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Overton News

We are down to the final weeks of school! I hope you all have a fun and safe Memorial Day Week. Reading: Students are reading Corey’s Underground Railroad Journal, Alone in my Teachers House, and North by Night! Students will take comprehension quizzes on Corey’s Underground Railroad Journal and Alone in my Teacher’s House on Thursday, […]

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The countdown is on! Only 4 more weeks of school! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, a new Horrible Harry, and North by Night! Students reading Superfudge and Horrible Harry will be finishing on Monday and will take a comprehension quiz on Tuesday, 5/16. Our class-wide story this week is still A Very Cool Place to Stay. There […]

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Overton News 5/8-5/12

The countdown is on! Only 5 more weeks of school! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, a new Horrible Harry, and North by Night! Our class-wide story this week is A Very Cool Place to Stay.  Writing: This will be our last week working on and finishing up our persuasive pieces of writing! Next week we will […]

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Overton News 5/1-5/5

The countdown is on! Only 6 more weeks of school! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, a new Horrible Harry, and North by Night! Our class-wide story this week is still Pecos Bill. We will take a quick 10 question quiz over the story on Friday, May 5th!  Writing: We have begun peer editing this week giving each […]

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Overton Post Easter Break Plans!

Enjoy your Easter break!!! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, a new Horrible Harry, and North by Night! Our class-wide story this week is Pecos Bill. We will take a quick 10 question quiz over the story on Friday, May 5th!  Writing: This week we are doing a fun spring break story! Math: We are moving on to chapter […]

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Overton 4/10-4/14 News!

Hopefully this weekend everyone gets to relax after working so hard on the Aspire test! The students did great! One more week until Spring Break! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, Horrible Harry and the Dragon War, and North by Night! Our class-wide story this week is Patchwork Quilt. We will take a quick 10 question […]

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4-1 Overton News!

This week will be taking the ASPIRE Test!! Make sure your students get lots of rest and have a big breakfast everyday this week! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, Horrible Harry and the Dragon War, and North by Night! We are working on context clues, vocabulary, and making inferences. Our class-wide story this week is […]

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Overton 3/23 News!

Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, Flat Stanley, and Number the Stars! We are working on context clues and making inferences. Our class-wide story this week is The Little Painter of Sabana Grande. Writing: This week we will be sharing some opinion pieces about school with Mr. Chinske! Math: We have continued talking about fractions in chapter 8! […]

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Overton News 3/17

Happy St.Patrick’s Day! Hope you’re all recovering from daylight savings! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, Flat Stanley, and Number the Stars! We are working on context clues and making inferences. Our class-wide story this week is The Little Painter of Sabana Grande. Writing: Students are starting to publish their first opinion pieces! Students have learned […]

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Happy March! -Overton

Happy March! Reading: Students are reading Superfudge, Flat Stanley, and Number the Stars! We are working on main idea and supporting details. Our class-wide story this week is Moses Goes to a Concert. We will have a comprehension quiz over Moses Goes to a concert on Thursday. We have a phonics “check-up” over vowel pairs on Tuesday.  […]

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Overton News 2/13

Happy February! Reading: Students are reading Henry Huggins, Me and You, and Number the Stars! We are working on comparing and contrasting, possessive nouns, and suffixes. Our class-wide story this week is Time for Kids: Web Wonders. We have a phonics “check-up” over suffixes on Wednesday.  Writing: Students are finishing up publishing their first informational piece! […]

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Overton 3rd Grade News 2/3

We had a great Catholic Schools Week, even with a tough loss at the end of the red and white game! Reading: Students are reading Henry Huggins, Me and You, and Number the Stars! We are working on comparing and contrasting, possessive nouns, and suffixes. Our class-wide story this week is Spiders at Work. There […]

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Overton News Week 1/3

Happy Catholic Schools Week! Please see the bottom for dates to remember! Reading: Students are reading Henry Huggins, Me and You, and the Boxcar Children! We are working on comparing and contrasting, possessive nouns, and suffixes. Our class-wide story this week is Dream Wolf. There will be a comprehension quiz (10 multiple choice) on Wednesday […]

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Overton Third Grade News 12/16

One more week until Christmas break! Students are getting anxious! Writing: This week we are taking a short break from informational writing to work on fictional Christmas writing! Reading: We are still reading Henry Huggins, The Boxcar Children, and Run, Billy, Run! Some groups have transformed into “book clubs” establishing more independence! We are working […]

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Overton Third Grade News! 12/12

Writing: This week we are learning how to use the Non-fiction check list to correct our writing and how to elaborate! Students will take a short quiz on Monday, 12/12. Reading: This week we are working on drawing conclusions and using context clues! Students are reading Henry Huggins, The Boxcar Children, and Run, Billy, Run. On […]

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