Tuesday, 10/24: SS, Vocab, TMA

“Warm Up 10/24”

  1. I saw five _____ in Las Vegas!  a) Elvi  b) Elvis’s  c) Elvis’  d) Elvises  e) NOTA
  2. _____ are not allowed…  a) Students  b) Students’  c) Student’s  d) NOTA
  3. …in the ___ lounge.  a) teacher’s  b) teachers’  c) teachers’s  d) NOTA

“Sentence Scramble, 10/24.”

  • her bread and onion
  • Beetle was too excited
  • to a hungry goat
  • so she gave
  • along the way
  • to eat
  • aloft
  • at the fence post
  • by his tail
  • the boys were
  • holding the cat

“Vocabulary Practice, 10/24.” (14p)


  1. _____ “Where’s the ‘Any’ key?”
  2. _____ (Bonus for this guy’s name.)
  3. _____
  4. _____ (Bonus for what this type of bandage is called. Further bonus if you actually spell the word correctly.)
  5. (2) Which two vocabulary words this week have prefixes that mean not?
  6. The codeine in your cough syrup is a ______ of the same plant that is used to make heroin.
  7. Their relationship was rather _____, with many ups, downs, and in-betweens over the years.
  8. Which vocabulary word has a prefix that means again?
  9. Unlike the Socs, the greasers were considered to be _______ characters
  10. The carpenter we hired to build the shed was very ______; it was a well-built shed.
  11. Give an example of a derivative of the word child.
  12. * (2) The new teacher______(ed) rules that were very _____ with dire consequences for breaking them.


TMA Group Quiz.

  1. On p26, what does the word “laden” means? (middle paragraph)
  2. Why does the merchant give Beetle the comb? (p29) No quote; what does the quote mean? (solemnity = seriousness)
  3. Read the paragraph on p33 that begins, “‘ Alyce!’ The midwife snorted…” What does it mean when she says “punctuated each name with a pot thrown…”?
  4. What does the last line of chapter 5 mean?
  5. (5) Write a 5W’s for chapter 5 – The Merchant. (who, what, when, where, why)

  6. Bonus: On p30, in the first indented paragraph, what does the last sentence mean? (“The wink and the comment…”)


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