Monday, 12/17: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #16, Vladek

Copy “homework” into planner.

“SAWs, 12/17.”
transport (v): to carry (someone or something) from one place to another
initiative (n): 1) the energy and desire that is needed to do something    2) a plan or program that is intended to solve a problem
incorporate (v): 
to include (something) as part of something else
incidence (n):
how often something happens
acknowledge (v):  
1)  to admit   2) to express thanks or appreciation for
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. The teacher said to ____at least five vocab words in the essay.
  6. Even as more attention is drawn to “cancer awareness,” the actual ______ of cancer has been declining since 1992.
  7. Part of being a good citizen is _______(ing) that there are differences between people, and that is ok.
  8. Californians voted on quite a few ________(s) which claimed to try to fix various issues in our state.
  9. A diet that _______(s) a lot of fruits and vegetables is the healthiest way to eat.
  10. The roots of this word literally mean to “carry across.”

 

Debrief Test #16. Hmmm. Lotsa Husker Du!

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.

Tuesday, 12/11: Vocab, Clauses, 120 Seconds, Vladek

“Vocab, 12/11.”

    

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. It would be ___ of a dishwasher to tell the master chef  how to do things.
  6. All her emotions were released in a ___ moment on the stage as 20,000 people cheered.
  7. Much of the agriculture in the rest of the world is made up of _____(ence) farms, that barely grow enough food for the family working on it.
  8. MacGyver could ____ together almost anything from a bomb to a hang-glider from bits of trash he found lying around.
  9. Artie says Richieu’s picture on the wall of his parents’ room was a sort of _____ to him, implying that Richieu would have been a better son than he is.
  10. After the long siege, the city knew it was ____ to resist any longer…
  11. …and they finally _____(ed) to the stronger army.
  12. Though he came from a very religious family, he was still _____ about organized religion; he wasn’t sure what to think.
  13. *** _______ usually ______(s) _______.

 

Clause Examples. A clause is a group of words that has a subject and a verb.

  • Tara ate a cheese roll after she watched The Simpsons with her family.
    (Independent clause. (I) Has a subject and a verb. Could be a sentence on its own.
  • Tara ate a cheese roll after she watched The Simpsons with her family.
    (Dependent clause. (D)  Has a subject and a verb, but cannot stand alone as a sentence.)
  • Tara ate a cheese roll after she watched The Simpsons with her family. (NOT A CLAUSE! (NOT) No subject/verb! This is a phrase!)

“Clauses, 12/11.” – Write I, D or NOT.

  1. I sent the llama to the store before the party started.
  2. When we all finally got there.
  3. If you were a bird, you would like it in a tree.
  4. If you were a bird, you would like it in a tree.
  5. He failed the test because he ignored the warning.
  6. He failed the test after he ignored the warning.
  7. Since Jenni ate the hot dog, she got sick.
  8. Jack was much quicker than the llama was.
  9. Joe ate the hot dog even though the llama told him not to.
  10. Jill drove the car out to the llama’s house.
  11. Bonus for +1: If you use a dependent clause as a sentence, that mistake is called a _____

 

120 Seconds Continues!

Maus: Chapter 5 – Mouse Holes

Monday, 12/10: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #15, Clauses, Vladek

Copy homework into planner. If you have not done your 120 Seconds, you will go Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday!

“SAWS, 12/10.”
diversity (noun) variety; range
enhance (verb) to improve
migration (noun) movement from one place to another
presume (verb) to suppose; to guess; to assume
reveal (verb) to uncover; to show; to expose
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. This word comes from roots that mean “to take before.”
  5. This word’s root means “to turn in opposite directions.”
  6. This word’s root means “to uncover.”
  7. “movement from one place to another to live or work”
  8. This word’s roots meant “to make higher.”
  9. In this country, the legal system is supposed to _____ that you are innocent until they can prove you are guilty.
  10. Usually _______ follows the job market. People go where there are jobs.

 

Debrief Test #15. I know which ones I will be Husker Du-ing!

“Clauses, 12/10.”

  • A CLAUSE is a group of words that contain a subject and a verb.
  • An INDEPENDENT CLAUSE can stand alone as sentence.
  • A DEPENDENT CLAUSE cannot stand alone as a sentence.

For each boldfaced, underlined group of words say whether it is an Independent Clause, a Dependent Clause, or NOT A CLAUSE at all.

  1. Since I ate a doughnut, I felt rapturous.
  2. The llama climbed slowly up the very steep hill.
  3. Jimmy ate a doughnut; he got sick.
  4. There are some things in life that we’ll never know 
  5. You must say, “Sir,” when you say, “Mr. Coward.” 
  6. I ate a second doughnut, and I still felt good.
  7. The llama won the race although the tortoise was a faster runner.
  8. Joe ran to the store with his llama.
  9. When the llama started his company, he had nothing.  
  10. The llama is a quadruped with fins for swimming.

 

VLADEK!

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?

 

Wednesday, 12/5: Vocab, 120, Vladek

Checking SMYK’s.

“Vocab, 12/5.”
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  1. Give the antonym for this guy’s look. ______
  2. (2) Figure #2 shows the effects of sleep _____(ation) which is very ____ in today’s society.
  3. _____ (He’s pretty ____ about coloring.)
  4. _____ (Not non sequitur.)
  5. During the Nazi occupation of Poland there was a(n) ______ shortage of food and other necessities in the Jewish community. (Not prevalent.)
  6. In The Outsiders, the Socs had both wealth and social _______.
  7. Fifth period seems to like to interrupt the class with various ______(s) and random questions.
  8. The con man _____(ly) convinced the old lady that he was in love with her in order to steal her money.
  9. During the period between Mardis Gras and Easter, you are supposed to _____ yourself of something you like. It’s supposed to be a difficult thing to do.  (Bonus: What is this period of time called? Bonus 2: What does Mardis Gras mean?)
  10. (2) The transfer of the 1936 Olympics to another country would have damaged Germany’s _____, so they enforced their racist laws less _____(ly) during that time.
  11. * Near the end of The Midwife’s Apprentice, Alyce is ______ about what path to take with her life.

120 Seconds Continues…

Vladek’s Story Continues…