Thursday, 12/14: Vocab + Relay, Research: The Due Date is Nigh!

 

Tomorrow’s “Test”: Vocab + SAWs.

“Vocab, 12/14.” (11)
   

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. You may _______ to someday be as cool as Mr. Coward. (Good luck with that.)
  6. Doing your homework every day before playing video games is a _______ strategy for success.
  7. It was hard to believe that such a huge voice emanated from such a _______ girl.
  8. Sixth Period tried to ____ Mr. Coward’s anger with cookies.
  9. (2) Mr. Scrooge (“Bah, Humbug”) is the ____  _____.
  10. * There was a flaw _____ in the design of the bridge, so it was sure to fail eventually.

 

 

Vocab Relay is Baaaaaack!

 

Research!

  • Due Tomorrow??!
  • Approximately 1000 words.
  • 3+ sources w/ properly formatted Works Cited.
  • 2+ graphs, charts, maps, etc. These should help explain, not just decorate.
  • In-text citations.
  • Introductory anecdote.
  • Evident organization. (By question, by sub-topic, etc.)
  • Proper mechanics.

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Wednesday, 12/13: 120 Seconds, Vocab, Research

Checking SMYKs.

“Vocab, 12/13.”
  

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. Abby is a _____ form of Abigail.
  5. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are _____ figures in American history.
  6. She faced a _____ about turning in her friend for cheating.
  7. The villagers sacrificed a >_____< to try to _____ their angry god. (>___< = Previous vocab word.)
  8. The amount of work required in an Honors class can be quite _____.
  9. The dream was so ____ that I fell out of bed trying to fly.
  10. inspiring : daunting :: stable : ______
  11. skinflint : benevolent :: ______ : easy
  12. Give an example of a saw that is different from the one you used for your SMYK.
     13. *______

 

Intro to 120 Seconds!

It begins when we get back, so PRACTICE!

 

RESEARCH!

 

 

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Tuesday, 12/12: Vocab, Research

 

Checking Definitions.

“Vocab, 12/12.” Could be vocab, could be SAW. Hmmm.
    

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. “Once again you have _____(ed) my expectations.”

  6. forgettable : iconic :: emotional : _______
  7. She has high ______(ations). She wants to rule the world.
  8. huge : diminutive :: inspiring : ______
  9. The root of this word means “life.” _____
  10. Reading Shakespeare for the first time can be rather ______.
  11. (2) They tried to ______ the angry and _____ mob by telling them their concerns would be addressed.
  12. “Dig and be dug in return” is Langston Hughes’s version of the old ____ about treating others how you want to be treated.
  13. Most human beings are _____(ly) social creatures who naturally seek out interactions with others.

 

RESEARCH!

You should have your opening paragraph finished!
You should be at least 3/4 finished with notes.
You should have at least 3 sources on your Works Cited.
You should be looking for 2+ graphic elements for your paper. (NOT decorative pix!)

 

Research Requirements Review:

  • Due Friday, 12/15.
  • Approximately 1000 words.
  • 3+ sources w/ properly formatted Works Cited.
  • 2+ graphs, charts, maps, etc. These should help explain, not just decorate.
  • In-text citations.
  • Introductory anecdote.
  • Evident organization. (By question, by sub-topic, etc.)
  • Proper mechanics.

Monday, 12/11: Homework, SAWs, Debrief “Test” #15, Research

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 12/11.” inherent, exceed, equivalent, focus, vocational
    
1._____  2._____  3._____  4._____  5._____
6. Follow one course until successful. _____
7. Many students, after high school, go to _____ schools instead of traditional 4-year colleges.
8. Please make sure your research is ____(ed) on your topic and drift into other things.
9. He got a ticket for _____(ing) the speed limit.
10. Mountain climbing is a sport that is _____(ly) dangerous. You are almost always at risk of being hurt or killed.

 

Go over “Test” #15.

 

Research! Time to write your opening paragraph(s).

Your first paragraph or two should show “your topic in action.” If your topic is diabetes, for example, you might show us what goes on inside the body of someone with diabetes and how the insulin goes to work. Or you might show a day in the life of a diabetic person, and all the things they have to be aware of.

Thursday, 12/7: Vocab + SAWs, Research

Extended Homies Schedule for WEB People.

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, SAWs, Husker Du.

 

Vocab, 12/7.” (13)
   

  1. _____  2. _____  3. _____
    4. “Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes.” _______
    5. It is nice to work with someone who has such a positive and happy _______.
    6. I didn’t sleep well because of a _____ dream I had.
    7. _____ would be one of the “social studies.”
    8. The mom was _____ when she couldn’t find her toddler in the crowd.
    9. (2) His ____ eyesight allowed him to _____ the numbers on the car’s license plate from far away.


    paradigm, comprise, gender, adapt, conduct
     
    10. *_____  11.*_____
    12. *Tomorrow’s test will ____ three sections: vocabulary, SAWs, and Husker Du.
    13. *The current ____ for education is more about collaboration than it used to be.

 

Research Requirements Review:

  • Due next Friday, 12/15.
  • Approximately 1000 words.
  • 3+ sources w/ properly formatted Works Cited.
  • 3+ graphs, charts, maps, etc. These should help explain, not just decorate.
  • In-text citations.
  • Introductory anecdote.
  • Evident organization. (By question, by sub-topic, etc.)
  • Proper mechanics.