Mrs. Cole's Column

Monday, April 11, 2016

Golden Tray Winner/Pajama Day!

We were the Golden Tray winners last week! We showed excellent cafeteria behavior all week! To celebrate, we will wear our pajamas to school TOMORROW (April 12).

ISTEP Round 2

The next round of ISTEP testing can begin Monday, April 18. This portion is multiple choice and students will take it on the computer. I will keep you posted when our exact testing days are - at this point we don't have our schedule yet.

What's happening this week in Room 512!


We are continuing Unit 14 - Metric units of measurement. We will test on Tuesday, April 12.

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 4

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Author's Point of View

Genre: Biography

Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes and Suffixes

Social Studies-

Government - We will continue our unit on Citizenship

Scholastic Book Order

The April Scholastic book orders were sent home last week. Please use the online class code NP6RD or you may write a check. Please submit all book orders by Friday, April 22. Thanks!

Go online and click "PARENTS". Then enter our class code.


Homework due - Friday, April 15

Math Fact Mastery - Friday, April 15

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 $!