Tuesday, 1/31: S/CD/CX, Vocab, 120Seconds, Vladek

“S/CD/CX, 1/31.”

  1. He didn’t want to embarrass the cat.  — Add an independent clause to make a COMPOUND sentence.
  2. I read the bulletin about llamas.  — Add a dependent clause to make a COMPLEX sentence.
  3. The goat went fishing.  — Add another subject and verb, BUT keep the sentence SIMPLE.


“Vocab, 1/31.”

  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. ______
  5. It would be _____ of a dishwasher to tell the master chef  how to do things.
  6. All her emotions were released in a ___ moment on the stage as 20,000 people cheered.
  7. Much of the agriculture in the rest of the world is made up of _____(ence) farms, that barely grow enough food for the family working on it.
  8. MacGyver could ____ together almost anything from a bomb to a hang-glider from bits of trash he found lying around.
  9. The athlete was ___ about the use of steroids. He knew they were harmful, but they helped his performance.
  10. After the long siege, the city knew it was ____ to resist any longer…
  11. …and they finally _____(ed) to the stronger army.
  12. Though he came from a very religious family, he was still _____ about organized religion; he wasn’t sure what to think.


120 Seconds!

Vladek in his own words, p111.

Vladek Quiz. ID. (8)

  1. Srodula
  2. bunker
  3. (2) Last page of “Prisoner on the Hell Planet, panel 3, the woman.
  4. (2) p109, panel 4, the man talking.
  5. (2) p115, panel 3, the person with his arms crossed.


Monday, 1/30: Copy Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #20, Vladek

Late Start Schedule.

Copy homework into assignment book (AKA planner).

“SAWs, 1/30.” (10p)
convince, enormous, integrity, persistent, reluctant

  1. (2) While not antonyms (they’re not even the same part of speech), ____ and ____ are often found together when two people have different opinions about doing something.
  2. In the fable of the tortoise and the hare, the tortoise wins because he is _____.
  3. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”  ______.
  4. (3) Being _____, and having _____ can pay _____ benefits.
  5. She was _____ to turn her friend in for cheating on the big test, but her ____ wouldn’t let her not report it.
  6. His excuse was not ____(ing) so his mother didn’t believe him.

“S/CD/CX (again), 1/30.” Write out the whole sentence for each one following the directions.

  1. His dog is named Snakefinder.  — Add a dependent clause to make a COMPLEX (CX) sentence.
  2. The UFO landed.  — Add an independent clause to make a COMPOUND (CD) sentence.
  3. Suddenly a llama appeared.  — Add a phrase that describes how the llama appeared or what kind of llama it was or both, BUT keep the sentence SIMPLE (S).

Debrief Test #20. ???!! Gonna be a lot for Husker Du this week.


Friday, 1/27: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test 20

Extended Homies Schedule for WEB presentation/activity.

Prep sheet for Test #20:
SAWs: ___/7    S/CD/CX: ___/6  ___/10  ___/9
Vladek quiz: ___/9    Vocab h/w: ___/20  
Vocab w/u: ___/14  ___/15  ___/11
Other Extra Credit: +1 for P6, +3 for P1, +3 for P3, for vocab relay, +1 for Lent, +1 for Fat Tuesday, +1 for Rudolph Valentino, +1 for bandwagon.

Mental Floss.

  1. How can you perform a subtraction from seven so that the result will be even, but without subtracting any odd numbers?
  2. What is so light that anyone on Earth can hold it, but so heavy that nobody can hold it longer than about 20 minutes?
  3. At noon, you look at the old-school clock in your bedroom. The big hand is on the five and the little hand is in between the three and the four. What time is it?
  4. Two fathers and two sons own 21 horses between them. Explain how it is possible to evenly divide the herd among them. (NO, you don’t get to cut up any horses!)
  5. Where do you leave a “place” by closing the “window”?  (On a _____.)
  6. In a small town in the country, a male cow swallowed an explosive device. The town newspaper had a front page story about it.   Which one-word headline did they use?
    * Shocking!  * How?  * Dangerous!  * Terrifying!
    * Abominable!  * What?  * Horrible! 

Test #20.

Doodle Theme: Create a propaganda poster.

Thursday, 1/26: Clauses, Vocab, 120, Maus

Extended Homies Schedule for WEB presentation/activity.

Tomorrow’s Test: Clauses, Vocab, Maus, Husker Du.

“S/CD/CX, 1/26.” 1-8: S, CD, or CX.

  1. He ate his doctor-recommended doughnut for breakfast this morning.
  2. It seemed essential to eat broccoli, but I watched tv instead.
  3. The cheese is on the table with little toothpicks in it.
  4. After I ate a doughnut, I felt blissful.
  5. Jimmy ate a doughnut; he got sick.
  6. Because Zoltan forgot his wallet, he couldn’t buy broccoli.
  7. As part of his occupation, he had a llama with a leather jacket.
  8. He tried to hug the llama although he was told not to.
  9. The FANBOYS are all _______(s).


“Vocab, 1/26.”
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  1. This kid is not_____(ed).
  2. “Ali’s _____ for his new business was not always appreciated by his clients.”
  3. _____
  4. _____ (Not non sequitur.)
  5. _____
  6. His ____ appearance was one sign that he had been up for days.
  7. The pain in his gut was sudden and _____ as soon as he ate the poison blowfish.
  8. In The Outsiders, the Socs had both wealth and social _______.
  9. It would not be very smart to show up for a job interview at a clothing store looking _____.
  10. (2) Often people and institutions use _______ to try to increase their ______.


120 Seconds!


VLADEK! “Mouse Holes”

Wednesday, 1/25: Clauses, Vocab, 120 Volunteers? Maus

“S/CD/CX, 1/25.” For 1-8, please write S, CD, or CX. Write the answer, not the letter, for 9-10.

  1. Joe waited for the llama to arrive, but she was late.
  2. If you don’t want to upset the llama, please don’t hug her.
  3. Rudolpho was upset because his llama ate the last of the cheeselog.
  4. The crew checked the llama and prepared it for sea.
  5. Irwin and his llama ate some tortilla soup with some fries on the side.
  6. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.
  7. We must repair the dam, or the water will rush through.
  8. If we don’t repair the dam, the water will rush through.
  9. The FANBOYS are all a type of… a) noun  b) clause  c) phrase  d) adverb  e) NOTA
  10. A clause must contain… a) a subject and a verb  b) a conjunction and a noun  c) a verb and a conjunction  d) a noun, a verb and a conjunction  e) NOTA

Checking Show-Me-You-Knows.

“Vocab, 1/25.”  (15p)

  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. _____
  4. _____
  5. During the Nazi occupation of Poland there was a(n) ______ shortage of food and other necessities in the Jewish community. (Not prevalent.)
  6. (2) The transfer of the 1936 Olympics to another country would have damaged Germany’s _____, so they enforced their racist laws with less _____ during that time.
  7. First period seems to like to interrupt the class with various ______(s) and random questions.
  8. The con man _____(ly) convinced the old lady that he was in love with her in order to steal her money.
  9. 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?)
  10. (4) Their _____(ous)  _______ helped make the Nazi’s racist _______  _______ all over Germany. (Oooh, tough one.)

“Vladek Quiz, 1/25.”  (9p) Please identify the following in a sentence or two. The numbers indicate how many facts to include.

  1. The tin shop.
  2. (3) Ilzecki
  3. Stara Sosnowiec
  4. (3) Vladek’s black market businesses
  5. The Gemeinde