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?

Wednesday, 10/4: Vocab + Relay, Story, Outsiders

“Vocab, 10/4.” More than one possible on some.
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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 judging 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. * During the rising action, the ____ builds until it breaks at the climax of the story.

VOCABULARY RELAY!!

Story Worksheet. Be ready to tell your story tomorrow. Share what you have now. What’s the most exciting way to tell it?

The test Friday: Vocab + SAWs, Husker Du, Outsiders.

 

Outsiders!

 

Monday, 10/2: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #6, Outsiders

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 10/2.”  duration, adopt, ensure, tension, consent
    

In the old days, a woman’s father would have to give his ____ before she could get married.
There was a lot of _____ between my mom and me after our fight.
Please be quiet for the _____ of the film. You may talk at the end.
It would be wise to ______ the same good habits your scholarly friend has.
To ______ good health, make sure you exercise regularly.

 

 

Debrief Test #6.

Story Worksheet.

Outsiders.

Wednesday, 9/27: Vocab, Sentence Combining, FROs, Outsiders

“Vocab, 9/27.” You will use words more than once.
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1. ____  2. ____ 3._____ 4.____
5.  flashback : reveals :: ____ : foreshadows
6. He was a bit ____ after he got hit in the head during the rumble.
7. Two-Bit told Pony about one of his ____(s) while Pony did the dishes.
8. The company that made that toy is now ______, so you can’t buy it any more.
9. mature : juvenile :: clear-headed : _______
10. The thief ____(ed) the alarm system, and was able to steal the jewels.
11. It is sometimes fun to ___ a little brother or sister’s lack of savvy.


12. * Draw a picture that represents one of the SAWs for this week. No WORDS!!! Each person in the group has to pick a different word to draw. You may suggest pictures for each other to draw. I will choose notebook to display to see if we can ID your pic.

 

“Sentence Combining, 9/27.”

1a. The teacher said something.  1b. She said to get in our seats.  1c. One student did something else.  1d. That student ran around the room.  1e. The running was delirious.
Hint: comma + but. Also: -ly  

2a. Cell phones are banned.  2b. They are banned in most schools.  2c. Cell phones cause distractions.  2d. The distractions are to learning.  2e. Cell phones are sometimes used for cheating.
Hint: because. Also: comma + and.

 

“FROs, 9/27.” CS, F, RO?

  1. Five times in a row the boys rode the roller coaster.
  2. The curtain opened the show began.
  3. For example, the introduction of llamas into the classroom.
  4. May groan, spit, or kick.
  5. A young llama, while a bit awkward, is still a scary opponent.
  6. What a fragment is.
  7. Up one side and down the other went the llama.
  8. This restaurant discriminates against llamas let’s boycott it!
  9. Joey and the llama went hiking and fishing in the country.

 

Outsiders.

Questions for the Homie Groups:
What was the inciting incident of the Pony vs Darry conflict? What was the climax?

 

Read aloud.

Tuesday, 9/26: Vocab, FROs, Sentence Combining, Outsiders

“Vocab, 9/26.” (15)
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. At the family reunion, we sat around ___(ing) about the last reunion.
  7. The world traveler’s _____(s) made for an exciting book.
  8. The quarterback ____(ed) every weakness in the defense, and threw for 5 touchdowns.
  9. “Johnnycake made a kind of a gasp and his eyes were ______(ing)” with rage.”
  10. Ponyboy has a ______ when they first arrive at the church that something bad might happen. (Bonus: What’s the literary version of this?)
  11. reminisce : predict :: obey : _____
  12. * (4) The billionaire started a ______  _____ to try to ______ the goal of ____(ing) the human lifespan. (Only crucial not used.)

 

“Sentence Combining, 9/26.” AS A GROUP, come up with the smoothest sounding sentence you can for each group. EVERYBODY must have the sentence combo written down before you move to the next one. Be sure to read the sentence aloud to yourself before you decide it’s OK. When I call on your group, you must all read the sentence out loud together.

1a. The table is littered with garbage.   1b. The garbage belongs to the “other guy.”
HINT: Use an apostrophe!

2a. Dishes are stacked in a clutter.   2b. Cups are stacked in a clutter.   2c. Yogurt cartons are stacked in a clutter.   2d. The clutter is disgusting.
HINT: Commas + and!

3a. Off to one side is a hamburger.   3b. The hamburger is half-eaten.   3c. Flies swarm about there.   3d. The swarming is hungry.
HINT: Hungrily.

 

FROs. Trade and Grade p28. +1 for 11/13, +2 for 12/13, +3 for 13/13. -5 for not done.

 

“The Outsiders, Chapter 6 Reading Check, 9/26.” Write the answer.

  1. (“Quote.”) What is one of the reasons Dally gave Johnny for not turning himself in? (p89-90)
  2. What do we learn about Dally when he talks to Johnny about jail? (p89-90)
  3. When does Pony say was the first time he ever saw Johnny without that “defeated, suspicious look” on his face?  (p92)
  4. True/False? It was ironic that Pony mentioned that he wanted to take off Dally’s jacket in the church because it was too hot.
  5. True/False?  It is ironic when Jerry says, “…Or are you just professional heroes or something?”
  6. How/when does Pony finally realize that Darry really does care about him? (p98)