Tomorrow’s Test: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders, TMA. Also remember to be on your best behavior for the guest teacher tomorrow… Or else!
“Sentence Soup, 10/10.” scruffy tangled the sack to the bag found in she up the scrawny orange soggy crept and cat
“Apostrophes Pretest, 10/10.” Clicker Up!
- _____ llama was selected for the fair. a) Charles’ b) Charles’s c) Charle’s d) NOTA
- I got all ____ on my report card. a) A’s b) As c) ‘A’s d) NOTA
- The _____ lounge is usually off-limits to students. (More than one.) a) teacher’s b) teachers c) teachers’s d) teachers’ e) NOTA
- _____ llama is that? a) whose b) who’se c) who’s d) NOTA
- I think that llama is _____. a) they’re b) theres c) their’s d) theirs e) NOTA
- The ____ softball team mascot is a llama. a) women’s b) woman’s c) womens’s d) NOTA
- I think ____ going to be OK. a) there b) their c) they’re d) NOTA
- I saw at least five _____ in Las Vegas. a) Elvis’s b) Elviss c) Elvises’ d) Elvises e) Elvi f) NOTA
- The ______ live next door to us. a) Jones b) Joneses c) Jones’ d) Jones’s e) NOTA
- The _____ was the best decade for music. a) 70’s b) ’70’s c) 70s d) ’70s e) NOTA
- ______ (Not dire.)
- The boy ______(ly) rode his bike into the busy street.
- The lawyer’s argument was so _____ the jury acquitted his client.
- The clown _____(tion) filled the parking lot with tiny cars.
- compelling : boring :: rare: _____
- “Now, now, don’t be ______. Speak up!”
- Most stores these days don’t ____ over the price.
- His _____ facade hid a very dangerous person.
- gossipy : discreet :: safe : ______
- The only noun on the list: ______
The Midwife’s Apprentice. Takes place ca. 1300.
What’s a midwife?
What’s an apprentice?
What was life like in 1300? We’re going to find out.
After each chapter (usually) we will stop and do a 1-1-1-1:
1 summary sentence, 1 reaction sentence, 1 prediction, 1 curiosity question.
- Summary = What happened.
- Reaction = What you thought and why. (because, since, etc.)
- Prediction = What you think will happen next and why. (because, since, etc.)
- Curiosity Question = What do you just want to know more about just because it seems kinda kewl.