Thursday, 8/22: Test #1 Preview, Vocab + Relay, Adjectives, Outsiders

Extended Homies Schedule.

Back-to-School Night Tonight. You stay home!

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocabulary, Motto, Delinquent, Outsiders.

 “Vocabulary, 8/23.” (9) Write the word.
   
  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. (un)_______(able)
  4. _______
  5. Even though he may not be “book-smart” he has a lot of ____ about the world.
  6. Some people called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)______(ist).
  7. The old man was considered the ____ of the village because of all his experience and wisdom.
  8. From what Ponyboy says, we can ____ that he and his oldest brother Darry do not get along very well.
  9. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot.  Do you ____?” (Not fathom.)
  10. Her outlook on life was very _____ after the accident that killed her brother.

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!!!!

Adjectives answer the question “What Kind?” about nouns!

What kind of bear was he????

 

“Adjectives, 8/23.” (6) COPY each underlined word and say adjective or not.

  1. She has such a soft voice!
  2. I can hardly hear her.
  3. A French chef in New York chisels ice sculptures.
  4. Machine parts are used to form mechanical structures.
  5. She is a pretty savvy poker player.
  6. She has a lot of basketball savvy.

 

The Outsiders.
Preview Questions from Tomorrow’s Test:

  1. What is it about our narrator that drives his brother Darry crazy?
  2. As used in The Outsiders, the word hood is short for _____.

 

1st, 2nd and 3rd person narrators.

What is required to make a story?

Wednesday, 8/21: Adjectives, Vocab, Delinquent, Outsiders

Opening Act: “Unpack Your Adjectives.”

Based on the video, write a definition of what an adjective is/does: 
(Copy and complete) “An adjective is a word that…”

I will be checking Vocabulary Show Me You Know sentences.

“Warm Up, 8/21.”

  1. Explain what the expression “Ignorance is bliss” means.
  2. (2) Is the expression “Ignorance is bliss” a motto? Why/not?

“Vocab, 8/21.” Just write the answer. You may use words more than once.
gingerly

  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. ______
  5. cool : good :: dig : ______
  6. hopeful : bleak :: proud : _____
  7. He touched the cut on his cheek ______. Ow!
  8. A person who doesn’t like to ______ to the group is often looked at as an outsider.
  9. Even though their denotations are similar, the words nosy and curious have different _____(s).
  10. He nodded ____(ly) and said, “It would have been wiser to have someone pick you up.”

Delinquent” by Langston Hughes


The Outsiders by S E Hinton

Key Questions.

    • What are the connotations of the word “outsider”?
    • What does it mean to say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”?

Paul Newman?

Begin reading…

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?

 

 

 

 

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?