Wednesday, 2/20: S/CD/CX, Giver

“Husker Du, 2/20.” Write the ANSWER, not the letter.

  1. While the llama is a quadruped, he also has fins for swimming.  a) Fragment  b) Run on  c) Correct Sentence
  2. In the beginning, there was nothing but llamas. a) Fragment  b) Run on  c) Correct Sentence
  3. That moment is embarrassing when you realize that your llama just wrote a run on sentence.  a) Fragment  b) Run on  c) Correct Sentence
  4. You can beat the llama’s score you will be part of the elite llama squad.  a) Fragment  b) Run on  c) Correct Sentence
  5. _____ llama was selected for the fair.  a) Charles’  b) Charles’s  c) Charle’s   d) NOTA
  6. The _____ lounge is usually off-limits to students. (More than one.)  a) teacher’s  b) teachers  c) teachers’s  d) teachers’  e) NOTA
  7. _____ llama is that?  a) whose  b) who’se  c) who’s  d) NOTA
  8. John ate and ate, _____, he never gained weight.   a) even so  b) furthermore  c) so  d) therefore  e) consequently  f) NOTA
  9. Joe ate too fast. _______, he had a stomach ache.  a) Nevertheless  b) Furthermore  c) Meanwhile  d) Still  e) As a result   f) NOTA
  10. We have three ____ in our class.  a) Morris’s  b) Morris’  c) Morrises  d) NOTA

“S/CD/CX, 2/20.” (6)

  • Write three sentences about your interview process and/or person. Make one a simple sentence, make one a compound sentence, and make one a complex sentence. Be sure to label which is which. (S, CD, CX)

 

Giver 7-8, 2/20.” Write the answer, not the letter. Only #10 is collaborative.

  1. When parents want to show special affection for a child, they call him/her by number instead of name.  a) True  b) False
  2. What does the Chief Elder say about the future Twelves’ differences in her speech? a) Nothing; it’s considered rude to mention differences.  b) The differences have determined their futures.  c) The differences have stood out more than in previous groups.  d) The differences still need to become sameness.  e) NOTA
  3. Why did the Chief Elder make a joke about chastising Asher’s old teacher?
  4. Why was Asher punished as a Three?  a) He was rude.  b) He didn’t pay attention.  c) He literally asked for it.  d) He failed several tests.  e) NOTA
  5. The most honored job in the community is the Receiver of Memory.  a) True   b) False
  6. Which of the following attributes does the Chief Elder say Jonas does not yet possess, but will?  a) Intelligence.   b) Integrity.   c) Courage.   d) Wisdom.   e) She says he has them all.
  7. (Quote) What attribute is the Chief Elder unable to describe because she does not understand it?
  8. Why is the Chief Elder unable to prepare Jonas for the pain he will experience?
  9. What makes Jonas feel a “tiny sliver of sureness for the first time”?  a) He is not afraid.   b). He has already experienced pain.   c) The crowd changed like the apple.   d) The Chief Elder has confidence in him.    e) NOTA

  10. Explain what the Chief Elder means when she says, “playfulness and patience could, with maturity, be revealed as foolishness and indolence.”

What if nobody could lie, ever? Discuss and report back.  Benefits? Downsides? Dealbreakers?  Why?


 

Dah Givah aloud.

Thursday, 1/24: Husker Du II, Sentence Combo, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Husker Du (including Sentence Combo), Vladek.

“Husker Du II, 1/24.”

  1. This song also has an abundant of rocking guitars and a rap section featuring JayZ.  a) fragment    b) run on    c) apostrophe or plural error    d) word misuse    e) no mistake
  2. it: a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  3. “Why don’t you get a job?”   asked Steve.  “What?” Two-Bit was _______ “And ruin my rep?”  a) apprehensive  b) benevolent  c) nondescript  d) aghast  e) enhanced  f) intrigued
  4. The real reason Alyce leaves the village is that she…   a) doesn’t like delivering babies.  b) can’t express what she’s feeling.  c) can’t help the midwife any more. d) can’t take the midwife’s treatment of her any more.  e) can’t take the insults she knows she’s going to get.  f) NOTA
  5. The medication seems effective, _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe.   a) therefore  b) furthermore  c) nevertheless  d) so  e) consequently  f) NOTA
  6. Many of the the company’s factory workers have been ____(ed) by industrial robots. a) regime  b) diminish  c) displace  d) stable  e) estimate  f) taunt  g) tantalize  h) NOTA
  7. That embarrassing moment when you realize that your llama just wrote a run on sentence.  a) Fragment  b) Run On  c) Correct Sentence
  8. compelling : boring :: scarce : _____  a) diligent  b) diffident  c) dire  d) heedless  e) abundant  f) cordial  g) NOTA
  9. The ____ softball team mascot is a llama.  (More than one.)  a) women’s  b) woman’s  c) womens’s  d) NOTA
  10. I got all ____ on my report card.  a) A’s  b) As  c) ‘A’s  d) NOTA
  11. _____ llama is that?  a) whose  b) who’se  c) who’s  d) NOTA
  12. Which word best captures the Soc’s attitude toward the greasers?  ______  a) disdain  b) adversary  c) perceive  d) engrossed  e) banish  f) aplomb  g) NOTA
  13. Dally getting hauled in for the murder he didn’t do is an example of irony.  a) True  b) False
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

“Sentence Combo, 1/24.” Combine the sentences into the type of sentence asked for.

  1. The llama usually got seasick. He lived on a houseboat. (Complex)
  2. A girl rode her unicycle. Down the street is where she went. She had a llama-shaped balloon. (SIMPLE! Use the chart above!)
  3. She likes pizza. The llama prefers salmon burgers. (Compound)
  4. BONUS: The llama ate broccoli.  The llama didn’t get sick. The llama was able to meet Taylor Swift. (Compound-Complex! Use a dependent clause AND one of the FANBOYS AND a comma.)

 

Vladek! On tomorrow’s test:

  1. How does Pavel try to show Artie what Auschwitz felt like?  
  2. What makes Art shrink down again on p207?
  3. What’s a barrack (aka a block)?
  4. Why does the tin shop foreman, Yidl, dislike Vladek? 
  5. What does Vladek do to change Yidl’s opinion?
  6. What was Appel?
  7. Who helps Vladek establish and maintain contact with Anja?
  8. What was a Selektion?

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.

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!