Thursday, 9/25/14
Tomorrow's Test: Spelling, Roots, Vocabulary, Verbs, maybe (Outsiders).
Vocabulary Pretest for Periods 1 and 3:

"Vocabulary Pretest 4, 9/25/14." 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 ________.

Other Classes:
Collaboration instructions:
Partners alternate.
P1: "I think the answer to #1 is ________ because ________."
P2: a) Asks a question.  b) Agrees.  c) Disagrees: "I think it's _______ because ________."
Both partners write the agreed-upon answer and the reason.
Switch for #2. And etc.
Warm Up - 9/25/14. Do Not Copy.  * = spelling.  ** = vocabulary.
  1. * "distant sound" =
  2. * "dance writing" =
  3. ** T-shirts with _______ messages are not allowed at school.
  4. ** Mr. Coward's last-minute assignment ________(ed) a groan from the students.
  5. I should have bought a souvenir cheese keychain. What is (are) the Helping Verb(s)?
  6. Exactly how does the brain work? What is the Verb Phrase? 
  7. The climb up Cheese Mountain lasted two hours.  a) noun  b) verb  c) adjective
  8. "He __ hunting our football to practice a few kicks." a) had been   b) been   c) were   d) had   e) can   f) something else?
  9. Bonus: The method of learning to read that mainly uses the sounds of the letters and combinations is called ________

Go over Test #4.

The Outsiders...