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Congratulations to the “Wise and Witty Franklin Girls!” (A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned)
It’s hard to believe that we are wrapping up the 2010-2011 school year. We will always remember our year at “The Cottages.” We now get to all come back together to a NEW AND IMPROVED CENTRAL MANOR ELEMENTARY! (W-o-W)
Thanks for all your support throughout all of our challenges with the weather and just being in a unique situation this year. I hope you enjoy the DVD that is in your report card folder. Hold onto it because that’s HISTORY in your hands!
And now finally….
I AM HISTORY,
The 5-M’ers chose 12 nominees (Robust Vocab words) today and created posters! The class voted and the #1 Favorite 5-M word of the year is……(drum roll please)
Congratulations “giddy!” You are the 5-M’ers favorite word of the year!
2011 “Histy” Awards
More prestigious than the Grammys, the Emmys, and the Oscars combined!
Fan Interactive – the 5-M’ers voted in 12 categories.
Quote of the Year: Abe Lincoln “And that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.”
Location of the Year: Philadelphia, PA – Birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution
Number of the Year: “4” – for the 4th of July
Feud of the Year: Yankees vs Rebels – North vs South during Civil War
Villain of the Year: John Wilkes Booth
Group of the Year: Underground Railroad
Saddest Event of the Year: Lincoln’s Assassination at Ford’s Theatre
Dynamic Duo of the Year: Tim & Moby from www.brainpop.com
Non-Human Hero of the Year: Paul Revere’s HORSE
Storytown Hero of the Year: George Washington from the story “When Washington Crossed the Delaware”
Female Hero of the Year: Harriet Tubman
Male Hero of the Year: Abe Lincoln
SEE YOU ALL next year!
The ABC’s of Mr.Malek’s Math Mavens
April is National Poetry Month!
Bar Graphs are helpful
Calculator friendly problems ☺
Decagons! (Cool 10 sides)
Factors (6: 1,2,3,6)
Geometry (Go climb one!)
Hypotenuse (Say what?)
Just Do It! (Math)
Pi is tasty! 3.14
Units of Measurement
Width (W x L)
Congratulations to Lauren for getting 1st Place in the 5th grade Penn Manor Science Fair. Her experiment, “Which Hand Cream Protects and Moisturizes a Rose the Best?” took top prize and dazzled the judges! Way to go Lauren!
To honor the famous poem written by Shel Silverstein, the 5-M’ers wrote their own “PSSA SICK” poem! However, it wasn’t little Peggy Ann McKay, it was THEM! Way “TOO SICK” to take the PSSA!
Here is Hera’s poem:
I can’t take the PSSA today
Said little Hera V’ala Nogueras
I think I have those evil mumps
I even have small red bumps
My fingers are weak
I can’t even speak
I hit my head
Now I’m lying in bed
I’m going blind in my right eye
It even hurts to look to the sky
I’m seeing lines and spots
Even rainbow polka dots
Oh, you say today is Saturday?
Oh, then I’m going to the park to play! 🙂
The 5-M’ers took a “comedic turn” after the grand finale of today’s PSSA. 5-M’ers broke up into small groups and came up with amusing “ideas” that for some strange reason…WOULDN’T be a good idea to do during the PSSA! Enjoy! 🙂
The Top 10 Things You SHOULDN’T DO During the PSSA
#10- Bring in a deck of cards thinking you’re going to “Ace” the PSSA. (Matt, Zach, Calle, Kayla)
#9 – Prank call the teacher and ask, “Is your refrigerator running? Well, you better go catch it! (Colin, Trey, Aidan, Nathan M)
#8 – Bring in your pet grizzy bear and make it eat your test. (Nate, Jonathan, Logan, Tyler)
#7 – Stand on your desk and do the chicken dance. (Marly, Sam, Hera)
#6 – Turn the clock to 3:15 PM and say “It’s time to leave!” (Emily, Hannah, Tom, Harley)
#5 – Search for answers on the internet. (Emily, Hannah, Tom, Harley)
#4 – Use a #1 pencil, just to be funny. (Lauren, Erin, Rob, Don)
#3 – Wear a “Superman” costume thinking you’re going to fly over the test. (Matt, Zach, Calle, Kayla)
#2 – Make like a banana and “split” your test in half. (Colin, Trey, Aidan, Nathan M.)
And the #1 thing you SHOULDN’T DO during the PSSA is…..
#1 – Tell your teacher that “Write Your Name” is the hardest question and that you can’t take the PSSA!
Here’s a FUN LIST of possible ideas!
Aidan, Nate W, Logan, Donovan
*Problem Solving’s So Awesome
*Please Send Some Asparagus
Rob, Calle, Lauren, Erin
*Purple Snakes Slither About
*Pandas Steal Strawberries Always
Emily, Hannah, Tom, Harley
*Particularly Smart Students Association
*Pittsburgh Steelers Stink A Lot
(Mr. Malek Note – I wanted to VETO the previous one, but realized I DID just teach about 1st Amendment rights! 😉
Kayla, Trey, Zach, Hera
*People Shouldn’t Say Answers
*People Should Save Aeropostale
Tyler, Sam, Matt, Marly
*Phillies Spectaculary Shine Always
*Poetry Should Stay Alive
Jordan, Nathan M, Colin, Jonathan
*Pirates Should Say ARGGGHHH!
*Patrick Star Seems Amazing
AND JUST FOR THE RECORD…
IT’S PENNSYLVANIA SYSTEM OF SCHOOL ASSESSMENT!