Tuesday, 9/11: NVA, Vocab, Outsiders

Checking Vocab Definitions!

“NVA, 9/11.” (9p)

The purple llama roared loudly in our scared faces as the crowd screamed like little babies.

Nouns:
Verbs:
Adjectives:

 

“Vocab, 9/11.” * = SAW.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. My parents were a little ______ about the crowd I was hanging out with; she didn’t trust them to make good decisions.
  6. I waited until Mom’s anger _____(ed), and then asked for forgiveness.
  7. Listening to music is not ______ to studying.
  8. Since I studied, I _____(ed) myself quite well on the test.
  9. At first, Pony thought he might be able to ____ the Socs by acting tough, but there were too many of them and they were drunk.
  10. I was ______ when Dad blamed me for breaking the lamp instead of my sister.
  11. * Almost everyone _____(ed) the teacher’s instructions differently, so there was a lot of different kinds of projects.
  12. * By now you should understand the _____ of this class and the various routines we have.

 

 

“The Outsiders, 9/11.” The Raffle King will decide if it is collaborative or not! “Quote” means that your answer should be a line from the book. Use  “quotation marks” for the quotes.

  1. (Quote) Why does Cherry leave with Bob and the other Socs?
  2. “Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.” (Who’s talking to whom?)
  3. “Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.”   What are they talking about?
  4. Why does Darry say he is hesitant to call the police when Pony is gone so long?
  5. (Quote) Why does Johnny say that he “almost likes it better when the old man is hitting me”?
  6. “I was wrong” is an example of…  (Literarily speaking.)

 

 

Chapter 4: Now our actual plot begins!

CHAPTER FOUR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, 9/6: Voibs, Aws, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, Verbs + Adjectives, Outsiders, Library, Husker Du.
Please Note: Depending on how far we get in The Outsiders today, a couple of questions may be added or changed after the preview copy is uploaded.

REMINDERS: KBARR Response (3/4 page) is due tomorrow. “Messy Room” is due tomorrow!

Checking AW SMYKs.

“Verbs, 9/6.” (10) Write the words that are used as verbs. There are 10.

  1. “I am wet!” she cried, with a frown on her face.
  2. Millie felt scared as she peeked around the corner.
  3. I climbed Mt. Cheese only to find that the view was disappointing.
  4. Mr. Morton is the subject of the sentence, and what the predicate says he does.

 

“Vocab, 9/6.” (10) One word gets used twice. #8-#10 are reruns of previous vocab words.

  1. Since we were separated and without cell phone coverage, we didn’t know the ____ of the other group.
  2. The question was so _____, it was hard to choose the right answer.
  3. Doctors are worried about the new drug’s _____ side effects.
  4. You can always check the ____ of your grade on PowerCheese.
  5. Their bodies were ____, but they still behaved like children.
  6. KBARR has a large ____ on your grade…
  7. …so you should make sure you follow the ____ and do it correctly.
  8. Pony can’t understand why the Socs are so ______ of the greasers. “Why do they hate us so much?”
  9. Some people called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)______(ist).
  10. For Pony, the ____ of the word drop-out was someone like Dally, not someone like Soda.

 

 

The Outsiders.

 

Thursday, 9/14: NVA, Vocab + Relay, Plot, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: NVA, Vocab (inc. SAWs), Plot (open notebook), Outsiders.

“NVA, 9/14.” (9 to find.)

For a brief moment, Jimmy stupidly thought he could fly like a graceful bird across the blue sky.

 

“Vocab, 9/14.” * = SAW.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. fear : panic :: ask : _____
  5. Johnny persisted ____(ly) in asking about his parents.
  6. My parents were a little _____ about the crowd I was hanging out with.
  7. A good attitude is very ____ to doing well in school.
  8. “You’re hungry?” he said _____(ly), “I’m the one who hasn’t eaten all day!”
  9. A savvy person is usually more ____ than a credulous one.
  10. The jury voted to ______ because there wasn’t enough evidence to find him guilty.
  11. The students ____(ed) the teacher to go easy on them. “Please?” they begged.

  12. * The Outsiders is told from Ponyboy’s _____. It would probably be quite a different story if it were told by Johnny.

 

Vocabulary Relay! Can anybody beat First Period???

The Outsiders.

PLOT. Copy into your notebook!

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What would the inciting incident be in… Hatchet? Finding Nemo?  Lion King? Frozen?

  1. The 5 W’s (who, what, when, where, why) is usually given to us during the ______ of the story.
  2. “And they lived happily ever after,” would be the _____ of a fairy tale.
  3. The scene in the novel where Pony tells Cherry (and us) about Johnny getting jumped is in the ______ of the story…
  4. …and it also illustrates main ____ of the story.
  5. Johnny stabbing Bob would be the _______ of the story.
  6. We are now in the _____ of the story.

As we correct, write the answers on the diagram. You may use this cheat sheet on the test tomorrow.

Wednesday, 9/13: NVA, Vocab, Outsiders

“NVA, 9/13.” (9)

Homer hit his fat head on the corner of the table and fell with a loud thunk.

Nouns:
Verbs:
Adjectives:

 

“Vocab, 9/13.” (12) No need to copy.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____ (Hint: Why did he move?)
  5. “Johnny and I ______(ed) ourselves on barbecue sandwiches and banana splits.”
  6. lazy : dogged :: flattered : ______
  7. The jury ______(ed) him, so he was free to go.
  8. Moisture and heat help create an environment _____ to the growth of bacteria.
  9. The team’s ____ defense is what kept them in the game. They never gave up.
  10. Pony was _____ when he thought of his parents, remembering how things used to be.

  11. * In Ponyboy’s hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma, there is a ____ against greasers.
  12. * Cherry tells Pony that she thinks the real difference between greasers and Socs is their different _____(s) on life.

 

The Outsiders.

“Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.”

Who’s talking to whom?  What is he/she talking about? 

 

Chapter 4: Now our actual plot begins!

CHAPTER FOUR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, 9/12 Voibs, Vocab, Outsiders

Election Assembly Schedule (3rd period) -45 minute periods.

Checking Vocab Definitions!

“NVA, 9/12.” (9p)

The purple llama roared loudly in our scared faces as the crowd screamed like little babies.

Nouns:
Verbs:
Adjectives:

 

“Vocab, 9/12.” * = SAW.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. My parents were a little ______ about the crowd I was hanging out with; she didn’t trust them to make good decisions.
  6. I waited until Mom’s anger _____(ed), and then asked for forgiveness.
  7. Listening to music is not ______ to studying.
  8. Since I studied, I _____(ed) myself quite well on the test.
  9. At first, Pony thought he might be able to ____ the Socs by acting tough, but there were too many of them and they were drunk.
  10. I was ______ when Dad blamed me for breaking the lamp instead of my sister.
  11. * (2) There is ______ surrounding the team’s decision to trade the star goalkeeper, and there has been a lot of ____ about the issue.
  12. * If you want me to accept your answer, you had better be able to ____ it with evidence.

 

The Outsiders

 

Thursday, 9/7: Vocab, Voibs, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, Verbs + Adjectives, Outsiders, Library, Husker Du.

Checking SMYKs.

“Verbs, 9/7.” Copy and finish #1, based on the video. For #2-#4, write the words that are used as verbs.

  1. A verb is a word that shows…

  2. “I am wet!” she cried, with a frown on her face.
  3. Millie felt scared as she peeked around the corner.
  4. I climbed Mt. Cheese only to find that the view was disappointing.

 

“Vocab, 9/7.” One word gets used twice. #8-#10 are reruns of previous vocab words.

  1. Since we were separated and without cell phone coverage, we didn’t know the ____ of the other group.
  2. The question was so _____, it was hard to choose the right answer.
  3. Doctors are worried about the new drug’s _____ side effects.
  4. You can always check the ____ of your grade on PowerCheese.
  5. Their bodies were ____, but they still behaved like children.
  6. KBARR has a large ____ on your grade…
  7. …so you should make sure you follow the ____ and do it correctly.

  8. Pony can’t understand why the Socs are so ______ of the greasers. “Why do they hate us so much?”
  9. Some people called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)______(ist).
  10. For Pony, the ____ of the word drop-out was someone like Dally, not someone like Soda.

 

“Messy Room”Demo II.

 

The Outsiders.

 

Tuesday, 9/20: Spelling/Vocab, Outsiders

BLOGS!  We had seven who busted a move last night and three who came close.

Checking: Vocab definitions.

Bonus homophones:
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Spell all three correctly for +3!

“Warm Up, 9/20.” * = spelling.  ** = vocabulary. Do not copy. (15)

  1. (2) The roots of the word homophone means _____  _____.
    2. * Dally is Johnny’s _____.
    3. Do you understand the ____(s) of dividing fractions?
    4. * The word ____ comes from the French word for body.
    5. (3) ____ books have been sitting ____ for a long time; I hope ____ coming back soon.
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    6. ** _____  7. ** _____  8. ** _____  9. ** _____
    10. **  buy : sell :: boycott : _____
    11. **  legitimate : illicit :: combined : _____
    12. **  The teacher tried to ____ the correct response from the students by giving hints.

“NVAA , 9/20”
1-5: Name the part-of-speech of each boldfaced, underlined word above.

 

Plot Practice. Use the appropriate terms from the diagram in your notebook to fill the blanks. (7p – 6 minutes.)

  1. The 5 W’s (who, what, when, where, why) is usually given to us during the ______ of the story.
  2. “And they all died,” would be the _____ of a dystopian fairy tale.
  3. The scene in the novel where Pony tells Cherry (and us) about Johnny getting jumped is in the ______ of the story…
  4. …and it also illustrates main ____ of the story.
  5. Johnny stabbing Bob would be the _______ of the story.
  6. We are now in the _____ of the story.
  7. The part where he says that he likes the Green Eggs and Ham. ______

 

 Richard Cory” 9/20.

Write a sentence about Richard Cory that begins with the word although.

 

The Outsiders!