Monday, 3/26: Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #28, Wheel of Doom!

Welcome to the Fourth Quarter!

Copy homework into planner.

“SAWs, 3/26.”
generate (verb): to produce
derive (verb): to obtain from (derivative)
advantage (noun): quality that gives someone a better chance than others
consume (verb): to use up
contaminate (verb): to poison; to pollute

         

 

Go over Test #28. Most of you did well.

 

Wheel of Doom.

“Husker Du, 3/26.” – Period One: Test #12 – 2,3,4,14,15

“Husker Du, 3/26.” – Period Two: Test #7 – 1,2,8,17,18

“Husker Du, 3/26.” – Period Three: Test #23 – 11,12,13,14,23

“Husker Du, 3/26.” – Period Five: Test #13 – 5,7,8,10,11

 

Work on Giver Book >< Giver Movie Essay.

Friday, 3/23: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #28

Extended Homies Schedule.

Prep sheet for Test #28:
Husker Du: ___/30  Vocab h/w: ___/20
Vocab Practices: ___/12  ___/13  ___/12
INTERVIEW: ___/100       KBARR: ___/40  (Periods 2 and 5: n/a.)
Other Extra Credit:

 

Mental Floss.

  1. For each pair of words, move one letter from one word to the other to make a pair of synonyms.  Example: boast — hip.  Move the S and you get boat — ship. The movement could go either way.
    a) open — cop      b) cave — curt       c) cares — pest
  2. What book can an author never really finish writing?
  3. George Washington’s wife was sweeping when George Washington’s wife slipped and got wet.  How many w’s in all?
  4. When is 30 plus 30 equal to 1?
  5. Change the position of just one of the words below so that all the words are in an alphabetical sequence:
    llama, phoenix, hyena, alligator, beaver, elephant, tortoise, antelope

 

 

Test #28. TYPO ALERT: RENUMBER, BEGINNING AFTER #23.

Work on your Giver B>M paper.

Thursday, 3/22: HD, V + R, Giver + Essay

Tomorrow’s Test: HD (all warmups are fair game), Vocab, Giver (B + M)

“SAWs, 3/22.”  disperse, catalyst, segregate, injustice, reform
1. Rosa Parks’s act of civil disobedience was a ______ for the new Civil Rights movement.
2. The birds who ate the seeds helped ______ them to new locations.
3. The people protesting the _______ of 4.________(ion) were forced to 5. _______ by police.

 

“Vocabulary, 3/22. All 11 vocab words + noun form of one SAW.

I had a 1.____ in my judgement and got caught because I didn’t have anyone to help me with a(n)  2._____,  so my mom’s  3._____  escalated into being 4.______(ed). I 5.____(ed) out on my bed in my room, tried to find some  6.______(ity) and sighed. I felt the buzz of my phone in my pocket, but when I reached for it, it turned out to be a 7._____. Then I remembered Mom had taken my phone, and I felt another 8._____ of 9._____(ment) come over me. But as I lay there, I began to assess the situation more calmly, and I saw a 10._____ of hope. Maybe this incident was just the 11.____ I needed to change my ways.  But then I turned on the tv and watched some stupid comedy 12.____ for the rest of the afternoon.

 

 

PICTIONARY/PANTOMIME VOCAB RELAY.

 

Dah Givah.

DUE NEXT FRIDAY 3/30:  Pick one. 600 + words. PROOFREAD! Use examples from book/movie. anticipate and refute counterarguments. Please share a GDoc AND print.

    • “Three Reasons Why The Giver Book/Movie is Better Than the Movie/Book.”
    • “Despite the Changes, The Giver Movie Does a Good Job Respecting the Book.”

Wednesday, 3/21: HD, V, G


It can be yours!

 

Let’s take a look at a few questions from the IAB the other day: 3, 5, 11, 12

Checking SMYKs.

“Husker Du, 3/21.”  Period One – Test #1.

  1. “Delinquent” : ________ :: The Outsiders :  ________  a) 1st person/3rd person  b) 3rd person/1st person.  c) both 1st person.  d) Both 3rd person.  e) NOTA
  2. “If it weren’t for the gang, _______ would never have known what love and affection are.”  a) Steve  b) Dally  c) Johnny  d) Darry  e) Two-Bit
  3. “…doesn’t understand anything that isn’t plain, hard fact.”  a) Steve  b) Dally  c) Johnny  d) Darry  e) Two-Bit
  4. Dally : the world :: Johnny : ___   a) Dally  b) his parents  c) the world  d) Steve  e) All of these.
  5. A French chef in New York chisels ice sculptures.  a) adjective  b) not an adjective

“Husker Du, 3/21.”  Period Two – Test #23.  a) fastidious  b) insinuate  c) improvise  d) shrewd  e) allegory  f) absolution  g) consign  h) agitate  i) sanction

  1. We ran out of the ingredients for the recipe, so we had to ______.
  2. The Nuremberg Laws ____(ed) Jews to second-rate status.
  3. Jean is very _____ about her silverware; she won’t eat at that restaurant because she thinks the forks aren’t clean enough.
  4. Who helps Vladek establish and maintain contact with Anja in Birkenau?  a) Pavel  b) Yidl  c) The kapo whose boots Vladek fixed.  d) A German officer Vladek bribed.  e) NOTA
  5. Rachel Ray finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog. (commas)

“Husker Du, 3/21.”  Period Three – Test #6.

  1. Ponyboy was very ____ after Johnny cut his hair.   a) smolder  b) circumvent  c) reminisce  d) sullen  e) siege  f) defunct
  2. flashback : reveals :: _____ : foreshadows   a) smolder  b) circumvent  c) reminisce  d) sullen  e) siege  f) defunct  g) exploit  h) delirious  i) premonition
  3. In this class, KBARR is _____ to your grade. You cannot pass without doing KBARR.   a) initiative  b) radical  c) attain  d) crucial  e) extend  f) strategy  g) cite  h) research
  4. We _____(ed) all the options before choosing one.  a) initiative  b) radical  c) attain  d) crucial  e) extend  f) strategy  g) cite  h) research
  5. Five times in a row the boys rode the roller coaster.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence

“Husker Du, 3/21.” Period Five – Test 19.

  1. Since Jenni ate the hot dog, she got sick.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  2. Jack was much quicker than the llama was.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  3. Joe ate the hot dog even though the llama told him not to.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  4. True/False   Dependent clauses usually begin with words such as and, but, or.
  5. When Vladek first gets out of the POW camp, his brother-in-law, Wolfe, not too worried about the way things are for the Jews and the family. Why?  a) He has a plan for escape.  b) He doesn’t believe the stories of the camps.  c) He thinks the war will be over soon.  d) He has plenty of money.  e) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/21.” Each word is used once except phantom, plus two SAWs.
(#3 is not serene.  #5 is not incense. #12 is not serene.)
1. house-development_194_600x450 2.Pioneer-Hall-Players_Hoop-Dee-Doo-Musical 3.5da39900a8909386 4.what-was-i-thinking-web 5.article-2059585-0EBC644800000578-938_468x286  6.4305442_xl 7.alibi08 8. 9.article-2542009-1AC7B4F600000578-748_634x559 10.angry 11. 12.article-0-13CED75F000005DC-639_964x631

 

Dah Givah

What are the three most significant changes so far in the movie version of the story? Are they + , – or neutral regarding the story?

Tuesday, 3/20: Husker Du, Vocab

SAWs Note: We will be using the noun catalyst  this week, rather than the verb form catalyze.

“Husker Du, 3/20.” Period One – Test #1.

  1. Her outlook on life was very _____ after the accident. a) sage  b) rueful  c) infer  d) conform  e) bleak  f) NOTA
  2. Jimmy nodded his head ____(ly), and said, “It would have been wiser to have someone pick you up.”   a) sage  b) rueful  c) infer  d) bleak  e) fathom  f) NOTA
  3. The expression “Mind your own business” is a motto.  a) True  b) False
  4. you:  a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  5. she: a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person

 

“Husker Du, 3/20.” Period Two – Test #23.  a) fastidious  b) insinuate  c) improvise  d) shrewd  e) allegory  f) absolution  g) consign  h) agitate  i) sanction

  1. He fooled his pursuers with a _____ trick…
  2. …that he ______(ed) on the spot.
  3. Until I ate that doughnut I didn’t know happiness.  (commas)
  4. The wild llama is in fact a vicious predator.  (commas)
  5. What was Appel?  a) When prisoners went before Dr. Mengele to be chosen or not to die.  b) Another name for the block kapo.  c) A group of workers chosen to do “Black Work.”  d) When prisoners lined up to be counted.  e) The work crew that went to Birkenau.  f) The prisoners’ exercise period.  g) NOTA

 

“Husker Du, 3/20.” Period Three – Test #6. a) smolder  b) circumvent  c) reminisce  d) sullen  e) siege  f) defunct  g) exploit  h) delirious  i) premonition  j) cease

  1. The adventurer’s ____(s) made for a great novel.
  2. “Johnnycake made a kind of a gasp and his eyes were ______(ing) with rage.”
  3. The school newspaper has been __ for a long while, but they hope to revive it next year.
  4. obey : ignore :: predict : ______
  5. mature : juvenile :: clear-headed : _______

 

“Husker Du, 3/20.” Period Five – Test 19.

  1. A clause is a group of words that contains a _____ and a _____.  a) noun/conjunction  b) subject/noun  c) predicate/verb  d) subject/verb  e) NOTA
  2. He failed the test after he ignored the warning.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  3. We climbed slowly up the very steep hill. a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  4. After I ate a doughnut, I felt rapturous.  a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  5. There are some things in life that we’ll never know a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause

 

 

“Vocabulary, 3/20.” One word twice. All the rest once. One SAW.
evening angif-go-through-the-roof-def2 atlantic-city-under-water-2

5. “For the first time, Jonas saw a little ____ of hope.”
6. Many amputees say they still feel pain and itching in the missing limbs from time to time. This is called _____ pain.
7. Since he was at the movies with his friend at the time of the crime, he had a(n) _____, so he was released.
8. Much to the store owner’s _____, his political beliefs made customers avoid his place.
9. The drama class put on a _____ with a ’70s theme, complete with great costumes and skits.
10. The lifeguard’s (previous vocab word -ance)  ______(ed) for just a couple minutes, and a kid was hurt.
11. Jonas became _____(ful) of the burden he had to bear, and just wanted his childhood back.
12. As more people moved to the city, it began to ______ out into the nearby farmland.
* 13. The attack on Pearl Harbor (on what date?) was the event that was the _____ for the US finally entering WW2.

 

The Giver.

Major changes so far? Arguments for and against?