Wednesday, 10/9: Sentence Soup, Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

“Sentence Soup! 10/9.” Now the words are in completely random order! You will need a comma this time.

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“Apostrophes, 10/9.”

  1. _____ going to the store for llama cheese. (they)
  2. _____ going with them?  (who)
  3. All the ____ haircuts looked dorky.  (llama)
  4. We have three _____ in the class. (Elvis)
  5.  _____ not going to believe this! (you)
  6. All the _____ costumes were hilarious. (lady)


“Vocab, 10/9.”  Write the word. You will use words more than once.

  1. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
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  2. “Nothing in the mail but junk mail and a death certificate.” _______
  3. “Election years are the best time to land–they never notice us in all the _____.”
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. After he forgot his wife’s birthday, he had to _____ for several days before she forgave him.
  7. He practiced the skate trick ______(ly) until he got it right.
  8. My mom didn’t find my reasons for “needing” an X-Box13 very _____, so I was denied.
  9. He was so hungry that he ate the food, ____ of the mold around the edges.
  10. The warnings about the storm were ____. It was clear you needed to take cover.
  11. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ____
  12. *______     13. *_____   14.*_____


The Outsiders.

  1. (2) Reread the middle paragraph on p179/p155. It’s the one that begins, “Tell Dally.” What is Pony’s purpose in writing this all down? Respond in your notebook. Do not quote; explain! Make sure your answer has at least one of the following words in it:  because, although, since, even though.
  2. Place the following events on a Plot Mountain diagram:
    • Dally’s death
    • Bob’s death
    • P & J cutting their hair
    • The rumble
    • The hearing
    • Revealing that the book is Pony’s theme for English
    • Dally hassling the girls
    • The fire in the church


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