I will be checking KBARR while you warm up. Here are some more options for responding: 55 Ways.
“Adjectives, 8/30.” (9p) For the underlined word in each sentence, write “adj” or “not.” If it is an adjective, tell what word it is describing/modifying.
A Frenchchef in New York chisels ice sculptures. a) adjective b) not
Machine parts are used to form mechanical structures. a) adjective b) not
She is a pretty savvy poker player. a) adjective b) not
She has a lot of basketball savvy. a) adjective b) not
We beat a hastyretreat from his lair.
“Vocabulary, 8/30.” (12p) Read #6 and #7 together as one sentence. No need to copy anything; write the appropriate vocabulary word. You may use words more than once. Always be prepared to explain your reasoning. Schoolwide AWs are included in the word bank.
At the party, he stood ______(ly) off to the side of the room, quietly watching the festivities.
The paper said that the business man was a(n) ______ to society…
…but _________(ly), he was secretly a gangster.
common : elite :: cowardly : ______
The gentleman _____(ly) opened the door for the ladies.
gain : freedom :: _____ : capture
Almost everyone _____(ed) the teacher’s instructions differently, so there was a lot of different kinds of projects.
It would be ironic if a poor hobo spent his last dollar on a lottery ticket, and won. a) True b) False
The Outsiders, 8/30. (6p) Which character…
“…gets drunk on just plain living”?
…thinks Ponyboy is a “tag-a-long and a kid”?
“…doesn’t understand anything that isn’t plain, hard fact”?
…kept them “laughing at themselves”?
…has a “hatred of the whole world.”
…likes to “lone it anyway”?
(Bonus) What does every story require in order to actually be a story?
Prepare sheet for Test #1. Look in your notebook for your warm ups this week. Vocabulary Homework: ____/20
Warm Ups: 8-23____/12 8-24:____/12 8-25:___/12 Other Extra Credit:
Mental Floss: Brain teasers and trick questions to scrape the mucous off your brain before the test. Purely extra credit. NO penalty for wrong answers, so you may as well guess. Write the answers at the top of your test sheet. If it looks like a trick, it probably is.
You have two coins that total 15 cents, but one of them is not a nickel. How is that possible?
What is the volume of dirt in a hole 6 feet long, 8 feet deep, and 4 feet wide?
A farmer had seventeen sheep; all but nine died. How many are left?
What heavy six letter word can you take one letter away from and have eight left?
You are in a mountain cabin, and it is freezing and dark. The cabin has an old gas lantern, a wood burning stove, and an oil burning heater. You have only one match. Which do you light first?
A fish weighs 10 pounds plus half its weight. How much does it weigh?(Not a trick; just math.)
Circle AND Click. Click AND Circle. Circle them all, then Click. However you want to do it; just make sure you do BOTH!
Finished early? Your choices:
1) Doodle on the back of the test – Theme: The messiest room you can imagine. The theme is optional; you may doodle about whatever you want. If I like it you get get extra credit.
2) Trackword – Read the directions!
3) Read something.
4) Nap. Just don’t snore.
5) Stare blankly (and silently) into space.
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?