Tuesday, 8/21: Vocab, Motto, Slang, Dig It?

Due Today: Vocabulary definitions.  I will be checking them while you work.

“Vocabulary, 8/21/18.”  All answers will be vocabulary words. Use your pink sheet and your group homies to help you. For #1-4, choose which word best fits the picture, and be prepared to explain why you think so. If you can justify more than one word for a picture, you might receive bonus credit.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ______
  6. rules : requirements :: happiness : ____
  7. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ____ of a gang member with a can a spray paint.
  8. I was able to _____ the meaning of the word from the way it was used.
  9. Nobody could _____ why he liked school so much even though he got all F’s.
  10. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.

 

Motto
by Langston Hughes          
I play it cool   

and dig all jive.
That’s the reason
I stay alive.
My motto,
As I live and learn
is: 
Dig and Be Dug
In Return. 
“Motto, 8/21.” (in your notebook)

1) What is a motto?
2) What do you think he means by “Dig and Be Dug In Return”?
3) What other saying(s) have you heard or use might mean something similar?

Audio Feature: The concept of “digging.”

Short Explanation Paper Assignment. Due Friday.

Tuesday, 8/22: Vocab, Motto, Slang, Dig it?

Due Today: Vocabulary definitions.  I will be checking them while you work.

“Vocabulary, 8/22/16.”  Answers 1-10 will be vocabulary words. Use your pink sheet and your group homies to help you. For #1-4, choose which word best fits the picture and complete the sentence with a reason you think so. If you can justify more than one word for a picture, you might receive bonus credit.
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  1. “_____ because…”
  2. “_____ because…”
  3. “_____ because…”
  4. “_____ because…”
  5. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ____ of a gang member with a can a spray paint.
  6. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ______
  7. rules : requirements :: happiness : ____
  8. I was able to _____ the meaning of the word from the way it was used.
  9. Nobody could _____ why he liked school so much even though he got all F’s.
  10. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.

  11. An analogy is a _______. (Not a vocab word.)

 

Motto by Langston Hughes     

     I play it cool
     and dig all jive. 
     That’s the reason 
     I stay alive. 
     My motto, 
     As I live and learn, 
     is: 
     Dig and Be Dug 
     In Return. 

(in your notebook)
“Motto, 8/22.”

1) What is a motto?
2) What do you think he means when he says “play it cool” or “dig all jive”?
3) What do you think he means by “Dig and Be Dug In Return”?
4) What other saying(s) have you heard or use might mean something similar?

Audio Feature: The concept of “digging.”

Short Explanation Paper Assignment. Due Friday.