Great Expectations and Procedures

Expectations and Class Procedures

We are a GREAT EXPECTATION campus where we practice the 8 GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOR LIVING




  • We will value one another as unique and special individuals.

  • We will not laugh at or make fun of a person’s mistakes, nor use sarcasm or put downs.

  • We will use good manners, saying “please”, “thank you,” and “excuse me,” and allow others to go first.

  • We will cheer each other to success.

  • We will help one another whenever possible.

  • We will recognize every effort and applaud it.

  • We will encourage each other to do our best.

  • We will practice virtuous living, using the Life Principles.

Classroom Procedures for: Mrs. Williamson’s classroom

Procedure Type


Entering the Classroom

1.  Quietly wait in line outside the class until your teacher greets you.   

    Respect everyone’s “personal space”.  Hands, feet, other body parts and

objects should never touch another person. (social distancing)

2.  As you enter the classroom, walk to your assigned seat.

3.  Take out necessary daily materials listed on the welcome page displayed on

the smartboard.   (agenda, pencil, checking pen, INB, homework, parent notes, etc)

4. Place backpack under your desk.

5. Begin working on the daily warm-up (on the smart board)


Daily Classroom Expectations

1. Have a positive attitude, be prepared, be willing to participate, growth mindset and be
respectful of others and their views/opinions and be prepared.
2. All work/computations must be included on the assignments.

Students are expected to have the following supplies every day:

  •  2 pencils
  • Checking pen
  • agenda/planner
  • INB
  • Completed homework

Call backs and attention grabbers with be used throughout the lesson.

Respect for teacher, peers and materials will be shown

GE Life Principles will be followed.


  Homework is given Monday thru Thursday.  There might be an occasional Friday assignment.  All work is due the next day.  Even if you don't understand, an attempt needs to be shown.  Work on homework for 30 minutes maximum.  Show all work.  If work is done on a separate sheet of paper - attach it.  Even if no official homework is assigned, students should be reviewing their notes and/or practicing their multiplication facts.


1.  Raise your hand if you have a question or comment and wait patiently for


2.  Speak in complete sentences addressing the person to whom you are

speaking by his/her name.

3.  Think before you speak to allow your brain time to process new information.

4.  Rephrase questions into responses.

5.  Thank the person who answers your question.

6.  Actively contribute to classroom discussions, turn n’ talk, activities, etc, with

a positive attitude.

Working in Cooperative Groups

1.  Every member of the group must understand the goal.

2.  Every member of the group has a responsibility (reference cards as needed).

3.  Every member of the group will share resources, materials, and information.

4.  Every member of the group will understand and master the assignment.

5.  Each member of the group will listen respectfully to the other members.

6.  If a member of the group has a different opinion, he/she will wait until the

person is finished talking and then share. Everyone will be respectful of all

view points.

7.  Members of the group will encourage one another whenever possible.



1.  Please take care of business before you enter the classroom.  Once instruction has 

      begun, no one will be allowed to visit the restroom, except for emergency situations.

      There will be only one boy and one girl allowed to leave the classroom at a time.  

      Please plan accordingly.  Leaving the classroom during instruction is only in a dire 

     emergency.  Valuable instruction time is lost with the “revolving door” epidemic.

2.  Always complete the Restroom Log (name, date, time leaving the classroom), located

     on the table by the front door.

3.  No materials should leave the classroom, only the individual.

4. Take care of business quickly and without talking.

5.  ALWAYS wash your hands before returning to class.

6.  Return to class as quickly as possible and fill in the time you returned.

7.  Quickly and Quietly return to your seat.


1.  Give the speaker your undivided attention.

2.  Put all materials away unless note-taking is permitted.

3.  Be an active listener asking appropriate questions.

4.  Speak in complete sentences and address the speaker by name.

5.  Give the speaker a celebration at the end of the presentation, and thank him/her for

sharing new information with you.



Turning in Assignments

1.  Baskets are located on the back counter.  Look for your Block Number and place
     neatly in the corresponding box.  
2.  ALWAYS check your name is included.  Any assignments without names, will
      be discarded (thrown away) and you will re-do the work.
Extra-Credit There will not be any extra credit assignments!

Make-Up Work

1.  All Absent Work will be received from the teacher. It is the student's responsibility to

check with the teacher when they return to class.

2. Ask any questions before you leave class and take the make up work home.

3. Make-up work is due according to District guidelines.  Assignments will be turned into the

appropriate baskets on the back counter.

4.  If you know you are going to be absent (going out of town, vacation, etc.), advance work

and assignments will not be supplied.   All work/assignments will be given when you


End of Class/Day

1.  When the bell rings, the class is dismissed.

2.  Turn in completed classwork.  Gather all personal items.

3.  Pick up any trash and neatly return classroom materials to the appropriate


4. Walk as you exit the classroom.