Friday, 5/29/15 (9)
YEE Alt - 5/29/15.
1. These word pairs are not in relation to each other, but if you find their synonyms, the two words will rhyme.
Example : Plump Feline = Fat Cat
a) nondescript crustacean b) old story c) big boat d) timid gnat e) kiss dog
Prep Final Exam Sheet. Use a separate sheet from your notebook.
Title: Final Exam.
EnglishB: ____/7 Maus Quiz: ___/11 Giver Project: ___/60 or ___/75
Mental Floss for All.
- The first word in each pair begins with "qu." The second word is the first word with the "qu" missing. Go!
a) stop doing - that thing b) peculiar behavior - annoy c) unit of liquid measure - product of creativity
d) nauseous feeling - simple e) subatomic particle - large boat f) spike on a porcupine - sick
worked many overtime hours this week, and his normal weekly pay
tripled. He received an additional $700. What is his normal salary?
- Susan needed to go to the store to buy some ingredients to cook with. She started writing them down: butter, milk, eggs, duct tape, cashews, toilet paper, oranges, vinegar, lemon juice... What was Susan making?
- How can you arrange for two people to stand on the same
piece of newspaper and yet be unable to touch each other without
stepping off the newspaper?
If we were to try to sum up, in just one phrase, the theme of the majority of the books and stories we read this year,
the best phrase would probably be... a) "Life sucks, and
then you die." b) "It's hard being an outsider." c) "Youth vs. age." d)
"Expectation vs. reality." e) "Family is important."
Partial List of Titles: The Outsiders, Midwife's Apprentice, MAUS, The Giver, "Monsters are Due on Maple Street", "A Sound of Thunder", "Theme for English B"
As a group...
Choose the phrase.
Come up with three books/stories that back up your choice.
On your sheet:
- I/We chose...
- Our three examples are...
- First... (explain)
- Second... (explain)
- Third... (explain)