Mrs. Blake's Blossoms

North Bay Haven Charter Elementary

April 4-8, 2016

Current News

We are now in the last nine weeks of school. We still have a lot to do and learn. Please make sure that your child is at school on-time and present everyday if possible. This week we will be studying the USA and important American symbols. This is an interesting and exciting unit. We don’t want any students to miss this learning opportunity.

Dates to Remember

  • Library Books Due - Monday, April 4
  • Report Cards Sent Home - Thursday, April 7
  • Library Visit - Monday, April 11
  • Spirit Days - Friday, April 15 & April 29
  • Spring Carnival - Friday, May 13

What We Are Learning This Week:

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Language Arts


Wonders Unit 8: From Here to There

Week 2: My USA

Essential Question: What do you know about our country?


Phonemic Awareness:
Phoneme Isolation
Phoneme Blending
Phoneme Substitution


Phonics: /y/y, /z/z


Oral Vocabulary: country, travel, purpose, careful, connect


Listening Comprehension:
Genre – Informational Text
Strategy – Reread
Skill – Main Topic and Key Details


Category Words: Ordinal Numbers


Handwriting: Yy, Zz


Writing Trait: Sentence Fluency


Grammar: Sentences with Prepositions


Reading


High-Frequency (Sight) Words: this, what


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, red, yellow, blue, green, orange, pink, brown, black, purple, white, zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten


Math


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 12 – Measurement


Social Studies / Science


Recognize the importance of U. S. symbols


Spelling Words

-ig, -ip, it Word Families