Tomorrow’s Test: Spelling, Vocab (including SAWs), Plot, FROs, Outsiders.
Due Tomorrow: KBARR (chart + 1 page in notebook or 4 blog posts) and spelling practice (sentences and/or analogies).
“Warm Up, 9/22.” * = spelling. ** = vocab. *** = SAW. (15p)
- * (3) He saluted the _____, who had been in the Marine _____ for 25 years, and who was the ______ reason behind him becoming a Marine.
- ** humble : vain :: nonchalant : _____
- ** I was _____ to tell the teacher about the cheating I saw, because the person was my friend.
- ** Life is made up of thousands of ____ decisions every day, but some are more important than others.
- ** The comedian ____(ed) the famous politician’s mannerisms. (Bonus if you actually spell the answer correctly with the suffix.)
- ** If you ____ (ed) CPK last night, it benefited the band program.
- ** I did not want to be ___(ed); I felt I was savvy enough to make my own decisions.
- ** Buck Merrill sometimes sold _____ alcohol. (It was called bootlegging. Bonus for the origin of the term!)
- ** A spy must use ____(ion) and not go blabbing secrets around.
- ** I finally had to poke him to ____ any response at all!
- *** (3) The city council studied the _____ _____ of the new shopping center on the local neighborhood before asking the developer to ______ a more pedestrian-friendly environment.
Can ANYONE beat Period Three?!
NOTE: For the homophone pairs do this, “Discrete, E, T E.”
“FROs Pretest 9/22.” Write F, RO, or CS as needed. (11/11 = Exempt from this section tomorrow!)
- There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!
- The chuck wagon, a rolling kitchen on wheels.
- The word chuck means “food” or “grub,” and that is what they served.
- Laughing at the comedian’s act, Jimmy fell off his chair.
- The cook was one of the most important persons on the trail, and he was highly paid.
- Looking after saddles and bridles was also one of the cook’s jobs.
- Explained the rules of the game and demonstrated it.
- I love that story; I have read it three times.
- Over the hills and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go.
- Chief Wiggum, the doughnut-eater and chief cop.
- True/False: One of the ways to fix a run-on is with a conjunction such as and or but.
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