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!



Tuesday, 10/18: Correct Test #8, KoS, Vocabulary, Outsiders

Consequences and rewards for behavior during my absence.


Correct Test #8.

Correct KoS  pink sheet. Sorry the top got cut off. Let’s see how you do without it!

A declarative sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
An imperative sentence tells or asks someone to do something. It usually ends with a period.
An exclamatory sentence shows STRONG feeling. It always ends with an exclamation point.

“Warm Up, 10/18.” For 1-6, write the answer. For 7-10, write D, IMP, INT, or E.

  1. An interrogative sentence is more commonly known as a _____.
  2. True/False? An imperative sentence always ends with an exclamation point.
  3. The subject of an imperative sentence is always ____.
  4. A sentence like you might find in an encyclopedia entry would be called a(n) ____ sentence.
  5. A sentence where you instruct someone to do something is called a(n) ____ sentence.
  6. True/False? An exclamatory sentence must contain an interjection such as wow, OMG, or oh.

  7. What kind of sentence is this
  8. List three ways these animals are different
  9. I can’t believe I ate the whole thing
  10. The llama is a quadruped


“Vocabulary, 10/18.” (14p)  *** = Current SAW.


  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. boring : compelling :: aloof : ____
  7. The “consequences” for misbehavior in schools in the old days were sometimes pretty ______. I remember getting hit by a ruler more than once.
  8. His brother’s sudden disappearance caused great ____ in the family.
  9. Even though there is actually a(n) _____(ce) of  food being grown in the world, much of it doesn’t get to the people who need it.
  10. (3) Johnny : ____ :: Pony {at least according to Darry} : ____  :: Dally {think about what Cherry said} : ____
  11. *** She has several positive ______(s) that make her a good fit for the job.
  12. *** The candidate claimed to work for the people but really only worked for things that were ________.



The Outsiders!

Projects due a week from Friday.