Thursday, 9/15: NVA, Vocab, Plot, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: NVAA, Vocab, Plot, Outsiders, Library, Husker Du.

“NVAA, 9/15.” (10p)

Homer stupidly hit his very fat head on the corner of the table with a loud thunk.



“Vocab, 9/15.” (Also SAWs; one previous one.)
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. fear : panic :: ask : _____
  6. Johnny persisted ____(ly) in asking about his parents.
  7. The students ____(ed) the teacher to go easy on them. “Please?” they begged.
  8. My parents were a little _____ about the crowd I was hanging out with.
  9. A good attitude is very ____ to doing well in school.
  10. “You’re hungry?” he said _____(ly), “I’m the one who hasn’t eaten all day!”
  11. A savvy person is usually more ____ than a credulous one.
  12. The jury voted to ______ because the evidence was not sufficient to find him guilty.


VOCABULARY RELAY! Can anyone beat Period Three?!


The Outsiders.

PLOT. Copy into your notebook!


  1. The 5 W’s (who, what, when, where, why) is usually given to us during the ______ of the story.
  2. “And they lived happily ever after,” would be the _____ of a fairy tale.
  3. The scene in the novel where Pony tells Cherry (and us) about Johnny getting jumped is in the ______ of the story…
  4. …and it also illustrates main ____ of the story.
  5. Johnny stabbing Bob would be the _______ of the story.
  6. We are now in the _____ of the story.

As we correct, write the answers on the diagram. You may use this cheat sheet on the test tomorrow.