Tuesday, 10/17: KoS, Vocab, TMA

“Kinds of Sentences, 10/17.”

declarative (D) sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
An interrogative (INT) sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
An imperative (IMP) sentence tells or asks someone to do something. It usually ends with a period.
An exclamatory (E) sentence shows STRONG feeling. It always ends with an exclamation point.

  1. An interrogative sentence is more commonly known as a _____.
  2. A sentence like you might find in an encyclopedia entry would be called a(n) ____ sentence.
  3. A sentence where you instruct someone how to do something is called a(n) ____ sentence.

  4. What kind of sentence is this     D, IMP, INT, or E?
  5. Please Google the word llama for me   D, IMP, INT, or E?
  6. I can’t believe I ate the whole thing    D, IMP, INT, or E?
  7. The llama is a quadruped    D, IMP, INT, or E?

  8. BONUS: The subject of an imperative sentence is always the word ____. (Hint: 2nd person.)


“Vocab, 10/17.”

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. boring : compelling :: aloof : ____
  7. The “consequences” for misbehavior in schools in the old days were sometimes pretty ______. I remember getting hit by a ruler more than once.
  8. His brother’s sudden disappearance caused great ____ in the family.
  9. Even though there is actually a(n) _____(ce) of  food being grown in the world, most of it doesn’t get to the people who need it.
  10. (3) Johnny : ____ :: Pony {at least according to Darry} : ____  :: Dally {think about what Cherry said} : ____
  11. * (2) There is much debate about whether the United States should use its power to ____ _____(s) in other countries that are cruel to their people, or whether we should stay out of other countries’ problems.


The Midwife’s Apprentice.

ca. 1300.

What’s a midwife?
What’s an apprentice?
What was life like in 1300? We’re going to find out.
*What do you think the average life expectancy was back then?
The average life expectancy for a male child born in the UK between 1276 and 1300 was 31.3 years.
However, by the time the 13th-Century boy had reached 20 he could hope to live to 45, and if he made it to 30 he had a good chance of making it into his fifties.

*What percentage of children in those times died before the age of 5?
1/3. 20% of women died in childbirth or soon after due to infection.

*At what age typically did children start working full time?

  • At what age did most girls get married?


TMA Aloud.

After each chapter or so: Do a 1,1,1 in your notebook. One summary sentence. One reaction. One Question.

Chapter One – The Dung Heap: You must use the word because.