Wednesday, 10/4: Vocab + Relay, Story, Outsiders

“Vocab, 10/4.” More than one possible on some.

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____ (Not aplomb this time.)
  5. confused : savvy :: bored : ______(ed)
  6. His feeling of accomplishment was ______(ed) when he found out that EVERYONE received an A on the test.
  7. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This means that whoever is doing the _____(ing) is the one judging how beautiful something is.
  8. She speaks both French and German with equal ______.
  9. His political ____(s) tried to prevent him from winning the election.
  10. Which word best captures the Soc’s attitude  (attitude!toward the greasers? ____
  11. He was ___(ed) to his room until his homework was finished.
  12. As the snowfall ____(ed), we were finally able to see the road.
  13. * During the rising action, the ____ builds until it breaks at the climax of the story.


Story Worksheet. Be ready to tell your story tomorrow. Share what you have now. What’s the most exciting way to tell it?

The test Friday: Vocab + SAWs, Husker Du, Outsiders.




Wednesday, 10/19: KoS, Vocabulary, Outsiders (Project)

“Warm Up, 10/19. KoS.” For 1-7 write D, IMP, INT, or E. (Bonus: Answer #2.) For #8, write the new sentence.

  1. Do you know what Limburger is
  2. Please tell me what Limburger is
  3. Will you please tell me what Limburger is
  4. It is soooo unfair that you won’t tell me what Limburger is
  5. I know what Limburger is
  6. How easy it is now to make Limburger
  7. Think about how you might use Limburger in your life

  8. Rearrange the words to turn #1 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words.


“Vocabulary, 10/21.”  (13p) Write the word. You will use words more than once.

  1. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
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  2. “Nothing in the mail but junk mail and a death certificate.”
  3. “Election years are the best time to land–they never notice us in all the _____.”
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. After he forgot his wife’s birthday, he had to _____ for several days before she forgave him.
  7. He practiced the skate trick ______(ly) until he got it right.
  8. My mom didn’t find my reasons for “needing” an X-Box8 very _____, so I was denied.
  9. He was so hungry that he ate the food, ____ of the mold around the edges.
  10. The warnings about the storm were ____. It was clear you needed to take cover.
  11. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ____
  12. *** I _____ my failure on the test to not studying beforehand.


The Outsiders.

What was our climax?

Where are we now on Plot Mountain?

Outsiders Projects. Due next Friday.

Chapter 12!