Thursday, 3.14 -- Tomorrow's Test: AWs, Vocabulary, TS, Preposition
a) "When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly
stand to have him around. But by the time I reached 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years."
b) "It is full of interest. It has noble poetry in it; and some clever
fables; and some blood-drenched history; and some good morals; and a wealth
of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies."
a) What does MT really mean?
b) What is he talking about?
Warm Up.Write the word. 1-6 will be AWs. For #7 and #8, either list
the prepositions or write "none" as appropriate.
The guest teacher _____(ed) from the lesson plan, and spent the period
showing a video.
The poem's language was so _______ that everyone interpreted it differently.
With a little persuasion, I was able to ____ him to lessen the punishment.
Most classroom rules don't have to be written down or said, they should
be known ____(ly).
Mark Twain's book could have been called The ______(s) of Tom Sawyer.
The root of this word means time.
(?) Our platypus has been running behind schedule until now.
(?) I like to ride my bike to school.
Vocabulary Pretest. Write the word.
Tom was at the ______of fame when he and Huck revealed their treasure
to the town. a) bona fide b) fickle c) zenith
d) wary e) covet
There are two commandments of the ten that forbid ______(ing). So stick
to your own wife and your own stuff. a) bliss b) fickle
c) covet d) purloin e) tarry
People in his family are _____ to
heart disease, so he should watch his health closely. a) zenith
b) wary c) bona fide d) prone e) oblige
The image of Bob ______ on the pavement,
with a dark pool forming around him, haunted Ponyboy. a) alacrity
b) tarry c) prone d) wary e) purloin
The bank clerk had to examine the $100 bills very carefully to tell
which was the ______ one. a) bona fide b) fickle
c) purloin d) wary e) bliss
surgeon : operate :: Two-Bit : ____
a) fickle b) zenith c) purloin d) prone e) oblige
Tom claims that girls are ______,
that you can't trust them not to always change their minds.a)
bona fide b) fickle c) zenith d) wary e) covet
Tom _______(ily) snuck through the door and under the bed.
a) bliss b) fickle c) covet d) tarry e) wary
When Tom "returned from the dead" he was at the _______ of his glory.
a) zenith b) alacrity c) bona fide d) prone e)
deny : oblige :: hurry : ______ a) wary b) tarry
c) fickle d) oblige e) covet
The fireman jumped out of bed with
______ when the alarm sounded. a) alacrity
b) tarry c) fickle d) oblige e) covet
Tom's ______ was complete when Becky
made up with him. a) covet b) tarry
c) fickle d) oblige e) bliss
He was _______(ed) to do all
his homework before he watched any tv. a) covet
b) tarry c) fickle d) oblige e) bliss
All her life she had _______(ed)
money and success. But when she finally got them, she wasn't happy. a)
bliss b) fickle c) covet d) purloin e) tarry
"When angry, count four, when very angry, swear." -- Mark
Tom Sawyer ca. 1930's