Monday, 10/24: Second Quarter Begins, Copy Homework, Debrief Test #9, Jeopardy!

Second Quarter Begins.

Leadership’s Red Ribbon Week Video.

“Warm Up, 10/24.” SAWs for the week:
adjustment, exposure, modify, monitor, transition

  1. Many people think that ______ to violence in games and movies can lead to real violence.
  2. (2) To make a(n) ________ is to _______ something.
  3. This week we will be working on ______ words and phrases such as “for example,” “secondly,” and “furthermore.”
  4. Parents should ______ what their kids are watching and what games they are playing.
  5. Stranded in the snowy mountains without a jacket, he almost died of _______.
  6. The US prides itself on a peaceful _______ from one president to the next.
  7. An adjective ____(s) a noun.


  1. Notebook audit on Friday.
  2. Extra Credit Opportunity: Go here and join in the conversation. Comment thoughtfully on all four questions. Copy/paste your comments into a Google Doc or similar and submit them with your Outsiders project. You will receive bonus credit on your project.
  3. Outsiders Project due Friday. MONDAY, 10/31. UPDATE: The “Letter from Pony” Option has been eliminated and replaced by:

    Add another Chapter!

    • Use Ms. Hinton’s style / Ponyboy as a first-person narrator.
    • Dialogue modeled on the real thing.
    • Could take place at (almost) any point in the story.
    • 800+ words.
    • Believable.

Copy homework into planner.

Debrief Test #9.

Outsiders Jeopardy!