Wednesday, 2/21: Commas, Vocab, Vladek


“Commas, 2/21.” Put ’em where they go!

  1. I didn’t want to wake you up until I had to.
  2. I asked my BFF the llama what she wanted for lunch.
  3. This easy fun exercise will help you with your llama woes.
  4. Rachel Ray finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog.
  5. The wild llama is in fact a vicious predator.
  6. She wanted to tame the wild llama but it was too much for her.
  7. Until I ate that doughnut I didn’t know happiness.
  8. We have two hours to kill someone come by and see us.
  9. Eddie Baby please ask your dog Odif the Terrible to leave the cat alone.


“Vocab, 2/21.”

  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. ______
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  6. The man finally ______(ed) his intense thirst with a drink from the fountain.
  7. The smell of brownies _____ the house and made me very hungry.
  8. The goal of immigrants used to be _____(ion), but these days people are proud of their differences.
  9. With more than 24,000 locations, Subway sandwich places are _____.
  10. Mr. Coward is not happy about Jhonny’s less than _____ papers. They are very difficult to decipher, and scores might get entered incorrectly.
  11. (2) Whenever she was _____, she always seemed to find _____ in her music.


“Vladek Quiz, 2/21.” One time only: closed book!

  1. Why is Vladek so concerned about not wasting food?
  2. What does Vladek say when Artie asks him why the Jews didn’t resist more?
  3. Why does Vladek’s plan to escape from Auschwitz fail?
  4. What does she mean when Francoise says, “I’ll bet you that Anja’s notebooks were written on both sides of the page…”?
  5. When Vladek says, “Here, in Dachau, my troubles began,” what specifically was his “trouble”?
  6. According to Spiegelman, what is the real purpose of Maus?


Vladek (the racist) is SAVED!