Thursday, 2/22: Commas, Vocab + Relay, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Commas, Vocab, Vladek.

“Commas, 2/22.” Put ’em where they go. If the sentence doesn’t need any commas, write OK.

  1.  There was no question that the llama’s painting a huge colorful and ugly mural was the worst entry in the art exhibit.
  2. The llama was safe enough wasn’t it?
  3. Llamas which are lighter than water rise to the surface.
  4. The uninvited llama wore a bright white furry suit.
  5. As the llama goddess she regulated the course of the heavenly bodies and controlled the alternating seasons.
  6. Llamas that don’t wear hats are illegal in some cities.
  7. Some llamas refuse to go to the zoo because of pity for creatures that must live in small cages.
  8. The llama was born on May 7 1955 and his best friend was born exactly two months later on July 7 1955.

 

“Vocab, 2/22.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. After he missed the tying field goal, the kicker was _____ for days.
  7. When the little girl gets tired, she gets ____, and pouts about everything. (Not dejected.)
  8. The light in the room didn’t seem to come from any one source; it just sort of ______(ed)  the walls, casting a soft glow.
  9. She is usually very ______ and lazy on very hot days.
  10. It is taking us awhile to ______ the concepts of compound and complex sentences.
  11. By definition, a meme is ______.
  12. (2) When your sadness is _____(ed), your soul has found ___. (Awww.)

Vocabulary Relay!

 

Vladek

Wednesday, 2/21: Commas, Vocab, Vladek

 

“Commas, 2/21.” Put ’em where they go!

  1. I didn’t want to wake you up until I had to.
  2. I asked my BFF the llama what she wanted for lunch.
  3. This easy fun exercise will help you with your llama woes.
  4. Rachel Ray finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog.
  5. The wild llama is in fact a vicious predator.
  6. She wanted to tame the wild llama but it was too much for her.
  7. Until I ate that doughnut I didn’t know happiness.
  8. We have two hours to kill someone come by and see us.
  9. Eddie Baby please ask your dog Odif the Terrible to leave the cat alone.

 

“Vocab, 2/21.”
       

  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. The man finally ______(ed) his intense thirst with a drink from the fountain.
  7. The smell of brownies _____ the house and made me very hungry.
  8. The goal of immigrants used to be _____(ion), but these days people are proud of their differences.
  9. With more than 24,000 locations, Subway sandwich places are _____.
  10. Mr. Coward is not happy about Jhonny’s less than _____ papers. They are very difficult to decipher, and scores might get entered incorrectly.
  11. (2) Whenever she was _____, she always seemed to find _____ in her music.

 

“Vladek Quiz, 2/21.” One time only: closed book!

  1. Why is Vladek so concerned about not wasting food?
  2. What does Vladek say when Artie asks him why the Jews didn’t resist more?
  3. Why does Vladek’s plan to escape from Auschwitz fail?
  4. What does she mean when Francoise says, “I’ll bet you that Anja’s notebooks were written on both sides of the page…”?
  5. When Vladek says, “Here, in Dachau, my troubles began,” what specifically was his “trouble”?
  6. According to Spiegelman, what is the real purpose of Maus?

 

Vladek (the racist) is SAVED!

Tuesday, 2/20: Homework, Commas, Correct Test #23, Art Spiegelman, Vladek

Copy homework into planner.

“Commas, 2/20!” Write ok if no commas are needed. Bonus: What is the symbol called that you use to show where a missing comma goes?

  1. If you don’t already know today we’re going to learn to cut and paste kids!
  2. Lloyd the Llama author of a best-selling book and renowned rocket scientist was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for Poetry.
  3. The llama that she rode to the wedding looked very pretty.
  4. The llama jerky was soft but satisfying.
  5. Because the llama missed the bus he was late for his very important appointment.
  6. Please no smoking food or beverages in the classroom!
  7. Most of the time travelers worry about their luggage getting lost.
  8. I played video games for hours with my friend the llama.
  9. Sid waited for the llama to arrive so he could get a ride in his hot new Camaro.
  10. commas

 

Correct/Recollect Test #23.

Listening Exercise: Art Spiegelman interview excerpt. (1:30-3:07)
Questions to listen for answers for. Take notes now; quiz tomorrow.

  1. What do you think the opening quote about the 5000 pound mouse means?
  2. How does Spiegelman feel about Maus being taught everywhere in schools?
  3. According to Spiegelman, what is the real purpose of Maus?
  4. Why does he say comics are an especially good form for showing memories?
  5. What do you think the word ubiquitous means?

 

Vladek.

 

 

Thursday, 2/15: Commas, Vocab + Relay, Vladek, Interviews

Tomorrow’s Test: Commas (bring your pink sheet), Vocab, Husker Du Clauses, Vladek

Checking SMYKs.

“Commas, 2/15.”  Insert commas, give reasons. Some need more than one comma for more than one reason.

  1. The wild llama in fact is a vicious predator.
  2. She wanted to tame the wild llama but it was too much for her.
  3. There was a very ancient ancestor to the llama which had giant razor-sharp claws.
  4. If you come to the party please don’t wear white people.
  5. I asked the llama my BFF about the party.
  6. I didn’t know whether he wanted a hamburger chicken or taco salad for lunch.

“Vocab, 2/15.” Write the ANSWER to #12.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. “Are you _____(ing) that I’m a liar?”
  4. We ran out of the ingredients for the recipe, so we had to ______.
  5. The Nuremberg Laws ____(ed) Jews to second-rate status.
  6. Years of work were needed for the CIA agent to _____ himself into the terrorist organization.
  7. After three warnings, Joel was _____(ed) to the “naughty chair.”
  8. The students in the MP are far from _____ when it comes to cleaning up after themselves at break and lunch.  
  9. The annoying kids taunted the dog over the fence until he was _____(ed) enough to jump it. 
  10. Mr. Coward does not ____ the use of phones in class.
  11. Some people think that the Narnia series is a religious  _________, with Aslan the lion representing Christ.
  12. Which one is the allegory?  a) Using animals instead of people in Maus.  b) The early bird gets the worm.  c) “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”  d) He slept like a rock.  e) B and D.  f) All are allegories.  g) None are allegories.

Completed Interview due TOMORROW!
When you have finished (and proofread) your interview essay:

  1. Share your document with me. Make sure you also share with “anybody with a link,” so everyone else can read it too.
  2. Use the little grid my your picture in Chrome and open Google Classroom.
  3. Join this class by using this code: gp2xbt
  4. Click the Plus sign (+).
  5. Give your essay a groovy title and click on the Google docs icon and choose your finished essay.
  6. Go back to your document and print it.  PRINT LINK.
  7. Staple and put into the essay basket.
  8. Congratulate yourself on a job well done.

 

VLADEK.

Wednesday, 2/14: Vocab, Commas, Interviews, Vladek

Checking: Definitions.

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“Commas, 2/14.” Place commas in each sentence that needs them and give the reason/rule from the list. Some might need more than one comma for more than one reason. Some might be ok as is. For #9: Combine into one smooth sentence with proper punctuation.

  1. We waited in a long line to climb to the top of the giant wheel of cheese but it was a disappointment.
  2. Quiet little Johnny who wouldn’t hurt a living thing on purpose had taken a human life.
  3. This easy fun exercise will help you I believe with your llama woes.
  4. Eddie Baby please ask your dog to leave the cat alone.
  5. Rachel Ray finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog.
  6. Until I ate that doughnut I didn’t know happiness.
  7. I listened to the llama’s story and I was sad.
  8. I didn’t want to wake you up until I had to.
  9. You must report it. You are in a car accident. There is no damage.

 

“Vocab, 2/14.”

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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. He was a ______ opponent and very tough to outwit.
  6. The old photographs were all ______(ed) to the attic because nobody looked at them any more.
  7. Jean is very _____ about her silverware; she won’t eat at that restaurant because she thinks the forks aren’t clean enough.
  8. He tried to _____ himself into the “cool crowd” by hanging around them A LOT.
  9. Some people see boxing as legally ______(ed) violence.
  10. This word’s roots mean “to bend/lean inward.” ______
  11. Now that he had found religion, the former criminal wanted ______ for the things he had done.
  12. I didn’t like his ____(ion) that I wasn’t good enough to make the team.
  13. (2) He fooled his pursuers with a _____ trick that he ______(ed) on the spot.

 

Interviews!  When you have finished (and proofread) your interview essay:

  1. Share your document with me. Make sure you also share with “anybody with a link,” so everyone else can read it too.
  2. Use the little grid my your picture in  Chrome and open Google Classroom.
  3. Join this class by using this code: gp2xbt
  4. Click the Plus sign (+).
  5. Give your essay a groovy title and click on the Google docs icon and choose your finished essay.
  6. Go back to your document and print it.  PRINT LINK.
  7. Staple and put into the essay basket.
  8. Congratulate yourself on a job well done.

 

Vladek.

  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?

 

Aloud.

Wednesday, 2/22: Commas, Vocab, Vladek

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“Commas, 2/22!”

  1. If you don’t already know today we’re going to learn to cut and paste kids!
  2. Lloyd the llama author of a best-selling book and renowned rocket scientist was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for Poetry.
  3. The llama that she rode to the wedding looked very pretty.
  4. The llama jerky was soft but satisfying.
  5. Because the llama missed the bus he was late for his very important appointment.
  6. Please no smoking food or beverages in the classroom!
  7. Most of the time travelers worry about their luggage getting lost.
  8. I played video games for hours with my friend the llama.
  9. Sid waited for the llama to arrive so he could get a ride in his hot new Camaro.
  10. commas

 

“Vocab, 2/22.”
     

  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. The man finally ______(ed) his intense thirst with a drink from the fountain.
  7. The smell of brownies _____ the house and made me very hungry.
  8. The goal of immigrants used to be _____(ion), but these days people are proud of their differences.
  9. With more than 24,000 locations, Subway sandwich places are _____.
  10. (2) Whenever she was _____, she always seemed to find _____ in her music.

 

Vladek.

Tuesday, 2/21: Copy Homework, Commas(!), Debrief Test 23, Art Spiegelman

Copy homework into assignment book.

INTERVIEWS ARE DUE THURSDAY!

Do Part A on pink sheet. Use the caret symbol to show where the commas go.

Debrief Test #23.  Hrrrrrmmmm.

Listening Exercise: Art Spiegelman interview excerpt. (1:30-3:07)
Questions to listen for answers for.

  1. What do you think the opening quote about the 5000 pound mouse means?
  2. How does Spiegelman feel about Maus being taught everywhere in schools?
  3. According to Spiegelman, what is the real purpose of Maus?
  4. Why does he say comics are an especially good form for showing memories?
  5. What do you think the word ubiquitous means?

 

Vladek.