Mrs. Hoffman


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Grade: Fourth Grade Homeroom
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Email:lhoffmansjs@gmail.com
Voicemail: 988-4244

 

RELIGION

Fourth graders learn about Scripture, the Ten Commandments, the sacraments and liturgy, prayer, and Christ’s ministry. We use a lot of role playing, group projects, and other creative projects.

ENGLISH

In English class we will be studying grammar, mechanics, and usage principals.  We will also be studying and practicing the writing process for narrative, persuasive, and informative types of writing.  Oral communication is also part of this class.

READING

We will be reading fiction and nonfiction stories from our textbook as well as poetry, novels, and other types of of literature. We will also focus on comprehension, fluency, and answering higher level questions. Vocabulary is also part of this class. (A schedule of due dates and quizzes for vocabulary can be accessed from my supplemental resources page.)

MATH Grades 4-5

We will be using the Saxon math textbook this year. This book uses spiral review to reinforce lessons previously taught. There will be math homework nearly every night. This is also true for Fridays. A review sheet will be provided prior to the test, also to be completed for homework. Tests will be given every fifth lesson.

Math Grade 3

In third grade we will be focusing on a variety of of topics including multiplication and division, fractions, place value, measurement, geometry, as well as working with word problems.  These students will also have daily math homework.

SPELLING

There is no spelling textbook so list words will be distributed on the first day of the week and tested on the last day of the week. Two dictated sentences comprised of list words and previous list words will also be given.

HEALTH

We learn how social, physical, and emotional health are all related to each other and that making good decisions can also effect health. Other topics that are covered are nutrition, physical fitness, safety, and disease prevention.

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday – Art
  • Tuesday – Physical Education; Computer
  • Thursday – Spanish; Library
  • Friday – Music

NOTE: Fourth grade Social Studies will be taught by Miss Miadock, and fourth grade Science will be taught by Miss Hendrix.  Both of these classes will be taught in our homeroom.