here is a copy of a poster that i have in my room, and use as a reminder
Behavior Management and Consequences
Most Middle School students will respond to verbal reminders about their
behavior. However, more intensive interventions are sometimes required to
help students manage themselves so all may enjoy a safe, productive learning
environment. The following steps will be taken when students are unable or
unwilling to comply with classroom expectations:
1. Restate classroom expectations in writing. (Copy rules)
2. Time out problem sheet must be signed by student and
parent and returned to teacher the following day.
3. Problem solving essay to be completed satisfactorily by
the student, signed by a parent, and turned in the day after
assigned. This must be given to the teacher before the student
enters class the following day. See attached form. Detention
may be assigned.
4. Parent contact by phone or letter.
5. Team, Administrative, and/ or Counselor Referral.
Request for formal conference. Parent may be asked to attend.
6. Contract between teacher and student. with daily
accountability and parent signature required.
7. Alternate activity and/or location if unsafe or
disruptive behavior continues.
Very serious or dangerous behaviors will result in higher levels of
intervention. Additional consequences apply in accordance with school and