The Nordtvedt News

November 27th - December 1st


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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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!

Living Science

We are in need of a few things for science:


-Pine cones



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


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


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)