Thursday, 2/1: Vocab, Clauses, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab (+SAWs), Clauses (S/CD/CX), Vladek.

If I haven’t yet seen your interview questions, or you had to redo some, I want to see them now!


“Vocab, 2/1.” (16) Bonus: Why did I leave out the comma before the word and in #9?

  1. _____  (It’s a paper clip. The subheading says, “The only tool you’ll ever need.”)
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. She blamed him for the incident and always looked at him with ______ afterwards.
  6. Vladek _____(es) Artie for using too many wooden matches…
  7. …because he is too “_____” to buy them.
  8. During the TV marathon, we _____(ed) for two days on chips and pizza.
  9. Sometimes it’s tough to not ______ to peer pressure and do what everybody else is doing.
  10. In The Outsiders, when we referred to a facade, we were saying that the person was _____(ing) about their true feelings.
  11. The prefix of this word means before. ______
  12. The root of this word means “to clean out.” _____
  13. * (4) Although he tried to ______ his ______ behavior, I could not _____ any _____ from what he was doing. It was just wrong. (All but one SAW!)



“S/CD/CX, 2/1.”

  1.  Ziggy ate a doughnut.  –Add a phrase that describes the doughnut AND a dependent clause to make a complex sentence. (because, although)
  2.  The llama ran to Mom.  –Add an independent clause to make a compound sentence.
  3. Although Vladek…   –Copy and complete the sentence starter. What kind of sentence did you end up with?
  4. (2) Combine the following two sentences into one. First as a compound sentence, then as a complex sentence.
    • We took the skinheads bowling.
    • The llama stayed at home alone.


Vladek in his own words (p110-11).


Vladek’s big mistake!