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!










“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