Ways for Parents to Contact Mr. Curry
Parents and Guardians are strongly encouraged
to contact Mr. Curry. My school email is email@example.com
. My main email is firstname.lastname@example.org
. The school's main phone number is 408-923-1945. My direct
classroom number is 923-1800 ext 4420 and the 24/7 voicemail is
923-1800 ext 4620.
first week of school, I will send home a form inviting you to provide
me with your email addresses as I will send out a weekly email link
with that week's assignments and important reminders.
Class Procedures for Mr. Curry's Class
What do I do if my
pencil breaks, or my pen
runs out of ink, or I don‘t have a piece of writing paper, etc.?
What do I do if I finish
my classroom assignment
- If you need a pencil
or paper during a lesson
and there are none from the table supply bin, attempt to borrow from an
immediate tablemate until the end of the lesson. If that's not
quietly and quickly, go to the supply container near the file cabinet.
- Likewise, you should
have 2 sharpened pencils
at the start of each day. If you need to sharpen the pencil
a lesson, do so quietly and quickly.
What do I do when the fire
alarm goes off?
- Read! You can
also study for an upcoming
test. Read your book assigned for literature. Read a book
your own choosing that you have brought to school with you. Do
do your homework, as homework is to be done at home (or at homework
unless the teacher tells you otherwise.
What do I do if I have a
question during a lesson
being presented by the teacher?
- Leave your school
work and books where they
are. Quietly exit the classroom and line up outside as a
We will proceed to the assembly point for the school together as a
What do I do if I have a
question during an
in-class assignment or a test?
- Raise your hand and
ask that question when called
upon! There are no dumb questions.
- If you believe the
question is of immediate
importance to everyone, raise your hand normally and I will call
upon you and attempt to answer your question.
What do I do if I need
during the course of an assignment.... e.g., I don’t understand the
or the question being asked?
What if I need to use the
- Raise your hand in a
fist and the teacher or
aide will come to your desk.
What do we do when we
first enter the classroom?
- Sorry, you should
have thought about that before
you arrived in our classroom. If it is an "emergency", come up
ask the teacher politely and get a pass.
What do I do if I am
- Proceed quietly to
your desk with all
materials needed for the class. Normally, we start each day with
a quiet activity while the teacher collects homework, and takes
Students are allowed to have plastic water
bottles in class. They must have ONLY water in them (frozen water
is o.k.). Students need to refill the bottles before school or at
either recess or lunchtime. Our classroom does have a sink with
water fountain but the water quality cannot be assurred.
How do we turn in class
What should I do about my
homework and other
assignments if I am absent?
- Unless told
otherwise, bring your paper to the
turn-in box and put the papers into the inbox for your subject and
- When the teacher
collects all assignments at the same time (especially tests), we
usually pass them towards the "door side" of the room
Obtain information about
from a fellow student via telephone, e-mail, or the classroom
to complete the assignment does not change.
How do I format my papers
for this class?
- Unless otherwise
directed, place period # and student number
(to be assigned) in the upper left hand corner of the paper.
name and date on the first lined lines. Below that, place
subject and Page #s below that.
Name: Bart Simpson
Class A, B or C and
Date of Assignment September 10, 2006
65, # 1-6
types of landforms in the United States include
coastal plains, mountain ranges, high plains, river valleys, deltas,
plataeu, desert, canyons and waterways.
Not all homework
assignments are collected as some are simply checked. However no
homework will be accepted (see What is late homework below).
All work due while
absent must be made up by the student within one school day of
return and must be clearly identified and highlighted as “absent” work
at the top of the paper.
A proper heading
must be on all work.
homework? Assignments are late when the due date has
the work has been collected and students have not made any prior
with the teacher.
|In order to help
students learn in a productive
learning environment, certain class rules have been established.
and their parent/guardian(s) are expected to be familiar with the class
rules and the consequences listed below.
Students will pay attention
and not cause distractions.
Students will show respect
for all classmates, staff, themselves and respect property.
Students will quietly do
their own work.
Students will complete their
assignments on time and in all other ways be responsible.
Students will follow directions
and established procedures.
Students will be given a
Students will be given a
second warning and the name will be written down.
Students will need to talk
to the teacher at which time the teacher may assign a written
assignment, which will need to be signed by their
Students will be given detention .
Students will be Referred
to the Principal's Office.
on the seriousness
of a problem, the teacher may skip any or all steps.
Although students will
likely tell you that
they "have to have" lots of fancy school supplies,
encourage you to keep
it simple. Items such as pencil bags or cases would likely help
If you aren't sure about something, especially an expensive item, feel
ask Mr. Curry
Several #2 Pencils
Students who do not have
the items listed above will have the materials loaned to them for
2 Black or Blue Ball Point Pen
Personal supply of binder paper
Binder Reminder planner books
(provided with a request for a donation)
Appreciated but not required: 1 box of facial
tissues for class
Please, no large binders
in class. However,
fine. Binders, if already bought, can be kept at home to stay
organized with papers that are