Wednesday, 2/6: Old Glory, Vocab, Dah Givah

“Old Glory” Quiz. Collaborative. Characters: Donald, Gran-Da, Dad, Mom, SOS men.

  1. On the surface, who are we initially supposed to think is the protagonist (hero) of the story?
  2. If we dig deeper, who is REALLY the protagonist?
  3. Conflict #1: ____ v _____
  4. Conflict #2: ____ v _____
  5. What right did the SOS law take away?
  6. Why did Gran-Da try to burn the flag?
  7. Why did Donald turn him in?
  8. What/Who does Uncle represent?
  9. Explain the last line: “What kind of world would that be?”
  10.  (BONUS) What do you think the main message of the story is?

 

“Vocab, 2/6.”  tentative, infringe, reprieve, benign, profound, indolent, relinquish, exasperate, (in)conspicuous, (un)scrupulous, haphazard
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  1. _____ Cartoon of student napping in his desk .
  2. _____ A telephone pole with literally hundreds of cables connected to it. They look very tangled.
  3. _____ That guy cutting his lawn one blade at a time again.
  4. Some thought that the new law would _____ upon their right to protest, and they protested that.
  5. I  tried to be as ____ as possible as I passed the note in class, but Mr. Coward still caught me.
  6. Solar power is more ______ to the environment than coal or oil.
  7. It had been raining so much that we ____(ly) planned the picnic for Saturday, but we also made other plans just in case.
  8. The _____ lawyer took advantage of the old man.
  9. “Wealth is ______, but poverty hides.”
  10. After he lost the battle, the king had to ____ the throne to the winner.
  11. Which vocab word can sometimes be used like the SAW dramatic?
  12. * The word cool still means good, even in ____ slang. (frivolous, exploit, contemporary, abandon, dramatic)

 

The Giver. Pick some 1-1-1’s to read! Yep, NIGHTLY!

The Giver, chapter 1.” (5)

  1. What mistake in language did Asher make? (Use the words.)
  2. (quote) How does Jonas feel about his upcoming ceremony of 12?
  3. (2) What are the only two times being released is not a punishment?
  4. Why does everyone know that Lily’s comment about keeping Gabriel has to be a joke?

Continue aloud. Do your 1-1-1 for chapter 2 now.
If we finish chapter 2… No reading tonight! Get your interview stuff together for tomorrow!

Tuesday, 2/5: Vocab, Euphemisms, Old Glory

Euphemisms.

  1. What does the prefix eu– mean?
  2. monthly housing accommodation payment
  3. governmental revenue ($) enhancement
  4. relocation center
  5. encore telecast
  6. correctional facility
  7. over the hill
  8. euthanasia

 

“Vocab, 2/5.” * = SAW.
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  1. _____ Pic of a sign with the NIKE swoosh that says Mike Wong, with the W being an upside down McDonald’s logo.
  2. _____ A “Get Out of Jail Free” card from a Monopoly game.
  3. _____ A pic of a kitty in the corner with his front paws in the air, and saying, “I give up!”
  4. _____ Pic of a teenager throwing her hands in the air in anger at her mom.
  5. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” -Aristotle. ______
  6. If you search more systematically, instead of so ____(ly), you will be more likely to find whatever you’re looking for.
  7. During the summer, without something to do, some kids can get very _____ and end up not doing much of anything.
  8. After she fell, she got up and tested her leg _____(ly) to see if it would support her weight.
  9. She was always very _____ about her work. That’s why she got A’s.
  10. Many rappers “sing” the praises of “bling” and _____ consumption.
  11. The  _____ student copied his essay from the internet.
  12. (2*) He saw a ____ increase in his test scores after he started studying. Que milagro! It wasn’t just ____ talk from Mr. Coward.

In England there is 1 surveillance camera for every 14 people. The average Londoner is caught on camera around 300 times per day. Is that OK?

A look at the Bill of Rights. Why is #6 especially important?

The Sixth Amendment establishes a number of rights of the defendant in a criminal trial:

to a speedy and public trial
to trial by an impartial jury
to be informed of criminal charges
to confront witnesses
to compel witnesses to appear in court
to assistance of counsel[109]

Old Glory

Bonus: What is “Old Glory” a nickname for? Respond thusly in your notebook with a date:
“Old Glory” is the nickname for___________.
Bonus Two: Uncle Sam is a nickname for ________.

What would a “Civic Responsibility” class be all about?

Listen! Yes, LISTEN!

Old Glory” Note the title of his essay and the date!

Hand out Giver books.

Finish chapter 1 tonight.

Monday, 2/4: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #20, Vladek Wrap Up

Copy homework into planner. Remember that Interview Notes are due on Thursday!

“SAWs, 2/4.
abandon (verb) to give up; to leave behind
frivolous (adjective) not important; silly
contemporary (adjective) modern; current
dramatic (adjective) exciting; full of emotion; extreme
exploit (verb) to take advantage of


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  1. _____ Graph that shows a sudden, large increase
  2. _____ Pic of a destroyed building where obviously nobody has lived in awhile
  3. _____ Pic of a roll of money used as toilet paper
  4. _____ Pic of a modern house with a groovy pool
  5. There was a _____ change in his behavior after he started the medication.
  6. It is usually easy to _____ a little brother’s lack of savvy and make him do what you want.
  7. He ____(ed) the project before it was finished because he ran out of money.
  8. If we use the word _____ as a noun, it can also mean an adventure.
  9. One reason people may dislike lawyers is due to ____ lawsuits that waste everybody’s time and money.
  10. The roots of this word mean “of the present time.” _____

 

Debrief Test #20.

 

Finish Vladek and Discuss:

  1. Art Spiegelman has said that the final page of Maus II really has three endings. With your group, discuss what stories they might be endings of. Be ready to point out which panels or images end each story.
  2. When MAUS was published, the Washington Post said, “…impossible to describe accurately, and impossible to achieve in any medium but comics.”  What do you think about that? Do you think it’s true? Could MAUS have been anything but a comic and been as powerful?  Why or why not?

Euphemism (n – U FEM ISM): 
A “nice” way of saying something  unpleasant. 

The prefix eu- means “good.”


Examples: passed on = died, sanitation engineer = garbage man, waitress in the sky = flight attendant

  1. visually disabled =
  2. solid waste =
  3. landfill =
  4. economically disadvantaged =
  5. undocumented transborder migrant =
  6. vertically challenged =
  7. intentionally inaccurate statement  =

 

Wednesday, 12/20: SAWs Review, 120 Seconds Redux, Euphemisms, “The Pedestrian”

Review 120 Seconds.
We start when we get back. Here’s another (slightly too long) demo.

 

 

 

 

“SAWs, 12/20.”
whereas, capable, ongoing, compatible, notion
   
1. _____  2. _____  3. _____  4. _____  5. _____
Jimmy was a  6)______ worker and his friendly personality made him  7)______ with the team,  8)_____ Joey had the 9)_____ that he was too good for the job and had  10)______ problems until he was fired.
consequence, undernourished, extract, modify.
   
11. _____  12. _____  13. _____  14. _____

   
15. _____  16. _____  17. _____  18. _____

 

“Euphemisms II.” Translate each euphemism.
Bonus: Euthanasia is a euphemism for…
Bonus II: The prefix eu means… ________

  1. intentionally inaccurate statement
  2. monthly housing accommodation payment
  3. governmental revenue ($) enhancement
  4. encore telecast
  5. chronologically challenged (chron = time after the Greek god, Chronos.)

 

“The Pedestrian”  and  “The Forecast”  p196.

Bonus: What does the prefix ped- mean?

“OG/Ped Quiz, 12/20.” Write the answer, not the letter.

  1. Why did Gran-Da try to burn the flag?
  2. Why did Donald turn him in?
  3. “Old Glory” was written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  4. The main conflict in “The Pedestrian” is…
  5. “The Pedestrian”  is written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  6. “The Forecast” is written in…  a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  7. Which of the following is closest in its theme to “The Forecast”?    a) The Midwife’s Apprentice  b) “The Pedestrian”  c) “Old Glory”  d) The Outsiders  e) “Nothing Gold Can Stay”  f) “Motto”
  8. The word forecast in the poem refers to the weatherman’s forecast, but it also adds another meaning for the poem. What else is the poem forecasting?
  9. (2) Which character doesn’t belong with the others?  Why? a) Pony  b) Alyce  c) Gran-Da  d) Donald  e) Mr. Mead

 

If you haven’t yet printed your research, do it now.

PRINT LINK.

Tuesday, 12/19: SAWs Review, Research Mop Up, Euphemisms, The OG

“SAWs Review, 12/19.” (14)
duration, adopt, ensure, tension, consent

  1. In the old days, a woman’s father would have to give his ____ before she could get married.
  2. There was a lot of _____ between my mom and me after our fight.
    diminish, regime, stable, estimate, displace
      
  3. ____
  4. ____
  5. ____
  6. _____
    integrate, export, efficient, symbolic, domestic
  7. Many immigrants have found it difficult to _____ into American culture.
  8. The President’s job concerns both foreign and _____ issues.
    controversy, justify, perspective, bias, debate
  9. The root of this word means “to look.” _____
  10.  This word literally mean “to lean.” _____
    cite, research, data, phase, strategy
  11. (4) Before they _____(ed) in a new ______, they ____(ed) the ______.

 

 

Research Mop Up.

Euphemism (n – U FEM ISM): 
A “nice” way of saying something  unpleasant. 

The prefix eu- means “good.”


Examples: passed on = died, sanitation engineer = garbage man, waitress in the sky = flight attendant

  1. visually disabled =
  2. solid waste =
  3. landfill =
  4. economically disadvantaged =
  5. undocumented transborder migrant =
  6. vertically challenged =
  7. involuntary servitude (noun)  =

 

What is freedom? Privacy? What do we give up to be “free”?

In England there is 1 surveillance camera for every 14 people. The average Londoner is caught on camera around 300 times per day. Is that OK?

A look at the Bill of Rights. Why is #6 especially important?

The Sixth Amendment establishes a number of rights of the defendant in a criminal trial:

to a speedy and public trial
to trial by an impartial jury
to be informed of criminal charges
to confront witnesses
to compel witnesses to appear in court
to assistance of counsel[109]

 

Old Glory” p203.

Bonus: What is “Old Glory” a nickname for? Respond thusly in your notebook with a date:
“Old Glory” is the nickname for___________.

Bonus Two: Uncle Sam is a nickname for ________. Ditto above.

What would a “Civic Responsibility” class be all about?
Note the title and date!

 

Listen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFTER QUIZ:

“Old Glory” Quiz. Collaborative.

  1. On the surface, who are we initially supposed to think is the protagonist of the story?
  2. If we dig deeper, who is REALLY the protagonist?
  3. Conflict #1:
  4. Conflict #2:
  5. What right did the SOS law take away?
  6. Why did Gran-Da try to burn the flag?
  7. Why did Donald turn him in?
  8. What/Who does Uncle represent?
  9. What do you think the main message of the story is?
  10. Explain the last line.
  11. “Old Glory” was written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person

Wednesday, 12/21: SAWs, Sneetches, The OG

Tomorrow’s “Test”: SAWs Review – 25 Questions!

“Warm Up, 12/21 – SAWs.”


(impact, transfer, feature, design, potential)

  1. The city council studied the _____
  2. _____ of the new shopping center on the local neighborhood…
  3. …before asking the developer to ______ a more pedestrian-friendly environment.

    (element, culture, complexity, tradition, resourceful)

  4. _________ people reuse everything they can.
  5. In American _______, we celebrate our independence on July 4.
  6. He couldn’t handle the _______ of the Webster’s crossword because his vocabulary wasn’t strong enough.

    (adjustment, exposure, modify, monitor, transition)

  7. Many people think that ______ to violence in games and movies can lead to real violence.
  8. To make a(n) ________ is…
  9. …to _______ something.
  10. We have been working on ______ words and phrases such as “for example,” “secondly,” and “furthermore.”

    (attribute, relocate, project (v), statistics, in ____’s interest)

  11. San Luis Coastal district has _____(ed) that they will lose money when Diablo closes.
  12. People use ________ to try to prove many things, but numbers can sometimes lie.
  13. The successful woman ______(ed) her success to listening to her middle school English teacher.

D’oh! Correct Test #16 in most classes.

Correct/Discuss Sneetches.

Old Glory
Bonus: What is “Old Glory” a nickname for?