The Nordtvedt News

March 20th-23rd

Spring Break

Reminder that Spring Break starts this Friday and goes through next week.I hope that you and your family will enjoy this spring break. Safe travels if you are leaving the city limits. If you're staying close to home and your fifth grader gets bored, please remind them to read at least 20 minutes every day, practice their math facts, and take time to play outside!

What Are We Working On This Week?

Character Education: In March, we are working on the traits of Determination/Perseverance.

Reader's Workshop: Working on Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions.

Spelling/Word Study: NO spelling this week.

Writer's Workshop: Independent choice writing

Math: Unit 7- Multiplying and Dividing Decimals

Science: Unit 8 - Changes to Earth's Surface

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


*March 23rd - the last day of 3rd quarter (students may bring in snack and/or drink)

*March 24th - NO SCHOOL (teacher planning day)

*March 27th-31st - NO SCHOOL (spring break)

*April 7th - School of Excellence Family Event 5:30-7:00pm

*April 10th-12th - Math MCA Test

*April 17th-19th - Reading MCA Test

*May 3rd & 4th - Science MCA Test