Thursday, 10/30/14
KBlogs (haha): four due tomorrow.
If you went old-school: Please transfer to your blog by Monday
If your link works, you don't need to send me any more e-mails!
Tomorrow's Test: Vocabulary review and Outsiders.
Warm Up. Write the word. All of these are on the test tomorrow!
  1. Every time Dr. Pavlov rang a bell, he _______(ed) a response from the dog, who thought he was going to be fed. a) illicit  b) vain  c) mimic  d) elicit  e) patronize
  2. Please be _____ when someone tells you a secret. a) discrete  b) discreet  c) mimic  d) vain  e) illicit
  3. S. E. Hinton says that she didn't have the ____ to be a teacher.  a) patronize  b) elicit  c) hysterical  d) stamina  e) mimic
  4. flashback : reveals :: _____ : foreshadows    a) exploit  b) grimace  c) premonition  d) delirious e) circumvent
  5. Rich, handsome, and royal, Richard Cory was described as "______(ly) slim." a) reminisce  b) premonition  c) imperial  d) exploit  e) circumvent
  6. We sat there, _____ in his fascinating shipwreck tale.  a) banished   b) disdained  c) engrossed  d) aplombed  e) concocted
  7. She tried to ______ all thoughts of him from her mind; she was completely done with him.  a) disdain  b) engross  c) banish  d) exhilarate  e) adversary
  8. The class's relief was ____ when Mr. Coward canceled the test. A giant sigh escaped from every student. (Then they woke up.)  a) enhance    b) nondescript  c) apprehensive  d) intrigue  e) palpable
  9. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ___  a) abundant  b) diligent  c) haggle  d) dire  e) aloof

Grab your tablet and open the draft of your essay on Blogger.
I will coming by to read and comment and suggest.

Final Drafts go live on Tuesday afternoon!

  1. Finish ch. 9 silently.
  2. Go to, open your blog, and start a new post on your blog.
  3. Choose one of the quotes below and respond with at least a paragraph. Use an example from the book to back up whatever you say. Give your post an appropriate and creative title.
  4. If you haven't yet sent me your blog url, do so now. Otherwise I can't grade your responses!
  5. Get a chapter 9 Quiz from the stack. Write the answers in your notebook. Do not write on the sheet.
  6. Return the sheet to the pile and continue reading ch 10.
  7. When you are finished with chapter 10, go to, open your blog, and start a new post on your blog.
  8. Choose one of the questions below and answer it using at least one example from the book. You don't have to copy the question, but your answer should make the question obvious. Give your post an appropriate and creative title. It should be at least a paragraph long.
  9. If you are finished with all of the above, work on your essay. Add pictures (list links at the bottom) revise, use the rubric to see if you have included everything. PROOFREAD! SPELLCHECK!