The Nordtvedt News

February 29th - March 4th

Thank you!

Thank you for a GREAT conference week! It was great to touch base with everyone.

I Love to Read Month is Coming to a Close

Please remind students to bring their I Love to Read Month calendar back to school (with parent signature) one last time on TUESDAY, March 1st. Thanks!

What Are We Working on This Week?

Character Education: Determination/Perseverance


Reader's Workshop: We're working on making inferences and drawing conclusions.


Spelling/Word Study: This is the last week of studying week #28 spelling list. Students should study their words every night. The spelling test will be this Friday, March 4th.


Writer's Workshop: Working on fictional writing (Diary of a ....)


Math: Unit 12 is 3-D Figures. Test will be Tuesday.


Science: Students will not have science this week. They will have an hour of social studies with Mrs. Kornder.


Health: Human Growth and Development starts Monday (we will be working on this unit for 2 weeks).


Social Studies: This subject is taught by Mrs. Kornder. Please check your child's agenda daily to see if they have homework in this area.

Reminders:

*March 1st - Students should hand in I Love to Read Month calendar (signed)

*March 5th - Shakopee All District Band Concert

*March 8th - Spring pictures

*March 11th - Field Trip to The Works. Students will need a bag lunch (we will eat in our room when we return).

*April 1st - No School (Teacher Planning Day)

*April 4th-8th No School (Spring Break)

*April 14th, 15th, 18th - Reading MCA Test

*April 27th, 28th, 29th - Math MCA Test

*May 6th and 9th - Science MCA Test

Exploring Wind Power

This week, in science, students were given an opportunity to try to create a wind turbine with simple materials (wooden dowels, index cards, skewers, straws, clay, etc.).

Science Museum Visit (Solids, Liquids, Gases)