Friday, 12/7: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #15

Prep sheet for Test #15. (Reload the test to get the latest version.)
KBARR: ___/40 Vocab H/W: ___/20 Vocab Practices: ___/13 ___/13 ___/10
Other Extra Credit: Period 5 gets +3 for Vocab Relay, Periods 2 and 6 get +1. +1 for Lent. +1 for Fat Tuesday.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. Wacky Wordy: What phrase is represented by the following?
    look kool XtXhXeXsXtXrXeXeXtX
  2. What musical instruments are represented below?
    a)  P O     b)  BA BA    c)  ECLART     d)  @ # $ %
  3. Add together each of the defined words to get a whole new word.
    Example: to shout + what you say when you feel pain = yellow.
    a) A light brown color + to leave = ____
    b) Vehicle + an animal pal = _____
    c) A store’s announcement + a type of women’s clothing  = ______
  4. These groups of three definitions describe three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter. (Example: king, ring, wing.) What are they?
    a) finished, to sleep lightly, a measured quantity     b) sneaky, to secretly observe, an enclosure for pigs
  5. What does the following group of statements represent?
    (2 word answer ending in -s. It’s sort of a Wacky Wordy too.)
    Jenni drowned Frosted Flakes.  Isaiah buried Cap’n Crunch six feet under.  Stephanie threw Rice Krispies off a cliff.  Emma shot Cocoa Puffs.

 

Test #15. Doodle Theme: Crazy Christmas Parade.

Friday, 11/30: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #14

Friday already?!

Prep sheet for Test #14:
KBARR: ___/40      Maus Quizzes: ___/12  ___/3   ___/7
Vocabulary h/w: ___/20     Vocabulary Practices: ___/14  ___/13  ___/14
Other Extra Credit:
+2 for 8/8 on SAWs, +1 for 7/8.
Periods 2 and 5 get +3 for Vocab Relay, Periods 1 and 6 get +1.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. Wacky Wordies. The colors are not part of the clues.
    a)    b) 
    c)  d) 
  2. Figure out what the three things in each set have in common. Each answer is a six-letter word ending in -s.
    • a) trombone, playground, microscope
    • b) railroad, muddy shoes, music cd
  3. What living creature has fur, four legs, and a tail, eats cat food, meows, and sees equally well from both ends of its body?
  4. Name an English word (there are actually two) of more than two letters that both begins and ends with the letters -he in that order. “Hehe” is not an acceptable answer.

 

Test #14.

#25: NOT the sleeping one.
#26: The one talking.
#27: The one with glasses.

 

Friday, 11/9: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #12

You know where the Perfect Papers go!

Prep sheet for Test #12:
KBARR: ___/15  Transitions: ___/6  ___/6  9/6   Vocabulary: ___13   ___/13  ___11
Other Extra Credit: SAWs?       Cerro San Luis?      Vocab Relay?     Husker Du?

 

Mental Floss.

  1. From what can you take away the whole, and still have some left?
  2. I am more microscopic than microscopic; I am more minuscule than minuscule. I am smaller than small and I am tinier than tiny. Yet surprisingly, I am still big. What am I?
  3. Wacky Wordy. What 6-word phrase is represented?

    T
    A
    H
    W
    M
    U
    S
    T
    D
    O
    W
    N
  4. Wacky Wordy: (2 words, one hyphenated)
    1. Do Do
    2. Dew Dew
    3. Due Due
  5. If men have two hands, and monkeys have four hands, what has three hands?
  6. A cat had three kittens: Mopsy, Topsy, and Spot. What was the mother’s name. Remember to please capitalize the name of the momma kitty when you write.
  7. What do these three things have in common? Corn, Weasel, Balloon

 

Test #12!

Doodle Theme: Wacky Invention.

Have a great 3-day weekend.

 

Thursday, 11/1: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test 11

Have a great 3-day weekend!

Prep sheet for Test #11:
KBAR CHART: ___/15   RBC Pills: ___/14  RBC Bus: ___/14    Vocabulary: ___/11 ___/11
Bonus for Proofreading: +___   18 points were possible. For every point above  15, give yourself +1.
Other Extra Credit: +3 for period 2 for Vocab Relay. Everybody else, +1.

 

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.

Doodle Theme: What Mr. Coward would be doing if he weren’t a teacher.

Friday, 10/19: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #9 – End of 1st Quarter!

End of the First Quarter!

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

 

Prep sheet for Test #9.
KBARR: ___/40 TMA Quiz: ___/6    Transitions: ___/16
Vocabulary Homework: ___/20 Vocabulary Practice:___/14 ___/13 ___/13
Other Extra Credit: Periods 1 and 2 claim +3 for vocab relay, Periods 5 and 6 claim +2. If you knew from Tantalus, +1. +1 for Poppy. +1 for TOURNIQUET, +2 if you actually spelled it correctly.

 

Mental Floss = Wacky Wordies.

 

Test #9.

Doodle Theme: Cheese Rolling!

Friday, 10/12: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #8

Prep sheet for Test #8:
Apost.:___/12 (6 + 6)        KBAR: ___/15   
Vocabulary H/w: ___/20   
Vocabulary Practices: ___/13   ___/14
Other Extra Credit: Period 2 gets +3 for Vocab Relay, Period 6 get +2, Period 5 gets +1.
Groups that got why Beetle is bullied should take +1. 

 

 

 

Mental Floss.

  1. What is the longest sentence in the world?
  2. How can you make the following equation correct without changing it at all? 8 + 8 = 91
  3. What property do 1, 2, 6, and 10 all have that no other whole number has?
  4. How can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?
  5. How many numbers are there on a standard die?
  6. “Hannah,” said Bob, “I can poke my head through a hole this big.” He then made a hole with his thumb and index finger. The hole was no wider than a quarter. Hannah was sure she would win the bet, but Bob poked his head through the hole he made by his thumb and index finger and won the bet. How?
  7. What do all the words in this list have in common? Lead, Sow, Bass, Wind, Tear, Object (Not a trick. Hint: Say them all to yourself.)

 

Test #8. Doodle Theme: Time Travel!

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.