Respect everyone in the classroom. Follow instructions and be prepared for class. Be kind and courteous to peers and teachers.
What is the most important thing to remember when you are in a classroom?
What should be included in our classroom contract?
- Be respectful to classmates
- Be responsible with class materials
- Be on time to class
- No food or drink in the classroom
Did you know?
The first written class contract was created in the United States in the year 1891. Class contracts are based on the theory of social constructivism, which emphasizes the role of social interaction in learning. Class contracts can be used as a way to increase student engagement in the classroom and help build a sense of community.
What expectations do you have of yourself for this class?
What expectations do you have of your peers in this class?
Why is it important for a class to have a contract or set of rules?
What responsibilities have you taken on as a student in this class?
What do you think you can do to be an active participant in this class?
Classroom Rules: A set of rules, guidelines, and expectations that outlines how students should behave in the classroom.
Collaboration: Working together with others to achieve a common goal.
Respect: Showing consideration for the feelings, wishes, rights, and traditions of others.