Mrs. Murphy's English I

Period 1 & Period 8 meets everyday!

What will we be doing in this class?

vocabulary - Greek/Latin Roots and content words (quizzes given every MONDAY)

grammar - daily practice & implemented in our daily writing

read, read, read - all genres - short stories, novels, memoirs, poems, plays, essays, articles...

write, write, write - a little EVERY DAY with a focus on literary analysis and expository essays

How to contact me

Parents & student - please sign up to REMIND 101 by dialing 806-686-2096 and text @4e92c

Student - if you are absent from class, PLEASE email me at kmuprhy@weatherfordisd.com , so I can let you know what you missed! (that is part of your responsibility as a high school student!)



What will I need for this class?

  • paper
  • pen or pencil
  • highlighters
  • 3-ring binder
  • index cards
  • Night by Elie Wiesel & Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet Barron's side by side version (students may check out books from me if needed


Tutorials!!!!

Monday - 7:45 & 3:45

Tuesday - 7:45

Friday - 7:45

Grading

Major grades = 50%
  • test
  • literary analysis
  • essay

Minor grades = 50%

  • vocabulary quizzes
  • writing practice
  • literary practice
  • grammar practice


LATE WORK POLICY

20 point deduction per day!

CLASSROOM EXPECTATONS!

My job is to teach you, challenge you, and to inspire you to do your best at all times. I am ready to go! I need you to:

  • be on time
  • have your supplies
  • be ready to work everyday - no "free days" here!!!
  • be willing to struggle some of the time but have fun always!