Friday, 9/18 (Pers. 1,2,3) – Monday, 9/21 (Pers. 5,6)

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Mental Floss. (In your notebook) Remember, they are all tricks!

  1. A boat has a ladder hanging off the side that has six rungs. Each rung is one foot apart. The bottom rung is one foot from the water. The tide rises at 12 inches every 15 minutes. High tide peaks in one hour. When the tide is at its highest, how many rungs are under water?
  2. Show how it is possible to name the capital of each and every one of the United States in less than a minute.
  3. Which is correct, “bigger of two halves” or “biggest of two halves”?
  4. Johnny’s mother had four children. The first was April, the second was May, and the third was June. What was the name of her fourth child?
  5. There are ten sheep walking in a straight line across a field. What numbered sheep can look back and say he is the third from the last in line?

Find your numbers for the “week” in the notebook:

Vocabs: /11, /12, /11 = ___/34
Verbs and Adjectives: /10, /6, /5 = ___/21
Other Bonus: Kal El? quadruped? Mental Floss?

Type your numbers into chat following the model above. If you were absent, that number is zero until you make it up!

Attention: You should start a new KBARR chart for the week and a topic on the forum for the new week!



Test #2! Be sure to also write your answers in your notebook. SPELLING COUNTS, but not capitalization. DOUBLE CHECK!

Test 2 – Period 5.

Test 2 – Period 6.


Test 2 – Period 1.

Test 2 – Period 2.

Test 2 – Period 3.



Finished early? Have you finished/shared your “Messy Room”?

Your choices:
1) Doodle – Theme: “Weird Planet.” The theme is optional; you may doodle about whatever you want. If I like it you get get extra credit.
2) Trackword. Spell words by connecting adjoining letters. Words must be at least 3 letters long. Each letter must touch the one before it. No proper nouns, abbreviations, or foreign words. You can only use a letter once in the same word. 10 words = +1, 20 words = +2, etc. Use any blank area on your test sheet for your word list. Be sure to number your list. (IN YOUR NOTEBOOK, Take a pic.)

3) Read something.