The Nordtvedt News

October 5-9

What are we working on this week?

Character Education: Respect

Reader's Workshop: Working on ways to determine main idea and supporting details. Students should always have a chapter book to read at school (from our media center, home, my classroom library, the public library, etc.)

Spelling/Word Study: Week #7 words. Test will be on Friday. Please encourage your child to study his/her words each night.

Writer's Workshop: Starting the process of working on narrative/memoir writing.

Math: Unit 1- Multiplication and Division

Science: Unit 1 - How Scientists Work TEST will be on Thursday (study guides will go home on Monday).

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.


*October Book-it calendar. This is an optional activity in my classroom, but every student should be reading at least 20 minutes/night whether they choose to participate or not. If a student chooses to participate, he/she should plan to hand in the calendar at the end of the month. Happy Reading!

*School pictures are this Tuesday, October 6th. Smile!

*Read-a-thon envelopes are due by the morning of this Friday, October 9th!!

*Students received a red t-shirt , and Mrs. Koivisto would like students to wear these t-shirts every Friday to show our school pride!

*Our Read-a-thon will take place on Tuesday, October 13th during the school day. It is also slippers and sweats day. Get comfy and read!

*NO SCHOOL October 14th -16th (teacher workshop and fall break)

Contact Information

The best way to contact me is by email, but if you have an urgent need please call the front office at 952-496-5922.