The Nordtvedt News

January 17th-20th

Team Nordtvedt for the 5th Grade Olympics!

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Chaperones Needed

We will be going on a field trip to The Works on Friday, February 3rd (from about 11:45-3:15). If you are interested in chaperoning our field trip, please email me by this Friday. If there are more parents interested than we can take, I'll draw names. I will email you by Monday, January 23rd to let you know if you have been selected. Thanks!

What Are We Working On This Week?

Character Education: In January, we are working on the trait of Trustworthiness.

Reader's Workshop: Working on Making Inferences.

Spelling/Word Study: Start studying Week #27 List. Students should study their words every night! The test will be on Friday, February 3rd.

Writer's Workshop: Start learning about fictional writing

Math: Unit 5 - Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Science: Unit 5- Ecosystems

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


*January 16th - NO SCHOOL (teacher planning day)

*January 17th - Field trip to the high school to watch an African drumming performance (we will be gone approx. 9:15-11:00... normal lunch)

*January 23rd - NO SCHOOL (staff development day)

*February 3rd - Field trip to The Works (students will need a home lunch)