This post was written last year by Little Miss Perfect (Abby – a teacher, writer, and grammarian). Her eternally relevant list of Classroom Rules should be posted in every middle school and high school…just so it’s clear…
Check out her latest post about Winnie the Pooh’s stint in rehab…hilarious!
1. Enter the room and socialize at your leisure. The daily “warm-up” is just a suggestion that is not in any way intended to promote the acquisition of grammar skills over necessary social interactions.
2. Every time you enter the room, please be sure to ask me if we’re watching a movie. I may have neglected to plan a movie, and will quickly be reminded that a feature-length film, however loosely connected to the curriculum, will be both more entertaining and more instructive than whatever lesson I had originally planned.
3. Sit wherever you want. If you feel like sitting. Standing up is good, too, or sitting on top of the chair and rocking in it. It’s important for those of you who are kinesthetic learners to feel comfortable.
4. Please don’t put your name on any papers that you turn in, especially on multiple choice quizzes. I enjoy challenging…
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