Wednesday, 9/24/14 - Checking Vocabulary Homework.
"Warm Up, 9/24/14." Do Not Copy!  (7p) * = spelling word  ** = vocabulary word
  1. * "book writing" = _______
  2. * "sound write" = _______
  3. * "tiny sound" = _______
  4. * author : book : musician : _______
  5. ** buy : sell :: boycott : _______
  6. ** symphony : cacophony :: exhaustion : _______
  7. ** legitimate : illicit :: combined : ________
  8.  Bonus: ** A spy must act with great ______(ion). He can't go around telling everyone what he knows.
Go over Test #4.

Quiz on Voib Phrases! Use your pink sheet.
Write the ANSWER. (10p)
  1. On the pink sheet, you were underlining the... a) helping verb  b) linking verb  c) main verb  d) b and c  e) a and c
  2. ...which is also known as... a) the subject  b) the complete predicate  c) the simple predicate  d) Mr. Morton  e) Pearl  f) verb tense  g) NOTA
  3. The most common helping verbs are forms of the word... 
  4. Helping verbs help link the subject to the predicate.  a) True  b) False
  5. Helping verbs help the main verb express action or show time.  a) True  b) False
  6. He was screaming. The word was is being used as a helping verb.  a) True  b) False
  7. I should have bought a souvenir cheese keychain. Verb Phrase?
  8. We might go to the cheese factory tomorrow. Verb Phrase?
  9. p11-Part B#2:________
  10. p11-Part B#9: _______

Go over Vocabulary Homework.

"Vocabulary Pretest 4, 9/24/14." Write the word. You will use words more than once. You might not use them all.
 discreet, discrete, vain, elicit, illicit, hysterical, patronize, stamina, mimic

  1. Every time Dr. Pavlov rang a bell, he _____(ed) a response from the dog, who thought he was going to be fed.
  2. The comedian ____(ed) the famous politician's mannerisms.
  3. Mr. Schalde cruised the quad, on the lookout for any ______ activity. (Not hysterical.)
  4. non chalant : hysterical :: gossipy : _____
  5. "You're so ________. You probably think this song is about you."
  6. It was very (in)_______ to cheat on a test, and then brag about it. 
  7. S. E. Hinton says that she didn't have the ________ to be a teacher. The kids' problems wore her out.
  8. Life is made up of thousands of ________ decisions every day, but some are more important than others.
  9. nonchalant : hysterical :: humble : _________
  10. Please stop _________(ing) me. I am not 5 years old any more.
  11. If you _________ Applebee's this weekend, it benefits the local volleyball team.
  12. In his pe class, Mr. Ottrando likes to emphasize building up your ________.