Tomorrow’s Test: Vocabulary, “Motto” and “Delinquent” and whatever else we’ve done in class this week. Here’s a preview:
“Warm Up 8/27/15.” Write the answer, not the letter.
- Even though he may not be “book-smart” he has a lot of ____ about the world. a) gingerly b) savvy c) infer d) nonchalant e) fathom
- Some people called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)___(ist). a) sage b) rueful c) infer d) conform e) fathom
- The landscape of the moon is lifeless and very_____. a) sage b) rueful c) bliss d) conform e) bleak
- The old man was considered the ____ of the village because of all his experience and wisdom. a) sage b) rueful c) nonchalant d) bleak e) fathom
- “I shouldn’t have done that,” he said with a ____ sigh. a) savvy b) rueful c) infer d) conform e) blissful
- She speaks so softly that I can hardly hear her. a) softly – adjective, hardly – not b) softly – not, hardly – adjective c) both adjectives d) both not
- I bowl pretty well; my ball has pretty flowers on it. a) well – adjective, pretty – not b) well – not, pretty – adjective c) both adjectives d) both not
- In the poem “Delinquent,” who’s (the) delinquent? a) Julie’s parents b) Julie c) society d) All of the above. e) NOTA (none of the above)
- What’s the message of the poem “Motto”? a) YOLO b) Enjoy the good things while you can. c) Treat others how want to be treated. d) “Dig it!” e) NOTA
- 90% of 50 = _____ a) 5 b) 40 c) 45 d) 46 e) NOTA
Vocabulary Update. (Add to notebook.)
connotation (n): what a word makes you think about (co- means together or with – the thought that goes with)
denotation (n): the dictionary definition of the word
The Outsiders by S E Hinton
- Connotations of the word “outsider”?
- What does it mean to say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”?
- What is a 1st person narrator? 2nd? 3rd? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
- What is required to make a story? (Hint: it starts with a c.)
- Who are the “outsiders”?