Friday, 3/24: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #28

Prep sheet for Test 28:

Mental Floss.

  1. For each pair of words, move one letter from one word to the other to make a pair of synonyms.  Example: boast — hip.  Move the S and you get boat — ship. The movement could go either way.
    a) open — cop      b) cave — curt       c) cares — pest
  2. What book can an author never really finish writing?
  3. George Washington’s wife was sweeping when George Washington’s wife slipped and got wet.  How many w’s in all?
  4. When is 30 plus 30 equal to 1?
  5. Change the position of just one of the words below so that all the words are in an alphabetical sequence:
    llama, phoenix, hyena, alligator, beaver, elephant, tortoise, antelope
  6. Two friends were talking. Bob said “Have you ever thought about what rhymes with orange?” Ben replied, “Nothing rhymes with orange.””Actually something rhymes with orange,” said Bob. Who is right?

Husker Du, Period One.

27. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
28. The ______ sets our story, or plot, in motion. a) climax b) inciting action c) exposition d) rising action e) climax
29. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. a) Fragment b) Complete Sentence  c) Run-On
30. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe. a) But b) Nevertheless c) Because d) So e) NOTA
31. Why would Johnny be “having the time of his life” in the church? a) He wants to pay back for what he did to Bob. b) He likes little kids.   c) He feels needed for the first time. d) He thinks the cops will go easy on him. e) He secretly wants to die.  f) NOTA
32. Herds of fiendish llamas called dooms roam the empty countryside. a) Fragment b) Run-On c) Complete Sentence
33. most important : ___ :: administrator : ___ a) princapal/princaple b) principal/principal c) principle/principal d) principal/principle

Husker Du, Period Two.

27. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot. Do you ____?” a) sage b) gingerly  c) savvy d) conform e) connotation f) NOTA
28. I was able to _____ the meaning of the word from the way it was used in the sentence. a) bleak b) infer c) rueful d) gingerly e) conform  f) NOTA
29. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____. a) connotations/denotations b) denotations/connotations.
30. you: a) first person b) second person c) third person d) fourth person
31. she: a) first person b) second person c) third person d) fourth person
32. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____ a) sage b) infer  c) savvy   d) rueful e) conform
33. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some! a) Fragment b) Run-On c) Complete Sentence

Husker Du, Period Three.

27. What prompted Alyce’s first cry? a) When she couldn’t find Edward. b) When Edward said he was happy at the manor. c) When the cook said they looked like twins. d) When Edward first hugged her. e) When the carpenter’s assistant said Edward might have been eaten by a goat. f) NOTA
28. When the author says on p92 that the cook had “words pouring forth from her mouth with none to listen,” what does she mean? a) The cook is crazy. b) The cook is talking to herself.c) Everything the cook says is a lie. d) Nobody listens to the cook.  e) NOTA
29. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school. a) meander b) flounder  c) ample d) deceit e) bustle  f) NOTA
30. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend. a) nevertheless b) in fact c) meanwhile d) still e) as a result  f) NOTA
31. Are there political or corporate biases? a) Currency b) Purpose  c) Authority d) Accuracy e) Relevance
32. I’m a good bowler, and my ball has pretty flowers on it. a) good – adjective, pretty – not b) good – not, pretty – adjective c) both adjectives d) both not
33. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____. a) connotations/denotations b) denotations/connotations.

Husker Du, Period Six.

27. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school. a) meander b) flounder  c) ample d) deceit e) bustle  f) NOTA
28. Why was Magister Reese watching Alyce at first? a) Because she was pretty. b) Because he wondered why she was so gloomy. c) Because of the way the cat hung around her. d) He’s just weird. e) NOTA
29. “Too much ale and too few wits” = a _______. a) surfeit b) lout  c) contented d) remedy e) sullen  f) NOTA
30. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe. a) But  b) Nevertheless  c) Although  d) So e) NOTA
31. She tried to _____ the situation by apologizing to her friend. a) scowl b) remedy  c) content d) devour e) begrudge  f) NOTA
32. The part of the story where the midwife won’t take her back. a) climax b) rising action c) falling action d) resolution e) exposition
33. “I am but a poor woman with this wretched inn and a blind man to care for. I am sure God does not ____ me my little economies.” a) berate  b) begrudge c) reluctant d) discontented e) sullen f) NOTA

 

Test 28.

Doodle Theme: Weird Bikes.

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Thursday, 3/23: HD, V + Relay, GMovie

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab (inc. SAWs), Husker Du, Giver (+ movie?)

It’s The Husker Du Shuffle! Each class gets another one’s HD today!

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period One gets Period Six’s Test 14.

  1. She tried to _____ the situation by apologizing to her friend.  a) scowl  b) begrudge  c) content  d) devour  e) remedy  f) NOTA
  2. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe.   a) But  b) Because  c) Nevertheless  d) So  e) NOTA
  3. _____, it’s best to avoid it.  a) Although  b) However  c) Meanwhile  d) Until then  e) So
  4. The part of the story where the midwife won’t take her back.  a) climax  b) rising action  c) falling action  d) resolution  e) exposition
  5. A paradox is… a) two doctors.  b) a time travel thing  c) a contradiction  d) a contraption  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period Two gets Period One’s Test 6.

  1. My mom said my argument was not ______(ly) ______…  a) impact/valid  b) potential/sufficient  c) demonstrate/considerable  d) sufficient/valid  e) sufficient/skimpy
  2. …and I did not ______ the need for a new game system, so I was denied.  a) considerable  b) demonstrate  c) valid  d) sufficient  e) NOTA
  3. Months may pass between attacks, but when they do occur, they are violent.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. The ______ sets our story, or plot, in motion.  a) climax  b) inciting action  c) exposition  d) rising action  e) climax

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period Three gets Period Two’s Test #1. (haw haw)

  1. Jimmy nodded his head ____(ly), and said, “It would have been wiser to have someone pick you up.”   a) sage  b) conform  c) infer  d) bleak  e) fathom  f) NOTA
  2. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot.  Do you ____?”  a) sage  b) savvy  c) gingerly  d) conform  e) connotation  f) NOTA
  3. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____  a) sage  b) savvy  c) infer  d) rueful  e) conform  f) NOTA
  4. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____.  a) connotations/denotations  b) denotations/connotations.
  5. I’m a good bowler, and my ball has pretty flowers on it.  a) good – adjective,  pretty – not  b) good – not,  pretty – adjective  c) both adjectives  d) both not

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period Six gets Period Three’s Test 13.

  1. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school.  a) meander  b) bustle  c) ample  d) deceit  e) bounty  f) NOTA
  2. During the Midwife’s affair with the baker, there was a(n) ______ of bread in the cottage.  a) ample b) efficacy  c) revelry  d) glutton e) bounty  f) NOTA
  3. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.  a) nevertheless  b) as a result  c) meanwhile  d) still  e) NOTA
  4. Are there political or corporate biases?  a) Currency  b) Relevance  c) Authority  d) Accuracy  e) Purpose
  5. Why was Magister Reese watching Alyce at first?  a) Because she was pretty.  b) Because he wondered why she was so gloomy.  c) Because of the way the cat hung around her.  d) He’s just weird.  e) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/23. 10 vocab words + 1 SAW.

I had a 1.____ in my judgement and didn’t have anyone to help me with a(n)  2._____,  so my mom’s  3._____  _(previous vocab word -ed)_ into being 4.______(ed). I tried to find some 5. ____(ity) in my room, and I 6.____(ed) out on my bed and sighed. I felt the buzz of my phone in my pocket, but when I reached for it, it turned out to be a 7._____. Then I remembered Mom had taken my phone, and I felt another 8._____ of 9._____(ment) come over me. But as I lay there, I began to 10.____ the situation more calmly, and I saw a 11._____ of hope. All I had to do was…

 

Visual Vocab Relay!

 

“Pedestrian+, 3/23.”

  1. The main conflict in “The Pedestrian” is… Mr. Mead v ______
  2. Where does the police car say it is taking Mr. Mead?  a) To jail.  b) To be studied for his weirdness.  c) To be euthanized.  d) To get him a video screen.  e) NOTA
  3. “The Pedestrian”  is written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  4. “The Forecast” is written in…  a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  5. Which of the following is closest in its theme to “The Forecast”?    a) The Midwife’s Apprentice  b) “The Pedestrian”  c) “Old Glory”  d) The Outsiders  e) “Nothing Gold Can Stay”
  6. Which character doesn’t belong with the others?  a) Mr. Mead  b) Jonas  c) Gran-Da  d) the Giver  e) Donald  f) Ponyboy
  7. The word forecast in the poem refers to the weatherman’s forecast, but it also adds another meaning for the poem. What else might forecast mean in this poem?

 

Dah GMovie.

What examples are you going to use for your thesis? M > B or B < M.

 

Wednesday, 3/22: HD, V, G + Movie

“Husker Du, 3/22.” First Period, Test #6.

  1. The adventurer’s ____(s) made for a great novel.  a) sullen  b) smolder  c) exploit  d) siege e) circumvent  f) NOTA
  2. The school newspaper has been __ for a long while, but they hope to revive it next year.  a) cease  b) circumvent  c) sullen  d) delirious  e) defunct
  3. This a fragment?   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. The strange life of the llama.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Period Two, Test #1.

  1. As used in The Outsiders, the word hood is short for _____.  a) hoodie  b) neighborhood  c) hoodlum  d) livelihood  e) cheese
  2. lb. : pound :: Soc : _______ a) society  b) sock  c) greaser  d) social  e) punch
  3. you:  a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  4. she: a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  5. Delinquent” : ________ :: The Outsiders :  ________  a) 1st person/3rd person  b) 3rd person/1st person.  c) both 1st person.  d) Both 3rd person.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/22.” Period Three, Test #13.

  1. When the author says on p92 that the cook had “words pouring forth from her mouth with none to listen,” what does she mean?  a) The cook is crazy. b) Nobody listens to the cook.  c) Everything the cook says is a lie.  d) The cook is talking to herself.  e) NOTA
  2. What prompted Alyce’s first cry?  a) When she couldn’t find Edward.  b) When the cook said they looked like twins.  c) When Edward first hugged her.  d) When the carpenter’s assistant said Edward might have been eaten by a goat.  e) NOTA
  3. When Alyce fails to deliver Emma Blunt’s baby and runs away from the village.  a) rising action  b) inciting incident  c) theme  d) exposition  e) metaphor
  4. Alyce learning to read.  a) rising action  b) inciting incident  c) falling action  d) exposition  e) resolution
  5. What does the dedication mean? (“For Philip and Dinah, Alyce’s midwives.”)  a) These people helped deliver Alyce’s kids.  b) These people helped deliver Alyce as a baby.  c) These people are actual midwives.  d) These people helped the author create the character of Alyce.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/22.” Period Six, Test #14.

  1. Which of these things could the phrase “a sound of thunder” reasonably represent?  a) The sound of the T-Rex approaching.  b) The effects of their actions on the future.  c) The sound of the guns.  d) All of the above.  e) NOTA
  2. The real theme of “ASoT” is probably…  a) don’t mess with time.  b) don’t try to change the past.  c) small actions can lead to huge consequences.  d) don’t kill butterflies.  e) NOTA
  3. Is the author trying to persuade, entertain, inform, or sell?   a) Currency  b) Relevance  c) Authority  d) Accuracy  e) Purpose
  4. The part of the story where the midwife opens her door to let Alyce and the cat in.  a) climax  b) rising action  c) falling action  d) resolution  e) exposition
  5. “Too much ale and too few wits” = a _______.  a) surfeit  b) sullen  c) contented  d) remedy  e) lout f) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/21.” All words except phantom used once, plus two SAWs.
(#3 is not serene.  #5 is not incense. #12 is not serene.)
1. house-development_194_600x450 2.Pioneer-Hall-Players_Hoop-Dee-Doo-Musical 3.5da39900a8909386 4.what-was-i-thinking-web 5.article-2059585-0EBC644800000578-938_468x286  6.4305442_xl 7.alibi08 8.8c8e4f_0c1416d7b9cf4cbab3120c5fb431fcf4 9.article-2542009-1AC7B4F600000578-748_634x559 10.angry 11. 12.article-0-13CED75F000005DC-639_964x631

 

 

The Giver, 3/22.”

  1. What makes Jonas want to give up, lie down, and sleep?  a) It starts raining.  b) He encounters hills he can’t pedal up. c) They are attacked by a bear.  d) Hunger.  e) NOTA
  2. Which of these things did not happen in chapter 23?  a) It began snowing. b) Jonas fell asleep. c) Jonas found a sled.  d) He gave Gabriel a small memory of warmth.  e) They all happened.
  3. The part where Jonas lies to his parents and stops taking his pills.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) climax  e) resolution
  4. The part where Jonas sees the apple change.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) climax  e) resolution
  5. The part where Jonas and The Giver make the plan.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) climax  e) resolution
  6. Jonas and Gabe sliding down the hill on the sled would be the _______ of the story.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) climax  d) falling action (haha)  e) resolution
  7. In her speech, Lois Lowry says that the ending of the book is all about hope.  a) True  b) False
  8. One of the theories she mentioned in her speech was that Jonas and Gabe ended up back at the community again.  a) True  b) False

 

The Giver. What is up with that ending?

Giver Final Project

Giver Movie. When we are finished with the movie: Pick one and post to your blog. 500 + words.

  • “Three Reasons Why The Giver Book/Movie is Better Than the Movie/Book.”
  • “Despite the Changes, The Giver Movie Does a Good Job Respecting the Book.”

Tuesday, 3/21: Husker Du, Vocab, Giver + Project + Movie

“Husker Du, 3/21.” First Period, Test #6.

  1. My mom said my argument was not ______(ly) ______…  a) impact/valid  b) potential/sufficient  c) demonstrate/considerable  d) sufficient/valid  e) sufficient/skimpy
  2. …and I did not ______ the need for a new game system, so I was denied.  a) considerable  b) demonstrate  c) valid  d) sufficient  e) NOTA
  3. Months may pass between attacks, but when they do occur, they are violent.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. The ______ sets our story, or plot, in motion.  a) climax  b) inciting action  c) exposition  d) rising action  e) climax

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Second Period, Test #1.

  1. Jimmy nodded his head ____(ly), and said, “It would have been wiser to have someone pick you up.”   a) sage  b) conform  c) infer  d) bleak  e) fathom  f) NOTA
  2. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot.  Do you ____?”  a) sage  b) savvy  c) gingerly  d) conform  e) connotation  f) NOTA
  3. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____  a) sage  b) savvy  c) infer  d) rueful  e) conform  f) NOTA
  4. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____.  a) connotations/denotations  b) denotations/connotations.
  5. I’m a good bowler, and my ball has pretty flowers on it.  a) good – adjective,  pretty – not  b) good – not,  pretty – adjective  c) both adjectives  d) both not

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Third Period, Test #13.

  1. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school.  a) meander  b) bustle  c) ample  d) deceit  e) NOTA
  2. During the Midwife’s affair with the baker, there was a(n) ______ of bread in the cottage.  a) ample b) efficacy  c) revelry  d) glutton e) bounty  f) NOTA
  3. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.  a) nevertheless  b) as a result  c) meanwhile  d) still  e) NOTA
  4. Are there political or corporate biases?  a) Currency  b) Relevance  c) Authority  d) Accuracy  e) Purpose
  5. Why was Magister Reese watching Alyce at first?  a) Because she was pretty.  b) Because he wondered why she was so gloomy.  c) Because of the way the cat hung around her.  d) He’s just weird.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/21.”  Period Six, Test #14.

  1. She tried to _____ the situation by apologizing to her friend.  a) scowl  b) begrudg  c) content  d) devour  e) remedy  f) NOTA
  2. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe.   a) But  b) Although  c) Nevertheless  d) So  e) NOTA
  3. _____, it’s best to avoid it.  a) Although  b) However  c) Meanwhile  d) Until then  e) So
  4. The part of the story where the midwife won’t take her back.  a) climax  b) rising action  c) falling action  d) resolution  e) exposition
  5. A paradox is… a) two doctors.  b) a time travel thing  c) a contradiction  d) a contraption  e) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/21.” One word twice. All the rest once.
evening angif-go-through-the-roof-def2 atlantic-city-under-water-2

5. “For the first time, Jonas saw a little ____ of hope.”
6. Many amputees say they still feel pain and itching in the missing limbs from time to time. This is called _____ pain.
7. Since he was at the movies with his friend at the time of the crime, he had a(n) _____, so he was released.
8. Much to the store owner’s _____, his political beliefs made customers avoid his place.
9. The drama class put on a _____ with a ’70s theme.
10. The lifeguard’s (previous vocab word-ance)  ______(ed) for just a couple minutes, and a kid was hurt.
11. Jonas became _____(ful) of the burden he had to bear, and just wanted his childhood back.
12. As more people moved to the city, it began to ______ out into the nearby farmland.

 

Giver Project.

 

“Giver Quiz – Chapter 22.”

  1. (3) Name three of the things Jonas encountered in chapter 22 that showed he was really outside the Community.
  2. What was the most “relentless” of Jonas’s new fears? ________
  3. Where are we in the story?  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) climax  d) falling action  e) resolution  f) NOTA

 

 

Dah Movie Givah.

Does the “sledding” scene add or detract from the story? Why?

Monday, 3/20: Copy Homework, SAWs, Wheel of Doom, Debrief Test 27, Giver

Copy homework into planner. I will have Giver Project handouts tomorrow.

“SAWs, 3/20.”  Each word twice; once for a picture and once for a sentence.
formulate, criteria, assess, standardized, correspond
points-lines-and-angles what-is-brainstorming-definition p189cut4gmi4qtvcu91msp1sj91c gears ruler

6. The root of this word means to judge.  _______
7. After a lot of thinking, he _____(ed) a plan.
8. After her friend moved far away, they still _____(ed) by email and text messaging.
9. (2) Do _____, multiple choice tests really _____ what a student knows?

 

Wheel of Doom for Husker Du!

Period One.

Period Two.

Period Three.

Period Six.

 

Debrief Test 27. Really? #13? Really?

The Giver.

Friday, 3/17: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test 27

Prep sheet for Test 27:
Husker Du: ___/20       Vocab H/w:___/20      Vocab Practices: ___/11  ___/11  ___/12
Giver Quizzes: ___/6  ___/8

Mental Floss.

  1. Add, subtract, and then rearrange, to find the name of an animal:    MARMALADE + OIL – MAE = ________
  2.  You will be given clues for the two words. The second word is the first word with the first letter removed.
    a)  area between mountains –>   narrow passage between buildings
    b) spew out –>  leave out
    c) a shape –>  a number
  3. These word pairs are not in relation to each other, but if you find their synonyms, the two words will rhyme.  Example : Plump Feline = Fat Cat
    a) unadorned necklace   b) Funny/Smart Cat   c) Unusual Rabbit   d) Wedding Limo (2)  e) Untamed Minor
  4. (Palindromes) a) He drank a bottle of __  __  __ as he tied the __  __  __ around the neck of the little __  __  __ so she wouldn’t spill her drink on her dress.
    b)  The pitcher tore the __ __ __ __ __ __  __ cuff in his shoulder, and won’t be able to play for at least two months.

 

Test 27. Husker Du Section — Periods 1, 3, 6.

28. With more than 24,000 locations, Subway sandwich places are _____.  a) ubiquitous  b)  admonish  c) ominous  d) petulant  e) permeate  f)  NOTA

29. A DP is another name for a… a) German citizen  b) an American soldier  c) refugee  d) war prisoner  e) a Polish citizen  f) disabled person

30. The man finally ______(ed) his intense thirst with a drink from the fountain.    a) ominous  b) permeate  c) dejected  d) solace  e) assuage  f) NOTA

31. It is taking us awhile to ______ the concepts of compound and complex sentences.   a) ominous  b) solace  c) assuage  d) assimilate  e) ubiquitous  f) NOTA

32.The llama jerky was a soft but satisfying treat.  a) jerky,  b) soft,   c) jerky, soft,  d) OK as is.  e) NOTA

33. Please no smoking food or beverages in the classroom!  a) Please, smoking, food,  b) Please,  food,  c) Please,  smoking,  d) Please,  e) NOTA

 

Test 27 Husker Du Section Period 2.

28. Though he came from a very religious family, he was still ______ about organized religion. a) ambivalent  b) dissemble  c) reproach  d) succumb  e) avant-garde  f) NOTA

29. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.     a) S  b) CD  c) CX

30. The ______ customers who were scammed…  a) pauper b) subjugated  c) mesmerized  d) intercede   e) disgruntled   f) NOTA

31. …needed someone to _____ for them to get their money back.    a) disgruntled  b) subjugated  c) mesmerized  d) intercede   e) pauper  f) NOTA

32. On the train, Vladek ______(ed) and “didn’t let on” he was a Jew. Spiegelman represents this by having Vladek wear a pig mask.    a) ambivalent  b) subsist  c) frugal  d) dissemble  e) presumptuous   f) NOTA

33. His doctor recommended buying a goat and going water-skiing.    a) S  b) CD  c) CX

Thursday, 3/16: HD, V + R, G

Tomorrow’s Test: Hmm, let’s see: Husker Du, Vocab, Giver, HD2x

“Husker Du, 3/16.” Periods 1, 3, 6. Test 24.

  1. Sid waited for the llama to arrive so he could get a ride in his hot new Camaro.  a) arrive,  b) arrive, ride,  c) arrive, hot,  d) OK as is.  e) NOTA
  2. What does Francoise mean when she says, “I’ll bet you that Anja’s notebooks were written on both sides of the page…” ?   a) Anja had a lot to say.  b) Anja had nothing else to do but write in her diary.  c) Paper was hard to get.  d) Vladek wouldn’t have wasted any paper he could write on.  e) NOTA
  3. Why did Vladek say they wanted to leave Poland after the war?   a) “We survived everything just to get shot while the war ends!”  b) “The Poles are still killing Jews there!”  c) “Let the Germans have a little what they did to the Jews.”  d) “It was nothing anymore there for us…”   e) NOTA
  4. Why do the Poles leave Anja alone after the war? (Unlike poor Gelber.)  a) She’s a refugee.  b) She is also a Pole.  c) She didn’t try to get her property back.  d) The Jewish organization protected her.  e) NOTA
  5. The llama that she rode to the wedding looked very pretty.  a) llama,  b) llama,  wedding,  c) wedding,  d) Ok as is.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/16.” Period 2.  Test 22.

  1. Although it seemed essential to eat broccoli, I watched tv instead.    a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  2. His doctor recommended buying a goat and going water-skiing.    a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  3. She likes her pizza with onions, so the llama made it that way.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  4. What does Artie mean when he says he had a “sibling rivalry with a snapshot”?   a) “Somehow I wish I had been in Auschwitz with my parents…”  b) “…so much has to be left out or distorted…”  c) “If it wasn’t so pathetic, it’s be kinda funny…”  d) “It’s so presumptuous of me…”  e) NOTA
  5. Artie says that even Vladek’s friends don’t like him.  a) True  b) False

 

“Vocab, 3/16.” Used properly or not? Write Yes if the word is used properly in the sentence. Write No if it is not. Bonus: Rewrite the Nots, so the word is used correctly.

  1. The band was so crescendo I couldn’t hear my friend talking.
  2. She yearned for a better life.
  3. The buckle bridge was very old and ready to fall.
  4. I frazzled my homework last night because it was so hard and took so long.
  5. She drank a magnitude of soda and burped all night.
  6. The police were vigilant, watching the house 24/7.
  7. First period acted so regress yesterday; they were just like kindergartners.
  8. He made a feeble attempt at studying, decided he was too feeble-minded, and gave up.
  9. The ghost manifested itself at the end of the hall and scared the bejabbers out of me.
  10. The elephant’s trunk sinuoused out of the enclosure and took the peanut.
  11. He didn’t understand the peril of his situation and thought he was safe.
  12. The translation software distorted the meaning of the sentence.

 

PICTIONARY RELAY!

 

“Dah Givah, 19-20.” Write the letter AND enough of the answer to be able to tell which you chose.

  1. As Jonas watches the release of the twin, what other memory comes to him?  a) The broken leg on the sled  b) Gabriel’s smiling face.  c) The wounded kid in the war scene.  d) Hunger.  e) NOTA
  2. How long has Jonas been in training with the Giver?  a) a few weeks  b) a few months  c) about a year  d) a couple of years  e) There’s no way to tell.
  3. The Giver tells Jonas that the worst part of holding the memories is…  a) the pain  b) having feelings  c) it’s really hard  d) the loneliness   e) NOTA
  4. What was the Giver’s first sign that he had the power to receive memories like Jonas?  a) He saw colors like Jonas.  b) He was able to feel pain even with medication.  c) He was able to hear music.  d) He was able to feel emotions even with the pills.  e) NOTA
  5. What plan do The Giver and Jonas make?  a) They will both escape the community together.  b) Jonas will break the rules three times so he has to be Released.  c) Jonas will start releasing memories to people in the Community to show them what they’re missing. d) Nothing; they will continue on as normal because there’s nothing they can do.  e) They fake Jonas drowning in the river.   f) NOTA
  6. The Giver makes Jonas understand that _____ is the meaning of everything.  a) joy   b) survival of the community c) deep feelings  d) caring about others  e) NOTA
  7. What’s the Giver’s plan when his and Jonas’s plan is finished?  a) To go Elsewhere like Jonas.  b) To hide so the Community doesn’t punish him.  c) To become leader of the Community  d) To die.  e) NOTA
  8. Whom does Rosemary turn out to have been?  a) Jonas’s “sister”  b) the Giver’s spouse  c) the Giver’s sister  d) an outsider  e) NOTA

 

 

The Giver

 

 

 

 

In your notebook, set aside 3 or 4 pages for a chart that looks like this:

Book. Movie. Why the change? Better/Worse and Why.

Please keep it out the whole time and add to it as we watch. You will use this later on.