Thursday, 11/16/17: Transitions, Vocab + (NEW) Relay, MoMS

Tomorrow’s Test: Transitions, Vocab,  Monsters

 

“Vocab, 11/16.”
     

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. ______
  7. subside : ebb :: engross : _____
  8. “In this brief fraction of a moment, they take the first step toward performing a _____ that changes people from a group into a mob.”
  9. Always eating chicken before a baseball game is a good example of an idiosyncrasy.  a) True  b) False
  10. In the word insomnia, the prefix in- means into.   a) True  b) False

 

NextGen VOCABULARY RELAY! The class that gets around the room fastest with the fewest mistakes wins! If you are one of the people that gets a rerun, you’d better be ready! Count off, remember your number, and preview your question before we get to you.

  1. True/False? Referring to a judge as “Your Honor,” is an example of colloquial language.
  2. True/False? Always eating chicken before a baseball game is a good example of an idiosyncrasy.
  3. True/False?  In the word insomnia, the prefix in- means into.
  4. True/False?  Shaving your head is an example of a metamorphosis.
  5. True/False? Mr. Coward uses many colloquialisms.
  6. True/False? The word scapegoat is based on actual goats.
  7. True/False? In the word instill, the prefix in– means not.
  8. True/False? The word scapegoat can be used as a verb.
  9. True/False? In the word transfixed, the prefix trans– means nailed.
  10. True/False? To be called a phenomenon, it has to be inexplicable.
  11. True/False? At the end of The Midwife’s Apprentice, Alyce is optimistic.
  12. True/False?  Dally was a pessimistic person.
  13. True/False?  The sun coming up every morning is a phenomenon.
  14. True/False?  The sun coming up every morning is inexplicable.

 

“The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street.” Act II.

You have just crossed over into… The Twilight Zone!

 

Wednesday, 11/15: Transitions, Vocab, Monsters!

“Transitions, 11/15.”
in fact, consequently, because, furthermore, instead, for example, nevertheless 

A vegetarian can be defined as someone who does not eat meat, fish, or other animal products, such as eggs or cheese; 1) _____, he or she eats vegetables, fruits, grains, and seeds. 2) _____ this diet consists of non-meat food sources, a vegetarian typically consumes less fat and cholesterol than an individual who consumes meat. 3) _____, raising animals for food uses valuable land, water, and energy. 4) _____, adopting a vegetarian diet helps conserve the valuable resources that our future depends on.

 

“Vocab, 11/15.” (15)
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  1. (2) _____ and ______
  2. _____
  3. “Quick, Bartlett! ______ them with hope!”
  4. “It’s times like these we really need to roll up our sleeves, rally together, and find a _____.”
  5. Everybody has _______(s) that other people might find weird.
  6. Patience with the ways of nature had been ____(ed) in her by her park ranger father.
  7. The root of this word means sleep: _____
  8. The prefix of this word means across or through: _____
  9. (2) The prefix of these words means not: _____ (Not instill; that one means “into.”)
  10. “S’up?” is an example of  _______ language.
  11. In professional sports, the coach is often the _______for a team’s bad performance, even if it isn’t always his fault.
    integrate, export, efficient, symbolic, domestic
  12. You will have to _____ graphs and illustration into your research report.
  13. Over 80% of the world’s almonds are ____(ed) from California.

 

“The Monsters are Due on Maple Street.” p415.

Discuss in your group:

  • What is the purpose of fear?  (Why do we get scared?)
  • Why do we like it sometimes? (Don’t say, “It’s fun.” Duh.)
  • What are (most) humans scared of?
  • “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Meaning?  (Bonus: Who said that famous quote?)

ACT I.

Friday, 12/9: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test 15, MoMS!

Prep sheet for Test #15:
Vocabulary Practices:  12/7: ____/12  12/6: ____/15
Vocab H/W: ___/20
Other Extra Credit: Period 3 gets +3 for Vocab Relay, Period 6 gets +1. Also: Cerro San Luis +1, phenomena +1, 1941 +1.

Mental Floss.

  1. Wacky Wordy: What phrase is represented by the following?look kool XtXhXeXsXtXrXeXeXtX
  2. What musical instruments are represented below?
    a)  P O     b)  BA BA    c)  ECLART     d)  @ # $ %
  3. Add together each of the defined words to get a whole new word. Example: to shout + what you say when you feel pain = yellow.
    a) A light brown color + to leave = ____  b) Vehicle + an animal pal = _____   c) A store’s announcement + a type of women’s clothing  = ______
  4. These groups of three definitions describe three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter. (Example: king, ring, wing.) What are they?
    a) finished, to sleep lightly, a measured quantity     b) sneaky, to secretly observe, an enclosure for pigs

Test #15.

The Monsters are Due on Maple Street
You have just crossed over into… The Twilight Zone!

 

Thursday, 12/8: Vocab Relay, Research, Monsters!

Tomorrow’s (Short) Test: Vocab, MoMS, Husker Du.

NextGen VOCABULARY RELAY! The class that gets around the room fastest with the fewest mistakes wins! If you are one of the people that gets a rerun, you’d better be ready! Count off, remember your number, and preview your question before we get to you.

  1. True/False? Referring to a judge as “Your Honor,” is an example of a colloquialism.
  2. True/False? Always eating chicken before a baseball game is a good example of an idiosyncrasy.
  3. True/False?  In the word insomnia, the prefix in- means into.
  4. True/False?  Shaving your head is an example of a metamorphosis.
  5. True/False? Mr. Coward uses many colloquialisms.
  6. True/False? The word scapegoat is based on actual goats.
  7. True/False? In the word instill, the prefix in– means not.
  8. True/False? The word scapegoat can be used as a verb.
  9. True/False? In the word transfixed, the prefix trans– means nailed.
  10. True/False?To be called a phenomenon, it has to be inexplicable.
  11. True/False? At the end of The Midwife’s Apprentice, Alyce is optimistic.
  12. True/False?  Dally was a pessimistic person.
  13. True/False?  The sun coming up every morning is a phenomenon.
  14. True/False?  The sun coming up every morning is inexplicable.

 

“The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street.” Act II.
(Video tomorrow.)

Let’s preview a few MoMS test questions.

Research.

Anti-Plagiarism Example.

You should have:

Works Cited.

  1. Source #1
  2. Source #2
  3. etc.
Notes.
What is a SWAT officer?What training…?Etc.
SWAT Officers
(rough draft)Officer Jim Dandy
listened to the voice in his
earphone as he slowly
approached the building…

Wednesday, 12/7: Vocabulary, Research, Monsters!

You Better Know: What infamous event in history occurred on this day? In what year?

“Vocabulary 12/7.”
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  1. (2) _____ and ______
  2. _____
  3. “Quick, Bartlett! ______ them with hope!”
  4. “It’s times like these we really need to roll up our sleeves, rally together, and find a _____.”
  5. Everybody has _______(s) that other people might find weird.
  6. Patience with the ways of nature had been ____(ed) in her by her father.
  7. The root of this word means sleep: _____
  8. The prefix of this word means across or through: _____
  9. (2) The prefix of these words means not: _____ (Not instill; that one means “into.”)
  10. *** This word literally means “across to send.” _____

 

“The Monsters are Due on Maple Street.” p246.

Discuss in your group:

  • What is the purpose of fear?  (Why do we get scared?)
  • Why do we like it sometimes? (Don’t say, “It’s fun.” Duh.)
  • What are (most) humans scared of?
  • “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” (Meaning? Bonus: Who said that famous quote?)

ACT I.