• Respect and responsibility are extremely important for a successful learning environment, and are expected at all times. I work to use positive reinforcement as a way to motivate students. 4th graders will have a calendar that they carry throughout the day. If a student breaks a rule or doesn’t follow directions, they will receive a warning. After 2 warnings, they will receive a circle on their calendar. I ask that you please check the calendar each night and sign it at the end of the week. At the end of the month, there will be a 4th grade reward for all students who received less than 5 circles throughout the month. Students will also have a chance to earn rewards in my classroom for good behavior, team points, and for the Accelerated Reader program.