Monday, 3/11: Homework, SAWs, Wheel of Doom, Debrief Test #25, Giver

Copy homework into planner. Regular KBARR is back! Giver Projects are due Friday!

Teen Tech Week.

“SAWs, 3/11.”
accumulation (n): buildup
contradict (v): to argue against, deny
exhibit (n or v): to show or display
inevitable (adj): unavoidable
manipulate (v): to influence or control with skill and often dishonesty


  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. They say nothing is _____ except death and taxes.
  7. There is now a(n) ________ of 500 inches of snow in the Sierras.
  8. The roots of this word mean “against to say.”
  9. The roots of this word mean “out to hold.”
  10. The prefix of this word means “hand.”

Wheel of Doom

“Husker Du, Period One, Test #15.” a) prestige  b) deprive  c) dishevelled  d) suave  e) affectation  f) non sequitur  g) acute  h) prevalent  i) ideology  j) zealous

  • 5. The root of this word was Latin for trickery or illusion. _______
  • 6. The root of this word was Latin for form or pattern. _____
  • 7. The roots of this word were Latin for completely away from public life. _____
  • 8. The Nuremberg laws ______(ed) the Jews of the right to vote and be citizens.
  • 9. His accent was a(n) _________; he wasn’t really from France.  

“Husker Du, Period Two, Test #7.

  • 16. _____ llama is that? a) whose b) who’se c) who’s d) NOTA
  • 17. I think that llama is _____. a) they’re b) theres c) their’s d) theirs e) NOTA
  • 18. The ____ softball team mascot is a llama. (More than one.) a) women’s b) woman’s c) womens’s d) NOTA
  • 19. I think ____ going to be OK. a) there b) their c) they’re d) NOTA
  • 20. Is the title of this section of the test spelled correctly? a) Yes b) No

“Husker Du, Period Five, Test #14.” a) vivid  b) saw  c) aspire  d) pacify  e) daunting  f) diminutive  g) pragmatic  h) volatile  i) dilemma  j) iconic 

  1. You may _______ to someday be as cool as Mr. Coward. (Good luck with that.)
  2. Doing your homework every day before playing video games is a _______ strategy for success.
  3. It was hard to believe that such a huge voice emanated from such a _______ girl.
  4. Sixth Period tried to ____ Mr. Coward’s anger with cookies.
  5. inspiring : daunting :: stable : ______

“Husker Du, Period Six, Test #18” a) fastidious  b) insinuate  c) improvise  d) shrewd  e) allegory  f) absolution  g) consign  h) agitate  i) sanction

  • 5. Jean is very _____ about her silverware; she won’t eat at that restaurant because she thinks the forks aren’t clean enough.
  • 6. I didn’t like his ____(ion) that I wasn’t good enough to make the team.
  • 7. Some people see boxing as legally ______(ed) violence.
  • 8. The annoying kids taunted the dog over the fence until he was _____(ed) enough to jump it.
  • 9. Which one is the allegory? (Be careful!) a) Mickey Mouse acting like a human. b) “Motto” c) You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. d) Mind your own business. e) C and D. f) NOTA

Go over Test #25. Yay! (For the most part.)