Tomorrow’s Test: Vocabulary, Outsiders, “Motto” and “Delinquent” and whatever else we’ve done in class this week. Here’s a preview: “Test Practice, 8/25/16.” Write the answer, not the letter, and“click it.”
Even though he may not be “book-smart” he has a lot of ____ about the world. a) gingerly b) savvy c) infer d) nonchalant e) fathom
Some people called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)___(ist). a) sage b) rueful c) infer d) conform e) fathom
The old man was considered the ____ of the village because of all his experience and wisdom. a) sage b) rueful c) nonchalant d) bleak e) fathom
She speaks so softly that I can hardly hear her. a) softly – adjective, hardly – not b) softly – not, hardly – adjective c) both adjectives d) both not
I bowl pretty well; my ball has pretty flowers on it. a) well – adjective, pretty – not b) well – not, pretty – adjective c) both adjectives d) both not
In the poem “Delinquent,” who’s (the) delinquent? a) Julie’s parents b) Julie c) society d) All of the above. e) NOTA (none of the above)
What’s the message of the poem “Motto”? a) YOLO b) Enjoy the good things while you can. c) Treat others how want to be treated. d) “Dig it!” e) NOTA
90% of 50 = _____ a) 5 b) 40 c) 45 d) 46 e) NOTA
89% = ____ (letter grade) a) A- b) B+ c) B d) C e) NOTA
The two things you should bring to class EVERY DAY: a) homework and pencil/pen b) homework and KBARR book c) pencil/pen and paper d) pencil/pen and spiral notebook e) NOTA
As used in The Outsiders, the word hood is short for _____. a) hoodie b) neighborhood c) hoodlum d) livelihood e) cheese
lb. : pound :: Soc : _______ a) society b) sock c) greaser d) social e) punch
Vocabulary Relay #1!
What is a 1st person narrator? 2nd? 3rd? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
What is required to make a story? (Hint: it starts with a c.)
I will be checking vocabulary definitions while you work. “Vocabulary, 8/23/16.” Answers 1-10 will be vocabulary words. Use your pink sheet and your group homies to help you. For #1-4, choose which word best fits the picture and complete the sentence with a reason you think so. If you can justify more than one word for a picture, you might receive bonus credit.
For Esteban, the word dropout had the ____ of a gang member with a can a spray paint.
pain : pleasure :: confusion : ______
rules : requirements :: happiness : ____
I was able to _____ the meaning of the word from the way it was used.
Nobody could _____ why he liked school so much even though he got all F’s.
Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.
What is 10% of 50?
An analogy is a _______.
(in your notebook)Mottoby Langston Hughes
I play it cool
and dig all jive.
That’s the reason
I stay alive.
As I live and learn,
Dig and Be Dug
1) What is a motto?
2) What do you think he means when he says “play it cool” and “dig all jive”?
3) What does he mean by “Dig and Be Dug In Return”?
4) What other saying(s) have you heard or use would mean something similar?
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