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Mr. Pucci’s Fourth Grade Class. Welcome, Parents! Please Sign In and Find Your Child’s Desk!. TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More. Parent. TEACHER. Excellent Education. STUDENT. My Teaching Experience. This is my 14 th year teaching. 1999-2000: Substitute 2000-2001: 5 th grade

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mr pucci s fourth grade class

Mr. Pucci’sFourth Grade Class

Welcome, Parents! Please Sign In and Find Your Child’s Desk!

team together everyone achieves more
TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More






my teaching experience
My Teaching Experience
  • This is my 14thyear teaching.
    • 1999-2000: Substitute
    • 2000-2001: 5th grade
    • 2001-2002: 4th grade
    • 2002-2004: 5th grade (2 years)
    • 2004-2006: 6th grade (2 years)
    • 2006-2011: 5th Grade (5 years)
    • 2011-2012: 4th Grade at Deskin!
my education
My Education
  • Pima Community College, 1997, 2 AA
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • General Studies
  • University of Arizona, 1999 with a BA degree.
    • Elementary Education
  • Western New Mexico University, 2006, MA
    • Educational Leadership
  • UNLV
    • 36 Credits above Masters
the 4 b s
The 4 “B’s”
  • BE Safe
  • BE Kind
  • BE Your Best
  • BEhave
consequences for misbehavior
Consequences for Misbehavior
  • Verbal Warning
    • Identify the student’s undesired behavior and ask it to stop.
  • Time Out in the Classroom
    • The student will take a “timeout” and think about their behavior.
  • “Time to Think” in Another Classroom.
    • The student will be sent to another classroom to fill out a “Time to Think” form. Sent home to be signed.
  • Together the child and teacher will call a parent to discuss the issue and help resolve it over the phone.
  • A Parent/Teacher Conference will be scheduled.

*Acts of Aggression, Destruction of School Property, Foul Language, Ditching will result in an immediate referral to the office.

common core state standards
Common Core State Standards
  • Nevada has joined a nationwide initiative to streamline standards across states.
  • This is our second year and we are implementing more CCSS this year.
student planner and folder
Student Planner and Folder
  • Please Check Daily
    • Learning Objectives
    • Assignments
    • Behavior Score
    • Use to review daily content.
  • Please Initial Daily
    • So I know you saw it!
  • Use it to ask questions or request a phone call or conference.
  • Whole Group
    • Focus Skill
    • Focus Strategy
  • Small Group
    • Guided Reading
  • Intervention/Enrichment
    • Voyager
  • DI Groups
    • Below Level
    • On-Level
    • Above Level
        • Chapter Book Studies
language arts
Language Arts
  • Spelling
    • List of 20 words
      • Post Tests on Fridays
  • Vocabulary
    • Workbook Activity
    • Quiz on Fridays
  • Literary Analysis
    • Responding to Literature
    • Thinking Maps
  • Writing
    • “Being a Writer”
    • “Step-Up to Writing”
    • Writer’s Workshop
    • Grammar
  • Styles
    • Narrative
    • Expository
    • Persuasive
    • Informative
envision math
  • Basic Facts
    • Daily practice
    • Progress Charts and Graphs
    • Quizzes
  • Lessons
    • Spiral Review, Problem of the Day
    • Electronic Lesson Presentation
    • Guided and Independent Practice
  • Homework
    • Every night except Test Days
    • Homework Workbook page
  • Tests/Quizzes
    • At the end or half way point of each topic.
  • ST Math
    • Computer Program Twice a Week
  • Students will have about 40 minutes of homework every night. This includes the Math Workbook page, 20 minutes of reading and 10 minutes of math facts practice.
  • If class time is wasted, or a student struggles with the content, they might need to finish their classwork at home.
classwork homework assignment sheets
Classwork/Homework Assignment Sheets
  • You will receive your Assignment Sheet on Mondays (starting Sept 6th).
  • It will inform you of what days assignments are given and due.
  • Once a month it will have a newsletter on the back or attached that contains information about upcoming events in our grade level.
progress reports sbrc
Progress Reports/SBRC
  • Progress Reports will begin to go home on September 17thand every 3 weeks after that.
  • No More Letter Grades or Percentages
    • “I”, “Em/Dev”, Approaching, Meets, Exceeds
  • Any missing assessments listed on the progress reports must be made up immediately.
  • If they are not turned in by the end of that week, the grade in the grade book will become an “I” until made up.
      • “Emerging” and “Approaching” assessments can be redone and resubmitted for a possible “Meets.”
missing homework
Missing Homework
  • All assignments for each week are listed on the Classwork/Homework Sheet given on Mondays, starting on September 4th.
  • All assignments must be turned in by the last day of that school week (Friday) or they must be completed over the weekend.
  • If they are not turned the first day of the following week, the assignment will not be accepted and will affect the “learner behaviors” section of the report card and the student may receive recess detention or loss of an activity.
kagan learning structures
Kagan Learning Structures
  • Students are seated in learning teams (squadrons).
  • Varied levels are present in all groups.
  • Students will process information and practice skills by talking to each other in a Kagan Structure.
    • Each student participates in some way (no hiding)
  • “When you do well, we all do well…”
classroom website
Classroom Website
  • I have a website on the Internet @
  • You can e-mail questions and find helpful information.
  • Available Now!
first day of school forms
First Day of School Forms
  • Code of Honor
  • Education Accord
  • Field Trip Permission Slip
  • Network Access Form
  • Parent/Student Handbook Sig. Page
  • Discipline Plan Signature Page
safe key
Safe Key
  • Please sign up
  • Forms are available in the office or in your child’s “First Day of School” folder.
  • You will not be charged if you never use it.
free and reduced lunch
Free and Reduced Lunch
  • Please sign up if your need to do so.
  • Forms are available in the office or in your child’s “First Day of School” folder.
  • You can now register on-line!
classroom volunteering
Classroom Volunteering
  • Homeroom Parent
    • Organize/inform parent helpers
  • In-Class
    • Reading with students
    • Math Help Desk
    • Grading Papers
  • Out of Class
    • Scholastic Book Order
    • Chaperone
      • i.e. Field Trip
    • Event Helper
      • i.e. Field Day
    • Copying
      • Weekly

Parent Volunteer Orientation:


September 20th

At 9:15 a.m. in the MPR.