Tuesday, 2/19: Homework, Husker Du, Debrief Test #22, Print Interviews, Giver

Copy homework into planner.

“Husker Du, 2/19.” Write the answer, not the letter.

  1. She has a lot of basketball savvy.  a) adjective  b) not an adjective
  2. The expression “Mind your own business” is a motto.  a) True  b) False
  3. Every story has to have a  ____.   a) middle  b) person  c) conclusion  d) message  e) conflict  f) theme
  4. The root cred means…   a) truth  b) crazy  c) pay  d) believe  e) wild  f) possible  g) NOTA
  5. Which word doesn’t belong? a) evaluate  b) predict  c) question  d) summarize  e) react
  6. you:  a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
    For a brief moment, Jimmy stupidly thought he could fly like a graceful bird across the blue sky.
  7. moment.  a) noun  b) verb  c) adjective  d) NOTA
  8. stupidly.  a) noun  b) verb  c) adjective  d) NOTA
  9. fly.  a) noun  b) verb  c) adjective  d) NOTA
  10. brief.  a) noun  b) verb  c) adjective  d) NOTA

Go over Test #22.

Interviews.

  1. Check to make sure you have a GROOVY TITLE on the document itself AND in the title box.
  2. Check to make sure that the main word in the title are capitalized.
  3. Check to make sure that your name and period are on the document itself.
  4. Let somebody else read it to see if they can spot any major errors.
  5. Print. ONLY CLICK PRINT ONCE!!!!!

Giver aloud.

Friday, 2/15: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #22, Interviews

Prep sheet for Test #22. (Reload test to get latest version.)
Vocab H/w:___/20     Vocab Practices: ___/10  ___/11
Giver Quizzes: ___/5  ___/5    1-1-1’s: ___10
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

  1. Try to figure out the noun or adjective that is common to all the items each group.
    • a) person, clock, cliff
    • b) feather,  torch,  low-calorie
    • c) fishing rod, actor, checkout counter
  2. The following not only describes a famous monument, but is an anagram for its name. What is it?   Built to Stay Free.
  3. Cross out six letters and you’ll find an easy word. What is the word?  SBAIXNLETATNERSAS
  4. A donkey behind another donkey,
    I’m behind that second donkey,
    But there is a whole nation behind me.
    It is a murder you can describe in a word: ______
  5. For each, find a three-letter word that ends the first word and begins the second word.
    a) birth _ _ _ light       b) knock _ _ _ line

 

Test #22.

No doodle unless you’re finished with your interview paper.

Thursday, 2/14: Vocab + NEW Relay, Giver, Interviews

Tomorrow’s “Test”: Vocab + Giver.

“Vocab 2/14.”
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augment, wretched, meager, suppress, exuberant, impede, fleeting, wry, lethargic, escalate

  1. Pic of a giant, fallen tree blocking the road.
  2. Pic of a bear seriously napping.
  3. Cartoon of Uncle Sam’s hand over someone’s mouth and the word QUIET!
  4. Pic of a joyful grandma leaping into a lake!
  5. Pic of a celebrity smirking.
  6. Pic of clock dissolving into confetti.
  7. Pic of two women resting on a mattress in a garbage dump.
  8. Pokemon Go is an example of a game that uses _____(ed) reality, adding extra features to the real world through technology.
  9. After the second offense the punishment _____(ed) from chastisement to use of the discipline wand.
  10. (2) Vladek tried to ____ the ____ amount of food they were allowed by working on the black market.

 

Giver, ch5.” Write the ANSWER, not the letter.

  1. (quote) Why was Jonas angry at Fiona in his dream?
  2. How does Jonas describe his dream?  a) Pleasurable and confusing.  b) Frightening and confusing.  c) Confusing and funny.  d) Sad and depressing.  e) Worrying and exciting.
  3. (quote) What did Jonas say was the strongest feeling in his dream?
  4. Only males take the pills.  a) True  b) False
  5. Jonas actually enjoyed the feeling of the Stirrings.  a) True  b) False

Work on Interviews. DUE FRIDAY!

Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.

  • Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
  • Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
    • Looks. (Details.)
    • Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
    • Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby?  What?)
  • The intro/description should be 350-400+ words.
  • Interview.
    • Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
    • You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes(word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
  • Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.

WHEN YOU FINISH:

  1. Proofread! Do what you have to do to get it ready for public consumption!
  2. Make sure you have shared with me. DO NOT SHARE AGAIN “JUST IN CASE.” Check!
  3. Use the Print Link to the right (under “Links”) and print your essay.

 

Wednesday, 2/13: Vocab, Giver, Interviews

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“Vocab, 2/13.” Each word used ONCE. (10p)
augment, wretched, meager, suppress, exuberant, impede, fleeting, wry, lethargic, escalate

  1. The mayfly’s life is very _____. A mayfly only lives to reproduce and is alive for only 24 hours.
  2. After the police mishandled the fight, it ____(ed) into a riot.
  3. He tried to ___ his income by selling magazines door to door.
  4. Although you might think they do, recent studies have concluded that cough _____(ants) don’t really stop your cough.
  5. Some teachers keep their classrooms very cold because they think it keeps the students from being too ____.
  6. The amount of food coupons given to the Jews only allowed them very ____ portions, not enough to get by legally.
  7. The prisoners in Auschwitz were kept in ____ conditions.
  8. The Lemony Snicket books are known for their ____ humor about seemingly terrible events.
  9. On the last day of school, the kids ran _____(ly) through the halls.
  10. His pants were so tight they _____(ed) his movement.

 

“Dah Givah, ch4.” Not collaborative. Write the ANSWER, not the letter.  (5p)

  1. Why does Jonas have no idea what his assignment might be? (p28/p37)
  2. Roberto’s release was a sad occasion for all at the House of the Old because he was so well-loved.  a) True  b) False
  3. All of these were a part of Roberto’s release ceremony except…a) a review of his life and accomplishments.  b) chanting the patriotic anthem.  c) speeches from friends and admirers.  d) a period of mourning.  e) These were all a part of the ceremony.
  4. (Quote.) Where does Larissa say the Old go when they are released? (2 points: one for the quotation marks.)

Read ch5 aloud. No 1-1-1 required.

 

Work on Interviews. DUE FRIDAY!

  • Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
  • Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
    • Looks. (Details.)
    • Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
    • Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby?  What?)
  • The intro/description should be 350-400+ words.
  • Interview.
    • Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
    • You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes(word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
  • Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.

Tuesday, 2/12: Homework, Debrief Test #21, Giver, Interviews

Copy homework into planner.

Debrief Test #21. Hmmmm.

Vocab Preview. Use Learner’s Dictionary to look up these four vocab words from tonight’s list. Match each one with a blank.
meager, suppress, impede, exuberant
  

  1. _____ Pic of a basketball player getting in another player’s way as he drives to the basket.
  2. _____ Drawing of a face with hands covering the eyes and mouth.
  3. _____ Pic of a little boy very excited and joyful about a pine tree.
  4. _____ Pic of a plate with one pea on it and a knife and fork poised over it.

 

The Giver. Read Chapter 4 tonight! +1-1-1 in your notebook. Preview of tomorrow’s quiz:

  1. Roberto’s release was a sad occasion for all at the House of the Old because he was so well-loved.  a) True  b) False
  2. All of these were a part of Roberto’s release ceremony except…a) a review of his life and accomplishments.  b) chanting the patriotic anthem.  c) speeches from friends and admirers.  d) a period of mourning.  e) These were all a part of the ceremony.
  3. (Quote.) Where does Larissa say the Old go when they are released?

 

Chromie Up! Work on Interviews.

  • Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
  • Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
    • Looks. (Details.)
    • Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
    • Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby?  What?)
  • The intro/description should be 350-400+ words.
  • Interview.
    • Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
    • You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes(word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
  • Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.

Friday, 2/8: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #21

Prep sheet for Test #21.
Giver Quizzes: ___5  ___5      Vocabulary Practices: ___/13  ___/12  ___/12
Vocabulary H/w: ___/20     1-1-1: ___/15
Other Extra Credit:

 

Mental Floss.

  1. Wacky Wordies:
    a) OFTEN, NOT, OFTEN, NOT, OFTEN   
    b) S – N – O – W
    (I probably should have done this one in December.)
  2. The amazing No Snore Sally has gone 11 days without sleeping. How does she do it?
  3. What large and well known city in the U.S.A. is half golden and half silver?
  4. Although very old coins tend to be worth more than their face value, why is it that 1997 nickels are worth about $100?
  5. What’s the common link?
    • a) tailor, wrestling match, bowling alley
    • b) watermelon, tournament, flower
    • c) hurricane, needle, potato
    • d) barber, rooster, beehive
  6. Can you figure out the logic I used to decide the order of the following words? (Hint: Sing them to yourself.)
    gun, shoe, spree, door, hive, kicks, heaven, gate, line, den

 

 

Test #21. NOTICE: Please choose C for #3, since there isn’t a real answer for it. And please fix the typo on #15. Thank you!

Doodle Theme: A New Toy!

Thursday, 2/7: Vocab + Relay, Giver, Interviews

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, Giver, OG.

“Vocab, 2/7.”
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tentative, infringe, reprieve, benign, profound, indolent, relinquish, exasperate, (in)conspicuous, (un)scrupulous, haphazard

  1. _____ Pic of the classic statue, The Thinker.
  2. _____Cartoon of two guys looking out from the top of a skyscraper saying, “Yes, the view is nice—but I mostly want people to look up here and think how rich I am.”
  3. _____Pic of a pack of dogs with a fox blending in.
  4. _____ Pic of a cute little lamb taking its first steps. (NOT: benign, scrupulous, haphazard, or indolent, or any other “it could be’s.” Sigh.)
  5. “Ninety-nine percent of lawyers give the rest of us a bad name.” ______
  6. Much to her relief, the doctor said the tumor was ________.
  7. He prepared so ______(ly) that his presentation was painful to watch. (Not: tentative.)
  8. After asking for (previous vocab word), the student received a _____ and was released from detention.
  9. In exchange for safety and peace, the members of the Community seemed to have _____(ed) a lot of freedom.
  10. The neighbor’s fence _____(ed) on our property, so they had to move it.
  11. Sometimes fifth period can be ______(ing), but when certain people are absent, it can be a nice class.
  12. The word ______ comes from a word that means ethics or morals.

VOCABULARY RELAY!


Giver. Read some 1-1-1’s. What can we tell about this place? When/where is it? Why is it?

Giver, Chapter 2.”

  1. What rule did Jonas’s father break?
  2. What rule gets broken all the time?
  3. What happens at the ceremony of 12?
  4. How is that decision made?
  5. We are in the ______ of the story.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) falling action  e) NOTA

Be sure to read CHAPTER 3 tonight and do your 1-1-1!


Work on Interview/Profile.

Go get a Chromie! Begin Writing Biographical Sketch/Profile. The final draft is due next Thursday, 2/14.

NOT PREPARED TODAY? Do extra credit vocab sentences in your notebook…except they aren’t extra credit. Due tomorrow. 

  • Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
  • Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
    • Looks. (Details.)
    • Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
    • Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby?  What?)
  • The intro/description should be 350-400+ words.
  • Interview.
    • Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
    • You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes (word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
  • Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75-100+ words.