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4th grade: Mrs. Heck

Mrs. Teresa HeckMrs. Teresa Heck

Mrs. Heck was born and raised on a small hobby farm near Foley. She is a graduate of St. Cloud State University. She was previously a 3rd grade teacher for two years at Oak Ridge Elementary in Sartell. She has taught at SJAS for the past two years. Mrs. Heck and her husband, Dustin have a daughter named Zoey, a son named Lucas, and a Corgie named Lucy. Mrs. Heck enjoys riding and showing horses with her husband and children, playing volleyball and softball, watching movies, and reading.

Mrs. Heck became Barton trained in 2017. Barton is a wonderful tutoring system for individuals who struggle with spelling, reading, and writing due to dyslexia or a learning disability.

About the Classroom

  • Math: place value, multiplication and division, fractions, measurement, geometric shapes, graphing
  • Science: Simple Machines, Water Cycle, Matter, Rocks and Minerals, Energy, Electricity
  • Social Studies: Regions of America, geography, maps and globes
  • Reading: Read for meaning in varied literary forms and novel units
  • English: Increase writing skills in various formats

Other Things to Know

  • E-mail, planners, and Remind (Texting Service) will be used for communication and checked consistently
  • AR Expectations: Students will be required to read two chapter books and one non-fiction book in their reading level per quarter. The students need to pass the AR tests with 80% or higher to get the points for reading the book. The students will be allowed 1 quit book, which means if they are not enjoying a book they have chosen they can choose a different book. Also, the class will be earning AR points together in order to earn different awards.