Friday, 9/7: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #3

Prep Test Sheet for Test #3. (Reload the test to get the revised version.)
KBARR: ___/30
         Vocab:  ___/6  ___/10   SMYKs: ___/6   Verbs: ___/10
Other Extra Credit:


Mental Floss.

  1. In a certain city, 5% of all persons in town have unlisted phone numbers. If you select 100 names at random from the city’s phone directory, how many of the people selected will have unlisted phone numbers?
  2. How many animals of each species did Moses take aboard the ark with  him? (Note: It asks how many animals, not how many pairs.)
  3. Using the words DROVES and NEWS write seven words using each letter once.
  4. How many times can you subtract 6 from 36? (Alert: math.)
  5. If everybody in the world jumped off a cliff, would you? Why/not? (No credit without correct reason!!)
  6. Which is smallest? nobis, nettikt, wrothag, useom, irgafef


Test #3.

You know what to do when you are finished.
Doodle Theme: Alien Invasion!


Thursday, 9/6: Voibs, Aws, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, Verbs + Adjectives, Outsiders, Library, Husker Du.
Please Note: Depending on how far we get in The Outsiders today, a couple of questions may be added or changed after the preview copy is uploaded.

REMINDERS: KBARR Response (3/4 page) is due tomorrow. “Messy Room” is due tomorrow!

Checking AW SMYKs.

“Verbs, 9/6.” (10) Write the words that are used as verbs. There are 10.

  1. “I am wet!” she cried, with a frown on her face.
  2. Millie felt scared as she peeked around the corner.
  3. I climbed Mt. Cheese only to find that the view was disappointing.
  4. Mr. Morton is the subject of the sentence, and what the predicate says he does.


“Vocab, 9/6.” (10) One word gets used twice. #8-#10 are reruns of previous vocab words.

  1. Since we were separated and without cell phone coverage, we didn’t know the ____ of the other group.
  2. The question was so _____, it was hard to choose the right answer.
  3. Doctors are worried about the new drug’s _____ side effects.
  4. You can always check the ____ of your grade on PowerCheese.
  5. Their bodies were ____, but they still behaved like children.
  6. KBARR has a large ____ on your grade…
  7. …so you should make sure you follow the ____ and do it correctly.
  8. Pony can’t understand why the Socs are so ______ of the greasers. “Why do they hate us so much?”
  9. Some people called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)______(ist).
  10. For Pony, the ____ of the word drop-out was someone like Dally, not someone like Soda.



The Outsiders.


Wednesday, 9/5: Library Visit, Debrief Test #2, AWs, Voibs?

To the Library. Yes I will ask questions on the test about the library:

  • Hours of Operation?
  • How many books can you have?  How long can you keep them?
  • Features/Services/Organization of the Library?
  • Policy on Personal Electronics? Games on Computers?


Debrief Test #2. Paperwork, People!! Scores!!!! Names!!!!!


“AWs, 9/5.”  (6) You will use each word once.
ambiguous, potential, mature, impact, guideline, status

  1. (2) The city council studied the ____ ____ of the possible new shopping center on the nearby neighborhood.
  2. The ending of the story is rather _____; you’re not sure which choice he made.
  3. Being older doesn’t necessarily make you more emotionally ______.
  4. Corvairs and madras shirts were _____ symbols for the Socs in 1967.
  5. Please follow the _____ for the assignment.


Time? Voibs! (Verbs, that is.)

Tuesday, 9/4: Homework, AV, SRI

Short Week!

Copy homework into planner.

This week’s vocab is different due to the short week.
During short weeks, we will have Academic Vocabulary. Fewer words and no definitions needed, just Show Me You Knows.

Show Me You Knows for this week’s Academic Vocab due TOMORROW, in notebook. Copy now. Take notes if you don’t already know the word.

  • The Socs’ social status
  • Mom’s answer was ambiguous
  • He had the potential
  • He was not yet mature
  • The impact of his actions…
  • Please follow the guidelines




Get a Chromebook. Log in. Open Chrome. Come here to


Click the blue RI icon. Follow the directions.


Here is the chart of YEAR-END Proficiency Ranges.

(Optional) You can print this chart and keep it for the year to track your reading progress!

If you finish early, start your  homework.