• Student work on display.
• Important items posted, e.g., Mission, Code of Discipline, Standards,
Principles of Learning, Grading Policy.
• Enforcement by the teacher of all aspects of the Code of Discipline.
• Organized, uncluttered classroom, conducive to learning.
• Standard for the lesson.
• Daily homework which includes reading and writing.
Active Student Involvement.
• Hands-on activities.
• Cooperative and collaborative learning. Individualized instruction.
• Oral presentations.
• Students helping to teach the class.
• Detailed lesson plan which includes the standard and performance objective. The plan should also be aligned with the course of study and grading policy.
• Up-to-date attendance and grading records.
• Late book.
• Evidence of student outreach to the homes of students who have been frequently absent or who are having academic difficulties. (e.g., letters to the home, anecdotal records, other documentation).
Organized student notebooks.
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