Wednesday, 10/18: Sentence Scramble, KoS, Vocab, TMA

“Sentence Scramble, 10/18.”

  • for the warm rotting
  • for she hoped for nothing
  • tonight she settled
  • and expected nothing
  • of a dung heap
  • where she dreamed of nothing

(page 2)

 

declarative (D) sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
An interrogative (INT) sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
An imperative (IMP) sentence tells or asks someone to do something. It usually ends with a period.
An exclamatory (E) sentence shows STRONG feeling. It always ends with an exclamation point.

“Warm Up, 10/18. KoS.” For 1-7 write D, IMP, INT, or E.

  1. Do you know what Limburger is
  2. Please tell me what Limburger is    (Bonus: Do it.)
  3. Will you please tell me what Limburger is
  4. It is soooo unfair that you won’t tell me what Limburger is
  5. I know what Limburger is
  6. Oh how easy it is now to make Limburger
  7. Think about how you might use Limburger in your life

  8. Rearrange the words to turn #1 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words. Write the sentence.

 

“Vocabulary, 10/18.” Write the word. You will use words more than once.

  1. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
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  2. “Nothing in the mail but junk mail and a death certificate.”
  3. “Election years are the best time to land–they never notice us in all the _____.”
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. After he forgot his wife’s birthday, he had to _____ for several days before she forgave him.
  7. He practiced the skate trick ______(ly) until he got it right.
  8. My mom didn’t find my reasons for “needing” an X-Box8 very _____, so I was denied.
  9. He was so hungry that he ate the food, ____ of the mold around the edges.
  10. The warnings about the storm were ____. It was clear you needed to take cover.
  11. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ____
  12. *_____   13.*(un)_____

 

 

“The Midwife’s Apprentice, 10/18.”  Bonus if you answer with a quote from the book.

  1. Why do the boys bully and taunt Brat/Beetle?
  2. Why does she put up with it?

Chapter 2: The Cat

Chapter 3: The Midwife

For each chapter: 1,1,1 in your notebook. One summary sentence. One reaction. One Question.

 

Tuesday, 10/17: KoS, Vocab, TMA

“Kinds of Sentences, 10/17.”

declarative (D) sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
An interrogative (INT) sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
An imperative (IMP) sentence tells or asks someone to do something. It usually ends with a period.
An exclamatory (E) sentence shows STRONG feeling. It always ends with an exclamation point.

  1. An interrogative sentence is more commonly known as a _____.
  2. A sentence like you might find in an encyclopedia entry would be called a(n) ____ sentence.
  3. A sentence where you instruct someone how to do something is called a(n) ____ sentence.

  4. What kind of sentence is this     D, IMP, INT, or E?
  5. Please Google the word llama for me   D, IMP, INT, or E?
  6. I can’t believe I ate the whole thing    D, IMP, INT, or E?
  7. The llama is a quadruped    D, IMP, INT, or E?

  8. BONUS: The subject of an imperative sentence is always the word ____. (Hint: 2nd person.)

 

“Vocab, 10/17.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. boring : compelling :: aloof : ____
  7. The “consequences” for misbehavior in schools in the old days were sometimes pretty ______. I remember getting hit by a ruler more than once.
  8. His brother’s sudden disappearance caused great ____ in the family.
  9. Even though there is actually a(n) _____(ce) of  food being grown in the world, most of it doesn’t get to the people who need it.
  10. (3) Johnny : ____ :: Pony {at least according to Darry} : ____  :: Dally {think about what Cherry said} : ____
  11. * (2) There is much debate about whether the United States should use its power to ____ _____(s) in other countries that are cruel to their people, or whether we should stay out of other countries’ problems.

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice.

ca. 1300.

What’s a midwife?
What’s an apprentice?
What was life like in 1300? We’re going to find out.
*What do you think the average life expectancy was back then?
The average life expectancy for a male child born in the UK between 1276 and 1300 was 31.3 years.
However, by the time the 13th-Century boy had reached 20 he could hope to live to 45, and if he made it to 30 he had a good chance of making it into his fifties.

*What percentage of children in those times died before the age of 5?
1/3. 20% of women died in childbirth or soon after due to infection.

*At what age typically did children start working full time?

  • At what age did most girls get married?

 

TMA Aloud.

After each chapter or so: Do a 1,1,1 in your notebook. One summary sentence. One reaction. One Question.

Chapter One – The Dung Heap: You must use the word because.

Friday, 10/13: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #8

Prep sheet for Test #8:
Apostrophes: ___/5 ___/8___/8 ___/8     Vocabulary: ___/13 ___/12  ___/11
Vocabulary Homework: ___/20
Other Extra Credit: Periods 2 and 5 get +3 for Vocab Relay, Periods 1 and 3 get +2 for vocab relay. Don’t forget SS (sentence scramble) extra credit. Bonus vocab sentences go into the Vocab Homework score. Bonus for Apostrophes goes in the Apostrophes score.

 

 

 

Mental Floss.

  1. What is the longest sentence in the world?
  2. How can you make the following equation correct without changing it at all? 8 + 8 = 91
  3. What property do 1, 2, 6, and 10 all have that no other whole number has?
  4. How can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?
  5. How many numbers are there on a standard die?
  6. “Hannah,” said Bob, “I can poke my head through a hole this big.” He then made a hole with his thumb and index finger. The hole was no wider than a quarter. Hannah was sure she would win the bet, but Bob poked his head through the hole he made by his thumb and index finger and won the bet. How?
  7. What do all the words in this list have in common? Lead, Sow, Bass, Wind, Tear, Object (Not a trick. Hint: Say them all to yourself.)

 

Test #8. Doodle Theme: Time Travel!

 

Thursday, 10/12: Sentences, Apostrophes, Vocab + Relay, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test:  Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders, Husker Du

“Sentence Scramble, 10/12.” +1 each for extras.

  • the roast pig
  • immediately stick
  • when
  • an apple
  • is finished
  • in its mouth
  • and destruction
  • he went
  • running
  • in his path
  • spreading chaos
  • through the house

“Apostrophes, 10/12.”

  1. _____ llama was selected for the fair.  Charles
  2. I got all ____ on my report card.  A
  3. The _____ lounge is usually off-limits to students. more than one teacher
  4. _____ llama is that?  who
  5. I think that llama is _____.   they
  6. The ____ softball team mascot is a llama.  more than one woman
  7. I think ____ going to be OK.  they
  8. All the ____ haircuts looked dorky.  more than one llama

 

“Vocab, 10/12.”
   

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. After Mr. Shmarty lost his ring at the beach, they _____(ed) through the sand until they found it.
  6. The new landscaping in front of the house really ______(ed) its value.
  7. I found your story _____(ing), but ultimately unbelievable.  
  8. Genevieve’s  wardrobe was rather ____ and boring until she went on the show What not to Wear.
  9. I really like mystery novels because of all the adventure and _____.
  10. “Why don’t you get a job?”   asked Steve.  “What?” Two-Bit was _____. “And ruin my rep?”
  11. Ponyboy was _____ about appearing in juvenile court.

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!

 

The Outsiders… to the end.

 

Time? Outsiders Projects!

 

 

 

Wednesday, 10/11: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

“Sentence Scramble, 10/11.”  Unscramble into a smooth sentence. You must use all the pieces intact, but there is more than one way to arrange them. Write the completed and punctuated sentence in your notebook. (+1 each for extras.)

  • her creamed corn
  • yelling
  • at the baby sitter
  • onto the floor
  • Jennifer flipped

 

 

“Apostrophes, 10/11.” Pluralize and/or possessify. 

  1. She’s sure ____ going to be all right. (it)
  2. My friend _____ goal is to become an astronaut. (Maria)
  3. _____ bright idea was this?  (who)
  4. It was every single _____ nightmare. (student)
  5. The llama wagged ____ tail. (it)
  6. All the ____ clothing is on the second floor. (more than one man)
  7. All the _____ uniforms were new. (player)
  8. The best era for music was the ____. (70)

 

“Vocab, 10/11.”
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  1. What a(n) ______(ing) smile!
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. “I’m not paranoid! I’m _____ about being apprehended!”
  5. While Mr. Buffy was in training, he took several different vitamin ______(s). (You’ll have to change the form of the word.)
  6. The principal had to ____ through all the conflicting stories to get at the truth.
  7. The fan ____(ed) her way into the sold-out concert by flirting with the security guard.
  8. I was ____ when I saw the 5/10 rating from the guest teacher! (Not apprehensive.)
  9. People get cosmetic surgery because they think it will _____ their appearance.
  10. Cigarette smoking has ___(ed) since 1967 to its lowest rate ever.
  11. As a rule, grandparents respond to _____(ing) more than parents do.
  12. *It is supposed to be a _____(ic) moment when we recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Outsiders, 9-10. Place the events below on Plot Mountain. More than one event can be in the same place.
exposition, inciting incident, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

  1. the fire in the church ______
  2. the greasers win the rumble ______
  3. Pony wakes up with a concussion ______
  4. Johnny and Dally die ______
  5. Johnny kills Bob ______
  6. the boys hide out in the church ______
  7. Dally, Johnny, and Pony go to the movies ______

Big Questions so far:

Did Dally die gallant?  What makes you think so/not? Why was his death sadder than Johnny’s?

Outsiders, chapter 11.

How long has passed up to now since the beginning of the book?

Tuesday, 10/10: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

Question: What are the three uses for apostrophes?

“Apostrophes, 10/10.” Copy only the bold-faced, underlined part. Write the correct form of the word for each blank. You might have to pluralize and/or possessify. YOU get ONE S.

  1. The  _____ car is equipped with laser cannons. (spy)
  2. _____ going to the store for llama cheese. (they)
  3. _____ going with them?  (who)
  4. All the ____ clothing is on the second floor. (woman)
  5. We have three _____ in the class. (Jesus)
  6.  “_____ all go to the lobby!”  (Let)
  7. All the _____ costumes were hilarious. (lady)
  8. Try not to use too many ____ in your essay. It gets repetitive. (and)

 

“Vocab, 10/10.” Write the vocab word. Yes, you might use words more than once.
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  1. _____
  2. _____ (Fill in the blank on the cup.)
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. Third period tried to ______ Mr. Coward into postponing the assignment, but Denial is not just a river in Egypt.  (Bonus: What is this type of joke called?)
  7. We were a little _____ when the pilot said it was his first flight. (Not aghast.)
  8. We were ______(ed) by his mysterious-sounding voice.
  9. (2) The class was ____ that someone would be silly enough to commit a ___ like that in front of Mr. Coward.
  10. (2) Another name for detention might be “____ behavior _____(ment).” (Bonus: What’s this kind of expression called? Or give another example.)
  11. Which of this week’s SAWs means something close to the word apprehensive.

 

 

Outsiders aloud to p147, then…

  • Finish ch. 9 silently.
  • Open your notebook, and title it, “Outsiders, Ch. 9.”
  • Choose one of the quotes below, copy the underlined part, and respond with at least a paragraph. What does the person mean? Why is this important? Use at least one example from the book to back up whatever you say.
    1. Dally: “…Crazy for wanting Johnny to stay outa trouble, for not wantin’ him to get hard.  If he’d been like me he’d never have been in this mess.  If he’d got smart like me he’d never have run into that church.  That’s what you get for helpin’ people.  Editorials in the paper and a lot of trouble… You’d better wise up, Pony… you get tough like me and you don’t get hurt.  You look out for yourself and nothin’ can touch you…”  (pssst: irony.)
    2. Johnny: “Stay gold.”
    3. BONUS: Connect the two quotes!
  • Close your notebook and continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.
  • If you finish chapter 10: Get a ch10 Quiz from the stack (salmon colored) and write the ANSWERS (not the letters) in your notebook.
  • Then go see Mr. Coward for the Chapter 10 big question. Return to your desk and thoughtfully answer the question in your notebook under the title: “Why?”
  • If all of the above is finished:
    • Get an SE HInton Profile from the stack (yellow).
    • Read it and answer the questions at the end on a separate sheet of paper. (“SE Hinton Profile.”)
    • Put the sheet in the basket when you are finished.
  • Work on your SMYK’s.