Mrs. Cole's Column

Monday, August 31, 2015

What's happening this week in Room 512!


Unit 2 - Subtracting Whole Numbers

  • Monday- Lesson 4-4 Subtracting 3-digit numbers
  • Tuesday- Lesson 4-5 Subtracting Across Zero
  • Wednesday- Lesson 3-4 Estimate Differences
  • Thursday - Real World Problems: Lesson 4-6 Draw a picture and Write a Number Sentence
  • Friday - Review Unit 2
  • Tuesday (September 8) - Unit 2 assessment


We will finish our Science unit on Plants. We will continue to observe our plants and review the parts of a plant and seed.

We will have our plant test on Friday, September 4.


We will continue to introduce the six-traits of writing.

  • Ideas
  • Organization
  • Voice
  • Word Choice
  • Sentence Fluency
  • Conventions


Unit 1 Week 2:

  • Comprehension Strategy: Visualize
  • Comprehension Skill: Sequence
  • Genre: Realistic Fiction
  • Vocabulary Skill: Context Clues

Scholastic Book Order

Scholastic book orders are due this Friday, September 4. Please use the code NP6RD if ordering online or you may write a check.

Riddle of the Week

What has a face and two hands but no arms and legs?

The first person to give the answer to Mrs. Cole will receive some $!

Third Grade Parent Night

Thank you for coming to Parent Night! It was wonderful seeing you and discussing our classroom expectations for the year. It will be a great year!

If you were unable to attend, I sent information home on Friday in your child's take-home folder.


Math homework packet due Friday, September 4

Reading homework Tic-Tac-Toe due Friday, September 4

***Please use loose leaf paper instead of a reading journal***