Mrs. Cole's Column

Monday, January 11, 2016

What's happening this week in Room 512!


We are continuing our unit on patterns - repeating, number, and geometric. We are also learning how to extend tables. Our test on patterns will be on Friday, January 15.

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 have a time test this Friday.


We are continuing our unit on persuasive/opinion writing.


We are starting Unit 3 Week 3

  • Comprehension strategy: Summarize
  • Comprehension skill: Main Idea & Details
  • Genre: Expository text
  • Vocabulary strategy: Root words

Social Studies

Communities build a Nation

Scholastic book order

Last week, three different Scholastic flyers were sent home. Please order online using our class code - NP6RD

These orders are due Friday, January 22.

SRI & SMI testing

I will be sending updated scores this week.


Math homework due Friday, January 15

Math Fact Mastery - Friday, January 15

Report Cards - Friday, January 15

Websites to use at home



username : northelementary

password: books


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Riddle of the Week

What has to be broken before you can use it?

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