[etni] Re: Re Digest V8 221 First Day and class rules

This is GREAT.  All my rules in one word!  I can't wait to use it.  Thanks
so much!
Michele
On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 10:01 PM, ELEANOR ZWEBNER
<eleanorz541@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

>
>  Last week someone in the digest asked about first day  rules. In the same
> digest someone else gave his rules -- there was even an audio link.
>  However, I found them too "wordy".  Rules should be simple.
> The very best rules are the product of one of our teachers, Fredda
> Finklestein.  She has just returned from abroad and gave me permission to
> post her BE A SPORT rules.  SPORT is an acronym :  sit, polite, one (person
> at a time), ready, tidy.  The posters and worksheets are livelier (with
> fonts, designs in color on posters) than here but the rules are simple,
> straightforward, easy to remember. Are you a sport?
>
>
> In English we often say, ? Be a SPORT! ?  ? it really means :
>
>
>  -- SIT?             Everyone SITS when the bell rings
> -- POLITE?        We are POLITE, we  respect each other.  We listen to each
> other;   we do not  take things from other pupils;
> -- ONE person -   only ONE  person  talks at a time:  everyone else
> listens.
> --READY -  we come to class READY  to learn.   We have books, notebooks,
> pens, sharp pencils, erasers, homework.      We do NOT have food or drinks (
> only water!)  during a lesson.
>  -- TIDY-    The room must be clean and TIDY!
>  We also teach the new words, quiz them on the content, vocabulary and of
> course: Are they ready? Is the room tidy? etc etc...
>
> Eleanor
>
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