Wednesday, 11/9: Transitions, Vocab Review, RBC, TMA

Tomorrow’s Test (already?): Transitions, Vocabulary, RBC Remote, TMA.

“Transitions, 11/9.” (9p)
furthermore, first, third, in fact, until then, consequently, in contrast, second, then, however, but, nevertheless

  1.  (3) ______, I will boil the water. ______, I will brew the tea, and ____, I will serve it.
  2. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.
  3. Jackie studies all the time; ______, Billy never studies. (Not however. Not that one either.)
  4. First, Mary went to the store, and _____ she went to visit her mother.
  5. (2) The medication seems effective. _____, more research must be done to see if it’s safe. _____, it’s best to avoid it.
  6. Write a sentence using the word nevertheless. (Bonus if it is about Alyce.)

“Vocabulary Practice, 11/9.” Write the word. (13p)
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  1. (#6) _____
  2. (#6) _____
  3. (#9) _____
  4. (#7) _____
  5. (#6) We sat there, ___(ed) in his fascinating shipwreck tale.
  6. (#6) The theme of Richard Cory is that what you ______ is not necessarily what the reality is.
  7. (#8) compelling : boring :: scarce : _____
  8. (#8) “Now, now, don’t be ______. Speak up!”
  9. (#7) I was ____ when I saw the 5/10 rating from the guest teacher!
  10. (#7) Cigarette smoking has ___(ed) since 1967 to its lowest rate ever.
  11. (#9) Everyone promised to ____ by Judge Judy’s decision.
  12. (#8) His brother’s sudden disappearance caused great ______ in the family.
  13. *** “Is she still at work?” “I ______ so, since she’s not home.”

 

 

RBC Quiz – Web Page. (7p) Write the answer, not the letter.

  1. When the student searched for “Could an asteroid hit Earth?” the search engine returned more than 10,000 results. a) True b) False c) You can’t tell.
  2. Even though the student asked a five word question, the search engine ignored one or more of them. How many words were ignored? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
  3. A link is always underlined. a) True b) False
  4. A web address is also known as a… a) ULR. b) http. c) search engine. d) site. e) URL.
  5. Not including the search feature, how many “interactive areas” (places where you can do something) are linked to on the “All About Asteroids” main page? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) 0
  6. From what we can tell from the main page, the “All About Asteroids” site gives information on… a) how many asteroids hit Mars each year. b) how people can make their own model asteroids. c) what an asteroid is. d) movie myths about asteroids. e) all of the above.
  7. Which link would you click to look for something else about asteroids on the “All About Asteroids” site that’s not listed on the main page? a) See More Science Topics b) See More General Topics c) Search This Site d) E-mail the Authors e) Take This Poll

 

ALYCE –

Tuesday, 11/8: Transitions, Vocab, RBC, TMA

Checking RBC 368-369.

“Transitions, 11/8.”
meanwhile, furthermore, first, third, in fact, until then, consequently, in contrast, nevertheless, however, for example, as a result

  1. He stayed up too late last night; ______, he slept until noon.
  2. I would like to read many books; _____, I don’t seem to have enough time to read.
  3. John ate and ate; _____, he never gained weight.
  4. I want you to buy milk, eggs, and fruit juice; ____, I want you to be sure to get cereal and ice cream.
  5. I was concentrating on my homework. ____,  the soup boiled over.
  6. Write a sentence about Alyce using the transition word therefore.

 

“Vocabulary, 11/8.” (17p) Use lists 6-9. *** = current SAW.
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  1. What a(n) ______(ing) smile!
  2. _____
  3. “I’m not paranoid! I’m _____ about being apprehended!”
  4. (2) “When applying for a job, always remember that the most ____ person is the person who can hide his ____(ce) best.”
  5. Give an example of a derivative of the root ject.
  6. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
  7. The clown _____(tion) filled the parking lot with tiny cars.
  8. I really like mystery novels because of all the adventure and _____.
  9. In his classroom, the least ___ is met with serious consequences.
  10. The Socs’ attitude toward the greasers is one of _____.
  11. The three hour Advanced Placement test was very _____. She took a long nap afterward.
  12. He was ___(ed) to his room until his homework was finished.
  13. *** (3) As we talked about yesterday, _______ usually _______(s) ________.

 

“RBC Public Notice, 11/8.” Write the answer NOT the letter. (10p)

  1. There are classes for kids of all ages under 18.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  2. You have to be able to swim  to sign up for the swim classes. a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  3. Which class would it probably be smart to sign up early for?
  4. Why?
  5. You have to have your own cleats and shin guards to sign up for soccer.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  6. You have to have your own musical instrument to be in the jazz band.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  7. You have to be able to speak English to participate in the activities.  a) True  b) False  c) You can’t tell.
  8. Which of the activities do(es) not say it requires parental permission?  a) soccer  b) swimming  c) band  d) band and soccer  e) They all require parental permission.
  9. (2) What are two things you could do to find more info about the classes?

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

Monday, 11/7: Copy Homework, SAWs, TMA, Debrief Test #11 (Oh My!)

Copy homework into planner.

“Warm Up, 11/7 – SAWs.”
reveal, migration, presume, diversity, enhance
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. This word comes from roots that mean “to take before.”
  5. This word’s root means “to turn in opposite directions.”
  6. This word’s root means “to uncover.”
  7. “movement from one place to another to live or work”
  8. This word’s roots meant “to make higher.”
  9. In this country, the legal system is supposed to _____ that you are innocent until they can prove you are guilty.
  10. Usually _______ follows the job market. People go where there are jobs.

Vocab Review Again!

“Transitions, 11/7.”  Directions:  Use a transition only once. Read each sentence carefully so that you can choose an appropriate transition. You won’t use them all. Capitalize when necessary.
for example, finally, but, so, still, beyond, to the left, inside, secondly, until, as a result

  1. I would like to see you tomorrow, _______ let’s have lunch together.
  2. My sister loves to eat, ________ I don’t care much about food.
  3. When you begin an exercise program, you must be careful not to overdo it. My father, ________, hurt his back by exercising too hard without warming up first.
  4. She had looked everywhere for a job; _____ she was called for an interview.
  5. She had been studying for hours. _______________, she hoped to do well on the test.
  6. Write a sentence that uses the word nevertheless.

 

(Period 3 only) Debrief Test #11. (Oh My!)

The Midwife’s Apprentice.

 

 

 

Thursday, 11/3: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #11

Have a beauty three-day weekend!

Prep sheet for Test #11:
RBC Weather: ___/15  ___/11    RBC Bus: ___/10
Vocabulary: 10/31:___/13,  11/1:___/15,  11/2:___/13
Other Extra Credit: Period 6 = +3 for vocab relay, +1 for connotation yesterday.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. Shmartiopolis was bragging to his friends that he was such an excellent darts player, he could hit the dartboard in any location at any time. “I’ll bet a hundred dollars that, no matter what position you name on the board, I’ll be able to hit it from 10 feet away.” Maddie, tired of Shmartiopolis’s bragging, shouted out an answer and won the bet. Where on the dartboard did Maddie suggest?
  2. Wacky Wordies:  a)  b) 22Day
  3. What 8-letter word uses the letter “g” four times?
  4. A tennis player is ranked number 200. He moved up 87, went down 28, and went up 117 places. What is he ranked?
  5. A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl with the unusual name of Pibbles. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Pibbles seven apples. Why?
  6. Use the clues below to figure out the missing four words to complete the old expression:
    Baby = Slept peacefully.  Child = Slept well.   Woman = Slept restlessly.   Man = Slept peacefully.
    —>The man ___  ___  ___  ___.

 

Test #11. Doodle Theme: “My new invention!”

Trade and Grade.  (/35)

Wednesday, 11/2: RBC, Vocab Review, TMA

Friday is a day off, remember? So…
Tomorrow’s Test: RBC (weather + reruns), Vocabulary Reruns, Husker Du, TMA.
BRING YOUR RBC PACKET! You will need it for the test.

“RBC, p375.” Write the answer, not the letter. (7p +7p for stamp = 14p possible)

  1. What did you answer for #1?  a) Grand  b) Delaware  c) Lincoln  d) Lawrence  e) NOTA / I didn’t answer this question.
  2. What did you answer for #2? a) weekday  b) weekend  c) holiday  d) I didn’t answer this question.
  3. What is the fourth stop on the route?
  4. What did you answer for #4?  a) 9:20  b) 9:52  c) 9:22  d) 8:57  e) NOTA / I didn’t answer this question.
  5. What did you circle for question #5?  a) A  b) B  c) C  d) D  e) I didn’t circle anything.
  6. About how many hours of the day does this schedule show? a) 5  b) 7 1/2  c) 12  d) 17  e) You can’t tell.
  7. If you wanted to travel from Memorial Hospital to Lawrence Station on this line, and you catch the 8:14 bus, what time will you arrive at Lawrence Station?  a) 8:14  b) 8:25  c) 7:55  d) 8:28  e) You can’t tell.

 

“Vocabulary Review, 11/1.” (p)

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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. (2) _____ and _____
  4. The Socs are the ____ social class in 1967 Tulsa.
  5. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.
  6. “You’re hungry?” he said _____(ly), “I’m the one who hasn’t eaten all day!”
  7. Every time Mr. Coward played the beat, he _____(ed) a response from the class, who thought someone was coming through the door.
  8. Even after I read the poem three times, the meaning still ______(ed) me.
  9. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ______ of a delinquent breaking out windows.

  10. The root cred, as in incredulous and incredible, means to _______.

 

Vocabulary Relay! I picked 11 words!

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

  • Do an SWBS sentence for chapter 11 — The Leaving:
    _____ wanted… but…  so…

Alyce!