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Welcome!!. Mrs. Piccony Fourth Grade. Mrs. Shanna Piccony. 630-897-1961 ext. 203 [email protected] Graduate of Illinois State University Master’s Degree from Aurora University ESL Endorsement from NIU Twelfth year teaching 4 th grade. Class Rules. Be Ready Be Respectful

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Welcome

Welcome!!

Mrs. Piccony

Fourth Grade


Mrs shanna piccony

Mrs. Shanna Piccony

  • 630-897-1961 ext. 203

  • [email protected]

  • Graduate of Illinois State University

  • Master’s Degree from Aurora University

  • ESL Endorsement from NIU

  • Twelfth year teaching 4th grade


Class rules

Class Rules

Be Ready

Be Respectful

Be Responsible


Consequences

Consequences

  • Warning

  • Lose ½ recess

  • Lose full recess

  • Note home and/or phone call home.

  • Each time a child turns their card, he/she will fill out a behavior slip indicating to his/her parents the reason for the card change. That will need to be signed and returned to school.


Rewards

Rewards

  • Mystery Motivator—class works together to earn a mystery reward.

  • Coupons--Individual students earn coupons to redeem for a prize.


Bus rules

Bus Rules

  • Outlined in the school calendar.

  • Discipline is handled byMrs. DeGaetano or Mr. Mayer.


Classroom basics

Classroom Basics

  • Handwriting—students will be writing completely in cursive by second semester.

  • Assignment Books—required in fourth grade, assignments written at the end of each day. Parent signature is unnecesary unless there is a problem with homework completion.

  • First and last name on papers in cursive.


Classroom basics continued

Classroom Basics Continued…

  • A healthy morning snack is fine—please don’t send anything messy.

  • Birthdays—Even though the birthday policy is that there are no treats at school, we still celebrate birthdays in the classroom. Your child may bring a non-edible “treat” if he/she would like.


Typical day in our room

Typical Day in Our Room

Morning:

Guided Reading, Daily 5

Special: 9:25-10:25

Math, Science, Social Studies

Recess/Lunch—12:35-1:20

Afternoon:

Read aloud, Writing, Guided Reading, Daily 5, Word Study


Literacy block

Literacy Block

  • Balanced Literacy: Shared Reading, Guided Reading, Daily 5—(Read to Self, Read to Someone, Work on Writing, Work on Word Work).

  • CAFÉ—Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, Expanding Vocabulary

  • Phonics, Grammar, and Skills

  • Teacher Read Aloud


40 books in fourth grade

40 Books in Fourth Grade!

Each student will have a goal of reading 40 books this school year!

Students will read from a variety of genres.

There will be no reading logs for you to sign!

Parent Letter


Word study high frequency words

Word Study/High Frequency Words


Writing

Writing

  • Writer’s Workshop

  • 6 Traits of Writing: Ideas, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, Organization, Word Choice

  • Step Up to Writing Program—Paragraph/Process Writing

  • Most writing stays at school in the students’ Writer’s Notebooks.

  • Poetry


Welcome

Math

  • My Math program

  • Beginning (B) skills, Progressing (P), Developing (D) skills, and Secure (S) skills

  • Nightly homework

  • Computation Practice

  • Math Journals stay at school

  • Daily Time Tests (Rocket Math) to practice basic facts


Social studies

Social Studies

  • National Geographic textbooks

  • Illinois

  • The Prairie

  • Regions of the United States

  • Map and Globe Skills

  • Each student will learn to identify all 50 states on the U.S. map.

  • Each student will learn to identify all 50 state capitals.


Science

Science

  • FOSS Hands-On Science

  • Earth Materials

  • Structures of Life

  • Ideas and Inventions

  • Dissect Owl Pellets

  • Engineering

  • Health


Engineering

Engineering

  • Learn about engineers and what they do.

  • Construct pasta cars and spaghetti bridges.

  • Practice problem solving.

  • Save a shoebox for February.


Specials 9 25 10 25

Specials (9:25-10:25)

  • A Day—Computer (Mr. Wolf)

  • B Day—Art (Ms. Anderson)

  • C Day—P.E./Music (Mr. Drendel/Mrs. Kunstman)

  • D Day—P.E./Music

  • E Day—Literacy/P.E. (Ms. Williams)

  • Library is on A Days


Homework

Homework

  • Math—homework each night and additional computation practice frequently

  • Practice High Frequency Words

  • Independent Reading

  • Practice Maps and State Capitals

  • Occasional Social Studies or other work not finished in class


Friday folders

Friday Folders

  • All work from the week comes home in the Friday folder.

  • Folder needs to be signed and returned on Monday.


Communication

Communication

  • Updates on classroom happenings, reminders, and homework will be posted on Konnect.

  • The Virtual Backpack contains important information and forms that may need to be filled out.

  • “Like” Kaneland on Facebook and “follow” Kaneland on Twitter.


Report cards

Report Cards

  • No students will receive letter grades

  • The report card will consist of a checklist for each subject.

  • Skills are assessed as Beginning, Developing, Progressing, or Secure


Field trips

Field Trips

  • Field Trip to Springfield, IL in May!!

  • In order to keep the cost down, we will fundraise for this awesome trip!


Homework for wednesday

Homework for Wednesday

Bring an independent reading book to school.

Bring in a list of your top ten favorite books of all time. Please know the title and author.


Don t forget

Don’t forget…

Sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences in the LRC or Computer Lab.

Check out the Specials Teachers’ presentation in the LRC.


Questions

QUESTIONS??

Thank you for coming!


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