Wednesday, 12/4: Scramble, Vocab, Maus

Welcome Guest Teacher. Mr. Coward will check SMYK’s on Thursday!

“Daily Scramble, 12/4.”

  • is difficult
  • to work
  • it can be done
  • but
  • if
  • at 10 years of age
  • getting a paying job
  • you are willing
  • for practically nothing


“Vocab, 12/4.”


  1. Give the antonym for this guy’s look. ______
  2. (2) Figure #2 shows the effects of sleep _____(ation) which is very ____ in today’s society.
  3. _____ (He’s pretty ____ about coloring.)
  4. _____ (Not non sequitur.)
  5. During the Nazi occupation of Poland there was a(n) ______ shortage of food and other necessities in the Jewish community. (Not prevalent.)
  6. The Nuremberg laws _____(ed) the Jews of the right to vote and be citizens.
  7. In The Outsiders, the Socs had both wealth and social _______.
  8. Fifth period seems to like to interrupt the class with various ______(s) and random questions.
  9. The con man _____(ly) convinced the old lady that he was in love with her in order to steal her money.
  10. (2) The transfer of the 1936 Olympics to another country would have damaged Germany’s _____, so they enforced their racist laws less _____(ly) during that time.
  11. * Near the end of The Midwife’s Apprentice, Alyce is ______ about what path to take with her life.


Maus Quiz. Open book. Collaborative. (15p)  We will correct tomorrow!

  1. (2) What things does Artie say have “taken their toll” on his father?
  2. What physical sign does Vladek still have from the concentration camps?
  3. Why is Chapter One called “The Sheik”?  (Because…)
  4. On p14, the circular panel marks the beginning of Vladek’s story in the past. Where do we first interrupt that story, and come back to the present for a moment? (page and panel)
  5. Maus is told in ____ person. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th
  6. What year did Vladek meet Anja? (p17)
  7. Why does Anja want to break her engagement with Vladek before they married?
  8. (quote) What promise to his father does Artie break?
  9. Why does Vladek threaten to end the engagement with Anja?
    Character ID. Identify each person either by name (if given) or by explanation.
  10. p13, panel 4, the one in the dress.
  11. (2) p17, panel 2, both characters.
  12. p20, panel 1, the person with the cigarette.
  13. p20, last panel, the person on the right.



Read aloud from page 32 —>