Friday, November 18, 2011


Here are some fun riddles. See if you can answer them. THEN... try to write one of your own. Make sure you give great clues!

I am nocturnal
I use echolocation.
People say I am blind, but I am not.
Can you guess who I am?

I’m a planet.
I’m the fifth planet from the sun.
I’m the biggest planet.
I’m an outer planet.
I’m named for the Roman King of gods.
I’m ______________.

Why was Plymouth Rock so brave?

Which side of the Turkey has the juiciest meat?

What does a Turkey like to eat on Thanksgiving day?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Enrichment Group

Please write a few silly sentences using present tense verbs!

Here is my example: The llama jumps on my bed.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Optimist is not just a Word in the Dictionary!

On November 8th, the Holton Optimist Club showered the third graders at Central Elementary with the gift of words! Each student in third grade received a dictionary to use at school. We appreciate all you do Optimist Club. You mean a lot to us!

A Visit from the Super Witch...

One scary looking Super Witch visited Central Elementary on Halloween! She was creepy and silly, but all together REALLY.... FUN! Thank you Super Witch for taking the time to read to us!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Space Exploration

The students are using a website to go on a space mission... on-line! They can do this from home too using this great program from NASA KIDS!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Red Ribbon Week

The kids had a great week learning, sharing, and dressing up! We were all excited to be a part of Crazy Hair Day, Red Day, Pajama Day, Favorite Team Day, and of course Camo. Day! A few of our students were even selected as winners.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

How to Post a Comment

To post a comment on the blog click on the title of the post you would like to comment on. For instance, click on If I Were As Small As An Ant. It will then show a line under the post that says "Post a Comment". Click there and it should open a window with a text box. After you type your comment you will click the Name/URL button. Just type your first name (no last names for the safety of our students). The URL field can be left blank. You're comment will not appear until I have approved it. Please try it out!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Native American Projects

Next week we will begin making "Bookr" books to culminate our research on Native American tribes. Please check out this example.

Our Class Poem

The Seashore

A peaceful place
Seashells whistle
Clams clap
Water splashes
Seagulls soar
Waves rush
Kids play

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

If I Were...As Small As An Ant...

What do you think it would be like to be the size of an ant? As we read "Strongest One" and "Hey Little Ant" this week, write your thoughts about what it would be like if you were as small as an ant.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Welcome to Our Blog

This blog will serve as a "bulletin board" for students and myself. We will display our classroom happenings, activities, and projects for all to see. I hope you enjoy this opportunity to take an inside look at our third grade classroom.