki. You must complete 100 minutes of reading at home every week. You should enter how much you’ve read each day on your reading log. At the end of the month, you must enter a total number of minutes read at the bottom of the calendar.

Assignment Books- We will finish filling out the planner together during the school day. Your planner must be stamped before you leave the classroom. If it is not filled out correctly, it will not be stamped until the changes are made. The planner must be signed by a parent or guardian every night!

Homework-All homework should be kept in your homework /home communication folder. The assignments must be completed by the date they are due unless you are absent! When you return it to school, all homework should be turned into the correct homework tray.
There are four steps to homework success:
1. Remember to bring home all your assignments.
2. Remember to always complete your assignments with your best effort.
3. Remember to bring your assignments back to school.
4. Remember to turn your assignments in to your teacher.

Mailboxes-You are expected to check your mailbox at the end of each day before you leave the room. All papers found in this box should go in your homework/home communication folder. This folder should go home each night and be returned to your mailbox each morning.

Afternoon routine-At the end of each day, you must quietly at your desk with your assignment planner in front of you. Please fill out the planner with the correct assignments and due dates given by your teacher. When you are finished, raise your hand and wait for someone to stamp your planner. When this is done, check your desk to make sure you have all the materials you need and that you have put all your homework in your homework folder. You should then put up your chair and empty your mailbox by putting everything in the correct side of your homework/home communication folder. When you have all that you need, you may go to your locker to get your belongings. Please return to the classroom with your coat and backpack and wait quietly at the front of the room pick-ups to be dismissed or for your bus to be called.