• 05/21/18

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 5/21/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    May 21, 2018

    Heritage Lunch – May 23rd - Heritage lunch is a time where students will bring in something to share for lunch that is based on their family’s heritage.  If you do not want your child to participate, you may send them to school with a sack lunch. 

    End of the Year Assembly – Our awards ceremony will be on Friday, June 1st.  Everyone is welcome.  After the ceremony you may check out your 5th grader to go home.  Only parents or guardians are allowed to check out students.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for May and summer birthdays will be Friday, May 25th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Important Dates

    May 21 – Last Reading Project Due

    May 23 – Science Fair & Heritage Lunch

    May 25 – Talent Show

    May 28 – No School Memorial Day

    May 30 – 5th Grade Kickball Game vs. Staff

    June 1 – Moving On Ceremony & Last Day of School

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 05/07/2018

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 5/7/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    May 7, 2018

    Social Studies –Government Test will be an open note test on Wednesday, May 9th.  Our Westward Movement grade will be an in class project on Monday, May 14th & 15th.

    Science – Our Cells and Traits will be on Thursday, May 10th.  A study guide will go home on Monday, May 7th.

    Heritage Lunch – Heritage lunch is a time where students will bring in something to share for lunch that is based on their family’s heritage.  If you do not want your child to participate, you may send them to school with a sack lunch.  More information will come home at a later date.

    End of the Year Assembly – Our awards ceremony will be on Friday, June 1st.  Everyone is welcome.  After the ceremony you may check out your 5th grader to go home.  Only parents or guardians are allowed to check out students.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for May and summer birthdays will be Friday, May 25th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Important Dates

    May 9th – Government Test

    May 10thStem Night & Cell/Trait Test

    May 4th & 15th – Group project in class for Westward Movement

    May 16thLHM Counselor will visit with our classes

    May 18 – 5th Grade Bowling Night

    May 21 – Last Reading Project Due

    May 23 – Science Fair

    May 24 – Heritage Lunch

    May 25 – Talent Show

    May 28 – No School Memorial Day

    May 30 – 5th Grade Kickball Game vs. Staff

    June 1 – Moving On Ceremony & Last Day of School

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 04/20/2018

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 4/20/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    April 20, 2018

     

    ELA/SSR –The next project will be due on April 23rd.  Directions have been given out.  They will be writing an opinion essay on their book and doing a presentation. 

    Social Studies –The final grade for the Revolutionary War unit will be a written journal about events that took place during the war.  We have worked on entries in class and students need to revise and edit them.  The final draft is due April 30th.  We need donations of paper grocery bags to use as covers.

    Government – We have been working on our Government Unit.  Our final evidence grade will be an open note test.  Since it is an open note test, we will not be doing a study guide.  The Government test will be during the 1 week of May.

    Science – We will start our Plant and Cell unit next week.  It will be a full week of science in order to finish the unit for our Science ISAT.  The Plant and Cell test will be during the 1st week of May.  A study guide will go home for this test.

    Behavior – We are noticing a decline in behavior of our 5th graders.  Please remind your child, that if their behavior is not acceptable at school, they will not be invited to do the extra activities 5th graders get to enjoy such as the field trip, kickball game, field day, and bowling trip.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for April will be Friday, April 27th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    ISAT Test – We are going to be starting our ISAT testing soon.  Please make sure your child had a good night sleep before the test.  On the day of the test, they need to have a healthy breakfast.  It is very important that your child is in school on the day we do the testing. Individual scores are higher when they are taking the test on the day the test is scheduled, not on a makeup day.

     

    Important Dates (Some Changes)

    April 23 – Reading Project Due

    April 24 – Early Release

    April 25 – Math ISAT

    April 26 – EL Field Trip (EL Students Only)

    April 27 – Choir Field Trip (Choir Students Only)

    April 30 – Math PT ISAT & RW Journal Due

    May 3 – Science ISAT

    May 18 – 5th Grade Bowling Night

    May 21 – Last Reading Project Due

    May 23 – Science Fair & Heritage Lunch

    May 25 – Talent Show

    May 28 – No School Memorial Day

    May 31 – 5th Grade Kickball Game vs. Staff

    June 1 – Moving On Ceremony & Last Day of School

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 4/5/2018

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 4/5/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    April 5, 2018

     

    Spelling – This is the list of words for our next spelling test.  It will be on Friday, April 13th.  Remember they need to know how to spell them and the synonym.

                revolution, strategy, formal, gushed, plunged, foes, legendary, magnificent, retreat, & shimmering

    ELA/SSR –The next project will be due on April 23rd.  Directions have been given out.  They will be writing an opinion essay on their book and doing a presentation.  The book should be read by April 16th.

    Field Trip – Our Field Trip is Wednesday, April 18th.  Please turn in the permission slip by April 9th.  Students must wear rubber sole shoes and no electronics are allowed.

    Social Studies –The final grade for the Revolutionary War unit will be a written journal about events that took place during the war.  We have worked on entries in class and students need to revise and edit them.  The final draft is due April 20th.  We need donations of paper grocery bags to use as covers.

    Behavior – We are noticing a decline in behavior of our 5th graders.  Please remind your child, that if their behavior is not acceptable at school, they will not be invited to do the extra activities 5th graders get to enjoy such as the field trip, kickball game, field day, and bowling trip.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for April will be Friday, April 27th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    ISAT Test – We are going to be starting our ISAT testing soon.  Please make sure your child had a good night sleep before the test.  On the day of the test, they need to have a healthy breakfast.  It is very important that your child is in school on the day we do the testing. Individual scores are higher when they are taking the test on the day the test is scheduled, not on a makeup day.

     

    Important Dates

    April 16 – ELA ISAT

    April 18 – Field Trip

    April 19 – ELA PT ISAT

    April 20 – Science Fair Meeting

    April 20 – Revolutionary War Journal Due

    April 23 – Reading Project Due

    April 24 – Early Release

    April 25 – Math ISAT

    April 26 – EL Field Trip (EL Students Only)

    April 27 – Choir Field Trip (Choir Students Only)

    April 30 – Math PT ISAT

    May 3 – Science ISAT

    May 18 – 5th Grade Bowling Night

    May 21 – Last Reading Project Due

    May 23 – Science Fair

    May 24 – Heritage Lunch

    May 25 – Talent Show

    May 28 – No School Memorial Day

    May 30 – 5th Grade Kickball Game vs. Staff

    June 1 – Moving On Ceremony & Last Day of School

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 3/22/2018

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 3/22/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    March 22, 2018

     

    No School –Spring Break starts tomorrow March 22 – March 30.

    Spelling – This is the list of words for our next spelling test.  It will be on Friday, April 6th.  Remember they need to know how to spell them and the synonym.

                rebellious, objected, benefit, repeal, contrary, midst, temporary, advantages, previously, & prohibit.

    ELA/SSR –The next project will be due on April 23rd.  Directions will be given after Spring Break.  They will be writing an opinion essay on their book.  The book should be read by April 16th.

    Social Studies – We are back into our Social Studies and now studying the Revolutionary War.  It is a great opportunity to watch a movie, history show, or read a book about the Revolutionary War.  The final grade for this unit will be a written journal about events that took place during the war.

    Behavior – We are noticing a decline in behavior of our 5th graders.  Please remind your child, that if their behavior is not acceptable at school, they will not be invited to do the extra activities 5th graders get to enjoy such as the field trip, kickball game, field day, and bowling trip.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for April will be Friday, April 27th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 03/08/2018

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 3/8/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    March 8, 2018

     

    Treasure Books – I am sending home a permission slip for the Treasure Books.  Each student will receive one free paperback book.  In order to publish your free book, which is a grade, we need your permission.  Please sign it and return.  If you would like to order another book the order form is the same as the permission slip.

    Supplies – Students are starting to run out of their supplies. We are asking for you to replenish the supplies that are needed from the supply list.  It is attached.

    Math – We have started our fractions unit, as before it is very important to know our multiplication facts.  They should be able to solve 50 facts in 3 minutes.  If they don’t know their facts, they will have a hard time with their fractions.

    ELA/SSR –The next project will be due on March 19th.  Directions have been passes out to students.  They will need to create a PowerPoint.  This project will need to be typed by the students here at school.  Typing is part of an ELA grade.  Students can work on typing their project at home by logging onto their One Drive through the district website.

    Social Studies – We are back into our Social Studies and now studying the Revolutionary War.  It is a great opportunity to watch a movie, history show, or read a book about the Revolutionary War.  The final grade for this unit will be a written journal about events that took place during the war.

    No School – Remember there is no school on Friday, March 23rd and Spring Break is the following week March 26 – March 30.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for March will be Friday, March 16th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 01/11/2018

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 1/11/2018

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    January 11, 2018

     

    MLK Day – There will be no school on Monday, January 15th

    Early Release – We will have an early release day on Friday, January 19th. Students leave at 1:25 pm.

    End of the Semester – The end of the semester is Friday, January 19th.  Any missing assignments will turn into a “0” and will reflect their grades.

    Homework Club –In order for your child to attend, we must have a signed permission slip.  Every Wednesday they will stay after school until 4:30 to work on homework, assignments, projects, computers, or have some extra help from me.  If you sign up, and your child cannot stay on a certain Wednesday, please send a note or email stating they need to leave school at the bell. Do NOT call the office.  It is a great opportunity for students to have a little extra time in the classroom setting.

    Vocabulary/Spelling – Due to the Holiday on Monday and the Early Release on Friday, we will not have a spelling test next week.

    ELA/SSR – Reading projects are due on Friday, January 19th.  Students have the directions and should be working on them at home, along with in class.

    Math – We will continue our metric unit into next week.  There will be a metric test during the week of January 22nd.  A study guide will go home before the test.

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for January will be Friday, January 26th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

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  • 12/21/17

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 12/21/2017

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    December 21, 2017

     

    Holiday Break – Enjoy your holiday break, school starts on January 8th.

    Homework Club – We are going to start a Homework Club on Wednesdays.  Our first Homework Club day will be January 10th.  In order for your child to attend, we must have a signed permission slip.  Every Wednesday we will keep them after school until 4:30 to work on homework, assignments, projects, or have some extra help from me.  If you sign up, and your child cannot stay on a certain Wednesday, please send a note or email stating they need to leave school at the bell. Do NOT call the office.  It is a great opportunity for students to have a little extra time in the classroom setting.

    Vocabulary/Spelling – We will start up our vocabulary tests every Friday.  Students must be able to spell the word and match the word to its synonym meaning.  This list test will be Friday, January 12th:

                Feature, record, assuming, mental, launch, thumbed, developed, incredibly, episodes, & villains

    ELA/SSR – Students have started their next Reading Project.  The chapter book needs to be finished by the time we come back from Holiday Break, so we can start working on the written part of the project.

    Math – When we come back from break, we will start our Metric Unit.  It is a great idea to be on the lookout for some Metric measurements while you are enjoying your holidays!

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for January will be Friday, January 26th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Social Studies – The Nametown Fort Model is due tomorrow.  We took the written part of the test yesterday. 

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

     

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  • 12/7/2017

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 12/7/2017

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    December 7, 2017

     

    Homework Club – We are going to start a Homework Club on Wednesdays.  Our first Homework Club day will be January 10th.  In order for your child to attend, we must have a signed permission slip.  Every Wednesday we will keep them after school until 4:30 to work on homework, assignments, projects, or have some extra help from me.  If you sign up, and your child cannot stay on a certain Wednesday, please send a note or email stating they need to leave school at the bell. Do NOT call the office.  It is a great opportunity for students to have a little extra time in the classroom setting.

    Early release – Remember Tuesday, December 12th is an Early Release Day.  Students will be dismissed at 1:25.

    ELA/SSR – Students have started their next Reading Project.  The chapter book needs to be finished by the time we come back from Holiday Break, so we can start working on the written part of the project.

    Spelling – We will start our spelling test back up in January.

    Math – We will have our Evidence Test on double/triple digit multiplication on December 12th.  Please practice the Traditional way of multiplying with your child.  Students should be practicing multiplication facts every day.  Their goal is 50 facts in 3 minutes.

    Art – Students need to bring in a glass jar for their art project on Monday, December 18th. 

    Holiday Party – We will have a Holiday Party on December 21st.  We are asking for healthy items to be brought in. We can have one sweet treat, if you would like to donate a sweet treat, please contact me. 

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for December will be Friday, December 15th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Social Studies – The project for the end of the Settlement Unit will be coming home today.  Each child will create a “fort” based on their ideas of a successful settlement.  The written part will be done in class, but it is a good idea to talk over the questions on the directions to help them prepare for the written answers.  The fort part will be due December 21st.

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

     

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  • 11/30/17

    Posted by DEANNA MANLEY on 11/30/2017

    News from Ms. Manley’s Class

    November 30, 2017

     

    ELA/SSR – The Informational BINGO reading project is due Monday, December 4th.  Your child should have chosen 4 activities from the BINGO sheet.  We will start reading our next chapter book on Monday.

    Math – We will have our Evidence Test on double/triple digit multiplication during the week of December 11th.  Please practice the Traditional way of multiplying with your child.

    Holiday Party – We will have a Holiday Party on December 21st.  We are asking for healthy items to be brought in. We can have one sweet treat, if you would like to donate a sweet treat, please contact me. 

    Birthday Celebrations – Birthday celebrations for every month will be the last Friday of the month.  Celebrations for December will be Friday, December 15th.  We are not allowing food items to come in for Birthday Celebrations. Other Suggestions: a favorite book to read, pencils, book marks, art project, or any item that can be distributed to every student.

    Social Studies – The project for the end of the Settlement Unit will be coming home during the week of December 4th.  Each child will create a “fort” based on their ideas of a successful settlement.  The written part will be done in class, but it is a good idea to talk over the questions on the directions to help them prepare for the written answers.  The fort part will be due December 21st.

    Contact – If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me via e-mail manley.deanna@westada.org or phone 350-4020.  Please allow 24 hours to get back in touch with you.  Sometimes I have meetings before, during, and after school and cannot reply until the next day. 

     

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