Wednesday, 11/7/: Transitions, Vocab, ASoT, Perfect?

“Transitions, 11/7.” Do not use a transition more than once.  meanwhile, furthermore, although, in fact, until then, consequently, in contrast, nevertheless, however, for example, as a result, because

  1. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.
  2. John ate and ate. _____, he never gained weight.
  3. I would like to read many books; ______, I don’t seem to have enough time to read.
  4. _____ I was concentrating on my homework, I forgot about the soup, and it boiled over.
  5. You can set the table. _____, I will start making dinner.
  6. There were also some very small dinosaurs. ____, the compsognathus was only slightly larger than a chicken.


“Vocabulary, 11/7.”
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  1. _____
  2. (2) _____ and ______
  3. _____
  4. “Quick, Bartlett! ______ them with hope!”
  5. “It’s times like these we really need to roll up our sleeves, rally together, and find a _____.”
  6. Everybody has _______(s) that other people might find weird.
  7. Patience with the ways of nature had been ____(ed) in her by her park ranger father.
  8. The prefix of this word means across or through: _____
  9. “S’up?” is an example of  _______ language.
  10. There was a _____ of volunteers to help with the party. With so many people, the preparations were finished quickly.
  11. In professional sports, the coach is often the _____for a team’s bad performance, even if it isn’t always his fault.
  12. ** When people are {____(ed)} from their homes, they must _____. (Previous SAW + Current SAW.)


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“A Sound of Thunder.”

What three things could the phrase “a sound of thunder” represent?
What is the real theme of the story?



“Time and Punishment”??! (Tomorrow…)