Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, Giver, OG.
- _____ Pic of the classic statue, The Thinker.
- _____Cartoon of two guys looking out from the top of a skyscraper saying, “Yes, the view is nice—but I mostly want people to look up here and think how rich I am.”
- _____Pic of a pack of dogs with a fox blending in.
- _____ Pic of a cute little lamb taking its first steps. (NOT: benign, scrupulous, haphazard, or indolent, or any other “it could be’s.” Sigh.)
- “Ninety-nine percent of lawyers give the rest of us a bad name.” ______
- Much to her relief, the doctor said the tumor was ________.
- He prepared so ______(ly) that his presentation was painful to watch. (Not: tentative.)
- After asking for (previous vocab word), the student received a _____ and was released from detention.
- In exchange for safety and peace, the members of the Community seemed to have _____(ed) a lot of freedom.
- The neighbor’s fence _____(ed) on our property, so they had to move it.
- Sometimes fifth period can be ______(ing), but when certain people are absent, it can be a nice class.
- The word ______ comes from a word that means ethics or morals.
Giver. Read some 1-1-1’s. What can we tell about this place? When/where is it? Why is it?
“Giver, Chapter 2.”
- What rule did Jonas’s father break?
- What rule gets broken all the time?
- What happens at the ceremony of 12?
- How is that decision made?
- We are in the ______ of the story. a) exposition b) rising action c) inciting incident d) falling action e) NOTA
Be sure to read CHAPTER 3 tonight and do your 1-1-1!
Work on Interview/Profile.
Go get a Chromie! Begin Writing Biographical Sketch/Profile. The final draft is due next Thursday, 2/14.
NOT PREPARED TODAY? Do extra credit vocab sentences in your notebook…except they aren’t extra credit. Due tomorrow.
- Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
- Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
- Looks. (Details.)
- Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
- Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby? What?)
- The intro/description should be 350-400+ words.
- Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
- You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes (word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
- Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.
- Come up with a creative title that sums up the interview.
- Extra Credit: pics.