Wednesday, 11/9: Transitions, Vocab Review, RBC, TMA

Tomorrow’s Test (already?): Transitions, Vocabulary, RBC Remote, TMA.

“Transitions, 11/9.” (9p)
furthermore, first, third, in fact, until then, consequently, in contrast, second, then, however, but, nevertheless

  1.  (3) ______, I will boil the water. ______, I will brew the tea, and ____, I will serve it.
  2. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.
  3. Jackie studies all the time; ______, Billy never studies. (Not however. Not that one either.)
  4. First, Mary went to the store, and _____ she went to visit her mother.
  5. (2) The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe. _____, it’s best to avoid it.
  6. Write a sentence using the word nevertheless. (Bonus if it is about Alyce.)

“Vocabulary Practice, 11/9.” Write the word. (13p)
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  1. (#6) _____
  2. (#6) _____
  3. (#9) _____
  4. (#7) _____
  5. (#6) We sat there, ___(ed) in his fascinating shipwreck tale.
  6. (#6) The theme of Richard Cory is that what you ______ is not necessarily what the reality is.
  7. (#8) compelling : boring :: scarce : _____
  8. (#8) “Now, now, don’t be ______. Speak up!”
  9. (#7) I was ____ when I saw the 5/10 rating from the guest teacher!
  10. (#7) Cigarette smoking has ___(ed) since 1967 to its lowest rate ever.
  11. (#9) Everyone promised to ____ by Judge Judy’s decision.
  12. (#8) His brother’s sudden disappearance caused great ______ in the family.
  13. *** “Is she still at work?” “I ______ so, since she’s not home.”

 

 

RBC Quiz – Web Page. (7p) Write the answer, not the letter.

  1. When the student searched for “Could an asteroid hit Earth?” the search engine returned more than 10,000 results. a) True b) False c) You can’t tell.
  2. Even though the student asked a five word question, the search engine ignored one or more of them. How many words were ignored? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
  3. A link is always underlined. a) True b) False
  4. A web address is also known as a… a) ULR. b) http. c) search engine. d) site. e) URL.
  5. Not including the search feature, how many “interactive areas” (places where you can do something) are linked to on the “All About Asteroids” main page? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) 0
  6. From what we can tell from the main page, the “All About Asteroids” site gives information on… a) how many asteroids hit Mars each year. b) how people can make their own model asteroids. c) what an asteroid is. d) movie myths about asteroids. e) all of the above.
  7. Which link would you click to look for something else about asteroids on the “All About Asteroids” site that’s not listed on the main page? a) See More Science Topics b) See More General Topics c) Search This Site d) E-mail the Authors e) Take This Poll

 

ALYCE –

Tuesday, 11/8: Transitions, Vocab, RBC, TMA

Checking RBC 368-369.

“Transitions, 11/8.”
meanwhile, furthermore, first, third, in fact, until then, consequently, in contrast, nevertheless, however, for example, as a result

  1. He stayed up too late last night; ______, he slept until noon.
  2. I would like to read many books; _____, I don’t seem to have enough time to read.
  3. John ate and ate; _____, he never gained weight.
  4. I want you to buy milk, eggs, and fruit juice; ____, I want you to be sure to get cereal and ice cream.
  5. I was concentrating on my homework. ____,  the soup boiled over.
  6. Write a sentence about Alyce using the transition word therefore.

 

“Vocabulary, 11/8.” (17p) Use lists 6-9. *** = current SAW.
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  1. What a(n) ______(ing) smile!
  2. _____
  3. “I’m not paranoid! I’m _____ about being apprehended!”
  4. (2) “When applying for a job, always remember that the most ____ person is the person who can hide his ____(ce) best.”
  5. Give an example of a derivative of the root ject.
  6. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
  7. The clown _____(tion) filled the parking lot with tiny cars.
  8. I really like mystery novels because of all the adventure and _____.
  9. In his classroom, the least ___ is met with serious consequences.
  10. The Socs’ attitude toward the greasers is one of _____.
  11. The three hour Advanced Placement test was very _____. She took a long nap afterward.
  12. He was ___(ed) to his room until his homework was finished.
  13. *** (3) As we talked about yesterday, _______ usually _______(s) ________.

 

“RBC Public Notice, 11/8.” Write the answer NOT the letter. (10p)

  1. There are classes for kids of all ages under 18.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  2. You have to be able to swim  to sign up for the swim classes. a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  3. Which class would it probably be smart to sign up early for?
  4. Why?
  5. You have to have your own cleats and shin guards to sign up for soccer.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  6. You have to have your own musical instrument to be in the jazz band.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  7. You have to be able to speak English to participate in the activities.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  8. Which of the activities do(es) not say it requires parental permission?  a) soccer  b) swimming  c) band  d) band and soccer  e) They all require parental permission.
  9. (2) What are two things you could do to find more info about the classes?

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

Wednesday, 11/2: RBC, Vocab Review, TMA

Friday is a day off, remember? So…
Tomorrow’s Test: RBC (weather + reruns), Vocabulary Reruns, Husker Du, TMA.
BRING YOUR RBC PACKET! You will need it for the test.

“RBC, p375.” Write the answer, not the letter. (7p +7p for stamp = 14p possible)

  1. What did you answer for #1?  a) Grand  b) Delaware  c) Lincoln  d) Lawrence  e) NOTA / I didn’t answer this question.
  2. What did you answer for #2? a) weekday  b) weekend  c) holiday  d) I didn’t answer this question.
  3. What is the fourth stop on the route?
  4. What did you answer for #4?  a) 9:20  b) 9:52  c) 9:22  d) 8:57  e) NOTA / I didn’t answer this question.
  5. What did you circle for question #5?  a) A  b) B  c) C  d) D  e) I didn’t circle anything.
  6. About how many hours of the day does this schedule show? a) 5  b) 7 1/2  c) 12  d) 17  e) You can’t tell.
  7. If you wanted to travel from Memorial Hospital to Lawrence Station on this line, and you catch the 8:14 bus, what time will you arrive at Lawrence Station?  a) 8:14  b) 8:25  c) 7:55  d) 8:28  e) You can’t tell.

 

“Vocabulary Review, 11/1.” (p)

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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. (2) _____ and _____
  4. The Socs are the ____ social class in 1967 Tulsa.
  5. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.
  6. “You’re hungry?” he said _____(ly), “I’m the one who hasn’t eaten all day!”
  7. Every time Mr. Coward played the beat, he _____(ed) a response from the class, who thought someone was coming through the door.
  8. Even after I read the poem three times, the meaning still ______(ed) me.
  9. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ______ of a delinquent breaking out windows.

  10. The root cred, as in incredulous and incredible, means to _______.

 

Vocabulary Relay! I picked 11 words!

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

  • Do an SWBS sentence for chapter 11 — The Leaving:
    _____ wanted… but…  so…

Alyce!

 

Tuesday, 11/1: Vocab Review, RBC, TMA

Vocabulary Review, 11/1.” If you can’t come up with the correct vocabulary word, fill in the blank with any word that makes sense in the sentence.

  1. Even though he may not be “book-smart” he has a lot of ____ about the world.
  2. Since I studied, I _____(ed) myself quite well on the test.
  3. The paper said that the business man was an ____ to society…
  4. …but ____(ly), he was secretly a gangster.
  5. My parents were a little _____ about the crowd I was hanging out with.
  6. At first, Pony thought he might be able to ____ the Socs by acting tough.
  7. It was very (in)____ to cheat on a test and then brag.
  8. S. E. Hinton says that she didn’t have the ____ to be a teacher.  The kids’ problems wore her out.
  9. The quarterback ____(ed) every weakness in the defense and threw for 5 touchdowns.
  10. At the family reunion, we sat around ___(ing) about the last reunion.
  11. It would be ironic if a poor hobo spent his last dollar on a lottery ticket, and won.  a) True   b) False
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  12. ______   13. _____   14. _____  15. “I’m not _____; I’m ignoring you.”

 

Correct RBC, p346-347: Weather. (5p + 10p)

“RBC, p346-347.” (11p)

  1. The horizontal lines on p346 represent…
  2. (p346) Many of the satellite photos we see on tv and on the ‘net are provided by the NOAA. What does that abbreviation stand for?
  3. On a graph like the one marked A on p346, we read the data…  a) right to left, and bottom to top  b) left to right, and bottom to top  c) right to left, and top to bottom  d) left to right, and top to bottom  e) It doesn’t matter.
  4. On p346,  °F means…

  5. In the context of weather (p347), the word precipitation means…  a) snow  b) rain  c) ice/hail  d) any of the above  e) none of the above
  6. What does the big capital H on the map on p347 mean?
  7. What do the shaded bands on the map on p347 represent?
  8. (p347) Areas of low pressure seem to be associated with…  a) warm temperatures  b) a lot of wind  c) flooding  d) precipitation e) cheese
  9. Which of these is the warmest city on the map on p347?  a) San Francisco  b) Las Vegas  c) Honolulu  d) Phoenix  e) Miami
  10. (p347) Which of these cities has weather that is most similar to our current weather?  a) San Francisco  b) Billings  c) Raleigh  d) Phoenix  e) Miami
  11. According to the map on p347, about how far is it from San Francisco to Salt Lake City?  a) 350 miles  b) 1000 miles  c) 1500 miles  d) 750 miles  e) You can’t tell.

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice.