Mrs. Cole's Column
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
School Supplies - Pencils
On Monday, February 29 we will begin our first round of ISTEP testing.
This portion includes:
Reading-Multiple reading passages and constructed responses
Math-Problem solving with writing portion
Writing-Extended responses to reading passages
All sections of ISTEP will be timed. Anything not finished cannot be completed at a later time.
What's happening this week in Room 512!
We are finishing Area and Perimeter this week. We will be testing on Friday, February 5. If your child does not have me for math, please ask to see their individual packet to see what unit they are on.
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 are beginning a month of test writing to better prepare for the ISTEP test starting Monday, February 29.
We are starting Unit 4 Week 1:
Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions
Comprehension Skill: Point of View
Vocabulary Strategy: Root Words
Grammar: Linking Verbs
Math homework due Friday, February 5
Reading homework due Friday, February 5
Math Fact Mastery - Friday, February 5
Riddle of the Week
What has a foot but no legs?
The first person to give the answer to Mrs. Cole will receive some $!