Thursday, 12/5: New Groups, Vocab, Work on 120 Intro, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Vladek and Vocab and  maybe Husker Du from Test #13.

“Vocab 12/5.” Each word is used once. Yup, you have to do some thinking on this one. Don’t necessarily do them in order! Do the ones you know first and cross them off the list
prestige, deprive, disheveled, suave, affectation, non sequitur, acute, prevalent, ideology, zealous

  1. The root of this word was Latin for influence. _____
  2. The root of this word was Latin for having greater power _____
  3. The root of this word was Latin for not in sequence. _____
  4. The root of this word was Latin for jealous. _____
  5. The root of this word was Latin for agreeable. ______
  6. The root of this word was Latin for needle. _____
  7. The root of this word was Old French for hair. _____
  8. The root of this word was Latin for trickery or illusion. _______
  9. The root of this word was Latin for form or pattern. _____
  10. The roots of this word were Latin for completely away from public life. _____

Vocabulary Relay! Only 10 Words; how fast can you go?

 

Prep for 120 Seconds. Writing your intro. You need about 200 words. If you don’t have a book yet, we need to talk. NOW!

  1. Start with a little hook:
    • Imagine yourself…
    • Throughout history mankind has…
    • It was a dark and stormy night…
    • What do you call a… (joke)
    • Once upon a time…
    • Have you ever wondered…
    • What if…
    • Jimmy was a boy who…
    • Scary, gripping, and difficult to put down…
    • Etc.
  2. Give us the required info:
    • Title
    • Author
    • Genre (Not just fiction/non; we want something like romance, sci fi, horror, mystery, fantasy, comedy, historical fiction, etc.)
  3. Time for the 5 W’s for the BOOK:
    • This is the story of…
    • This book is about…
    • Set in the future…
    • Not too much detail; you have less than a minute.
  4. Now to set up the PASSAGE:
    • This is the part of the book where…
    • This is the scene when…
    • _____ is about to _____

 

Correct Maus Quiz from yesterday.  (15p)  Trade ‘n grade.

  1. (2) What things does Artie say have “taken their toll” on his father?
  2. What physical sign does Vladek still have from the concentration camps?
  3. Why is Chapter One called “The Sheik”?  (Because…)
  4. On p14, the circular panel marks the beginning of Vladek’s story in the past. Where do we first interrupt that story, and come back to the present for a moment? (page and panel)
  5. Maus is told in ____ person. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th
  6. What year did Vladek meet Anja? (p17)
  7. Why does Anja want to break her engagement with Vladek before they married?
  8. (quote) What promise to his father does Artie break?
  9. Why does Vladek threaten to end the engagement with Anja?
    Character ID. Identify each person either by name (if given) or by explanation.
  10. p13, panel 4, the one in the dress.
  11. (2) p17, panel 2, both characters.
  12. p20, panel 1, the person with the cigarette.
  13. p20, last panel, the person on the right.

 

Vladek aloud.

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

“Vocab, 12/18.”
mesmerize, quarantine, hypochondria, pandemonium, defray, subjugate, resolute, intercede, disgruntled, wallow, pauper, *incorporate, *initiative, *acknowledge, *transport, *incidence
 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.”
succumb, subsist, presumptuous, avant-garde, reproach, cathartic, frugal, cobble, futile, dissemble, ambivalent
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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, 12/6: Vocab + Relay, 120, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: 2V!

“Vocab, 12/6.” Each word is used once. Yup, you have to do some thinking on this one.
prestige, deprive, disheveled, suave, affectation, non sequitur, acute, prevalent, ideology, zealous

  1. The root of this word was Latin for influence. _____
  2. The root of this word was Latin for having greater power _____
  3. The root of this word was Latin for not in sequence. _____
  4. The root of this word was Latin for jealous. _____
  5. The root of this word was Latin for agreeable. ______
  6. The root of this word was Latin for needle. _____
  7. The root of this word was Old French for hair. _____
  8. The root of this word was Latin for trickery or illusion. _______
  9. The root of this word was Latin for form or pattern. _____
  10. The roots of this word were Latin for completely away from public life. _____

 

Vocab Relay! Only 10 words! How fast can you go?

120 Seconds Continues.

Vladek Continues. Artie very often shows Vladek telling his story as he pedals his exercise bike. What is this a good metaphor for?

Questions from tomorrow’s test:

  • Since Vladek and Anja’s family is not getting enough food coupons to eat, how are they getting enough food?
  • Why is Vladek’s brother-in-law, Wolfe, not too worried about the way things are for them now?
  • How does Vladek make money after he loses his factory after coming home from the POW camp?
  • How does Vladek’s father-in-law (Anja’s dad) help him after his first close call on the street?
  •  Who “survived me my life,” according Vladek, when he hid Vladek in his apartment during a roundup.
  • What does Vladek suggest that Anja refuses?