Mrs. Cole's Column

Monday, April 4, 2016

ISTEP Round 2

The next round of ISTEP testing will begin Monday, April 18. This portion is multiple choice and students will take it on the computer.

What's happening this week in Room 512!

Math-

We are starting Unit 14 - Metric units of measurement.


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.


Writing-

We will continue narrative writing.


Reading-

Unit 5 Week 3

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Author's Point of View

Genre: Expository Text

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues


Social Studies-

Government - We will begin our next unit on Citizenship

Scholastic Book Order

The April Scholastic book orders will be sent home this 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.

Reminders


Math Fact Mastery - Friday, April 8

Websites to use at home

Scootpad


Tumblebooks

username : northelementary

password: books


Tenmarks


www.dogonews.com

DOGO news has kid-friendly news stories!


www.acuityathome.com

Riddle of the Week

What goes up but never comes down?


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