Mrs. Blake's Blossoms

North Bay Haven Charter Elementary

May 2-6, 2016

* Important Information *

  • Monday-Thursday of this week, students will be taking the last MAP assessment of the year. It is VERY important that your student arrives at school on-time and well-rested having eaten a healthy breakfast. Please encourage your child to take their time and do their best during the test. Thank you for your assistance in this important event.

  • Money and forms are due for the Shipwreck Field Trip on Monday, May 2. We can not accept anything after Monday.

  • Library Visit Tomorrow - Make sure your child is in Buccaneer Blue!

  • We still need FSU-themed items for our Spring Carnival basket. You can drop them off in the classroom.

Current News

The Kindergarten Field Trip to Shipwreck Island is Wednesday, May 11. If you have not returned your child's permission slip and money, please do so tomorrow. If your child is not going to attend, please let me know.

The Spring Carnival will be held on Friday, May 13, 4-7 p.m. Please plan to attend and also volunteer to help with our class booth - Sno-Cones.

Dates to Remember

  • MAP Assessment – May 2-6
  • Money due for Shipwreck Field Trip - Monday, May 2
  • Library Visit – Monday, May 2
  • Field Trip to Shipwreck Island – Wednesday, May 11
  • Spring Carnival – Friday, May 13, 4:00-7:00 p.m.

What We Are Learning This Week:

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Our Natural Resources

Language Arts

Wonders Unit 9: How Things Change

Week 3: Our Natural Resources

Essential Question: How can things in nature be used to make new things?

Phonemic Awareness:
Phoneme Identity
Phoneme Blending
Phoneme Substitution

Phonics: /ō/ o_e

Oral Vocabulary: natural resources, create, designs, knowledge, weave

Listening Comprehension:

Genre – Informational Text

Strategy – Reread

Skill – Connections within text: Sequence

Category Words: Foods made from grain

Handwriting: o_e words

Writing Trait: Organization / Sequence

Grammar: Adjectives


High-Frequency (Sight) Words: where, look

High-Frequency (Sight) Words Review: I, can, the, we, see, a, like, to, and, go, you, do, my, are, he, with, is, little, she, was, for have, of, they, said, want, here, me, this, what, help, too, has, play, red, yellow, blue, green, orange, pink, brown, black, purple, white, zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten


Calendar Math: Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, 10’s, months of the year, days of the week, patterns, tally marks

Pearson: Topic 15 – Position and Location of Shapes

Social Studies / Science

Natural Resources
How Things Change

Spelling Words

-op, -ot, -og Word Families Review