The annual 3rd grade trip to Naper Settlement taught us a lot about life in Illinois during the 1800s. We experienced a one-room schoolhouse with some serious rules! We considered becoming a blacksmith’s apprentice or […]
Mrs. O’Connell’s 3rd graders showed their math skills by making area and perimeter models using Cheez-It Crackers. It was a fun and delicious way to practice!
Mrs. O’Connell’s 3rd graders kicked off their Ecosystems unit by repurposing trash into useful products like pencil holders and coin banks.
3rd graders created posters to share messages of peace as we prayed together in church.
Room 4 practices comparing and ordering fractions with a friendly game of Fraction War.
Mrs. O’Connell’s 3rd grade class made their own fraction models to explore equivalent fractions. Fun!
Students in Room 4 are enjoying some iPad time, relaxing in our new, cushy beanbag seating in our classroom tent!
Mrs. O’Connell’s and Mrs. Schifferdecker’s classes worked together in a Valentine’s Day makerspace to produce over 100 beautiful handmade Valentine cards for the children at Hope Hospital. This was their chosen service project during Catholic […]
Mrs. O’Connell’s 3rd grade class just completed a beautiful Christmas project and gift to bring home for the holidays. Ssshhh! Don’t tell!
We had a visit from St. Nick and some elves in training, who shared candy canes with our students in the spirit of the season.