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Hi there! I’m so glad you’re here. Here at Adventures of a 4th Grade Classroom you’ll find engaging math, social studies, and ELA activities for your upper elementary classroom, along with plenty of Catholic based resources for primary and elementary students.

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    Meet the author

    Hello, I’m Annie!

    I’m the creator behind Adventures of a 4th Grade Classroom. I’m a 4th grade teacher from Chicago, IL. I’ve been teaching for 14 years now- all in 4th grade at the same school & in the same classroom! I teach math, language arts, social studies, and religion. I love connecting with fellow teachers and creating activities that enhance their students’ learning experience.

    Christmas Books to Make the Season Meaningful

    Christmas Books to Make the Season Meaningful

    Advent and Christmas are such special times, but often the children’s books that we see are commercialized and do not reflect the true meaning of the season. While there is definitely a place for those fun Christmas books, I thought…

    Simple Ways to Celebrate St. Nicholas

    Simple Ways to Celebrate St. Nicholas

    We celebrate St. Nicholas each December. He was born in Turkey and his parents died when he was little. They left him with a lot of money. Nicholas became a priest and used his money to help others. St. Nicholas…

    Make Math Relevant with the National Parks

    Make Math Relevant with the National Parks

    I love making math real for my students. They sit in their chairs each day wondering when they are ever going to use the knowledge they are gaining in the real world. Making math real for your students will help…

    Make Advent Meaningful for Your Students

    Make Advent Meaningful for Your Students

    Advent is such a special time. It marks a new year in the church and helps us prepare for the coming of Christ at Christmas. It is easy for students to forget the true meaning of Advent and Christmas, so…

    A Guide for Creating a Successful Thanksgiving Prayer Service

    A Guide for Creating a Successful Thanksgiving Prayer Service

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I wanted to share my favorite way to honor the day with students. I have had the opportunity to lead my students (usually K-5) in prayer services over the last 7-8 years and…