Wednesday, 10/11: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

“Sentence Scramble, 10/11.”  Unscramble into a smooth sentence. You must use all the pieces intact, but there is more than one way to arrange them. Write the completed and punctuated sentence in your notebook. (+1 each for extras.)

  • her creamed corn
  • yelling
  • at the baby sitter
  • onto the floor
  • Jennifer flipped

 

 

“Apostrophes, 10/11.” Pluralize and/or possessify. 

  1. She’s sure ____ going to be all right. (it)
  2. My friend _____ goal is to become an astronaut. (Maria)
  3. _____ bright idea was this?  (who)
  4. It was every single _____ nightmare. (student)
  5. The llama wagged ____ tail. (it)
  6. All the ____ clothing is on the second floor. (more than one man)
  7. All the _____ uniforms were new. (player)
  8. The best era for music was the ____. (70)

 

“Vocab, 10/11.”
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  1. What a(n) ______(ing) smile!
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. “I’m not paranoid! I’m _____ about being apprehended!”
  5. While Mr. Buffy was in training, he took several different vitamin ______(s). (You’ll have to change the form of the word.)
  6. The principal had to ____ through all the conflicting stories to get at the truth.
  7. The fan ____(ed) her way into the sold-out concert by flirting with the security guard.
  8. I was ____ when I saw the 5/10 rating from the guest teacher! (Not apprehensive.)
  9. People get cosmetic surgery because they think it will _____ their appearance.
  10. Cigarette smoking has ___(ed) since 1967 to its lowest rate ever.
  11. As a rule, grandparents respond to _____(ing) more than parents do.
  12. *It is supposed to be a _____(ic) moment when we recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Outsiders, 9-10. Place the events below on Plot Mountain. More than one event can be in the same place.
exposition, inciting incident, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

  1. the fire in the church ______
  2. the greasers win the rumble ______
  3. Pony wakes up with a concussion ______
  4. Johnny and Dally die ______
  5. Johnny kills Bob ______
  6. the boys hide out in the church ______
  7. Dally, Johnny, and Pony go to the movies ______

Big Questions so far:

Did Dally die gallant?  What makes you think so/not? Why was his death sadder than Johnny’s?

Outsiders, chapter 11.

How long has passed up to now since the beginning of the book?

Tuesday, 10/10: Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

Question: What are the three uses for apostrophes?

“Apostrophes, 10/10.” Copy only the bold-faced, underlined part. Write the correct form of the word for each blank. You might have to pluralize and/or possessify. YOU get ONE S.

  1. The  _____ car is equipped with laser cannons. (spy)
  2. _____ going to the store for llama cheese. (they)
  3. _____ going with them?  (who)
  4. All the ____ clothing is on the second floor. (woman)
  5. We have three _____ in the class. (Jesus)
  6.  “_____ all go to the lobby!”  (Let)
  7. All the _____ costumes were hilarious. (lady)
  8. Try not to use too many ____ in your essay. It gets repetitive. (and)

 

“Vocab, 10/10.” Write the vocab word. Yes, you might use words more than once.
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  1. _____
  2. _____ (Fill in the blank on the cup.)
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. Third period tried to ______ Mr. Coward into postponing the assignment, but Denial is not just a river in Egypt.  (Bonus: What is this type of joke called?)
  7. We were a little _____ when the pilot said it was his first flight. (Not aghast.)
  8. We were ______(ed) by his mysterious-sounding voice.
  9. (2) The class was ____ that someone would be silly enough to commit a ___ like that in front of Mr. Coward.
  10. (2) Another name for detention might be “____ behavior _____(ment).” (Bonus: What’s this kind of expression called? Or give another example.)
  11. Which of this week’s SAWs means something close to the word apprehensive.

 

 

Outsiders aloud to p147, then…

  • Finish ch. 9 silently.
  • Open your notebook, and title it, “Outsiders, Ch. 9.”
  • Choose one of the quotes below, copy the underlined part, and respond with at least a paragraph. What does the person mean? Why is this important? Use at least one example from the book to back up whatever you say.
    1. Dally: “…Crazy for wanting Johnny to stay outa trouble, for not wantin’ him to get hard.  If he’d been like me he’d never have been in this mess.  If he’d got smart like me he’d never have run into that church.  That’s what you get for helpin’ people.  Editorials in the paper and a lot of trouble… You’d better wise up, Pony… you get tough like me and you don’t get hurt.  You look out for yourself and nothin’ can touch you…”  (pssst: irony.)
    2. Johnny: “Stay gold.”
    3. BONUS: Connect the two quotes!
  • Close your notebook and continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.
  • If you finish chapter 10: Get a ch10 Quiz from the stack (salmon colored) and write the ANSWERS (not the letters) in your notebook.
  • Then go see Mr. Coward for the Chapter 10 big question. Return to your desk and thoughtfully answer the question in your notebook under the title: “Why?”
  • If all of the above is finished:
    • Get an SE HInton Profile from the stack (yellow).
    • Read it and answer the questions at the end on a separate sheet of paper. (“SE Hinton Profile.”)
    • Put the sheet in the basket when you are finished.
  • Work on your SMYK’s.

Monday, 10/9: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #7, Outsiders!

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 10/9.”  wiretap(ping), patriot, eliminate, suspicious, source
  

 

 

Go over Test #7.

 

“Apostrophes, 10/9.”
COPY the underlined parts and fill in the blank with the correct answer.

  1. Spend as long washing ____ hands…  a) you’re b) your  c) your’e    d) Something else: write it.
  2. …as it takes to say the _____.   a) ABC’s  b) ABCs  c) Something else: write it.
  3. We had four ______ in class.  a) Jake’s  b) Jakes’  c) Jakes’s  d) Jakes
  4. The ____ clothes are on the second floor.   a) children’s  b) childrens  c) childrens’  d) childrens’s
  5. Five ____ parents will be guests of honor.  a) student’s  b) students’  c) students’s

 

 

Outsiders aloud to p147, then…

  • Finish ch. 9 silently.
  • Open your notebook, and title it, “Outsiders, Ch. 9.”
  • Choose one of the quotes below, copy the underlined part, and respond with at least a paragraph. What does the person mean? Why is this important? Use at least one example from the book to back up whatever you say.
    1. Dally: “…Crazy for wanting Johnny to stay outa trouble, for not wantin’ him to get hard.  If he’d been like me he’d never have been in this mess.  If he’d got smart like me he’d never have run into that church.  That’s what you get for helpin’ people.  Editorials in the paper and a lot of trouble… You’d better wise up, Pony… you get tough like me and you don’t get hurt.  You look out for yourself and nothin’ can touch you…”  (pssst: irony.)
    2. Johnny: “Stay gold.”
    3. BONUS: Connect the two quotes!
  • Close your notebook and continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.
  • If you finish chapter 10: Get a ch10 Quiz from the stack (salmon colored) and write the ANSWERS (not the letters) in your notebook.

 

 

 

Friday, 10/6: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #7

Prep sheet for Test #7:
KBAR: ___/40
Vocabulary Homework: ____/20   Vocab Practices: 10/3: ____/12    10/4: ____/13
Other Extra Credit:   +3 for Periods 2 AND 3 for Vocab Relay. +1 for extra SC sentence.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. Supply the missing four words to make a famous expression. (No, you don’t get to ask any questions.)
    “Failure ____  ____  ____  ____.”
    Options: a) Success  b) Victory  c) Triumph  d) Accomplishment
  2. In each sentence below, an animal is concealed. For example, the sentence, “What shall I do, Gertrude?” has the word dog concealed. Find the hidden animal in each sentence.
    • a) He used his powers of persuasion to summon key people to the meeting.
    • b) Did I ever tell you, that at camp in the fall, I once found a ten dollar gold piece?
    • c) Asking nutty questions can be most annoying.
  3. A man made up a seven-character password (letters and numbers only) for his e-mail  account, and he wanted to write it down somewhere in case he forgot it. But he didn’t want to write down the actual password, so he wrote this sentence: “You force Heaven to be empty.”  What was his password?
  4. What number is always found in the middle of the telephone directory?
  5. What famous saying is represented here?
    zain yain xain wain vain uain tain sain rain qain oain nain main lain kain jain iain hain fain eain dain cain bain aain
  6. A pen and a pencil together cost $1.10. The pen costs exactly $1.00 more than the pencil. What does each cost? (Not a trick, just math.)

 

Test #7.

Doodle Theme: Complete the Doodle given.

Wednesday, 10/4: Vocab + Relay, Story, Outsiders

“Vocab, 10/4.” More than one possible on some.
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____ (Not aplomb this time.)
  5. confused : savvy :: bored : ______(ed)
  6. His feeling of accomplishment was ______(ed) when he found out that EVERYONE received an A on the test.
  7. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This means that whoever is doing the _____(ing) is the one judging how beautiful something is.
  8. She speaks both French and German with equal ______.
  9. His political ____(s) tried to prevent him from winning the election.
  10. Which word best captures the Soc’s attitude  (attitude!toward the greasers? ____
  11. He was ___(ed) to his room until his homework was finished.
  12. As the snowfall ____(ed), we were finally able to see the road.
  13. * During the rising action, the ____ builds until it breaks at the climax of the story.

VOCABULARY RELAY!!

Story Worksheet. Be ready to tell your story tomorrow. Share what you have now. What’s the most exciting way to tell it?

The test Friday: Vocab + SAWs, Husker Du, Outsiders.

 

Outsiders!

 

Tuesday, 10/3: Vocab, Sentence Combo, Tell Me a Story, Outsiders

New Seating Chart.

Checking: Definitions.

“Vocab, 10/3.” ALL PICTURES!

“Sentence Combining, 10/3.”

  1. The water came from it.  The water was like liquid ice.  The water tasted funny.  It was water. (Use the word but.) (p69)
  2. I realized something.  These three people appealed to me.  These three people were like heroes.  The heroes were in novels. The novels were ones I read.  (Use the words that and because.)  (p76)

    Bonus.

  3. I could remember every detail.  I could remember the whole night.  It had the quality. It was unreal. It was like a dream. (Use the word but and change the word like to the word of.) (p69)

 

Work on Story Worksheet. Share the story with your new homies.

 

Outsiders!