Friday, 3/31: SRI, Work, Madlibs

Giver Projects due!

Chromies!

SRI.
Click:  https://h100000583.education.scholastic.com/slms/studentaccess
Click the blue RI icon on the lower left. Follow the directions. Make a note of your score. The last time we did this was 12/5. With any luck, we should have improved. Right?

Finished?

  1. Work on your Giver Book v Movie blog post which is due Tuesday.
  2. Do the ETC Portal Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a Kindle Fire.
  3. Start on next week’s vocab.

Thursday, 3/30: ELA Common Assessment, Day Three of Three

ELA Research Common Assessment, Day Three.

If you are finished, make sure your name is on it, and then print it and put it in the basket.

Your Chromie should remember the printer from last time, but if you don’t see a printer with D5 in the name, use the link below to add the classroom printer.

Print Link.

If you finish and print early:

  1. Work on your Giver Project which is due tomorrow.
  2. Work on your Giver Book v Movie blog post which is due Tuesday.
  3. Do the ETC Portal Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a Kindle Fire.
  4. Start on next week’s vocab.

 

 

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

venn  Picture 8 5_Reasons_To_Retain_Employees-620x320  310px-Systemic_operations When-Can-A-Business

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?

 

 

 

Friday, 3/24: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #28

Prep sheet for Test 28:

Mental Floss.

  1. For each pair of words, move one letter from one word to the other to make a pair of synonyms.  Example: boast — hip.  Move the S and you get boat — ship. The movement could go either way.
    a) open — cop      b) cave — curt       c) cares — pest
  2. What book can an author never really finish writing?
  3. George Washington’s wife was sweeping when George Washington’s wife slipped and got wet.  How many w’s in all?
  4. When is 30 plus 30 equal to 1?
  5. Change the position of just one of the words below so that all the words are in an alphabetical sequence:
    llama, phoenix, hyena, alligator, beaver, elephant, tortoise, antelope
  6. Two friends were talking. Bob said “Have you ever thought about what rhymes with orange?” Ben replied, “Nothing rhymes with orange.””Actually something rhymes with orange,” said Bob. Who is right?

Husker Du, Period One.

27. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
28. The ______ sets our story, or plot, in motion. a) climax b) inciting action c) exposition d) rising action e) climax
29. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. a) Fragment b) Complete Sentence  c) Run-On
30. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe. a) But b) Nevertheless c) Because d) So e) NOTA
31. Why would Johnny be “having the time of his life” in the church? a) He wants to pay back for what he did to Bob. b) He likes little kids.   c) He feels needed for the first time. d) He thinks the cops will go easy on him. e) He secretly wants to die.  f) NOTA
32. Herds of fiendish llamas called dooms roam the empty countryside. a) Fragment b) Run-On c) Complete Sentence
33. most important : ___ :: administrator : ___ a) princapal/princaple b) principal/principal c) principle/principal d) principal/principle

Husker Du, Period Two.

27. “It’s just because you’re the baby–I mean he loves you a lot. Do you ____?” a) sage b) gingerly  c) savvy d) conform e) connotation f) NOTA
28. I was able to _____ the meaning of the word from the way it was used in the sentence. a) bleak b) infer c) rueful d) gingerly e) conform  f) NOTA
29. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____. a) connotations/denotations b) denotations/connotations.
30. you: a) first person b) second person c) third person d) fourth person
31. she: a) first person b) second person c) third person d) fourth person
32. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____ a) sage b) infer  c) savvy   d) rueful e) conform
33. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some! a) Fragment b) Run-On c) Complete Sentence

Husker Du, Period Three.

27. What prompted Alyce’s first cry? a) When she couldn’t find Edward. b) When Edward said he was happy at the manor. c) When the cook said they looked like twins. d) When Edward first hugged her. e) When the carpenter’s assistant said Edward might have been eaten by a goat. f) NOTA
28. 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) The cook is talking to herself.c) Everything the cook says is a lie. d) Nobody listens to the cook.  e) NOTA
29. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school. a) meander b) flounder  c) ample d) deceit e) bustle  f) NOTA
30. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend. a) nevertheless b) in fact c) meanwhile d) still e) as a result  f) NOTA
31. Are there political or corporate biases? a) Currency b) Purpose  c) Authority d) Accuracy e) Relevance
32. 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
33. Even though their _____ are similar, the words nosy and curious have very different _____. a) connotations/denotations b) denotations/connotations.

Husker Du, Period Six.

27. Unless you leave Laguna with some good reading skills, you will _____ in high school. a) meander b) flounder  c) ample d) deceit e) bustle  f) NOTA
28. 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
29. “Too much ale and too few wits” = a _______. a) surfeit b) lout  c) contented d) remedy e) sullen  f) NOTA
30. The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe. a) But  b) Nevertheless  c) Although  d) So e) NOTA
31. She tried to _____ the situation by apologizing to her friend. a) scowl b) remedy  c) content d) devour e) begrudge  f) NOTA
32. 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
33. “I am but a poor woman with this wretched inn and a blind man to care for. I am sure God does not ____ me my little economies.” a) berate  b) begrudge c) reluctant d) discontented e) sullen f) NOTA

 

Test 28.

Doodle Theme: Weird Bikes.

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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.