Wednesday, 8/30: Adjectives, Vocab, Outsiders

Checking: Show Me You Knows and KBARR.

“Adjectives, 8/30.” (5p) Copy the underlined word and say whether it is an adjective or not.

  1. savvy Kal-El  knew just what to do. (Solo Bonus: who is Kal El?)
  2. The running criminal was finally tackled.
  3. The running criminal was finally tackled.
  4. “He liked fights, blondes, and for some unfathomable reason, school.”
  5. “He liked fights, blondes, and for some unfathomable reason, school.”

“Vocabulary, 8/30.”  All blanks are vocabulary words except #12.

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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. The Socs are the _____ social class in 1967 Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  6. Maybe his cold unfeeling exterior is simply a _____ that hides his true feelings.
  7. Pony _____(ed) at the thought of his brother being a drop-out.
  8. mask : facade :: resource : _____
  9. “Guess what I’ve been in jail for?” asked Dally, grinning ____(ly).
  10. Pony can’t understand why the Socs are so ______ of the greasers. “Why do they hate us so much?”
  11. It would be ironic if you suddenly decided not to get on a plane, and then the plane crashed.  True / False
  12. The root cred, as in incredulous and incredible, means to _______.



Group Quiz.

“The Outsiders, 8/30.” (8) Write the ANSWER, not the letter.
Johnny, Pony, Steve, Two-Bit, Darry, Dally, Soda

  1. “The shade of difference that separates a greaser from a hood wasn’t present in _____.”
  2. “If it weren’t for the gang, _______ would never have known what love and affection are.”
  3. Soda’s best buddy. ______
  4. Has “more worries than a guy his age ought to…”  _____
  5. “Understands everybody.” _____
  6. “Usually lone(s) it anyway…” ______
  7. a) “…still a junior at 18 1/2.” _____  b) This is ironic. True/False


Read aloud.