Wednesday, 9/2/15: Adjectives, Vocabulary, Outsiders

I will be checking vocabulary and KBARR while you are warming up.

“Warm Up, 9/2/15.” 1-8: All blanks are vocabulary words. Do not copy. 9-12: Write “adj.” or “not” for the underlined word in the sentence.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. The Socs are the _____ social class in 1967 Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  5. Maybe his cold unfeeling exterior is simply a _____ that hides his true feelings.
  6. Joey _____(ed) at the thought of his brother being a drop-out.
  7. mask : facade :: resource : _____
  8. “Guess what I’ve been in jail for?” asked Dally, grinning ____(ly).

  9. A French chef in New York chisels ice sculptures.   a) adjective  b) not
  10. Machine parts are used to form mechanical structures.   a) adjective  b) not
  11. She is a pretty savvy poker player .   a) adjective  b) not
  12. She has a lot of basketball savvy.  a) adjective  b) not


The Outsiders – Mini Quiz (5)
Which character…

  1. “…gets drunk on just plain living”?
  2. …thinks Ponyboy is a “tag-a-long and a kid”?
  3. “…doesn’t understand anything that isn’t plain, hard fact”?
  4. …kept them “laughing at themselves”?
  5. …likes to “lone it anyway”?


Why do you think Ponyboy capitalizes the word Soc but not the word greaser?

Reading aloud.

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