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Welcome to Mrs. McMurphy`s Class 



Welcome to Mrs. McMurphy's Class!!



Important Dates:

April 16th- ELA State Testing Begins

April 18th- Writing State Test

April 30th- Math State Test

April 20th- Progress Reports go home

May 11th- 4th 9 weeks celebration

May 15th- Team winner Reward for 2017-2018

May 17th- 3rd Grade Field Day

May 23rd- Students Last Day of School




Read Aloud: Tacky the Penguin

Penguin Research

Nonfiction books about penguins and working on nonfiction writing.



Fractions, Unit Fractions, and Comparing fractions- Multiplication fact quizes are 75 problems with 4's and 8's added.


Students will continue to complete science experiments.

Social Studies:

Students will decorate and get mailing addresses and stamps for Flat Stanley.  We will be studying different states and areas where we receive information from throughout November into February.



For the 1st 9 weeks we will be working on mastering our 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's. Your child will be given 30 problems and will be expected to complete the 30 problems within a 5 minute time frame. For the moment we will be giving only the multiplication portion of the test on Fridays.  Your child will be allotted minutes to complete the multiplication section of the test.
  *If your child has mastered 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's, begin working on 3's and 6's for 2nd 9 weeks.  They will have 50 problems to complete in 5 minutes

*3rd 9 weeks we will add 4's and 8's with 75 problems to complete in 5 minutes.

 *4th 9 weeks we will add 7's and 9's with 100 problems to complete in 5 minutes.

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