- complete work
- do your best
- be kind and a good friend
- hands feet and objects to self
- return papers and homework
- good scores on tests
- keep work area neet and orderly
At some point, I'm not going to tape the charts down. This will allow them to take more responsibility for their belongings. They will need to keep it in a folder or box. If it is lost, then they start over. I really believe in natural consequences. I tell the students all the time, "Your time in the middle school is about becoming a young adult. You are no longer a child." It's a difficult transition, but most of them really blossom.