YEE #5. Use your own paper. NDP in upper right corner. Title: YEE #5. Use 4-digit dates for #1 and #2. Copy only the ones that say “Copy.”
- First Independence Day (M,D,Y):
- Pearl Harbor Day (M,D,Y):
- (Copy.) 10% of 250 = _________
- (Copy.) 24/40 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
- a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
- Copy the sentence below and label each word with its part of speech.
He was a very scary bear, and we beat a hasty retreat from his lair.
- Wacky Wordy: CLOU__ __
- Wacky Wordy:
- What do all these have in common? Pebble, Long, Cocoa, Palm, Myrtle
- What do these sets of letters have in common? Clfrn, Clrd, Hw, Grg, Txs, Lsn
- These SEVEN words are hiding something. What?
Vermont, statues, Swedish, Arthur, Africa, sensation, misunderstood
LET’S PLAY SCRABBLE. Scrabble Practice Round.
Each person draws a letter. The letter closest to A goes first. (Blank beats A.)
Draw continues clockwise (to the left) after that.
If no one volunteers, the person with the letter farthest from A is scorekeeper.
Put those letters back and draw seven (7) each.
Keep score like this (don’t write what’s in the parentheses):
|Jimmy (First Player)
17 (first turn)
6 (second turn)
23 (total so far)
14 (third turn)
37 (total so far)
|Johnny (Second Player)
VERTICAL not horizontal.
First player must put the word down with a letter on the Star (2x word) in the middle.
Left to right, top to bottom; not diagonal, not bottom to top!
Suggestion: no more than 2 minutes per person.
NO! NO! NO!
NO abbreviations or contractions
NO foreign words
NO proper nouns (nouns you would normally capitalize) (Check the dictionary.)
Multiplier squares are one use only! Once covered, they are done!
Extra credit for anyone who breaks 75.
- How can you arrange for two people to stand on the same piece of newspaper and yet be unable to touch each other without stepping off the newspaper?
YEE #4. No need to panic…yet.
For those who have completed their YEE obligation, use a separate sheet of paper for your AlternaYEEs. Date it each time. Turn it in at the end for extra credit.
“AlternaYEE, 5/25.” Anagrams! Each of the phrases below unscrambles into the name of a character from one of our books/stories. If the last name is given in the book, it is included in the anagram. Ignore any apostrophes, spaces or capitals. Use all the letters.
- Support A Disco
- Let Sin Rampage
- I Meet Greasers (It’s a trick!)
- Fun Biker Lyncher
- Fried Leech
- A Lilac Satin Wimp
Message to 6th Grade. Singles or Partners (2x content).
Due by Next FRIDAY. It’s only homework if you don’t finish in class.
- StoryboardThat! Comic (10+ panels)
- Web Site?
- Google Slides (15+)
- Quiz (20+ questions.)
- Three Expectations vs. Reality
- Three Good Things About Laguna
- Three Pieces of Advice
- One Euphemism?
- Upbeat and Funny
- All Content Items (15)
- Mechanics (20)
- Effort (10)
- Creativity (15)Total: 60
If you have already used the site, log in with the account you already created. Just join this class too and save it there. If you are a Noob:
- Copy the following key: laguna
- Click the link below, and choose “I’m a new user.”
- Click on the Google Button and sign in with your @student.slcusd.org username and password.
- Click I am a Student.
a) The School is Laguna-MS. b) The key is laguna. and c) use your real first name and last initials.
- Scroll down to “Manage my Classes.”
- Join the appropriate class that begins with 2017-.
- The password is “cheese.”
- Click Create Storyboard.
HERE are some photos of Laguna to use in your project.
“English B, 5/23.”
- The word theme, as it is used here, means…
- The word “true” in line #5 most likely means…
- “I am the only colored student in my class. …sit down and write this page” He makes a big deal about how he gets home to do this paper because…
- (quote) Which line in the poem is about how his writing will be shaped by his experiences?
- Bop is a type of…
- Durham and Winston-Salem are cities in…
- Harlem is a neighborhood in…
- (Bonus) YMCA stands for… _________ __________’s ____________ ____________
Finish SBAC Testing if Needed.
If you are finished:
- Do homework.
- Play the Word Game Challenge. You may try each game multiple times, but you only receive extra credit for each game once:
Late Start Schedule.
Homework? Hmmmm. Let’s read something first:
“Theme for English B.” by Langston Hughes.
Yours is due next Friday.
YEE #1. Relax, you get nine (9) more tries.