Monday, 10/14: Homework, AW’s, Click and Debrief Test #8, TMA

Copy homework into planner.
KBARR Responding is NEW and DAILY this week! 4×4 = 1+1+1+1 x 1+1+1+1.

  • 1 Summary Sentence= What happened.
  • 1 Reaction Sentence = What you thought and why. (because, since, etc.)
  • 1 Prediction Sentence = What you think will happen next and why. (because, since, etc.)
  • 1 Curiosity Question = What do you just want to know more about just because it seems kinda kewl.

 

“AWs, 10/14.” I know you’ve already had diminish, but I also know you have the memories of goldfish.

estimate (noun) a rough calculation
regime (noun) a government in power
displace (verb) to force from one’s home or homeland
diminish (verb) to make smaller; to become smaller
stable (adjective) not easily changed
   

6. (2) There is much debate about whether the United States should use its power to ____ _____(s) in other countries that are cruel to their people, or whether we should stay out of other countries’ problems.
7. Children should be raised in a _____ environment.
8. They don’t know the exact amount, but one ____ is 5 million dollars.
9. The strength of the army was greatly _____(ed) by outbreaks of disease.

 

Test #8:
Clicker Up: Click in the answers you marked on Friday.   Debrief.   Collect.

 

TMA. 1-1-1-1 after.

 

Thursday, 10/10: Sentence Soup, Apostrophes Pretest, Vocab + Relay, TMA

Tomorrow’s Test: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders, TMA. Also remember to be on your best behavior for the guest teacher tomorrow… Or else!

“Sentence Soup, 10/10.”

  • scruffy tangled the sack to the bag found in she up the scrawny orange soggy crept and cat

 

“Apostrophes Pretest, 10/10.” Clicker Up!

  1. _____ llama was selected for the fair.  a) Charles’  b) Charles’s  c) Charle’s   d) NOTA
  2. I got all ____ on my report card.  a) A’s  b) As  c) ‘A’s  d) NOTA
  3. The _____ lounge is usually off-limits to students. (More than one.)  a) teacher’s  b) teachers  c) teachers’s  d) teachers’  e) NOTA
  4. _____ llama is that?  a) whose  b) who’se  c) who’s  d) NOTA
  5. I think that llama is _____.   a) they’re  b) theres  c) their’s  d) theirs  e) NOTA
  6. The ____ softball team mascot is a llama.  a) women’s  b) woman’s  c) womens’s  d) NOTA
  7. I think ____ going to be OK. a) there  b) their  c) they’re  d) NOTA
  8. I saw at least five _____ in Las Vegas.   a) Elvis’s  b) Elviss  c) Elvises’  d) Elvises  e) Elvi   f) NOTA
  9. The ______ live next door to us.  a) Jones  b) Joneses  c) Jones’  d) Jones’s  e) NOTA
  10. The _____ was the best decade for music.   a) 70’s  b) ’70’s  c) 70s  d) ’70s  e) NOTA

 

“Vocab, 10/10.”
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  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______ (Not dire.)
  4. The boy ______(ly) rode his bike into the busy street.
  5. The lawyer’s argument was so _____ the jury acquitted his client.
  6. The clown _____(tion) filled the parking lot with tiny cars.
  7. compelling : boring :: rare: _____
  8. “Now, now, don’t be ______. Speak up!”
  9. Most stores these days don’t ____ over the price.
  10. His _____ facade hid a very dangerous person.
  11. gossipy : discreet :: safe : ______
  12. The only noun on the list: ______

 

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice.  Takes place ca. 1300.

What’s a midwife?
What’s an apprentice?
What was life like in 1300? We’re going to find out.

 

After each chapter (usually) we will stop and do a 1-1-1-1:
1 summary sentence, 1 reaction sentence, 1 prediction, 1 curiosity question.

  • Summary = What happened.
  • Reaction = What you thought and why. (because, since, etc.)
  • Prediction = What you think will happen next and why. (because, since, etc.)
  • Curiosity Question = What do you just want to know more about just because it seems kinda kewl.

 

 

 

Friday, 10/4: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #7, Finish Chapter 10

Prep sheet for Test #7:
Apost.: ___/8 ___/8 ___/10 KBAR: ___/40
Vocabulary Homework: ____/20 Vocab Practices: ____/12 ____/13 ___/11
Other Extra Credit: Bonus for Sentences: + ___ (Count every sentence!) Period 6 gets +3 for vocab relay. All other classes get +1.

 

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.

If you finish early–and you had better finish early–please work on finishing Outsiders, chapter 10, the Big Question, and the chapter 10 Quiz.

If you have already finished those obligations, you may doodle:
Doodle Theme: Incorporate the supplied doodle into your own.


Outsiders.

  • When 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 a part of the ANSWER (not the letter) for each question in your notebook. Do not write on the question sheet!

Thursday, 10/3: SC, Apostrophe, Vocab + Relay, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: Apostrophes, Vocab, Husker Du, Sentence Scramble, Outsiders.

“Sentence Scramble, 10/3.”
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

 

“Apostrophe’s +, 10/3.”

  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
  9. Is the title above spelled correctly?
  10. Is AW’s in the title below spelled correctly?

“Vocabulary, 10/3.” Each word used once. No AW’s.

  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.” _____ (Hint: Who would make a 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!

 

Outsiders!

  • Five (5) minutes to finish ch 9 Quiz.
  • Trade and Grade Quiz.
  • Continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.
  • When 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 you have finished all of the above, work on Extra Credit Vocab Sentences.

Monday, 9/30: Homework, AW’s, Debrief Test #6, Outsiders

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“AWs, 9/30.” Each word gets used twice!
design (noun/verb) a plan; a blueprint; a drawing
feature (noun) quality, trait, characteristic
sufficient (adjective) enough; adequate
valid (adjective) defensible; true
transfer (verb) to move from one place to another

  1. NOT _____ logic.
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. Although he tried hard, his performance was not ____ to make the team
  5. The prefix of this word means across or through: _____.
  6. (2) A ______  ______ of many phones is the lack of a physical home button.
  7. (2) My mom said my reasoning was not ____(ly) _____, so I lost the argument.
  8. The new car had many optional ___(s) you could add for extra money.

 

Debrief Test #6.

 

Outsiders