Tuesday, 12/16/14 - Earthquake Drill @ end of 3rd Period.
Vocabulary Warm Up. Word. One word twice. One not used. (11p)
1) 2)   3)
  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. If #3 is unhealthy, it might be _________(ed) to his poor eating habits.
  5. "I am but a poor woman; I'm sure God does not ____ me my little economies."
  6. When he graduated from Stanford with honors, he had a _______ of choices of where to work. He was in demand by everyone.
  7. The witnesses didn't call the police because they were ________ to get involved.
  8. Greedy developers ______(ed) the beautiful meadow with malls and parking lots.
  9. (2) The _______ made the fruit orchard _______.
  10. The interviewer asked me what I consider my best _______. I said

RBC - Green (p350-351)
1-4: p350.  5-7: p351  Write the ANSWER. (7p. Subtract 7p if Green Sheet is not completed.)
  1. In the example paragraph about Columbus, what is the main idea? a) Columbus made a lot of mistakes, but was successful anyway.  b) Columbus was a very persuasive guy.   c) Columbus was a good sailor.  d) All of the above.  e) None of the above
  2. In the example paragraph about Columbus, how many supporting details do they give for the main idea?   a) 1  b) 2  c) 3  d) 4  e) 5
  3. What is the main idea of the next paragraph?  a) Doctors in that time often made people's illnesses worse.  b) Columbus's doctor told him to smell a goat.  c) Doctor's in Columbus's time were dumb.  d) Doctors in that time didn't have the knowledge to cure diseases.  e) All of the above
  4. How many supporting details are there for that main idea?  a) 1  b) 2  c) 3  d) 4  e) 5
  5. According to "After-School Blues," what is the root problem (the problem that causes the others)?  a) Kids are littering.  b) Restaurants are too expensive.  c) Kids are "horsing around in people's front yards."  d) Kids from the middle school are loitering in the neighborhood after school.  e) It's a bad neighborhood.
  6. How many details does the author give to support the solution?  a) 1  b) 2  c) 3  d) 4  e) 5
  7. This brief excerpt has most of the pieces required for a problem/solution essay. What is it missing?  a) Details that support the solution.  b) An opposing argument.  c) Examples that illustrate the problem.  d) A proposed solution.  e) A statement of the problem.