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    Classroom Rules:

    We raise our hands to speak.
    We sit quietly at our seats.
    We use voices soft and sweet.
    We keep our places tidy and neat.
    We are helpful, friendly, and fair.
    We take turns and willingly share.


    Our Classroom Management System

    Children are NOT good or bad.  It is their behavior that is acceptable or unacceptable.  Developmentally, children at this age want to please the adults in their life.  However, there are times when they do not know what
    or how to do what is considered acceptable.  Yet, everyone is responsible for his or her actions.  Behavior can be modified by positive and negative reinforcements.  These ideas are the foundation of the Traffic Light
    Behavior Program.  Students are positively rewarded for making good choices.  They may receive verbal praise such as “good job”.  Other forms of positive
    reinforcements may be used such as stickers, smiles, applause from the class or other goodies.  Each child’s negative behavior will be recorded on a
    Traffic Light. 
    Each student begins the day on a “green” light and the behavior they choose for the day determines what color they will be on at the end of the day.  Please remember that everyone makes mistakes and that is Ok- that's how we learn! 

    Green- Way to GO!  Behavior meets or exceeds expectations.
    Yellow- WARNING!  5 minutes loss of free play.
    Red- STOP!  10 minutes loss of free play.


                Our class also works as together to earn table tallies. When tables are all working together making good choices they receive a tallie. The table(s) with the most tallies at the end of the week gets to pick a prize from the treasure box.