Tomorrow’s Test (Wha’? Already?!): Gramma (see Monday’s practice), Vocab, (duh), Tom Sawyer.
“Gramma, 4/17.” (12p.) Copy and label. noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, interjection, conjunction
a very scary bear, and we beat a hasty retreat from his lair.
“Vocabulary, 4/17.” (12p)
swagger, sullen, inundate, indifferent, spiteful, repentant, becoming (adj), vivacious, incantation, vanquish
- After he realized how much he hurt Aunt Polly, Tom was genuinely _____ for once.
- After he was arrested for fighting, the soldier was reprimanded for “conduct (un)_____ an officer.”
- The students liked the teacher because she was ______, exciting, and rarely boring.
- His e-mail account was ______(ed) by so much spam, that it crashed the server.
- (3) When Tom’s “army” _____(ed) Joe’s, he walked with a cocky ________, which he thought was very ______ for a “general” like himself.
- *After 25 years, the brothers finally ____(ed) their conflict and made up.
Vocab Relay 2.0! True or False? Each mistake = +2 seconds.
- Indifferent means uninterested.
- A pirate might walk with a swagger.
- When you are sullen, you are happy.
- Spiteful and indifferent are similar in meaning.
- The root of the word vivacious means life.
- If you are repentant, you are proud of yourself.
- If somebody tells you that your outfit is becoming, it’s a compliment.
- Inundation only happens with water.
- A motto and an incantation are similar.
- Vanquish is a verb.
- Giving a thumbs down means you are indifferent.
- Being called vivacious would usually be a compliment.
- If you were repentant, you would swagger.
- If you vanquished someone, you might swagger.
- Noah needed an ark because of an inundation.
- A magician might use an incantation.
“Tom Sawyer Quiz, 4/17.” (10p)
Explain what’s happening here. Who are the two men who aren’t dead? Why does one appear to be begging or praying?
(7) Label a-g with the appropriate names from p66-67.
Chapter 10: “The Dire Prophecy of the Howling Dog!”