One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt - Teacher's Guide

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Children in foster care face a lot of uncertainty in their lives. A guide for the novel One for the Murphys introduces a main character, Carley, who is thrust into the foster care system. Chapter-by-chapter questions cover key details in the text, while other activities introduce concepts such as metaphors and the hero's journey.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Place the culminating assignments on a choice board and assign points to each one, allowing learners to choose a series of assignments to complete to add up to 100 points
  • Make a vocabulary wall, adding words as you read each chapter
Classroom Considerations

  • Covers Common Core standards for grade five
Pros

  • Features a set of printable graphic organizers
  • Encourages strong reading skills, such as making predictions
Cons

  • None