third grade 

Third Grade
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3rd Grade Teachers

p.daleyMrs. Daley
Where I Went to School: I attended Augsburg College for my undergrad and St. Cloud State for my Master’s Degree. 
Number of years I have been teaching: I have been teaching for 25 years. 
Grade(s) Taught: Sixteen of them were in kindergarten and the last 9 have been in third grade. 
Years at Fernbrook: I have been teaching at Fernbrook for 23 years. 
Family: I was married to Jeff Daley in 2013 and have two children. Ryan is a Senior at NDSU and Allison is a Sophomore at UMD. 
A Favorite Book: My all time favorite book is Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell but my favorite children’s book is either The One and Only Ivan or The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. 
A Favorite Hobby: I love to knit, read and work on our property up north.

3 larsonMrs. Larson
Where I Went to School: University of Minnesota (GO GOPHERS!)
Number of years I have been teaching: 24 years
Years at Fernbrook: 15 years. Before Fernbrook I taught at Palmer Lake, Park Brook, and Edgewood – all in the Osseo School district.
Grade(s) Taught: I taught first grade for 11 years, second grade for 1 year, and I am starting my 12th year of teaching third grade.
Family: My husband, Carl, and I live in Rogers with our three children, Brita (22), Karianna (19), and Cole (16), and our cat, Harley (16).
Favorite Books: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane By Kate DiCamillo
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, running, watching sports, spending time with friends.

3 tracyMs. Tracy
Teaching experience: 27 years—7 years at Fernbrook.  I previously taught at Oakview, Cedar Island, Whitefish Bay, WI, and Milwaukee, WI.
Education: MA from Viterbo College, Lacrosse WI.  BA from Alverno College, Milwaukee WI.
Family: I have three adult children and my dog Twix.
Hobbies: I love quilting, card making, scrap booking, and reading!
My favorite book: Little Women and my favorite series is Little House on the Prairie.

3 varleyMs. Varley
Teaching experience: 16 years—6 years at Fernbrook.
I previously taught at Oakview Elementary where I taught Special Education, 4th grade, 1st grade and 6th grade.
I also teach continuing education courses to other teachers wanting to further their education for Saint Mary’s University.
Education: I received my Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisonsin-LaCrosse with a 4 year degree in Psychology. 
I went on to get my teaching certification from Augsburg College, and then my Master’s Degree from Bethel Universtiy
Family: I have two children-Mason and Reid. Mason is in 6th grade this year and Reid is in 3rd grade. 
Hobbies: I love being outside! I do a lot of running, and have just started to enjoy trail running this summer. 
I also love being with my kids and watching them do the things they love. 
I spend a lot of time at the baseball field in the summer, the football field in the fall and the hockey rink in the winter.
My favorite book: My favorite book as a child was Madeline.


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Third Grade Websites
Holiday WebQuest
Study Ladder Website

Spelling & Vocabulary
Word Work - Connect 4

Spelling - Battleship
Vocabulary-Spelling City Website

Dictionary Skills
Vocabulary - Contractions

Stop the Clock

Function Tables
Cyberchase Games
Function Machine
The Function Machine

Multiplication Tic-Tac-Toe
Website #1
Website #2

Moby Max


AAA Math

Think Central
First log-in to Fernbrook then enter: User Name: 3rdGrade Password: student

Classyifying Triangles Game
Classify Triangles

National Geographic: Young Explorer
Reading Links
Math and Reading Enrichment Websites
Houghton_Mifflin Math Games
Guide Words 
Nature Works: The Great Horned Owl
Jan Brett's Webpage
Nancy Carlson's Webpage

Social Studies
Read-Write-Think: Trading Card Creator
Community Club: Listen & Read
Ben's Guide to the US Government for Kids Jobs
Ancient Civilizations

MAP (NWEA) Test Resource Links
MAP Reading Link
MAP Math Link

MCA Resource Website - Perspective for Families

3rd Grade Research Links
Kids InfoBits
InfoTrac Junior Edition

Minnesota Zoo
Oakland Zoo: Animals A to Z

School Info

Fernbrook Elementary
9661 Fernbrook Lane
Maple Grove MN 55369

School Hours
8:50 am - 3:20 pm
First bell at 8:40 

Kidstop Hours
6:30 am - 6:00 pm

Office Hours
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Phone & Fax

School Office
763-420-8888, ext 1

General Fax 

School Leadership

Todd Tischer