Wednesday, 10/10/12 - Bus Evacuation Drill (2nd period)
Checking: Vocabulary Homework.
Warm Up. Copy. * = spelling ** = vocabulary
* ballet : dance :: pointe : _______ (not ballet)
* energy : fatigue :: professional : __________
* money : bank :: water : _______
* rubric : grades :: camera : _____
* throw : bouquet :: cruise : ______
** disquieting : unnerving ::
uncertain : _______
** simple : intricate :: harmful
** Most house cats live a pretty
Go over vocabulary homework.
Vocabulary Pretest #7.
Many rappers "sing" the praises of "bling" and _____ consumption.
a) conspicuous b) intricate c) obsolescence
d) indolent e) benign
Much to her relief, the doctor said the tumor was ___.
a) benign b) indolent c) sullen d) obsolete
After she fell, she got up and tested her leg ____(ly) to
see if it would support her weight. a) excruciating b) intricate
c) sullen d) tentative e) unnerve
Ponyboy dreamed of a(n) _____ life in the country, away from
the furious pace of the city. a) sullen b) inconspicuous
c) intricate d) indolent e) unnerve
Sending letters via “snail mail” is becoming more and more
____ as e-mail becomes more and more popular. a) composure
b) unnerve c) benign d) obsolete e) sullen
I tried to be as _______ as possible as I passed the note
in class, but Mr. Coward still caught me. a) sullen b)
inconspicuous c) intricate d) indolent e) unnerve
After his mom grounded him, he sat in ________ silence, sneering
at everyone who walked by. a) composure b) sullen
c) benign d) conspicuous e) unnerve
The more closely you looked at the schematic diagram, the
more ______ it looked. a) sullen b) unnerve c) excruciating
d) intricate e) tentative
The performance was so bad, it was ______ to watch.
a) excruciating b) composure c) conspicuous d) obsolete
Being pulled over for speeding can be a very _____(ing) experience.
a) obsolete b) tentative c) indolent d) unnerve
A sloth leads a very _____ life; sleeping and eating.
a) intricate b) indolent c) excruciating d) conspicuous
The tourist tried to blend in, but he was pretty ____________
with all his maps and cameras and such. a) sullen b) conspicuous
c) excruciating d) indolent e) unnerve
Since he had practiced, when Joe read in front of the class,
he had great ______. He was confident and it showed.
a) excruciating b) composure c) tentative d) sullen
The Outsiders chapter 6. Open Mouth Quiz.
Who stopped the greasers from jumping Cherry
when she came by the vacant lot? a) Dally b) Pony c) Soda
d) Two-Bit e) Darry
What was his probable reason for this?
a) He's secretly in love with her. b) His previous experience talking
to her told him she wasn't like the other Socs. c) He was afraid
of Soc retaliation. d) It was the agreed deal before the big rumble.
How did Dally know about the church?
a) He'd hidden there before. b) All the older greaser knew about
it. c) He used to live in the country. d) A relative told him
about it. e) NOTA
Which is one of the reasons Dally gave Johnny
for not turning himself in? a) Dally would get in trouble b)
Johnny would get the electric chair. c) He didn't want Johnny to
end up like him. d) The boys are worried about him e) His parents
When Johnny announces that he wants to turn
himself in, Pony disagrees, and wants to stay in the church because he's
afraid. a) True b) False
What do we learn about Dally when he talks
to Johnny about jail? a) Dally is proud of his past.
b) Dally is cold and mean. c) Dally has jail savvy. d) Dally
cares about something. e) NOTA
Johnny's behavior (not scared, having fun,
very decisive) inside the burning church is both ironic and not ironic.
a) True b) False
Why would Johnny be "having the time of his
life" in the church? a) He wants to pay back for what he did to Bob.
b) He feels needed for the first time. c) He likes little kids.
d) He thinks the cops will go easy on him. e) He secretly wants to
When Pony asks about Dally and Johnny, and
Jerry Wood "studie(s) his wedding ring," what's going on? a) He's
thinking about his wife. b) It's still hot from the fire. c)
It's stuck, and painful, so he pauses to adjust it. d) He's stalling,
trying to think of how to break the news. e) NOTA
It is ironic when Jerry says, "...(we) think
you were sent straight from Heaven." a) True b) False
How/when does Pony finally realize that Darry
really does care about him? a) When he says, "Oh Ponyboy, your hair..."
b) When he reads the letter from Soda. c) When Darry offers him a
cigarette. d) When Darry starts crying. e) When he rescues
Pony from the fire.
The scene in the church would be considered
part of the ________ of the story. a) climax b) inciting
action c) exposition d) rising action e) NOTA