Mrs. Cole's Column

Monday, March 21, 2016

Riley Volleyball

This week, we will be collecting money for Riley Children's Hospital. In exchange for dress up days, students are asked to donate $5.00.

Monday - "Role Model Day" - Dress up as your favorite role model

Tuesday - "Duo Day" - Pair up with a friend and dress as a dynamic duo

Wednesday - "Patriotic Day" - Wear red, white, and blue

Thursday - "College Day" - Show support of your favorite team

Friday - "Beach Day" - Break out your sunglasses and beach hat

On Friday, March 25 all classes will compete in a volleyball tournament. You are welcome to come and watch!

We are scheduled to play at 8:08-8:15 and 8:32-8:39.

The girls on the winning team play the teachers from 8:56-9:03.

The boys on the winning team play the teachers from 9:04-9:11.

Report Card Envelopes

Please sign and return your child's report card envelope as soon as possible. Thanks!

What's happening this week in Room 512!


We are starting Unit 13 - Money this week. It is a short unit and we will complete it in the week. We will test on Friday.

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 continue narrative writing.


Unit 5 Week 2

Comprehension Strategy: Summarize

Comprehension Skill: Point of View

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Homographs

Social Studies-

Government - We will work on constructing maps.


Math homework due Friday, March 25

Reading homework due Friday, March 25

Math Fact Mastery - Friday, March 25

Spring Break - March 26-April 3

Websites to use at home



username : northelementary

password: books


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Riddle of the Week

What goes up but never comes down?

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