Monday, 3/27: Copy Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test 28, GMovie

Copy homework into planner.
Giver Project due Friday.

“SAWs, 3/37.” — Once each for the pix, once each for the sentences.
aspect, retain,  relevant, affirmative, discriminate

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6. Their religion affects almost every ______of their lives.
7. He is old enough to _______right from wrong.
8. A landlord may _____ part of your deposit if you break the lease.
9. The ideas and observations expressed in The Outsiders are still _____today.
10. She gave a(n) ______ answer, not a negative answer.

 

Wheel Of Doom!

Debrief Test 28.  Ummm. Yeah.

GMovie.

Which changes/scenes are you going to use to try to prove your thesis?

 

 

 

Thursday, 3/23: HD, V + Relay, GMovie

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab (inc. SAWs), Husker Du, Giver (+ movie?)

It’s The Husker Du Shuffle! Each class gets another one’s HD today!

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period One gets Period Six’s Test 14.

  1. She tried to _____ the situation by apologizing to her friend.  a) scowl  b) begrudge  c) content  d) devour  e) remedy  f) NOTA
  2. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe.   a) But  b) Because  c) Nevertheless  d) So  e) NOTA
  3. _____, it’s best to avoid it.  a) Although  b) However  c) Meanwhile  d) Until then  e) So
  4. The part of the story where the midwife won’t take her back.  a) climax  b) rising action  c) falling action  d) resolution  e) exposition
  5. A paradox is… a) two doctors.  b) a time travel thing  c) a contradiction  d) a contraption  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period Two gets Period One’s Test 6.

  1. My mom said my argument was not ______(ly) ______…  a) impact/valid  b) potential/sufficient  c) demonstrate/considerable  d) sufficient/valid  e) sufficient/skimpy
  2. …and I did not ______ the need for a new game system, so I was denied.  a) considerable  b) demonstrate  c) valid  d) sufficient  e) NOTA
  3. Months may pass between attacks, but when they do occur, they are violent.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. The ______ sets our story, or plot, in motion.  a) climax  b) inciting action  c) exposition  d) rising action  e) climax

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period Three gets Period Two’s Test #1. (haw haw)

  1. Jimmy nodded his head ____(ly), and said, “It would have been wiser to have someone pick you up.”   a) sage  b) conform  c) infer  d) bleak  e) fathom  f) NOTA
  2. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot.  Do you ____?”  a) sage  b) savvy  c) gingerly  d) conform  e) connotation  f) NOTA
  3. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____  a) sage  b) savvy  c) infer  d) rueful  e) conform  f) NOTA
  4. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____.  a) connotations/denotations  b) denotations/connotations.
  5. I’m a good bowler, and my ball has pretty flowers on it.  a) good – adjective,  pretty – not  b) good – not,  pretty – adjective  c) both adjectives  d) both not

“Husker Du, 3/23.” Period Six gets Period Three’s Test 13.

  1. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school.  a) meander  b) bustle  c) ample  d) deceit  e) bounty  f) NOTA
  2. During the Midwife’s affair with the baker, there was a(n) ______ of bread in the cottage.  a) ample b) efficacy  c) revelry  d) glutton e) bounty  f) NOTA
  3. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.  a) nevertheless  b) as a result  c) meanwhile  d) still  e) NOTA
  4. Are there political or corporate biases?  a) Currency  b) Relevance  c) Authority  d) Accuracy  e) Purpose
  5. Why was Magister Reese watching Alyce at first?  a) Because she was pretty.  b) Because he wondered why she was so gloomy.  c) Because of the way the cat hung around her.  d) He’s just weird.  e) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/23. 10 vocab words + 1 SAW.

I had a 1.____ in my judgement and didn’t have anyone to help me with a(n)  2._____,  so my mom’s  3._____  _(previous vocab word -ed)_ into being 4.______(ed). I tried to find some 5. ____(ity) in my room, and I 6.____(ed) out on my bed and sighed. I felt the buzz of my phone in my pocket, but when I reached for it, it turned out to be a 7._____. Then I remembered Mom had taken my phone, and I felt another 8._____ of 9._____(ment) come over me. But as I lay there, I began to 10.____ the situation more calmly, and I saw a 11._____ of hope. All I had to do was…

 

Visual Vocab Relay!

 

“Pedestrian+, 3/23.”

  1. The main conflict in “The Pedestrian” is… Mr. Mead v ______
  2. Where does the police car say it is taking Mr. Mead?  a) To jail.  b) To be studied for his weirdness.  c) To be euthanized.  d) To get him a video screen.  e) NOTA
  3. “The Pedestrian”  is written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  4. “The Forecast” is written in…  a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  5. 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”
  6. Which character doesn’t belong with the others?  a) Mr. Mead  b) Jonas  c) Gran-Da  d) the Giver  e) Donald  f) Ponyboy
  7. The word forecast in the poem refers to the weatherman’s forecast, but it also adds another meaning for the poem. What else might forecast mean in this poem?

 

Dah GMovie.

What examples are you going to use for your thesis? M > B or B < M.

 

Wednesday, 3/22: HD, V, G + Movie

“Husker Du, 3/22.” First Period, Test #6.

  1. The adventurer’s ____(s) made for a great novel.  a) sullen  b) smolder  c) exploit  d) siege e) circumvent  f) NOTA
  2. The school newspaper has been __ for a long while, but they hope to revive it next year.  a) cease  b) circumvent  c) sullen  d) delirious  e) defunct
  3. This a fragment?   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. The strange life of the llama.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Period Two, Test #1.

  1. As used in The Outsiders, the word hood is short for _____.  a) hoodie  b) neighborhood  c) hoodlum  d) livelihood  e) cheese
  2. lb. : pound :: Soc : _______ a) society  b) sock  c) greaser  d) social  e) punch
  3. you:  a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  4. she: a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  5. Delinquent” : ________ :: The Outsiders :  ________  a) 1st person/3rd person  b) 3rd person/1st person.  c) both 1st person.  d) Both 3rd person.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/22.” Period Three, Test #13.

  1. When the author says on p92 that the cook had “words pouring forth from her mouth with none to listen,” what does she mean?  a) The cook is crazy. b) Nobody listens to the cook.  c) Everything the cook says is a lie.  d) The cook is talking to herself.  e) NOTA
  2. What prompted Alyce’s first cry?  a) When she couldn’t find Edward.  b) When the cook said they looked like twins.  c) When Edward first hugged her.  d) When the carpenter’s assistant said Edward might have been eaten by a goat.  e) NOTA
  3. When Alyce fails to deliver Emma Blunt’s baby and runs away from the village.  a) rising action  b) inciting incident  c) theme  d) exposition  e) metaphor
  4. Alyce learning to read.  a) rising action  b) inciting incident  c) falling action  d) exposition  e) resolution
  5. What does the dedication mean? (“For Philip and Dinah, Alyce’s midwives.”)  a) These people helped deliver Alyce’s kids.  b) These people helped deliver Alyce as a baby.  c) These people are actual midwives.  d) These people helped the author create the character of Alyce.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/22.” Period Six, Test #14.

  1. Which of these things could the phrase “a sound of thunder” reasonably represent?  a) The sound of the T-Rex approaching.  b) The effects of their actions on the future.  c) The sound of the guns.  d) All of the above.  e) NOTA
  2. The real theme of “ASoT” is probably…  a) don’t mess with time.  b) don’t try to change the past.  c) small actions can lead to huge consequences.  d) don’t kill butterflies.  e) NOTA
  3. Is the author trying to persuade, entertain, inform, or sell?   a) Currency  b) Relevance  c) Authority  d) Accuracy  e) Purpose
  4. The part of the story where the midwife opens her door to let Alyce and the cat in.  a) climax  b) rising action  c) falling action  d) resolution  e) exposition
  5. “Too much ale and too few wits” = a _______.  a) surfeit  b) sullen  c) contented  d) remedy  e) lout f) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/21.” All words except phantom used once, plus two SAWs.
(#3 is not serene.  #5 is not incense. #12 is not serene.)
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The Giver, 3/22.”

  1. What makes Jonas want to give up, lie down, and sleep?  a) It starts raining.  b) He encounters hills he can’t pedal up. c) They are attacked by a bear.  d) Hunger.  e) NOTA
  2. Which of these things did not happen in chapter 23?  a) It began snowing. b) Jonas fell asleep. c) Jonas found a sled.  d) He gave Gabriel a small memory of warmth.  e) They all happened.
  3. The part where Jonas lies to his parents and stops taking his pills.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) climax  e) resolution
  4. The part where Jonas sees the apple change.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) climax  e) resolution
  5. The part where Jonas and The Giver make the plan.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) climax  e) resolution
  6. Jonas and Gabe sliding down the hill on the sled would be the _______ of the story.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) climax  d) falling action (haha)  e) resolution
  7. In her speech, Lois Lowry says that the ending of the book is all about hope.  a) True  b) False
  8. One of the theories she mentioned in her speech was that Jonas and Gabe ended up back at the community again.  a) True  b) False

 

The Giver. What is up with that ending?

Giver Final Project

Giver Movie. When we are finished with the movie: Pick one and post to your blog. 500 + words.

  • “Three Reasons Why The Giver Book/Movie is Better Than the Movie/Book.”
  • “Despite the Changes, The Giver Movie Does a Good Job Respecting the Book.”

Tuesday, 3/21: Husker Du, Vocab, Giver + Project + Movie

“Husker Du, 3/21.” First Period, Test #6.

  1. My mom said my argument was not ______(ly) ______…  a) impact/valid  b) potential/sufficient  c) demonstrate/considerable  d) sufficient/valid  e) sufficient/skimpy
  2. …and I did not ______ the need for a new game system, so I was denied.  a) considerable  b) demonstrate  c) valid  d) sufficient  e) NOTA
  3. Months may pass between attacks, but when they do occur, they are violent.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. The ______ sets our story, or plot, in motion.  a) climax  b) inciting action  c) exposition  d) rising action  e) climax

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Second Period, Test #1.

  1. Jimmy nodded his head ____(ly), and said, “It would have been wiser to have someone pick you up.”   a) sage  b) conform  c) infer  d) bleak  e) fathom  f) NOTA
  2. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot.  Do you ____?”  a) sage  b) savvy  c) gingerly  d) conform  e) connotation  f) NOTA
  3. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____  a) sage  b) savvy  c) infer  d) rueful  e) conform  f) NOTA
  4. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____.  a) connotations/denotations  b) denotations/connotations.
  5. I’m a good bowler, and my ball has pretty flowers on it.  a) good – adjective,  pretty – not  b) good – not,  pretty – adjective  c) both adjectives  d) both not

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Third Period, Test #13.

  1. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school.  a) meander  b) bustle  c) ample  d) deceit  e) NOTA
  2. During the Midwife’s affair with the baker, there was a(n) ______ of bread in the cottage.  a) ample b) efficacy  c) revelry  d) glutton e) bounty  f) NOTA
  3. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.  a) nevertheless  b) as a result  c) meanwhile  d) still  e) NOTA
  4. Are there political or corporate biases?  a) Currency  b) Relevance  c) Authority  d) Accuracy  e) Purpose
  5. Why was Magister Reese watching Alyce at first?  a) Because she was pretty.  b) Because he wondered why she was so gloomy.  c) Because of the way the cat hung around her.  d) He’s just weird.  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/21.”  Period Six, Test #14.

  1. She tried to _____ the situation by apologizing to her friend.  a) scowl  b) begrudg  c) content  d) devour  e) remedy  f) NOTA
  2. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe.   a) But  b) Although  c) Nevertheless  d) So  e) NOTA
  3. _____, it’s best to avoid it.  a) Although  b) However  c) Meanwhile  d) Until then  e) So
  4. The part of the story where the midwife won’t take her back.  a) climax  b) rising action  c) falling action  d) resolution  e) exposition
  5. A paradox is… a) two doctors.  b) a time travel thing  c) a contradiction  d) a contraption  e) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/21.” One word twice. All the rest once.
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5. “For the first time, Jonas saw a little ____ of hope.”
6. Many amputees say they still feel pain and itching in the missing limbs from time to time. This is called _____ pain.
7. Since he was at the movies with his friend at the time of the crime, he had a(n) _____, so he was released.
8. Much to the store owner’s _____, his political beliefs made customers avoid his place.
9. The drama class put on a _____ with a ’70s theme.
10. The lifeguard’s (previous vocab word-ance)  ______(ed) for just a couple minutes, and a kid was hurt.
11. Jonas became _____(ful) of the burden he had to bear, and just wanted his childhood back.
12. As more people moved to the city, it began to ______ out into the nearby farmland.

 

Giver Project.

 

“Giver Quiz – Chapter 22.”

  1. (3) Name three of the things Jonas encountered in chapter 22 that showed he was really outside the Community.
  2. What was the most “relentless” of Jonas’s new fears? ________
  3. Where are we in the story?  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) climax  d) falling action  e) resolution  f) NOTA

 

 

Dah Movie Givah.

Does the “sledding” scene add or detract from the story? Why?

Monday, 3/20: Copy Homework, SAWs, Wheel of Doom, Debrief Test 27, Giver

Copy homework into planner. I will have Giver Project handouts tomorrow.

“SAWs, 3/20.”  Each word twice; once for a picture and once for a sentence.
formulate, criteria, assess, standardized, correspond
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6. The root of this word means to judge.  _______
7. After a lot of thinking, he _____(ed) a plan.
8. After her friend moved far away, they still _____(ed) by email and text messaging.
9. (2) Do _____, multiple choice tests really _____ what a student knows?

 

Wheel of Doom for Husker Du!

Period One.

Period Two.

Period Three.

Period Six.

 

Debrief Test 27. Really? #13? Really?

The Giver.