Thursday, 12/19: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #17

Prep sheet for Test #17. Reload to get the latest version.
KBAR: ___/15 Vocab H/W: ____/20 Vocab Practices: ___/14 ___/14
Other Extra Credit: Periods 1 and 5 get +3 for vocab relay, Periods 2 and 6 get +2. +2 for 10/10 on AW’s Monday.

Mental Floss.

  1. A word I know, six letters it contains.
    Subtract just one, and twelve is what remains.
    What word is it?
  2. Wacky Wordy: TTTT RRRRRRRRR
  3. Wacky Wordy: Must get here. Must get here. Must get here.
  4. Wacky Wordy: history history history history
  5. When the day after tomorrow is yesterday, this day will be as far from Friday as this day was from Friday when the day before yesterday was tomorrow. What day is it?
  6. The moon is about 250,000 miles from Earth. Sound travels at about 650 miles per hour. If a meteor hit the moon, about how long would it take for the sound to reach Earth?

Test #17.

Doodle Theme: Bunker. Where you gonna hide?

Friday, 12/13: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #16

Prep sheet for Test #16:
KBAR: ___/20 Vocab H/w: ___/20 Vocab Practices: ___/15 ___/15 ___/14
Other Extra Credit: Per 2 gets +3 for vocab relay. Per 1, 6 get +1. +2 for 10/10 on AW’s.


Mental Floss.

  1. How far can you walk into the woods?
  2. What do you get when you add 1 and 11 four times?
  3. Which three numbers give the same result when they are multiplied as when they are added? (Alert: math)
  4. The more you take away the bigger it gets; the more you add, the smaller it becomes. What is it?
  5. Wacky Wordies:







Test #16. Doodle Theme. Design a groovy, new piece of clothing!

Friday, 12/5: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #15




Prep sheet for Test #15.
KBARR: ___/40      Maus Quiz: ___/15
Vocab H/W: ___/20      Vocab Practices: ___/13  ___/13   ___/10
Other Extra Credit: Per5iod gets +3 for Vocab Relay. All others get +1. +2 for 10/10 on AW’s on Monday.


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. IMPORTANT! CHOOSE A FOR QUESTION #14 which really isn’t a question!

Doodle Theme: Extra- Terrestrial Christmas Parade

Friday, 11/15: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #13

Prep sheet for Test #13:
KBARR: ___/30
RBC Remote: ___/17 (Stamp for h/w=10)
RBC Web Pages: ___/17 (stamp for h/w = 10)

Vocabulary:  ___/15  ___/15  ___/15
Other Extra Credit: +1 for every unscrambled sentence.


Mental Floss.

  1. Which one of the following does not belong with the others? Why? (Not a trick. Must get the reason correct.)
    binoculars, eyeglasses, goggles, handlebars, jeans, pliers, scissors, shoes, tweezers
  2. Where can you finish reading several books before you finish even one sentence?
  3. How many sides does a circle have? Explain.
  4. I have three of the same digit. Put together they make twelve. The digit is not 4. What digit is it?
  5. Their are for mestakes in this teaser. Name all the errors.
  6. What is the English word that can be formed using all these letters? PNLLEEEESSSSS.

Test #13

Doodle Theme: The Perfect Day!

Friday, 11/1: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #11

Assembly Schedule (6th Period). Dia de Los Muertos Celebration at lunch.

Prep sheet for Test #11:
KBAR:___/20 Proofreading Bonus:+___ 20 points were possible. For every point above 15, give yourself +1.
Vocab Homework: ___/20      Vocab Practices: ___/13 ___/15  
Other Extra Credit: +3 for period 5 for Vocab Relay. Period 2 gets +2. +2 for Cerro San Luis. +2 for 9/9 on AW’s.


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.