Tuesday, 2/12: Homework, Debrief Test #21, Giver, Interviews

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Debrief Test #21. Hmmmm.

Vocab Preview. Use Learner’s Dictionary to look up these four vocab words from tonight’s list. Match each one with a blank.
meager, suppress, impede, exuberant

  1. _____ Pic of a basketball player getting in another player’s way as he drives to the basket.
  2. _____ Drawing of a face with hands covering the eyes and mouth.
  3. _____ Pic of a little boy very excited and joyful about a pine tree.
  4. _____ Pic of a plate with one pea on it and a knife and fork poised over it.


The Giver. Read Chapter 4 tonight! +1-1-1 in your notebook. Preview of tomorrow’s quiz:

  1. Roberto’s release was a sad occasion for all at the House of the Old because he was so well-loved.  a) True  b) False
  2. All of these were a part of Roberto’s release ceremony except…a) a review of his life and accomplishments.  b) chanting the patriotic anthem.  c) speeches from friends and admirers.  d) a period of mourning.  e) These were all a part of the ceremony.
  3. (Quote.) Where does Larissa say the Old go when they are released?


Chromie Up! Work on Interviews.

  • 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.
  • Interview.
    • 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.