Wednesday, 10/10: Apostrophes, Vocab + Relay, TMA, Narrative Prep

“Apostrophes, 10/10.”

  1. _____ going to the store for llama cheese. (they)
  2. _____ going with them?  (who)
  3. All the ____ haircuts looked dorky.  (llama)
  4. We have three _____ in the class. (Elvis)
  5.  _____ not going to believe this! (you)
  6. All the _____ costumes were hilarious. (lady)


“Vocab, 10/10.”  Write the word. You will use words more than once.

  1. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
     "Nothing but junk mail and a death certificate."   accurate-problem-definition-is-critical-to-effective-problem-solvingrichiie_rich
  2. “Nothing in the mail but junk mail and a death certificate.” _______
  3. “Election years are the best time to land–they never notice us in all the _____.”
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. After he forgot his wife’s birthday, he had to _____ for several days before she forgave him.
  7. He practiced the skate trick ______(ly) until he got it right.
  8. My mom didn’t find my reasons for “needing” an X-Box8 very _____, so I was denied.
  9. He was so hungry that he ate the food, ____ of the mold around the edges.
  10. The warnings about the storm were ____. It was clear you needed to take cover.
  11. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ____
  12. *He made a ______ and generous ______(ion) to the Save the Whales campaign. (There is only one answer for the first blank, not two.)




The Midwife’s Apprentice.

Chapter One Question: Why do the boys bully and taunt Brat/Beetle?

Chapter 2: The Cat

Chapter 3: The Midwife



Check the last of the Story Starters.  Be ready to tell your story tomorrow. What’s the most exciting way to tell it?

The Test is still Friday: Vocab + SAWs, Apostrophes, Husker Du, TMA