Thursday, 10/13: Welcome Guest Teacher, Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: Apostrophes, Vocabulary, Outsiders ch 8 and 9, Husker Du.

“Warm Up, 10/13.” No peekee @ the Pink Sheet! Do not copy. Write the correct form of the word for each blank. You might have to 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, 10/13.”

  1. The candidate’s popularity ____(ed) as scandal after scandal about his opponent was uncovered.
  2. After Mr. Shmarty lost his ring at the beach, they _____(ed) through the sand until they found it.
  3. The new landscaping in front of the house really ______(ed) its value.
  4. I found your story _____(ing), but ultimately unbelievable.  
  5. Genevieve’s  wardrobe was rather ____ and boring until she went on the show What not to Wear.
  6. I really like mystery novels because of all the adventure and _____.
  7. As a rule, grandparents respond to _____(ing) more than parents do.
  8. “Why don’t you get a job?”   asked Steve.  “What?” Two-Bit was _____. “And ruin my rep?”
  9. In his classroom, the least ___ is met with serious consequences.
  10. Ponyboy was _____ about appearing in juvenile court.
  11. ***weave _____  12. Forest of hands _____

 

The Outsiders.

  • Finish ch. 9 silently.
  • Grab a Chromebook and go to blogger.com, open your blog, and start a new post on your blog.
  • Choose one of the quotes below, copy and paste it into your post, and respond with at least a paragraph. Use at least one example from the book to back up whatever you say. Give your post an appropriate and creative title.
    • Dally: “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.)
    • Johnny: “Stay gold.”
    • BONUS: Connect the two quotes!
  • Continue reading ch 10.
  • When you are finished with chapter 10, go to blogger.com, open your blog, and start a new post on your blog.
  • Choose one of the questions below, and answer it using at least one example from the book. You don’t have to write the question, but your answer should make the question obvious. Your response should be at least a paragraph long. Give your post an appropriate and creative title.
    • Was Dally gallant?  Why/not? OR
    • Why does Dally’s death seem sadder than Johnny’s?
  • Go get a Chapter 10 Quiz (yellow) from the stack. Do not write on the sheet! In your notebook, write the answer and the first four words of the answer.  Open Book! Return the sheet to the pile.
  • Done? Read the S. E. Hinton Profile and answer the questions on a separate sheet.

Wednesday, 10/12: The Levitating Comma, Vocabulary, Outsiders

“Warm Up, 10/12.” No peekee @ the Pink Sheet! Do not copy. Write the correct form of the word for each blank. You might have to pluralize and/or possessify. YOU get ONE S.

  1. Correctly spell the actual name for the levitating comma.
  2. The  _____ car is equipped with laser cannons. (spy)
  3. _____ going to the store for llama cheese. (they)
  4. _____ going with them?  (who)
  5. All the ____ clothing is on the second floor. (woman)
  6. We have three _____ in the class. (Jesus)
  7.  “_____ all go to the lobby!”  (Let)
  8. The team expressed ____ thanks to the coach. (it)
  9. Five _____ parents will be slimed at the event. (student)
  10. All the _____ costumes were hilarious. (lady)
  11. Try not to use too many ____ in your essay. It gets repetitive. (and)

 

Vocabulary, 10/12.” Write the vocab word or SAW***.
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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 ______. (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!
  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. (2) After the first _____, there will be _____ punishment consequences.
  12. *** (3) Rosa Parks is famous for her role in the _____ Rights Movement, which helped ____ African Americans into our society, and forced states to allow equal ____ to all Americans.

 

The Outsiders.

  • Finish ch. 9 silently.
  • Grab a Chromebook and go to blogger.com, open your blog, and start a new post on your blog.
  • Choose one of the quotes below, copy and paste it into your post, and respond with at least a paragraph. Use at least one example from the book to back up whatever you say. Give your post an appropriate and creative title. BONUS: Connect the two quotes!
    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.”
  • Put your Chromebook away and continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.
  • When you are finished with chapter 10, go to blogger.com, open your blog, and start another new post on your blog.
  • Come to my desk, read the secret question, and answer it using at least one example from the book. You don’t have to write the question, but your answer should make the question obvious. Your response should be at least a paragraph long. Give your post an appropriate and creative title.
    • Why does Dally’s death seem sadder than Johnny’s?
  • Go get a Chapter 10 Quiz (white) from the stack or click the link. Do not write on the sheet! In your notebook, write the letter and the first four words of the answer.  Open Book! Return the sheet to the pile.

Finished with that?

Click here for the S.E. Hinton profile. Read it and answer the questions at the end on a separate sheet of paper. Put the sheet in the basket when you are finished.

Tuesday, 10/11: Apostrophes, Vocabulary, Outsiders

Welcome Guest Teacher.

Apostrophes. Follow the directions exactly. No hints. No help.

  1. Fold the pink sheet in half along the line below the word supplementary.
  2. Fill in name and date on Apostrophes sheet.
  3. Read the lesson on “Apostrophes.”
  4. On the sheet, number the three uses of apostrophes: 1, 2, 3.
  5. Follow the directions for the “Using Apostrophes” section and do 1-15.
  6. For #2 and #3 in the “Using Apostrophes” section, write which use (1, 2, 3) of the apostrophe is demonstrated. (For example, sentence #1 has an example of the second (2) use of apostrophes.)
  7. When you are sure your whole group is finished doing everything above, raise your hand.
  8. Trade and Grade.

 

 

“Vocab, 10/11.” 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 ______(ed) by his mysterious-sounding voice.
  8. (2) The class was ____ that someone would be silly enough to commit a ___ like that in front of Mr. Coward.
  9. (2) Another name for detention might be “____ behavior _____(ment).” (Bonus: What’s this kind of expression called? Or give another example.)
  10. We were a little _____ when the pilot said it was his first flight. (Not aghast.)

 

Read Outsiders aloud to p147. Then…

  • Finish ch. 9 silently.
  • Grab a Chromebook and go to blogger.com, open your blog, and start a new post on your blog.
  • Choose one of the quotes below, copy and paste it into your post, and respond with at least a paragraph. Use at least one example from the book to back up whatever you say. Give your post an appropriate and creative title.
    • 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.)
    • Johnny: “Stay gold.”
    • BONUS: Connect the two quotes!
  • Put your Chromebook away and continue reading ch 10.
  • Faster Readers: Keep your mouths shut.

 

Monday, 10/10: Copy Homework, SAWs, Debrief/Correct Test #7, Outsiders

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 10/10.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. You are supposed to _____ four vocabulary words into your perfect paper.
  5. ______ all the preparation he did, he lost the match because his adversary was better.
  6. Right now you can see a lot of signs ______(ing) various candidates for various elections.
  7. Even though they didn’t like each other, the two political opponents were able to act ____ to each other in the debate.
  8. I didn’t have ______ to my e-mail because I couldn’t remember my password.

 

Warm Up, 10/10: Apostrophes I. 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. ______ suggestion was good. a) Carlos’s  b) Carlos’  c) something else   (His name is Carlos, not Carlo.)
  4. She is part of the ______ team.  a) womans’  b) womens’  c) women’s  d) womens’s
  5. We had four ______ in class.  a) Jake’s  b) Jakes’  c) Jakes’s  d) Jakes
  6. The ____ clothes are on the second floor.   a) children’s  b) childrens  c) childrens’  d) childrens’s
  7. Five ____ parents will be guests of honor.  a) student’s  b) students’  c) students’s

Debrief/Correct Test #7.

The Outsiders

 

 

Wednesday, 10/5: Perfect, Vocabulary, Story Time, Outsiders

Checking Show-Me-You-Knows.

“Warm Up, 10/5.” Is It Perfekt II?

“Vocab Practice II, 10/5.” 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.
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  13. ***______     14. ***_____   15.***_____

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!!!

 

Sample Stories. Fictional this time.
(4)Purpose/Organization: What’s the point, BME, the story itself.
(4)Development/Elaboration: The details, the telling of the story.
(2)Conventions. Punctuation, spelling, etc.

 

Outsiders

Tuesday, 10/4: Vocabulary, Story Examples, Outsiders

“Warm Up, 10/4.” Is It Perfect? #1
List all the mistakes you find and how to fix them. +1 point for each correctly found and fixed, -1 for each missed and/or each wrongly corrected.

Checking vocab definitions.

Vocab Practice I, 10/4.” All pics!

Story examples w/scoring.
(4)Purpose/Organization: What’s the point, BME, the story itself.
(4)Development/Elaboration: The details, the telling of the story.
(2)Conventions. Punctuation, spelling, etc.

3-3-2 or better is the goal for all!

The Outsiders.

 

 

Thursday, 9/29: Vocabulary, FROs, Outsiders, Plot

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocabulary (including SAWs), FROs, Outsiders/Plot, Husker Du.

Blog of the Day: Rozy Can Read!

“Vocabulary, 9/29.” *** = Current SAW.
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1.”Don’t blame me! I don’t make the laws, I just _____them!”
2. “What’s a _____, Joey?” “I knew you were going to say that!”
3. It was Ug’s discovery, but it would be____(ed) by others.
4. “Finding work may not make you happy, but it would make me _____(ly) happy.”
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6. The adventurer’s ______(s) made for a great novel.
7. The school newspaper has been __ for a long while, but they hope to revive it next year.
8. Grandpa Simpson likes to ____ about his days as a young man.
9. The greasers and the Socs have agreed to a sort of _____-fire before the rumble. They have agreed not to fight until the big one.
10. The large farm owners are often accused of ____(ing) the workers who pick the crops.
11. I was _____ and bored when Mom made me go to my sister’s ballet recital.
12. The villain’s evil plot was ______(ishly) clever.
13.  *** (2) He made a ______ and generous ______(ion) to the Save the Whales campaign. (There is only one answer for the first blank, not two.)

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!!!

FROs.
EXAMPLE 1: The dry desert soil and hardly any water. CS, RO, F? WHY?
EXAMPLE 2: Not much rain falls in the desert, some animals still live there.  CS, RO, F? WHY?

“FROs Pretest, 9/29.” CS, RO, F? 10/10 = EXEMPT!

  1. Hide in burrows and beneath rocks.
  2. As I wandered too close to the fire.
  3. With a sword in one hand and a shield in the the other.
  4. Herds of fiendish llamas called dooms roam the empty countryside.
  5. Months may pass between attacks when they do occur, they are violent.
  6. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!
  7. Is this a fragment?
  8. The strange life of the llama.
  9. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.
  10. Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill came tumbling after.

 

Outsiders and Plot. Bonus Lightning Round.

After we are introduced to the characters and their situations in the 1)______, we get to the 2)______, which sets our story in motion. The 3)______ is usually the longest part of the story and full of ups and downs. This is where we build up the anticipation for the 4)_____ of the story, which is the highest point of the action in the story and steers us toward our 5)_______.