Monday, 11/13: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #12, Dr. Seuss!

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“SAWs, 11/13.”  — integrate, export, efficient, symbolic, domestic
    

6. Many immigrants have found it difficult to _____ into American culture.
7. California _____(s) almonds all over the world.
8. The President’s job concerns both foreign and _____ issues.
9. The lighting of candles and wearing of ribbons are _____ gestures.
10. LED lights are much more ____ than old school light bulbs.

 

 

Go over Test #12. D’oh! Many Husker Du this week!

 

How do you know one person is different from another person? Is it based on things you can see, things you cannot see, or both?

What makes people treat others differently? Is there a rule we can apply to determine when it is okay to treat others differently and when it is not? Intelligence? Looks? Talents?

 

The Sneetches.

(Starts @:47.)

 

  1. What word best describes the attitude of the Star-Belly Sneetches toward the Plain- Belly Sneetches at the beginning of the story?
  2. What food did the Star Belly Sneetches have at their beach parties?
  3. What was Mr. McBean’s middle name?
  4. Before McBean arrives, how is Sneetch society set up?
  5. “if they should meet one, while they were out walking they’d saunter right by without even ______.”
  6. “They had stars upon thars!” What does the word “thars” mean?
  7. Why does Dr. Seuss use the word “eaches” in this poem?
  8. Why are the Sneetches such a good target for McBean?
  9. What lesson do the Sneetches finally learn?

 

  1. Based on the qualities we chose for deciding what makes something different, are the Star- Bellied Sneetches and the Plain-Bellied Sneetches the same or different?
  2. After the Plain-Bellied Sneetches go through the machine the first time and come out with stars, the Star-Bellied Sneetches say, “We’re still he best Sneetches and they are the worst.”  What makes the Star-Bellied Sneetches think that there is still something different about the Plain-Bellied Sneetches since they now have stars on their bellies?
  3. If there was something that made the Sneetches different, other than their appearance, would it be okay for them to treat each other differently? Are there any qualities that would make that okay?
  4. Is there a rule we can apply to determine when it is okay to treat others differently and when it is not? How does this rule apply to the Sneetches? Based on the rule you develop, is it okay for the Star-Bellied Sneetches to treat the Plain-Bellied Sneetches differently?

Monday, 11/6: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #11, CRAAP, Alyce

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KBAR = nonfiction. Response = 1 paragraph summary. M, T, W.

“SAWs, 11/6.” — consequence, undernourished, extract, modify, DNA. Each one used twice except DNA.
   

   

 

Go over Test #11.

Intro: The CRAAP Test.
Currency – Relevance – Authority – Accuracy – Purpose

Purpose: What are the three (3) main purposes for a website?
–Advocacy – to sway opinion, to advocate for something.
–Commercial – to promote or sell something.
–Reference/information – to provide useful information or services.

What do you think the PURPOSE is for the last website?

 

 

Alyce!

Thursday, 11/2: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #11

Have a great 3-day weekend!

Prep sheet for Test #11:
KBAR CHART: ___/15
RBC Pills: ___/14  (7 for h/w + 7 for quiz)
RBC Bus: ___/14    (7 for stamp + 7 for quiz)
Vocabulary: 10/31:___/15  11/1:___/13

Mental Floss.

  1. Shmartiopolis was bragging to his friends that he was such an excellent darts player, he could hit the dartboard in any location at any time. “I’ll bet a hundred dollars that, no matter what position you name on the board, I’ll be able to hit it from 10 feet away.” Maddy, tired of Shmartiopolis’s bragging, shouted out an answer and won the bet. Where on the dartboard did Maddy suggest? 
  2. Wacky Wordies:  a)  b) 22Day
  3. What 8-letter word uses the letter “g” four times?
  4. A tennis player is ranked number 200. He moved up 87, went down 28, and went up 117 places. What is he ranked?
  5. A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl with the unusual name of Pibbles. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Pibbles seven apples. Why?
  6. Use the clues below to figure out the missing four words to complete the old expression:
    Baby = Slept peacefully.  Child = Slept well.   Woman = Slept restlessly.   Man = Slept peacefully.
    —>The man ___  ___  ___  ___.

 

Test #11.

 

 

Wednesday, 11/1: Vocab Review, RBC, TMA

Friday is a day off, remember? So…
Tomorrow’s Test: RBC (weather + reruns), Vocabulary Reruns, Husker Du, TMA.
BRING YOUR RBC PACKET! You will need it for the test.

“Vocabulary Review, 11/1.” (p)

  1. Most religions promise eternal _____ in something like Heaven. (1)
  2. A person who doesn’t like to ____ to the group is often looked at as an outsider.  (1)
  3. Ponyboy was very ____ after Johnny cut his hair.  (5)
  4. flashback : reveals :: _____ : foreshadows  (5)
  5. The Socs are the ____ social class in 1967 Tulsa.  (2)
  6. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.  (1)
  7. “You’re hungry?” he said _____(ly), “I’m the one who hasn’t eaten all day!”  (3)
  8. Every time Mr. Coward played the beat, he _____(ed) a response from the class, who thought someone was coming through the door. (4)
  9. Even after I read the poem three times, the meaning still ______(ed) me. (2)
  10. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ______ of a delinquent breaking out windows. (1)
  11. I did not want to be ___(ed); I felt I was savvy enough to make my own decisions.  (4)
  12. Pony was _____ when he thought of what life was like when his parents were alive. (3)

  13. The root cred, as in incredulous and incredible, means to ____.

 

Vocabulary Relay! I picked 11 words!

 

“RBC, p375.” Write the answer, not the letter. (7p +7p for stamp = 14p possible.)

  1. What did you answer for #1?  a) Grand  b) Delaware  c) Lincoln  d) Lawrence  e) NOTA / I didn’t answer this question.
  2. What did you answer for #2? a) weekday  b) weekend  c) holiday  d) I didn’t answer this question.
  3. What is the fourth stop on the route?
  4. What did you answer for #4?  a) 9:20  b) 9:52  c) 9:22  d) 8:57  e) NOTA / I didn’t answer this question.
  5. What did you circle for question #5?  a) A  b) B  c) C  d) D  e) I didn’t circle anything.
  6. About how many hours of the day does this schedule show? a) 5  b) 7 1/2  c) 12  d) 17  e) You can’t tell.
  7. If you wanted to travel from Memorial Hospital to Lawrence Station on this line, and you catch the 8:14 bus, what time will you arrive at Lawrence Station?  a) 8:14  b) 8:25  c) 7:55  d) 8:28  e) You can’t tell.

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

  • Do an SWBS sentence for chapter 11 — The Leaving:
    _____ wanted… but…  so…

 

Go Alyce!

Tuesday, 10/31: Vocab Review, RBC, TMA

“Vocabulary Review, 10/31.” If you can’t come up with the correct vocabulary word, fill in the blank with any word that makes sense in the sentence.

  1. Even though he may not be “book-smart” he has a lot of ____ about the world.
  2. Since I studied, I _____(ed) myself quite well on the test.
  3. The paper said that the business man was an ____ to society…
  4. …but ____(ly), he was secretly a gangster.
  5. My parents were a little _____ about the crowd I was hanging out with.
  6. At first, Pony thought he might be able to ____ the Socs by acting tough.
  7. It was very (in)____ to cheat on a test and then brag.
  8. S. E. Hinton says that she didn’t have the ____ to be a teacher.  The kids’ problems wore her out.
  9. The quarterback ____(ed) every weakness in the defense and threw for 5 touchdowns.
  10. At the family reunion, we sat around ___(ing) about the last reunion.
  11. It would be ironic if a poor hobo spent his last dollar on a lottery ticket, and won.  a) True   b) False
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  12. ______   13. _____   14. _____  15. “I’m not _____; I’m ignoring you.”

 


Correct RBC — Product Information. (7p)

“RBC Quiz #1.” (7p) Write the answer, not the letter.

  1. The medicine is labeled for use in all these cases, except…  a) flu.  b) common cold  c) aches and pains  d) headache  e) It is labeled for all these.
  2. For up to how many days can this medicine be taken for a headache?  a) 1  b) 3  c) 10  d) 14  e) It doesn’t say.
  3. This is an OTC drug, as opposed to a prescription one. What does OTC mean? 
  4. This drug can be used to reduce swelling.  a) True  b) False
  5. Who should not take the tablets at all?
  6. Since this is an OTC drug, it can be considered completely safe.  a) True  b) False
  7. As it is used on the label, what does the word Indications [A] mean?

 

TMA 10-11, 10/31.” Use complete sentences.

  1. (p66) Why does Alyce tell Edward to be sure to tell the people at the manor about how Jane delivered the “Lady Agnes’s stubborn son”?
  2. (p69) What turns out to be the reason Emma Blunt’s baby wasn’t coming out?
  3. (quote – 70) The real reason Alyce leaves the village is that she…

Bonus: What is it?

TMA Slang.

Corpus Bones = Christ’s bones = OMG
clodpole = foolish or clumsy person
nincompoop = fool
lackwit/nitwit = idiot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, 10/30: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #10, TMA

Copy homework into planner.

No school Friday; Test #11 is Thursday.

No vocab h/w: Test will be a review of the first 5 lists.

“SAWs, 10/30.”  range, regulate, circumstances, conception, genetic
    

(FDA = Food and Drug Administration)

6. We had no cell connection; we were outside the _____ of coverage.
7. Some people are afraid that ____ testing might be used to discriminate against people who might be different…
8. …so many think such a practice should be ______(ed) by the government.
9.  People in Alyce’s time didn’t really know how _____ worked.
10. Nobody knew the _____ surrounding his disappearance.

 

Go over Test #10.

TMA.

Friday, 10/27: Notebook Audit, Mental Floss, Test #10

Prep sheet for Test #10:
Notebook Audit: ___/20     KBARR: ___/40
Vocabulary Homework: ___/20   Vocabulary: 10/24:___/14  10/25:___/12  10/26:___/14
Warm Ups and Sentence Scrambles:  ___/10
Other Extra Credit: Tantalus = +1. +3 for Period 2 for Vocab Relay.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. Mr. Cheeselog wasted lots of money every day for years, and now he is a millionaire. How?
  2. Wacky Wordy. What phrase is represented here?
    Spring – Hola   Summer – Bonjour   Fall – Hello   Winter – Aloha
  3. A man left his house to go to work. When he got home he saw that his house had been broken into. The robbers had taken everything in his house except for two one hundred dollar bills that were in plain sight. Why weren’t the one hundred dollar bills taken?
  4. Bob was having a big party. He decided on a technique to get lots of people to come. He invited his five closest friends and said that they could each invite 4 people.  Each of those could invite 3. Each of those could invite 2. Each of those could invite 1. Overall, how many people did Bob invite to his party?
  5. What is special about this letter arrangement?
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  6. There is one word in the English language that is always pronounced incorrectly. What is it?

 

 Test #10.

 

NOTEBOOK AUDIT!

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