The Nordtvedt News

Nov. 1st-4th

Can You Find Your 5th Grader?

Conference Forms

Thank you to those of you who have sent back your conference confirmation form. If you haven't sent it back yet, please check the date/time and send back the form ASAP. Thanks!

What Are We Working On This Week?

Character Education: In November, we are working on the trait of Responsibility/ Citizenship.

Reader's Workshop: Working on making inferences.

Spelling/Word Study: We will be doing spelling a little different this quarter. For most of our lists, we will be working on them for 2-3 weeks. This week and next week we will be working on Week #24 words. Students are expected to study every night. The test will be on Friday, November 11th.

Writer's Workshop: We will start learning about Informational Reports.

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


*October 31st - NO SCHOOL (teacher planning day)

*Month of October -Read 500 minutes for Book-It (optional) - Due Tuesday, Nov.1st

*November 3rd - Picture Retakes

*November 4th - Read-a-thon Assembly and Ice Cream Party (our class won for 5th grade!)

*November 7th - Quarter 1 report cards go home

*November 7th, 9th,10th - Parent-Teacher Conferences (if your child can come with you, I like for students to be there too)

*November 11th - Science Museum Visit (the second of three visits)

*November 17th - Yearbook orders are due

*November 24th & 25th - No School (Thanksgiving Break)