Thursday, 12/5: New Groups, Vocab, Work on 120 Intro, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Vladek and Vocab and  maybe Husker Du from Test #13.

“Vocab 12/5.” Each word is used once. Yup, you have to do some thinking on this one. Don’t necessarily do them in order! Do the ones you know first and cross them off the list
prestige, deprive, disheveled, suave, affectation, non sequitur, acute, prevalent, ideology, zealous

  1. The root of this word was Latin for influence. _____
  2. The root of this word was Latin for having greater power _____
  3. The root of this word was Latin for not in sequence. _____
  4. The root of this word was Latin for jealous. _____
  5. The root of this word was Latin for agreeable. ______
  6. The root of this word was Latin for needle. _____
  7. The root of this word was Old French for hair. _____
  8. The root of this word was Latin for trickery or illusion. _______
  9. The root of this word was Latin for form or pattern. _____
  10. The roots of this word were Latin for completely away from public life. _____

Vocabulary Relay! Only 10 Words; how fast can you go?

 

Prep for 120 Seconds. Writing your intro. You need about 200 words. If you don’t have a book yet, we need to talk. NOW!

  1. Start with a little hook:
    • Imagine yourself…
    • Throughout history mankind has…
    • It was a dark and stormy night…
    • What do you call a… (joke)
    • Once upon a time…
    • Have you ever wondered…
    • What if…
    • Jimmy was a boy who…
    • Scary, gripping, and difficult to put down…
    • Etc.
  2. Give us the required info:
    • Title
    • Author
    • Genre (Not just fiction/non; we want something like romance, sci fi, horror, mystery, fantasy, comedy, historical fiction, etc.)
  3. Time for the 5 W’s for the BOOK:
    • This is the story of…
    • This book is about…
    • Set in the future…
    • Not too much detail; you have less than a minute.
  4. Now to set up the PASSAGE:
    • This is the part of the book where…
    • This is the scene when…
    • _____ is about to _____

 

Correct Maus Quiz from yesterday.  (15p)  Trade ‘n grade.

  1. (2) What things does Artie say have “taken their toll” on his father?
  2. What physical sign does Vladek still have from the concentration camps?
  3. Why is Chapter One called “The Sheik”?  (Because…)
  4. On p14, the circular panel marks the beginning of Vladek’s story in the past. Where do we first interrupt that story, and come back to the present for a moment? (page and panel)
  5. Maus is told in ____ person. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th
  6. What year did Vladek meet Anja? (p17)
  7. Why does Anja want to break her engagement with Vladek before they married?
  8. (quote) What promise to his father does Artie break?
  9. Why does Vladek threaten to end the engagement with Anja?
    Character ID. Identify each person either by name (if given) or by explanation.
  10. p13, panel 4, the one in the dress.
  11. (2) p17, panel 2, both characters.
  12. p20, panel 1, the person with the cigarette.
  13. p20, last panel, the person on the right.

 

Vladek aloud.

Wednesday, 12/4: Scramble, Vocab, Maus

Welcome Guest Teacher. Mr. Coward will check SMYK’s on Thursday!

“Daily Scramble, 12/4.”

  • is difficult
  • to work
  • it can be done
  • but
  • if
  • at 10 years of age
  • getting a paying job
  • you are willing
  • for practically nothing

 

“Vocab, 12/4.”

sleep 

  1. Give the antonym for this guy’s look. ______
  2. (2) Figure #2 shows the effects of sleep _____(ation) which is very ____ in today’s society.
  3. _____ (He’s pretty ____ about coloring.)
  4. _____ (Not non sequitur.)
  5. During the Nazi occupation of Poland there was a(n) ______ shortage of food and other necessities in the Jewish community. (Not prevalent.)
  6. The Nuremberg laws _____(ed) the Jews of the right to vote and be citizens.
  7. In The Outsiders, the Socs had both wealth and social _______.
  8. Fifth period seems to like to interrupt the class with various ______(s) and random questions.
  9. The con man _____(ly) convinced the old lady that he was in love with her in order to steal her money.
  10. (2) The transfer of the 1936 Olympics to another country would have damaged Germany’s _____, so they enforced their racist laws less _____(ly) during that time.
  11. * Near the end of The Midwife’s Apprentice, Alyce is ______ about what path to take with her life.

 

Maus Quiz. Open book. Collaborative. (15p)  We will correct tomorrow!

  1. (2) What things does Artie say have “taken their toll” on his father?
  2. What physical sign does Vladek still have from the concentration camps?
  3. Why is Chapter One called “The Sheik”?  (Because…)
  4. On p14, the circular panel marks the beginning of Vladek’s story in the past. Where do we first interrupt that story, and come back to the present for a moment? (page and panel)
  5. Maus is told in ____ person. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th
  6. What year did Vladek meet Anja? (p17)
  7. Why does Anja want to break her engagement with Vladek before they married?
  8. (quote) What promise to his father does Artie break?
  9. Why does Vladek threaten to end the engagement with Anja?
    Character ID. Identify each person either by name (if given) or by explanation.
  10. p13, panel 4, the one in the dress.
  11. (2) p17, panel 2, both characters.
  12. p20, panel 1, the person with the cigarette.
  13. p20, last panel, the person on the right.

 

Maus.

Read aloud from page 32 —>

 

Tuesday, 12/3: Scramble, Vocab, Maus

“Daily Scramble, 12/3.” There are a couple of ways to do this one. One is pretty sophisticated!

  • because
  • but
  • to wash his llama
  • the llama looked worse
  • he did not
  • Mr. Johnson hired me
  • a second time
  • than it did before
  • hire me

 

Reminder: New Vocab Word: anthropomorphic – human shaped.
Example: Art Spiegelman uses anthropomorphic cats and mice to represent the Nazis and the Jews.
Variation: anthropomorphism the tendency to give human traits to other animals.

“Vocab, 12/3.”
vladekpig 

  1. ____
  2. ____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. The Nazi _____ included racial purity.
  6. A heart attack is a(n) ____ sign of an ongoing disease.
  7. His accent was a(n) ____; he wasn’t really from France.
  8. (see #7) He just thought it made him sound _______.
  9. The camp counselors were too ____ in enforcing the rules, so it wasn’t much fun.
  10. I like turtles” is funny because the line is such a(n) _____.
  11. The Queen of England has ____ but no real power.
  12. During the period between Mardis Gras and Easter, you are supposed to _____ yourself of something you like. It’s supposed to be a difficult thing to do.  (Bonus: What is this period of time called? Bonus 2: What does Mardis Gras mean?)
  13. * The roots of this word mean “beneath stand thing.”

 

120 Seconds II.

Tips: Practice! Write out your intro! Practice!

Here’s a video of a pretty good example.

 

Maus.

  1. (2) What things does Artie say have “taken their toll” on his father?
  2. What physical sign does Vladek still have from the concentration camps?

Characters:

  • Art, aka Artie, aka Art Spiegelman: The author, Vladek’s son
  • Mala: Vladek’s current wife. Also a survivor like Vladek. She married Vladek after Anja died.
  • Anja (Zybelberg) Spiegelman: Artie’s mom, Vladek’s first wife and true love. Survived the war like Vladek, but committed suicide when Artie was 20 something.
  • Lucia Greenberg: An old girlfriend of Vladek’s from before the war.
  • The Zybelbergs: Anja’s parents. Rich before the war.

Copy homework into planner.

120 Seconds begins next week on Tuesday. Better start practicing!

 

AWs, 12/2.”
fundamental (adjective) central; essential; basic
alter (verb) to change
conflicted (adjective) undecided; having feelings that clash
substitute (verb) to replace
compound (noun) mixture
change shutterstock_55013197   

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____(the picture on the right)
  6. Your excuse does not ____ the fact that you are guilty.
  7. At Laguna, ______ teachers are called guest teachers.
  8. Ponyboy was ______ about being a greaser.
  9. There used to be PSA commercials on tv that said “Reading is ____,” with the emphasis on the first three letters. Get it? It’s important and basic, and it’s enjoyable.
  10. A ____ sentence is made up of two or more sentences, properly connected.

 

Correct Test #14.

 

Maus by Art Spiegelman. Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1992. It took him 13 years.

“Maus, 12/2/19.”   Read the first two pages:

Translate his father’s last sentence into a normal English sentence.  What does he mean?

Aloud. Chapter One. Drama style with parts.

Artie, Vladek, Anja, Lucia Greenberg, Anja’s mom, Mala

Friday, 11/22: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test 14

Quickly Prep Sheet for Test #14.
KBAR Chart:___/20      Vocabulary h/w: ___/20     Vocabulary Practices: ___/13  ___/12  ___/12
Other Extra Credit: Period 2 +3 for vocab Relay, All others +1.

Mental Floss.

  1. Wacky Wordies. The colors are not part of the clues.
    a)    b) 
    c)  d) 
  2. Figure out what the three things in each set have in common. Each answer is a six-letter word ending in -s.
    • a) trombone, playground, microscope
    • b) railroad, muddy shoes, music cd
  3. What living creature has fur, four legs, and a tail, eats cat food, meows, and sees equally well from both ends of its body?
  4. Name an English word (there are actually two) of more than two letters that both begins and ends with the letters -he in that order. “Hehe” is not an acceptable answer.

 

Test #14.

Doodle Theme: Vacation.