In Unit 3 of our writing workshop, we are working on writing persuasive speeches. Students were tasked to brainstorm ideas that would improve our school-day. After a making a bullet-point list, and following a mini-anchor chart, they then had to
I am very excited to announce our Service Learning Project for this school year. Every year, each grade level focuses on a service project to learn and support throughout the year. The Service Learning Project (SLP) is part of our
We had an amazing time at the Museum of Science and Industry! We saw the Apollo 11 landing, stood in a tornado and saw Christmas trees from around the world!
As a Leader in Me classroom, we used Quality Tools to reflect on our learning these first few weeks of school. Quality Tools are graphic organizers we use to organize data and set goals for the future. In class, students
Reading is fun itself but finding a variety of ways to read makes it even more fun! Students’ minds have a tendency to wander and sometimes get bored but today we practiced a fun way to read with flashlight reading!
The students did amazing jobs on their animal research projects! We learned so many interesting facts about: Luna – Axolotl Abigail – Horses Ava – Grizzly Bears Madisyn – Lynx Mason – Alligator Jose – Great White Shark Walter –
For the past few days, students have been practicing their writing with Halloween prompts. With these prompts, students got to choose what they would write about. When we write what we enjoy or interested in, we learn to become more
In Religion, students have learned to use highlighters to remember important information and to review for tests and quizzes. They have also learned to look up bible verses. Today students worked in pairs and had a challenge to see how
In Reading we read the story, Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Sarah, Plain and Tall is set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna’s point of view, Sarah, Plain and Tall tells the story of how Sarah
October is the month of the Rosary. Catholics pray the rosary because it is a powerful prayer to God through our mother Mary. In our Religion/Music class with Mr. Guokas, 3rd grade made rosaries with beads and strings to bring