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Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Chicago History Museum

Yesterday we visited the Chicago History Museum and had such a great time! We learned so much about the history of Chicago, including some of the famous events that took place such as the Battle at Fort Dearborn, The Chicago Fire, and the Chicago Fairs (Worlds Columbian Exposition and the Century of Progress). We also […]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Field Trip to the Grove

We had a fantastic time on our field trip yesterday to the Grove. While we were there, we learned so much about the Native American culture in the past 200 years. We even got to go inside a smaller version of a longhouse. It was interesting to learn some of the rituals, chores, and daily activities […]

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Welcome 3G!

Welcome 3G Students! I hope you all had a fantastic summer! I am so excited to be your teacher this year and look forward to getting to know you! We will be learning a lot this year in 3rd grade. I would love to start by hearing more about how you spent your summer. Please […]

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Exploring the Chicago History Museum

Yesterday we went to the Chicago History Museum. There was so much to see and do while we were there! We learned all about the history of Chicago and saw the long timeline of important events that have taken place. Some of you were even able to construct bridges to allow for boats of all […]

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Field Trip to the Grove

Today we were able to go back in time with our tour guides Running Deer and Little Fox and experience what daily life was like for Native Americans 200 years ago. You practiced some of the chores, made crafts for decoration, and even learned some of the prayers and songs! It was fascinating to learn […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Welcome to 3G

We are back at school and ready for a new year full of excitement, learning, exploring, and fun! We have been very busy the first week of school adjusting to third grade and learning all about our new classroom routines. You have also gotten to know your classmates through several activities and “ice breakers.” What […]

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Touring the Southeast Region

Now that we have finished our tour of the Southeast, you have learned about many different places and activities to do there. If you could take a trip to any one place in the Southeast, which one would you most want to visit? What would you look forward to doing/seeing in that location?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Pioneer Life in the 1800s

We had an excellent field trip to the Grove! We couldn’t have chosen a more perfect day with the sun shining and the warm weather. This was a very informative trip about everyday pioneer life in the 1800s. It was very fascinating to hear about all the chores each member of the family had to […]

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Putting Together Our Terrariums

Today was a very exciting afternoon! We are now prepared for the arrival of our isopods. We learned that a terrarium is a container that provides a habitat for organisms. There were many steps in putting the terrarium together. First, you had to come up with a plan for your new habitat and today you […]

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Introducing 4G Students

Welcome to our 4th Grade Classroom Blog! This year, we will be using our blog site to share pictures, activities, questions, observations, and comments. Check back soon to see what we are up to in 4th grade!