Monday, 10/8: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #7,

Homies!

Copy homework into planner.

Outsiders projects due next Tuesday.

“SAWs, 10/8.” (8)
considerable (adjective) large; important
contribute (verb) to add to
demonstrate (verb) to show; to display
sufficient (adjective) enough; adequate
valid (adjective) defensible; true

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considerable, contribute, demonstrate, sufficient, valid

  1. _____  2. NOT _____   3. _____  4. _____  5._____
    6. (3) My mom said my argument was not ______(ly) ______, and I did not ______ the need for a new game system, so I was denied.

 

Debrief Test #7.

Narrative Starter. Due Tuesday on the back of the sheet.  Think about a time when…

  • you learned something important, or…
  • something about you changed for the better, or…
  • you were unfairly judged (or bullied) and what you did about it, or…
  • you overcame an big obstacle (or fear) in your life.

Circle one of the above and briefly explain what happened.

 

 

Time?

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?

 

 

 

 

Friday, 10/5: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #7

Prep sheet for Test #7:
KBAR: ___/40 Vocabulary Homework: ____/20
Vocab Practices: 10/2: ____/12      10/3: ____/13     10/4: ___/11
Bonus for SS and Apost.: +___  (I only want to hear about EXTRA credit.)
Other Extra Credit:  +3 for period 5 for Vocab Relay, +1 for Periods 1 and 6.

Doodle Theme: Incorporate the supplied doodle into your own.

Mental Floss.

  1. Supply the missing four words to make a famous expression. (No, you don’t get to ask any questions.)
    “Failure ____  ____  ____  ____.”
    Options: a) Success  b) Victory  c) Triumph  d) Accomplishment
  2. In each sentence below, an animal is concealed. For example, the sentence, “What shall I do, Gertrude?” has the word dog concealed. Find the hidden animal in each sentence.
    • a) He used his powers of persuasion to summon key people to the meeting.
    • b) Did I ever tell you, that at camp in the fall, I once found a ten dollar gold piece?
    • c) Asking nutty questions can be most annoying.
  3. A man made up a seven-character password (letters and numbers only) for his e-mail  account, and he wanted to write it down somewhere in case he forgot it. But he didn’t want to write down the actual password, so he wrote this sentence:
    “You force Heaven to be empty.”  What was his password?
  4. What number is always found in the middle of the telephone directory?
  5. What famous saying is represented here?
    zain yain xain wain vain uain tain sain rain qain oain nain main lain kain jain iain hain fain eain dain cain bain aain
  6. A pen and a pencil together cost $1.10. The pen costs exactly $1.00 more than the pencil. What does each cost? (Not a trick, just math.)

 

Test #7.

 

Thursday, 10/4: Apostrophes, Vocab, Sentence Scramble, Outsiders

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

 

“Sentence Scramble, 10/4.”  Unscramble into one smooth sentence. Do not add or subtract any words. Punctuate!
–the electrical outlet   –grabbing   –Crazy Cathy   –the cat’s tail   –headed for

 

“Apostrophes and Plurals, 10/4.”

  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

 

“Vocabulary, 10/4.” Each word used once. No SAWs.

  1. One of the themes of The Outsiders is that what you _____ is not necessarily what the reality is.
  2. The amount of crime _____(ed) when police started patrolling the neighborhood more often.
  3. I would like to _____ these rumors by explaining what the facts are.
  4. The 5 hour Advanced Placement exam was very _______.
  5. She has a great _____ for companies that mistreat their workers and refuses to buy their products. (Bonus: What recent, previous vocab word is she demonstrating?)
  6. The root origins of this word meant “curse and proclamation.”
  7. The root origin of this word meant “cheerful.”
  8. The root origin of this word meant ” in large letters.”
  9. The root origin of this word meant “turned against.”
  10. The root origin of this word meant “digestion.”
  11. The root origin of this word meant”balanced and straight and true.” ______

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!

 

The Outsiders!

Wednesday, 10/3: Sentence Scramble, Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

“Sentence Scramble, 10/3.”  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, 10/3.” 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, 10/3.” More than one possible on some.  * = SAW.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____ (Not aplomb this time.)
  5. confused : savvy :: bored : ______(ed)
  6. His feeling of accomplishment was ______(ed) when he found out that EVERYONE received an A on the test.
  7. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This means that whoever is doing the _____(ing) is the one who judges how beautiful something is.
  8. She speaks both French and German with equal ______.
  9. His political ____(s) tried to prevent him from winning the election.
  10. Which word best captures the Soc’s attitude  (attitude!toward the greasers? ____
  11. He was ___(ed) to his room until his homework was finished.
  12. As the snowfall ____(ed), we were finally able to see the road.
  13. * There was a flaw in the ____ of the new plane which made it difficult to fly.

 

(You get 10 minutes, then it becomes homework. We correct the questions tomorrow.)
The Outsiders.

  • Finish chapter 10, and 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?”
  • Then  get a ch10 Quiz from the stack (white) and write the ANSWERS (not the letters) in your notebook. Do not write on the question sheet!
  • If  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. (Title: “SE Hinton Profile.”)
    • Put the sheet in the basket when you are finished.

 

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, aloud.

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

 

Tuesday, 10/2: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

The Levitating Comma! The Apostrophe!

Question: What are the three uses for apostrophes? Examples?

  1. Possessive form: Book of Joe = Joe’s book.
  2. Contractions: is + not = isn’t  (Takes the place of a letter.)
  3. Pluralize letters and words used as words.  All A’s on my report card.

 

“Apostrophes, 10/2.” 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, 10/2.” ALL PICTURES!  #12 is a SAW.

 

 The Outsiders.  For the rest of the period:

  • Continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.
  • If you finish chapter 10: 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?”
  • Then  get a ch10 Quiz from the stack (white) and write the ANSWERS (not the letters) in your notebook. Do not write on the question sheet!
  • 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.

 

Monday, 10/1: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #6, Outsiders

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 10/1.”
design (noun/verb) a plan; a blueprint; a drawing
feature (noun) quality, trait, characteristic
impact (verb) to affect or influence
potential (noun) possibility, future capability
transfer (verb) to move from one place to another

  1. A twisted rubber band has _____ energy that can be used to fly a small plane.
  2. The prefix of this word means across or through: _____.
  3. (2) A ______  ______ of the new iPhone is the lack of a physical home button.
  4. (3) The city council studied the _____  _____ of the new shopping center on the local neighborhood before asking the developer to ______ a more pedestrian-friendly environment.
  5. The new car had many optional _______(s) you could add for extra money.

 

Debrief Test #6. I added a point to everyone’s clicker score for #24.

 

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 outta 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: 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?”
  • Then  get a ch10 Quiz from the stack (white) and write the ANSWERS (not the letters) in your notebook. Do not write on the question sheet!

Friday, 9/28: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #

Prep sheet for Test #6:
KBARR:___/40    Vocabulary Homework:___/20     Vocab___/12 ___/11  ___/10   Sentence Scramble:  ___/6
Other Extra Credit: +3 for Period 5 for Vocab Relay, +2 for all other classes.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. What can be seen in the middle of March and April that cannot be seen at the beginning or end of either month?
  2. What is 3/7 chicken + 2/3 cat + 1/2 goat?
  3. I am so fragile that when you say my name you break me. What am I?
  4. What letter can you place on the line, other than E, to complete this sequence?
    SEQUENC__
  5. + 5 + 5 = 550
    Add ONE STRAIGHT LINE to make the equation correct. No, you can’t make a not equal sign. That would be an inequality, not an equation.

  6. While riding in the car I saw a license plate that read like this: IXMNIZ. What occupation did the man in the car have?

 

Test #6

Doodle Theme: “It Came Outta the Sky!”