In the Door
--sit at desk with HW pass/index cards/marker
--purpose of HW pass
--concept of the Jump Off explained
--write name neatly on index card using marker--jot down band names/song titles on the back
--pick a student to collect
--information about blog
Activity #1 -- Teacher Introduction
--Mr. Martin introduces himself via "Who is Mr. Martin?" PowerPoint/bulletin board--purposefully listen, keeping track of "emergent themes" on an index card
Activity #2 -- Community Circle
--finish making list of emergent themes from "Who is Mr. Martin?"
--directions/expectations for circle discussion
--Transition -- form a circle
--share via ball pass--be ready for follow-up questions!
Transition -- re-row desks/HW materials up
--set parameters for work time
--work on purposefully reading the policies sheet
--Purposefully read the policy sheet and bring the necessary materials to next class. Have your parent(s)/guardian(s) review the letter and the policy sheet, and bring signature slip to next class for a 100% homework grade.
--Be ready for an ASSESSMENT next class about the policies.