Thursday, 2/6: Spelling, Vocab, Quiz Show, Interviews, Vladek?

Tomorrow’s Test: Spelling, Vocab, S/CD/CX/F, Vladek.

“Spelling, 2/6.” This time write the CAPITAL LETTER of the correctly-spelled choice.

  1. a) beleivable  b) believeable  c) believible  d) believable  e) NOTA
  2. a) seperately  b) separatly  c) separately  d) seprately  e) NOTA
  3. a) movable  b) moveable  c) movible  d) moveible  e) NOTA
  4. a) ignerance  b) ignorance  c) ignorence  d) ignorince  e) NOTA
  5. a) recquirement  b) requirment  c) recquirment  d) requiremint  e) NOTA
  6. a) maturity  b) narative  c) creative  d) all correct
  7. The reason we don’t drop the last e from a word like positive before we add an ending like -ly, is that…  a) Positive ends with a consonant sound.  b) The ending-lyends with an y.  c) The ending -ly  begins with a consonant  d) The ending -ly  makes it an adjective.  e) NOTA

“Vocab, 2/6.”
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tentative, infringe, reprieve, benign, profound, indolent, relinquish, exasperate, (in)conspicuous, (un)scrupulous, haphazard

  1. _____ Pic of the classic statue, The Thinker.
  2. _____Cartoon of two guys looking out from the top of a skyscraper saying, “Yes, the view is nice—but I mostly want people to look up here and think how rich I am.”
  3. _____Pic of a pack of dogs with a fox blending in.
  4. _____ Pic of a cute little lamb taking its first steps. (NOT: benign, scrupulous, haphazard, or indolent, or any other “it could be’s.” Sigh.)
  5. “Ninety-nine percent of lawyers give the rest of us a bad name.” ______
  6. Much to her relief, the doctor said the tumor was ________ and not cancerous.
  7. He prepared so ______(ly) that his presentation was painful to watch. (Not: tentative.)
  8. After asking for (previous vocab word), the student received a _____ and was released from detention.
  9. The neighbor’s fence _____(ed) on our property, so they had to move it.
  10. Sometimes second period can be ______(ing), but when certain people are absent, it can be a fun class.
  11. The word ______ comes from a word that means ethics or morals.


Quiz Show! Test Prep!


Begin Work on Interviews.

  • Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
  • Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
    • Looks. (Details.)
    • Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
    • Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby?  What?)
  • The intro/description should be 350-400+ words.
  • Interview.
    • Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
    • You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes(word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
  • Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.