Mrs. Cole's Column
Monday, December 7, 2015
Help Needed for Gingerbread Houses!
Please use the link to sign up for any item(s) that you are willing to donate to the party. I am also looking for a few volunteers to help at the party, too. THANK YOU!
What's happening this week in Room 512!
We will continue our unit on fractions.
- Equivalent fractions
- Comparing fractions with same denominator
- Comparing fractions with same numerator
- Fractions on a number line
Please encourage studying math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) at home. If you are unsure what facts your child should be studying, please email me. I can also print out flashcards to study at home. We will be testing next on Thursday, December 17.
We are working on our gingerbread unit. Students will be reading different gingerbread stories to be inspired to write their own variation on the classic story! We already have so many creative ideas!
We are beginning Unit 3 Week 2 and focusing on the following skills:
- Cause & Effect
- Historical Fiction
- Figurative Language
Christmas program - Wednesday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Math and Reading homework is due Friday, December 11.
Please encourage studying math facts and reading books for at least 30 minutes per night.
Math Fact Mastery time test - Thursday, December 17
Riddle of the Week
The first person to give the answer to Mrs. Cole will receive some $!