Mrs. O'Brien

LEARNING ABOUT EACH OTHER AND THE WORLD AROUND US

   Sep 29

Spot the International Space Station

Hello, today we talked about the ISS and how to spot it in the sky. Here is the website where you can track it. It will be up in the night sky for the next few weeks. Check it out! It’s pretty cool to think people are up there orbiting our Earth.

https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/home.cfm


   Sep 20

Welcome to Third Grade 2017-2018

Welcome to Third Grade. We are off to a great start here in room 4. It has been so  much fun getting to know  each other and start our learning together. I will try and post pictures and updates here every so often. Here’s to a great year!

Here is the link to the time lapse video that we watched today:


   Mar 14

Buddies

Last week we got to share our Native Tales with our first grade buddies from Ms. McNeil class. They shared their penguin books with us. We had so much fun learning together.

 

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   Mar 13

Wonderful Story

http://www.mnn.com/family/pets/stories/stray-dog-follows-adventure-race-team-for-430-miles

Today in class we watched a video about a special dog. I told the kids I would put the link to the video up on my blog so they could share it with their families. Enjoy!

 

 


   Mar 08

Book Share

We just finished writing our Native American tales. Students were able to share their beautiful writing with their classmates. Tomorrow we will share them with our Buddies.

 

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   Feb 15

Junior Achievement

For the next few weeks we will be having Mr. Lane Kadel coming to our classroom and doing Junior Achievement. JA is a program that teaches students about their city and how it works. The students have been learning about city planning, where the city gets their money from, and how a city operates. They are really enjoying having Mr. Kadel in our classroom. We are lucky to have him because all of his kids have left Stafford yet he still volunteers to do this wonderful program.

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   Jan 31

Spot the Station

Today while reading Time for Kids we learned about a space station that was similar to the International Space Station. This lead us to learn more about the ISS and how to track it when it is overhead. If you visit www.spotthestation.nasa.gov (works better on chrome) you can track the station and watch it fly over head. This week and next week it will be overhead often! Enjoy!


   Jan 25

Chinese New Year Celebration

Today we had Sunny Burden visit our classroom and teach us about the traditions of the Chinese New Year. The students loved learning about the traditions and trying the sticky rice cake. Thank you Sunny for coming to our classroom today!

 

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   Jan 24

Art with Mrs. Kuenzi

This week we are blessed with Mrs. Kuenzi, our Artist in Residence. She is teaching us how to be master watercolor artists! We are having so much fun!

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