“Daily Scramble, 11/19.” Two sentences or one with a semicolon. No commas!
- the compsognathus
- than a chicken
- in fact
- some very small dinosaurs
- was only
- there were also
- slightly larger
- forgettable : iconic :: emotional : _______
- She has high ______(ations). She wants to rule the world.
- huge : diminutive :: inspiring : ______
- The root of this word means “life.” _____
- Reading Shakespeare for the first time can be rather ______.
- (2) They tried to ______ the angry and _____ mob by telling them their concerns would be addressed.
- “Dig and be dug in return” is Langston Hughes’s version of the old ____ about treating others how you want to be treated.
- Fifth Period tried to ____ Mr. Coward’s anger with cookies.
“The Monsters are Due on Maple Street.” p246.
“Sometimes I ain’t so sho who’s got him a right to say a man is crazy and when he ain’t. Sometimes I think there ain’t none of us pure crazy and ain’t none of us pure sane until the balance of us talks him that-a-way. It’s like it ain’t so much what a fellow does, but it’s the way the majority of folks is looking at him when he does it.” (From As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner)
“Translate.” (Sum up the above in 20 words or less.)
Is he right? What makes you think so/not?
- What is the purpose of fear? In other words, why do we get scared?
- What fears might be called “universal”; shared by most almost all humans?
- Why do we like it sometimes? (Don’t say, “It’s fun.” Duh.)
- How does fear affect the decisions you make?
- In general, what are (most) humans scared of?
- “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Meaning? (Bonus: Who said that famous quote?)
- Why do people act so dumb in a group? (What if they’re scared too?)
Read intro on p245.
Basic script vocabulary: pan, zoom, voiceover, etc.