Mr. Murphy, Room 105

Week of 3/18/2019

Hi Families from 105,

 

ACADEMICS

Spelling - New list. These words are likely to appear on standardized test questions. Test Friday. List attached.

 

Magazine Project - Students edited and completed Article 2 last week. This week they are brainstorming ideas (Worksheet 6) and then beginning research on Article 3 (Worksheet 7).

 

BizTown - We are continuing lessons in class getting students prepared for their BizTown visit on Monday 3/25.

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Permission Slips for BizTown and two other upcoming field trips went out last Friday, and are due this Friday 3/22. Digital copy on my website (at bottom).

http://lakeharriet.mpls.k12.mn.us/john_murphy

 

MCA - The Reading portion of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) for 5th grade is the week we return from Spring Break. There are practice questions from MN and other states (which are similar) on my website. A couple questions each night can be helpful.

http://lakeharriet.mpls.k12.mn.us/mca

 

Best,

 

John Murphy

5th Grade ELA & SS

Room 105

Lake Harriet Upper Campus