Monday, 4/16 (36): Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #29, Tom Sawyer!

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 4/16.”
specify (verb): to clearly define
establish (verb): to cause to be recognized and accepted
cohesive (adjective): unified
constrain (verb): to hold back or limit
xenophobia (noun): a fear of foreign people


Go over Test #29.

Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”


Tom Sawyer!

  1. What would you do for fun in 1835?
  2. What chore/work did you always want to do as a kid, but now that you have to do it, you don’t want to any more?
  3. Slang: truck, lick, dander up, powerful warm, lam, suck eggs


Read the Author’s Preface.
What two reasons does Mark Twain give for writing this book?

Chapter 1.