Thursday, 3/7/13 - Tomorrow's Test: Spelling, Vocabulary, Warm
Up Reruns, Tom Sawyer, Husker Du (mostly prepositions)
Change in tonight's reading: Please read chapter 31. We will
take care of chapter 30 in class. Thank you.
Warm Up 3/7/13. Test Practice. (10p)
1-4: Write the incorrectly spelled word correctly or write "all correct"
if they are.
5-8: Find and copy the prepositional phrase(s) in each sentence. If
there are no prepositional phrases in that sentence, write "none."
Bonus: Explain what is wrong with #8 and how to fix it.
a) accommodate b) embarass c) affectionate d) all correct
a) harassment b) bulletin c) cancelation d) all correct
a) possibility b) necessary c) rennaissance d) all correct
a) acclaim b) eventually c) conscous d) all correct
(?) If you try, you know that you can fly...over the rainbow.
(?) I am going to skip on my way home from Grandmother's house.
(?) Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after.
(?) Danny told us about the great vacation he had at lunch.
Vocabulary Pretest. Write the word. Yes. Maybe.
After a while, interest in yoyos _________(ed) and some other fad took
over. a) jeer b) clamor c) bode d) wax e)
The echoes of Tom's shouts in the cave sounded like ________(ing) laughter
that mocked them. a) clamor b) jeer c) dilemma d) perishable
Tom went behind the limestone "waterfall" in order to use his candle to
light it up for Becky's __________. a) imperishable b) stupor
c) clamorous d) gratification e) bode
You should refrigerate ________ items like milk and eggs, because they
quickly go bad if you don't. a) clamor b) jeer c) attrition
d) perishable e) bode
As the month goes on, the moon will ________ until it is full, and then
________. a) wax, wane b) wane, wax c) jeer, bode d)
When the boys came back from "the dead," Aunt Polly _________(ly) hugged
and kissed Tom, and then embarrassed Huck by doing the same to him. a)
effusive b) jeer c) gratifying d) stupor e) prodigious
The accelerated class started with 28 students, but through the ________
of so much extra work, 10 people dropped out. a) dilemma
b) clamor c) gratifying d) stupor e) attrition
She faced a _______ over whether or not to turn her friend in for vandalism.
a) dilemma b) clamor c) gratifying d) stupor e)
The sub didn't have much control over the class, and there was quite a(n)
________ when the principal walked in. a) effusive b) clamor
c) dilemma d) stupor e) attrition
Tom thought that Huck's dream about rats was __________(ing) that
trouble was ahead. a) effusive b) jeer c) dilemma
d) stupor e) bode
He ate a(n) __________ amount of hot dogs in the hot dog eating
contest. (68 in 10 minutes!) a) effusive
b) dilemma c) gratifying d) stupor e) prodigious
After the rumble, Ponyboy was in a(n) _______ as Dally dragged him to the
hospital to see Johnny. a) jeer b) attrition c) clamor
d) stupor e) dilemma
There is a lot of _______ among teachers in big-city schools. As many as
half are gone after two years. a) clamor b) jeer c) attrition
d) perishable e) bode
Tom Sawyer aloud... $1 in those days = about $25 today.
A hard-cover copy of TS advertised below would cost about $80 today.
Ummm. I know I'm going to regret this, but does anyone know what the