Mrs. Cole's Column

Monday, November 30, 2015

WE WON THE GOLDEN TRAY AWARD!

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Pajama Day!

Because we won the golden tray award - we won a pajama party, too! We have voted on Wednesday, December 2 as the day to wear pajamas to school. No slippers are allowed.

K-Kids Food Drive

K-Kids at South are having a food drive for the week of November 30-December 4. Any donations are helpful so that families in our community have meals to eat for the holidays!

What's happening this week in Room 512!

Math-

My math class will begin our unit on fractions.

  • Fractions and regions
  • Fractions and sets
  • 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 the next time tests on Friday, December 4.


Social Studies-

We will continue working on our unit "Our Environment" this week. We will revise our test by going back in the textbook to find our answers. We will also do test corrections.


Writing-

We are finishing up our informational writing unit. We will continue to review our writing skills learned so far for the next few weeks.


Reading-

We are beginning Unit 3 Week 1 and focusing on the following skills:

  • Folktale
  • Problem & Solution
  • Synonyms
  • Ask and Answer Questions

Scholastic book order

LAST DAY TO ORDER IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4!!


If you would like to order online, please use our class code - NP6RD

Reminders

We will have NO homework this week. Please encourage studying math facts and reading books for at least 30 minutes per night.


Math Fact Mastery time test - Friday, December 4


Christmas program - Wednesday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Websites to use at home

Scootpad


Tumblebooks

username : northelementary

password: books


Tenmarks


www.dogonews.com

DOGO news has kid-friendly news stories!

Riddle of the Week

Everyone has it and no one can lose it. What is it?


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