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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.

    9 Amazon Finds- For Students, Teachers, and the Classroom

    9 Amazon Finds- For Students, Teachers, and the Classroom

    Amazon has saved me a few times (okay, more than a few)! From having 40 student protractors overnighted to ordering 500 bingo cards for all school bingo, I’ve ordered it all! However, there are a few things that have made…

    8 Things Every Catholic Classroom Must Have

    8 Things Every Catholic Classroom Must Have

    Setting up my classroom is one of my favorite things to do each year. I love the fresh, clean looks of a new bulletin board and the beautiful organization of my classroom library! Over the years I have had a…

    Spice Up Your Social Studies Projects for Upper Elementary

    Spice Up Your Social Studies Projects for Upper Elementary

    Alternative assessments are a hot topic these days. Students are being taught differently, so now is a great time to try out different forms of assessment. Not every student is going to thrive on basic paper and pencil tests, so…

    Teaching Students with Catholic Saints

    Teaching Students with Catholic Saints

    I’ve always found that the saints are a great way for students to connect with their faith. These are people who walked the Earth, served the Church, and are an example of how we are to be people of God.…

    5 Tips for Teaching with Glacier National Park

    5 Tips for Teaching with Glacier National Park

    Are you studying the western region of the United States? Looking to engage your students with the national parks? Look no further than Glacier National Park! I’ve compiled my top 5 tips for teaching with Glacier National Park! 1.) Become…