The Nordtvedt News

November 27th - December 1st

Thanksgiving

I hope that you and your family had a great Thanksgiving! We had some fun Thanksgiving activities at school before break. Ask your 5th grader about pumpkin pie in a bag.
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Donations

We have some projects that we will be working on in the month of December. I've created a sign-up, if you would like to donate items. We would appreciate having the items before December 8th, if possible. Thank you for your help and generosity!


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084eacac2eab9-donations

Living Science

We are in need of a few things for science:

-Pomegranates

-Pine cones

-Apples

-Avocados


If you are able, please send any of these items to school by Wednesday, November 29th.

Thanks!

What Are We Working On This Week?

Character Education: The month of November is Responsibility.


Reader's Workshop: Working on summarizing


Spelling/Word Study: Students received Week #24 list last week, and the test will be this Friday, December 1st.


Writer's Workshop: Compare and Contrast in writing


Math: Unit #3 - Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers and Decimals


Science: Unit 4 - Living Things Grow and Reproduce


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. Questions, please emailmkornder@shakopee.k12.mn.us

Reminders:

November 29th - Early Release Day for Quarter 2 (students are done 2 hours early)

December 22nd - Last day before winter break- 5th grade winter activities

December 25th-January 1st - NO SCHOOL (Winter Break)