Classroom Expectations/Behavior

  • Mrs. Mills' Classroom Expectations

    1. I will follow directions the first time they are given.

    2. I will keep my hands and feet to myself.

    3. I will raise my hand to get out of my seat or to ask a question.

    4. I will keep my voice to an inside working level.

    5. I will treat others how I would like to be treated.

     Character Counts!

    Trustworthiness

    Be honest • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do • Have the courage to do the right thing • Build a good reputation • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends, and country

    Respect

    Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements

    Responsibility

    Do what you are supposed to do • Plan ahead • Persevere: keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Be self-disciplined • Think before you act — consider the consequences • Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes • Set a good example for others

    Fairness

    Play by the rules • Take turns and share • Be open-minded; listen to others • Don’t take advantage of others • Don’t blame others carelessly • Treat all people fairly

    Caring

    Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need

    Citizenship

    Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in community affairs • Stay informed; vote • Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment • Volunteer


    Behavior Consequences
    Inappropriate behavior will result in consequences for the students.  Consequences will vary based on infraction, but will follow steps outlined below:
    PURPLE: AWESOME DAY!!!
    BLUE: GREAT DAY!!
    GREEN: READY TO LEARN!
    YELLOW: REFLECT
    RED: TEACHER CHOICE or PARENT PHONE CALL
     
    Behavior Notification
    G.O. (Get Organized) Folders will be sent home daily and, if necessary, will include a written response of your child's behavior for the day. The folder will also contain homework assignments and/or upcoming activities and is a great tool to keep you in the "loop"!  Folders require a parent/guardian to initial daily!  Also, please review and remove graded papers/notes home from the folder. 

     **Positive reinforcement in the classroom is a MUST, and students will be rewarded for good behavior! Class Dojo points are given out daily and "Wiedy Wowzers" tickets are given out for exceptional behavior.**