Fourth Grade Star Students


Ms. Hjorth

Thigpen Elementary


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Welcome to our fourth grade class website at Thigpen Elementary!     



 Biography-I have recieved my Bachelor's of Arts at St. Francis University. My life long goal has been to be a teacher. I strive for excellence. I believe each child is special and unique in their own way. My students will learn from me, as I will learn new material from them. It is my enjoyment to instill new learners and achievers for the future. 



Description of Ms. Hjorth's Class- Ms. Hjorth's fourth grade star students goals by the end of the year:

  • Read at a high level of fluency
  • Utilize root words, prefixes, suffixes, and use context clues to analyze unfamiliar words
  • Formulate mutiple paragraphs to form a story
  • Use cause and effect to relate circumstances to draw a conclusion
  • Add and subtract large numbers
  • Complete basic multiplication and division
  • Understand fractions and decimals and how to apply it
  • Read data analysis graphs
  • Recognize geometric shapes 
  • Understand the Solar System
  • Learn and relate about living things and it's structure and function
  • Understand the basic properties about matter and energy
  • Learn about geography around the world
  • Students will learn about Ancient Civilization and the U.S. Revolutionary period

* Students will work with groups and do individualized work throughout the year.  Assessments will be made based on assignments, quizzes, test, and class participation. 



Classroom Rules:

  1. Listen when others are talking
  2. Follow directions
  3. Keep hands, feet, and other objects to yourself
  4. Work quietly and do not disturb others
  5. Show respect for the school and other's personal property
  6. Raise your hand before speaking
  7. Come to class prepared
  8. Stay on task
  9. Be polite and courteous to others at all times


Let's have a fun, safe, positive year! smiley