Thursday, 12/21: Mental Floss, ??????????

Prep Score Sheet. (Use your own paper. COPY!)


Name:      Date:       Period:
SAWs: ___/9  ___/14  ___/18
OGPD Quiz: ___/10
Other Extra Credit:

 


Mental Floss.

  1. A word I know, six letters it contains.
    Subtract just one, and twelve is what remains.
    What word is it?
  2. Wacky Wordy: TTTT RRRRRRRRR
  3. Wacky Wordy: Must get here. Must get here. Must get here.
  4. Wacky Wordy: history history history history
  5. When the day after tomorrow is yesterday, this day will be as far from Friday as this day was from Friday when the day before yesterday was tomorrow. What day is it?
  6. The moon is about 250,000 miles from Earth. Sound travels at about 650 miles per hour. If a meteor hit the moon, about how long would it take for the sound to reach Earth?

 

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Have a great vacation! READ! Go OUTSIDE and PLAY! SLEEP well.

 

Wednesday, 12/20: SAWs Review, 120 Seconds Redux, Euphemisms, “The Pedestrian”

Review 120 Seconds.
We start when we get back. Here’s another (slightly too long) demo.

 

 

 

 

“SAWs, 12/20.”
whereas, capable, ongoing, compatible, notion
   
1. _____  2. _____  3. _____  4. _____  5. _____
Jimmy was a  6)______ worker and his friendly personality made him  7)______ with the team,  8)_____ Joey had the 9)_____ that he was too good for the job and had  10)______ problems until he was fired.
consequence, undernourished, extract, modify.
   
11. _____  12. _____  13. _____  14. _____

   
15. _____  16. _____  17. _____  18. _____

 

“Euphemisms II.” Translate each euphemism.
Bonus: Euthanasia is a euphemism for…
Bonus II: The prefix eu means… ________

  1. intentionally inaccurate statement
  2. monthly housing accommodation payment
  3. governmental revenue ($) enhancement
  4. encore telecast
  5. chronologically challenged (chron = time after the Greek god, Chronos.)

 

“The Pedestrian”  and  “The Forecast”  p196.

Bonus: What does the prefix ped- mean?

“OG/Ped Quiz, 12/20.” Write the answer, not the letter.

  1. Why did Gran-Da try to burn the flag?
  2. Why did Donald turn him in?
  3. “Old Glory” was written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  4. The main conflict in “The Pedestrian” is…
  5. “The Pedestrian”  is written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  6. “The Forecast” is written in…  a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person
  7. 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”  f) “Motto”
  8. The word forecast in the poem refers to the weatherman’s forecast, but it also adds another meaning for the poem. What else is the poem forecasting?
  9. (2) Which character doesn’t belong with the others?  Why? a) Pony  b) Alyce  c) Gran-Da  d) Donald  e) Mr. Mead

 

If you haven’t yet printed your research, do it now.

PRINT LINK.

Tuesday, 12/19: SAWs Review, Research Mop Up, Euphemisms, The OG

“SAWs Review, 12/19.” (14)
duration, adopt, ensure, tension, consent

  1. In the old days, a woman’s father would have to give his ____ before she could get married.
  2. There was a lot of _____ between my mom and me after our fight.
    diminish, regime, stable, estimate, displace
      
  3. ____
  4. ____
  5. ____
  6. _____
    integrate, export, efficient, symbolic, domestic
  7. Many immigrants have found it difficult to _____ into American culture.
  8. The President’s job concerns both foreign and _____ issues.
    controversy, justify, perspective, bias, debate
  9. The root of this word means “to look.” _____
  10.  This word literally mean “to lean.” _____
    cite, research, data, phase, strategy
  11. (4) Before they _____(ed) in a new ______, they ____(ed) the ______.

 

 

Research Mop Up.

Euphemism (n – U FEM ISM): 
A “nice” way of saying something  unpleasant. 

The prefix eu- means “good.”


Examples: passed on = died, sanitation engineer = garbage man, waitress in the sky = flight attendant

  1. visually disabled =
  2. solid waste =
  3. landfill =
  4. economically disadvantaged =
  5. undocumented transborder migrant =
  6. vertically challenged =
  7. involuntary servitude (noun)  =

 

What is freedom? Privacy? What do we give up to be “free”?

In England there is 1 surveillance camera for every 14 people. The average Londoner is caught on camera around 300 times per day. Is that OK?

A look at the Bill of Rights. Why is #6 especially important?

The Sixth Amendment establishes a number of rights of the defendant in a criminal trial:

to a speedy and public trial
to trial by an impartial jury
to be informed of criminal charges
to confront witnesses
to compel witnesses to appear in court
to assistance of counsel[109]

 

Old Glory” p203.

Bonus: What is “Old Glory” a nickname for? Respond thusly in your notebook with a date:
“Old Glory” is the nickname for___________.

Bonus Two: Uncle Sam is a nickname for ________. Ditto above.

What would a “Civic Responsibility” class be all about?
Note the title and date!

 

Listen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFTER QUIZ:

“Old Glory” Quiz. Collaborative.

  1. On the surface, who are we initially supposed to think is the protagonist of the story?
  2. If we dig deeper, who is REALLY the protagonist?
  3. Conflict #1:
  4. Conflict #2:
  5. What right did the SOS law take away?
  6. Why did Gran-Da try to burn the flag?
  7. Why did Donald turn him in?
  8. What/Who does Uncle represent?
  9. What do you think the main message of the story is?
  10. Explain the last line.
  11. “Old Glory” was written in… a) 1st person  b) 2nd person  c) 3rd person  d) 4th person

Monday, 12/18: SAWs, Debrief “Test” #16, Homework? RESEARCH!

Copy “homework” into planner. All SAWs are fair game.

“SAWs, 12/18.”  furthermore, emerge, exploit, confront, interfere

 

  1. It is usually better to _____ problems than to avoid them.
  2. ______ is a transition word, used to add to your argument.
  3. The quarterback ____(ed) a weakness in the defense and threw for 5 touchdowns.
  4. After the hurricane, she ____(ed) from her shelter to find her home destroyed.
  5. This word’s roots literally mean “between to hit.”
  6. This word’s roots literally mean “together to face.”
  7. Many ____(ing) technologies that are new to us now will become common in the near future.
  8. Please do not ____ with firefighters as they try to do their job.
  9. Her many ____(s) made for a great non-fiction book.

 

Go over “Test” #16. Yay!

 

RESEARCH IS DUE!

  1. EasyBib your Works Cited page.
  2. Copy and Paste your Works Cited page to the end of your paper.
  3. Format all your citations like the model.
  4. Be sure to cite your graphics.
  5. PROOFREAD out loud.
  6. SHARE your document with me. Yes, again.
  7. PRINT LINK. DO NOT PRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM ME!
  8. Staple.
  9. Make sure your name and period are on the front page.
  10. Put it in the basket.
  11. RELAX.

Friday, 12/15: paperwork, Quiz #16, Research

Music Assembly Schedule (6th Period)

Prep sheet for “Test” #16:
Vocabulary Practices: ___/14 ___/13 ___/11 Vocabulary h/w: ___/20
Other Extra Credit: ? (Pending outcomes of Vocab Relays in 3rd and 5th.)

 

Mental Floss.

  1. How far can you walk into the woods?
  2. What do you get when you add 1 and 11 four times?
  3. Which three numbers give the same result when they are multiplied as when they are added? (Alert: math)
  4. The more you take away the bigger it gets; the more you add, the smaller it becomes. What is it?
  5. Wacky Wordies:
    ZERO


    PhD 
    BSc. 
    B.A. 

    (a)

    N 
    E 
    V 
    E 
    S

    (b)
    ONHOLEE 

    (c)

 

Test” #16.

 

Get back to work on research!

Finished writing?

  1. Proofread.
  2. EasyBib your Works Cited page.
  3. Copy and Paste your Works Cited page to the end of your paper.
  4. Format all your citations like the model.
  5. Be sure to cite your graphics.
  6. PROOFREAD out loud.
  7. SHARE your document with me. Yes, again.
  8. PRINT LINK. DO NOT PRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM ME!
  9. Staple.
  10. Make sure your name and period are on the front page.
  11. Put it in the basket.
  12. RELAX.

 

Thursday, 12/14: Vocab + Relay, Research: The Due Date is Nigh!

 

Tomorrow’s “Test”: Vocab + SAWs.

“Vocab, 12/14.” (11)
   

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. You may _______ to someday be as cool as Mr. Coward. (Good luck with that.)
  6. Doing your homework every day before playing video games is a _______ strategy for success.
  7. It was hard to believe that such a huge voice emanated from such a _______ girl.
  8. Sixth Period tried to ____ Mr. Coward’s anger with cookies.
  9. (2) Mr. Scrooge (“Bah, Humbug”) is the ____  _____.
  10. * There was a flaw _____ in the design of the bridge, so it was sure to fail eventually.

 

 

Vocab Relay is Baaaaaack!

 

Research!

  • Due Tomorrow??!
  • Approximately 1000 words.
  • 3+ sources w/ properly formatted Works Cited.
  • 2+ graphs, charts, maps, etc. These should help explain, not just decorate.
  • In-text citations.
  • Introductory anecdote.
  • Evident organization. (By question, by sub-topic, etc.)
  • Proper mechanics.

PRINT LINK. DO NOT PRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM ME!

 

Wednesday, 12/13: 120 Seconds, Vocab, Research

Checking SMYKs.

“Vocab, 12/13.”
  

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. Abby is a _____ form of Abigail.
  5. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are _____ figures in American history.
  6. She faced a _____ about turning in her friend for cheating.
  7. The villagers sacrificed a >_____< to try to _____ their angry god. (>___< = Previous vocab word.)
  8. The amount of work required in an Honors class can be quite _____.
  9. The dream was so ____ that I fell out of bed trying to fly.
  10. inspiring : daunting :: stable : ______
  11. skinflint : benevolent :: ______ : easy
  12. Give an example of a saw that is different from the one you used for your SMYK.
     13. *______

 

Intro to 120 Seconds!

It begins when we get back, so PRACTICE!

 

RESEARCH!

 

 

PRINT LINK. DO NOT PRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM ME!