Thursday, 5/4: Vocabulary, Book Pitch, Tom Sawyer

Tomorrow’s Test: Grammar (study “Husker Du, 5/3”), Vocab + SAWs (duh), Tom Sawyer (can’t really study for this part).

“Vocab, 5/4.” Once each. Flourish once each definition. One SAW.

  1. Let’s hope that tomorrow’s test scores aren’t ______(ly) low.
  2. You don’t have to be ______ to already know what’s going to be on tomorrow’s test.
  3. You don’t have to _____ it to have a copy of tomorrow’s test in advance.
  4. So you should be able to _____(ly) prepare.
  5. “The sheriff came through, _____(ly) leading Potter by the arm.”
  6. Please do not be a _____ and cheat on tomorrow’s test.
  7. When we go over vocab, I am not just _____(ing), I am trying to help you get it right on the test.
  8. If you study, your grade will _____.
  9. Huck thought Tom was a(n) ______ writer after he heard the oath Tom wrote.
  10. The movie star was at the _____ of her popularity when she died suddenly.
  11. Among the mothers of St. Petersburg, Huck Finn is a _____.
  12. With a _____, the magician pulled a pigeon out of his hat.
  13. The villagers thought Muff was being _____ for returning to the scene of the crime.



Book Pitch!

Your pitch will be graded on the following criteria
(5p each):

  • Enthusiasm.
  • Poise.
  • Organization.
  • What’s so great.
  • Why we should read it.
  • Quote.
  • Hook/Closer.
  • How much I want to read it now.


Tom Sawyer