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Reading/ Writing Code of Conduct


1. Be respectful

    Don’t speak when others are speaking

    Keep hands and objects to yourself

    When speaking to another classmate, be positive

    Stay in your seat until you are dismissed

    Raise you hand if there is something that needs to be said


2. Come to class prepared


    Pens, pencils, highlighters, and materials

    Use your imagination


3. Keep a positive attitude!


If you choose to break a rule

First time: Verbal warning

Second time: Verbal warning

Third time: Lunch detention

Fourth time: Phone Call home

Fifth time: After-School detention


Rewards given for choosing to follow the rules

          1. Daily praise

          2. Positive notes and phone calls sent home

          3. Free homework passes

          4. Various other perks throughout the school year

          5. The joy of learning each day throughout the school year


Student: I have read this classroom discipline plan and understand it. I will honor it while in Ms. Tinnes’ classroom.


Signature: ______________________________________ Date: ______________


Parents: I have discussed this discipline plan with my child. I understand the expectations and support it.


Signature: _____________________________________ Date: _______________


Teacher: I will be fair and consistent in administering this discipline plan for my Reading/ Writing class.


Signature: ______________________________________ Date: ________________

Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny!