The Nordtvedt News
What Are We Working On This Week?
Character Education: Generosity
Reader's Workshop: Book Groups - each group has a chapter book that they will be working on over the next few weeks.
Spelling/Word Study: We are starting a new list of words that we will have for two weeks. It is word list #25. The test will be on Thursday, December 17th. Please encourage your child to study each night and work on the word study skill.
Writer's Workshop: We are continuing to work on our informational reports (each student has an animal that they should be the "expert" on). Students should be taking notes in their informational packets. We have completed notes on "Animal Facts", "Habitat", and "Animal Interactions."
Math: Unit 3 - Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Decimals.
Science: Unit 4 - How Living Things Grow and Reproduce. Study guide will go home on Friday (TEST will be next Tuesday, December 15th).
Social Studies/Health: these subjects are taught by Mrs. Kornder. Please check your child's agenda daily to see if they have homework in this area.
December 18th - Stuffed Animal Day
December 18th - 5th Grade Winter Olympics. Students should bring winter gear (snow pants, boots, mittens, hats, etc.), a mug (for hot chocolate), and a snack and/or drink for themselves.
December 21st- January 1st: NO SCHOOL (Winter Break)