Tuesday, 12/18: Vocab, S/CD/CX, 120, Vladek

“Vocab, 12/18.”
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 Excitement_After_the_Game  Mediator

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. They took up a collection to help _____ the cost of the party.
  6. When the Apollo 11 astronauts returned from the first moon walk, they were _____(ed) to make sure they didn’t bring back any “space germs.”
  7. Many of you have pretended to be sick to get out of stuff, but a _____(c) actually believes he is sick.
  8. Mala says that, even though Vladek is rich, he still lives like a _____.
  9. The emperor’s armies _____(ed) the surrounding kingdoms.
  10. The prefix of this word means between.
  11. Anja was ______ about not giving up Richieu until it was too late to save him.
  12. *After their quarrel, they wouldn’t even ______ each other when they passed in the hall.

 

 

FANBOYS
(Compound)

  • for
  • and
  • nor
  • but
  • or
  • yet
  • so
Dependent Clause Starters
(Complex)

  • although
  • unless
  • because
  • if
  • when
  • though
  • even though
  • since
  • though
  • as
  • until
Phrase Starters
(NOT CLAUSES)

  • with
  • in
  • on
  • by
  • between
  • like
  • over
  • at
  • from
  • for
  • during
  • like

“Clauses+, 12/18.” 

  1. Joe waited for the llama to arrive, but she was late. S, CD, CX?
  2. Since he didn’t want to embarrass the llama, he didn’t act affectionate. S, CD, CX?
  3. Rudolpho was upset because his llama ate the last of the cheeselog. S, CD, CX?
  4. The crew from the ship checked the llama and prepared it for the sea. S, CD, CX?
  5. We must repair the fence, or the llamas will rush through. S, CD, CX?
  6. If we don’t repair the fence, the llamas will rush through. S, CD, CX?
    Combine the sentences into the type of sentence asked for.
  7. The llama usually got seasick. He lived on a houseboat. (CX)
  8. A girl rode her unicycle. Down the street is where she went. She had a llama-shaped balloon. (SIMPLE! Use the chart above!)
  9. She likes pizza. The llama prefers salmon burgers. (CD)

 

120 Seconds

Vladek.

 

Thursday, 12/13: Vocab + Relay, S/CD/CX, Vladek, 120?

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, S/CD/CX, Vladek.

“Vocab, 12/13.”
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  1. _____  (It’s a paper clip. The subheading says, “The only tool you’ll ever need.”)
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. She blamed him for the incident and always looked at him with _______ afterwards.
  6. Vladek _____(es) Artie for using too many wooden matches…
  7. …because he is too “_____” to buy them.
  8. During the TV marathon, we _____(ed) for two days on chips and pizza.
  9. Sometimes it’s tough to not ______ to peer pressure.
  10. In The Outsiders, when we referred to a facade, we were saying that the person was _____(ing) about their true feelings.
  11. The prefix of this word means before. ______
  12. The root of this word means “to clean out.” _____

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!

 

I = Independent Clause  D = Dependent Clause.
(S) Simple Sentence (S) = One I. Could have phrase(s) attached.
(CD) Compound Sentence (CD)  = I + I, joined by a comma and one of the FANBOYS. (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
(CX) Complex Sentence (CX) = I + D or D + I

“S/CD/CX, 12/13.”

  1. He ate his doctor-recommended doughnut for breakfast this morning.
  2. It seemed essential to eat broccoli, but I watched tv instead.
  3. The cheese is on the table with little toothpicks in it.
  4. After I ate a doughnut, I felt blissful.
  5. Because Zoltan forgot his wallet, he couldn’t buy broccoli.
  6. As part of his occupation, he had a llama with a leather jacket.
  7. He tried to hug the llama although he was told not to.
  8. The llama went to the store, and I went with him.
  9. He didn’t want to embarrass the cat. Add a DEPENDENT clause to make a COMPLEX (CX) sentence.
  10. Bonus 1: List the FANBOYS. (+1 for 6, +2 for all 7.)
  11. Bonus 2: What part of speech are the FANBOYS?

 

120 Seconds…?

Vladek

Wednesday, 12/12: Vocab, Clauses, 120, Vladek

Checking SMYKs.

“Vocab, 12/12.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. There used to be a TV show called The ____ Gourmet which showed you how to eat well without spending a lot of money.
  6. Art Spiegelman once published magazines of ____ comics like “The Prisoner on the Hell Planet.”
  7. We rushed to ______ together a float for the parade before the upcoming deadline.
  8. Horror movies are sort of ________ for many people.
  9. “I never knew a person more _____ than myself. The fact that I say that shows what I say is true.”
  10. The athlete was ___ about the use of steroids. He knew they were harmful, but they helped his performance.
  11. (2) She tried to stay awake during math, but it was ______, and she finally ______(ed) to the sleepiness and nodded off.

 

“Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences.”
I = Independent Clause  D = Dependent Clause.
(S) Simple Sentence (S) = One I.
(CD) Compound Sentence (CD)  = I + I, joined by a comma and one of the FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
(CX) Complex Sentence (CX) = I + D or D + I, joined by although, since, because, while, when, if, etc.)

“S/CD/CX, 12/12.”  Write S, CD, or CX for each sentence.

  1. I like turtles   because they are cute.
  2. The llama is a quadruped with fins for swimming.
  3. I sent the llama to the store   before the party started.
  4. Katy tried to call me, but   my phone was dead.
  5. You would like it   if you were a bird.
  6. Herbie the llama ate some grass, and   it gave him gas.
  7. He failed the test   after he ignored the warning.
  8. He forgot to practice, yet   he still did well.
  9. Jenni ate the hot dog, and   she got sick.
  10. Because Jenni ate the hot dog,   she got sick.
  11. Bonus for +1: Why is #10 a “better” sentence than #9?

 

120 Seconds Continues.

Vladek – Mouse Holes.

Thursday, 1/25: Vocab + Relay, S/CD/CX, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, S/CD/CX, Vladek. No need for Husker Du, because S/CD/CX takes care of that.

“Vocab, 1/25.”
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  1. This kid is not _____(ed).
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. The pain in his gut was sudden and _____ as soon as he ate the poison blowfish.
  7. It would not be very smart to show up for a job interview at a clothing store looking _____.
  8. The root of this word is actually Latin for sweet! Not the sugar kind. ______.
  9. The pickpocket ____(ed) me of my wallet on a crowded bus.
  10. (2) Often people and institutions use {previous vocab word} to try to increase their ______.

 

“S/CD/CX, 1/25.”

  1. Because Zoltan forgot his wallet, he couldn’t buy broccoli.
  2. As part of his occupation, he had a llama with a leather jacket.
  3. Since he didn’t want to embarrass the llama, he didn’t act affectionate.
  4. He ate his doctor-recommended doughnut for breakfast this morning.
  5. It seemed essential to eat broccoli, but I watched tv instead.
  6. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.
  7. Claudio ate several hotdogs, went on a ride, and ate several more.  a
  8. If we don’t repair the dam, the water will rush through.

 

VOCAB RELAY RETURNS!

The word PROPAGANDA is included!

 

 

The VERY LAST of 120 Seconds.

VLADEK.

 

 

Wednesday, 1/24: Vocab, S/CD/CX, 120 Seconds, Vladek

Follow-Up to yesterday’s discussion about your personal data as a commodity.

Checking: SMYKs and 1-1-1 KBARR. 

“Vocab, 1/24.” (13) You will use one (1) SAW.
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  1. Give the antonym for this guy’s look. ______
  2. (2) Figure #2 shows the effects of sleep _____(ation) which is very ____ in today’s society.
  3. _____ (He’s pretty ____ about coloring.)
  4. _____ (Not non sequitur.)
  5. During the Nazi occupation of Poland there was a(n) ______ shortage of food and other necessities in the Jewish community. (Not prevalent.)
  6. In The Outsiders, the Socs had both wealth and social _______.
  7. First period seems to like to interrupt the class with various ______(s) and random questions.
  8. The con man _____(ly) convinced the old lady that he was in love with her in order to steal her money.
  9. _____ motivation is much more effective than rewards.
  10. During the period between Mardis Gras and Easter, you are supposed to _____ yourself of something you like. It’s supposed to be a difficult thing to do.  (Bonus: What is this period of time called? Bonus 2: What does Mardis Gras mean?)
  11. (2) The transfer of the 1936 Olympics to another country would have damaged Germany’s _____, so they enforced their racist laws less _____(ly) during that time.

 

“S/CD/CX, 1/24.” (8) Use your notes.

  1. Joe waited for the llama to arrive, but she was late.
  2. If you don’t want to upset the llama, please don’t hug her.
  3. Rudolpho was upset because his llama ate the last of the cheeselog.
  4. The crew checked the llama and prepared it for the sea.
  5. Irwin and his llama ate some tortilla soup with some fries on the side.
  6. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.
  7. We must repair the dam, or the water will rush through.
  8. If we don’t repair the dam, the water will rush through.

Bonus: Explain why is #9 a much better sentence than #8.

 

120 Seconds. Final Day!

 

VLADEK!

Tuesday, 1/23: Vocab, Clauses, 120 Seconds, Vladek

Checking definitions and 1-1-1 KBARR.

“Vocab/SAWs, 1/23.”

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  1. ____. (Bonus: Who is this?)
  2. ____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. The Nuremberg laws _____(ed) the Jews of the right to vote and be citizens.
  6. The Nazi _____ included racial purity.
  7. A heart attack is a(n) ____ sign of an ongoing disease.
  8. His accent was a(n) ____; he wasn’t really from France.
  9. (see #8) He just thought it made him sound _______.
  10. The camp counselors were too ____ in enforcing the rules, so it wasn’t much fun.
  11. I like turtles” is funny because the line is such a(n) _____.
  12. The Queen of England has ____ but no real power.
  13. * Loyalty is a(n) ______ quality of dogs. That’s how they are.
  14. * In today’s society, information is also a _____ that is bought and sold.

 

“Simple and Compound Sentences.” COPY.

Simple Sentence (S) = I
Compound Sentence (CD)  = I + I, joined by a comma and one of the FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
Complex Sentence (CX) = I + D or D + I, joined by although, since, because, while, when, if, etc.)

“S/CD/CX, 1/23.”  Write S, CD, or CX for each sentence.

  1. The llama is a quadruped with a beak for eating and fins for swimming.
  2. I like turtles because they are cute.
  3. I sent the llama to the store before the party started.
  4. Katy tried to call me, but my phone was dead.
  5. Across the street from his house was a teepee.
  6. You would like it if you were a bird.
  7. Herbie the llama ate some grass, and it gave him gas.
  8. He failed the test after he ignored the warning.
  9. He forget to practice, yet he still did well.
  10. Since Jenni ate the hot dog, she got sick

 

120 Seconds.

 

VLADEK!

Thursday, 10/19: Sentence Scramble, KoS, Vocab + Relay, TMA

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, KoS, Husker Du, TMA, Sentence Scramble.

“Sentence Scramble, 10/19.”

  • the soggy sack
  • to the bag
  • and found
  • tangled in
  • she crept up
  • the scrawny, scruffy, orange cat

 

“KoS, 10/19”

  1. Will you tell me what a llama looks like  a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  2. The llama is a quadruped   a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  3. Please Google the word llama for me   a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  4. A sentence like you might find in an encyclopedia entry would be called a(n) ____ sentence.   a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  5. The subject of an imperative sentence is always the word ____.    a) they  b) I  c) somebody  d) it  e) NOTA
  6. Rearrange #1 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words.
  7. Rearrange #2 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words.

 

“Vocab, 10/19.”
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  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______ (Not dire.)
  4. The boy ______(ly) rode his bike into the busy street.
  5. The lawyer’s argument was so _____ the jury acquitted his client.
  6. The clown _____(tion) filled the parking lot with tiny cars.
  7. compelling : boring :: rare: _____
  8. “Now, now, don’t be ______. Speak up!”
  9. Most stores these days don’t ____ over the price.
  10. His _____ facade hid a very dangerous person.
  11. gossipy : discreet :: safe : ______
  12. The only noun on the list: ______

 

TMA. Practice for tomorrow’s test. With your homies, find the answers to and take notes on the following questions from chapters 1-3.

  1. (ch 1) Sleeping in the dung heap, what did Brat dream of?
  2. (ch 1 or 2) Why did the midwife take Brat in?
  3. (ch 2) How does Beetle react to the boys’ bullying?
  4. (ch 2) Why does she react this way?
  5. (ch 2) Why does Beetle curse at the cat instead of soothing it?
  6. (ch 3) Why does Jane make Beetle wait outside while she works?
  7. (ch 3) Why do the villagers not like the midwife?
  8. (ch 3) Why do the other villagers taunt and tease and abuse Beetle now?
  9. (ch 3) What event prompted Beetle to start watching through the windows and learning from Jane?
  10. (All 3.) What seems to be Beetle’s main emotion so far?

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

Mmmmm, Snail Jelly

Let’s look up a few of her remedies.