Wednesday, 1/31: Vocab, Clauses, Interview Questions, Vladek

Checking SMYKs and 1-1-1’s.

“Vocab,  1/31.”   (Bonus for #5: S/CD/CX?)
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. There used to be a TV show called The ____ Gourmet which showed you how to eat well without spending a lot of money.
  6. Art Spiegelman once published magazines of ____ comics like “The Prisoner on the Hell Planet.”
  7. The diplomats rushed to ______ together a treaty before everyone changed his mind.
  8. Horror movies are sort of ________ for many people.
  9. “I never knew a person more _____ than myself. The fact that I say that shows what I say is true.”
  10. Artie says Richieu’s picture on the wall of his parents’ room was a sort of _____ to him, implying that Richieu would have been a better son than he is.
  11. (2) She tried to stay awake during math, but it was ______, and she finally ______(ed) to the sleepiness and nodded off.
  12. *J. K. Rowling has ____(ed) an entire fantasy world of magic.

 

“Clauses, 1/31.” Write the ANSWER.

  1. Words like  althoughbecause, whensince, and if at the beginning of a clause make that clause _____.  a) dependent  b) independent  c) a sentence  d) compound  e) NOTA
  2. And if a sentence has that kind of clause in it, it’s a _______ sentence.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  3. Since Zinny didn’t want to embarrass the llama, she didn’t act affectionate.   a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  4. Zora’s doctor recommended buying a goat and going water-skiing.   a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  5. It seemed essential to eat broccoli, but Zeke watched tv instead.   a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  6. He didn’t want to embarrass the cat.  — Add an independent clause to make a COMPOUND sentence.
  7. I read the bulletin about llamas.  — Add a dependent clause to make a COMPLEX sentence.
  8. The goat went fishing.  — Add another subject and verb, BUT keep the sentence SIMPLE.

 

Check interview questions.   Meanwhile: In your notebook…
“Interview Tips, 1/31.”
List 5 things you think would be good to remember when you conduct your interview.

Share.

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Tips:

  1. Be prepared.
  2. Ask open-ended questions.
  3. Be polite.
  4. Don’t conduct an interview; have a conversation.
  5. Be interested in the answers.
  6. Have energy! Be enthusiastic.
  7. Ask before you record.
  8. Say thank you.

 

 

Maus

Vladek in his own words, p111.

Tuesday, 1/30: Vocab, Clauses, Vladek

Checking 1-1-1 and definitions.

“Vocab, 1/30.”
    

  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.
  13. * She tried to _____her grandson’s strange behavior by blaming it on the boy’s father.

 

FANBOYS
(Compound)

  • for
  • and
  • nor
  • but
  • or
  • yet
  • so
Dependent Clause Starters
(Complex)

  • although
  • unless
  • because
  • if
  • when
  • even though
  • since
  • though
  • as
  • until
Phrase Starters
(Simple)

  • with
  • in
  • on
  • by
  • between
  • like
  • over
  • at
  • from
  • for
  • during
  • like

“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.  (Hint: dependent clause starter)
  2. The UFO landed.  — Add an independent clause to make a COMPOUND (CD) sentence. (Hint: comma + FANBOYS)
  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).   (Hint: phrase starter)

 

Audio: Vladek in his own words, p110-111.

“VLADEK Quiz, 1/30.”

  1. ID: Srodula
  2. ID: bunker
  3. What happened to the guy who turned Vladek’s family into the Gestapo? (Bonus for being very specific.)
  4. What saved Vladek’s life on p120?
  5. “(quote) What is a kombinator?
  6. What is the latest cause of Anja’s breakdown on p124?

Monday, 1/29: Homework, SAWs, Clauses, Debrief Test #20, Vladek

Copy homework into planner.

Interview questions and person are due Wednesday!

Completed interviews (rough draft: notes, physical description, setting, etc.) are due next Thursday, 2/8.

 

 

 

“SAWs, 1/29.” detect, benefit, (un)ethical, conceive, rationalize
         
    

  1. _____  2. _____  3. _____  4. _____  5. _____  6. _____
    7. The roots of this word mean “to take in” to the womb OR the mind.
    8. (3) People often try to ______ their ______ behavior, even though they know it’s wrong, by saying that there are _____(s) to acting that way..

 

 

“Clauses Again, 1/29.” This time just ID the subjects (S) and verbs (V) in each sentence.

  1. Joe waited for the llama to arrive, but she was late.
  2. Rudolpho was upset because his llama ate the last of the cheeselog.
  3. The crew checked the llama and prepared it for the sea.
  4. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.
  5. We must repair the dam, or the water will rush through.
  6. As part of his occupation, he had a llama with a leather jacket.

 

Go over Test #20. Guess what Husker Du is going to be this week?

 

Vladek.

 

Friday, 1/26: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #20

Prep sheet for Test #20:
S/CD/CX: ___/10 ___/8 ___/8
Vocab h/w: ___/20
Vocab w/u: ___/14 ___/13 ___/11
KBARR: ___/40 (4 x 10)
Other Extra Credit: Period 2/3: +3 for Vocab Relay, +1 for Lent, +1 for Fat Tuesday, +1 for Rudolph Valentino.

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 fiveand 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: A propaganda poster.

 

Thursday, 1/25: Vocab + Relay, S/CD/CX, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, S/CD/CX, Vladek. No need for Husker Du, because S/CD/CX takes care of that.

“Vocab, 1/25.”
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  1. This kid is not _____(ed).
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. The pain in his gut was sudden and _____ as soon as he ate the poison blowfish.
  7. It would not be very smart to show up for a job interview at a clothing store looking _____.
  8. The root of this word is actually Latin for sweet! Not the sugar kind. ______.
  9. The pickpocket ____(ed) me of my wallet on a crowded bus.
  10. (2) Often people and institutions use {previous vocab word} to try to increase their ______.

 

“S/CD/CX, 1/25.”

  1. Because Zoltan forgot his wallet, he couldn’t buy broccoli.
  2. As part of his occupation, he had a llama with a leather jacket.
  3. Since he didn’t want to embarrass the llama, he didn’t act affectionate.
  4. He ate his doctor-recommended doughnut for breakfast this morning.
  5. It seemed essential to eat broccoli, but I watched tv instead.
  6. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.
  7. Claudio ate several hotdogs, went on a ride, and ate several more.  a
  8. If we don’t repair the dam, the water will rush through.

 

VOCAB RELAY RETURNS!

The word PROPAGANDA is included!

 

 

The VERY LAST of 120 Seconds.

VLADEK.

 

 

Wednesday, 1/24: Vocab, S/CD/CX, 120 Seconds, Vladek

Follow-Up to yesterday’s discussion about your personal data as a commodity.

Checking: SMYKs and 1-1-1 KBARR. 

“Vocab, 1/24.” (13) You will use one (1) SAW.
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  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. _____ (He’s pretty ____ about coloring.)
  4. _____ (Not non sequitur.)
  5. During the Nazi occupation of Poland there was a(n) ______ shortage of food and other necessities in the Jewish community. (Not prevalent.)
  6. In The Outsiders, the Socs had both wealth and social _______.
  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. _____ motivation is much more effective than rewards.
  10. 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?)
  11. (2) The transfer of the 1936 Olympics to another country would have damaged Germany’s _____, so they enforced their racist laws less _____(ly) during that time.

 

“S/CD/CX, 1/24.” (8) Use your notes.

  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 the 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.

Bonus: Explain why is #9 a much better sentence than #8.

 

120 Seconds. Final Day!

 

VLADEK!

Tuesday, 1/23: Vocab, Clauses, 120 Seconds, Vladek

Checking definitions and 1-1-1 KBARR.

“Vocab/SAWs, 1/23.”

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  1. ____. (Bonus: Who is this?)
  2. ____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. The Nuremberg laws _____(ed) the Jews of the right to vote and be citizens.
  6. The Nazi _____ included racial purity.
  7. A heart attack is a(n) ____ sign of an ongoing disease.
  8. His accent was a(n) ____; he wasn’t really from France.
  9. (see #8) He just thought it made him sound _______.
  10. The camp counselors were too ____ in enforcing the rules, so it wasn’t much fun.
  11. I like turtles” is funny because the line is such a(n) _____.
  12. The Queen of England has ____ but no real power.
  13. * Loyalty is a(n) ______ quality of dogs. That’s how they are.
  14. * In today’s society, information is also a _____ that is bought and sold.

 

“Simple and Compound Sentences.” COPY.

Simple Sentence (S) = I
Compound Sentence (CD)  = I + I, joined by a comma and one of the FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
Complex Sentence (CX) = I + D or D + I, joined by although, since, because, while, when, if, etc.)

“S/CD/CX, 1/23.”  Write S, CD, or CX for each sentence.

  1. The llama is a quadruped with a beak for eating and fins for swimming.
  2. I like turtles because they are cute.
  3. I sent the llama to the store before the party started.
  4. Katy tried to call me, but my phone was dead.
  5. Across the street from his house was a teepee.
  6. You would like it if you were a bird.
  7. Herbie the llama ate some grass, and it gave him gas.
  8. He failed the test after he ignored the warning.
  9. He forget to practice, yet he still did well.
  10. Since Jenni ate the hot dog, she got sick

 

120 Seconds.

 

VLADEK!