Friday, 10/20: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #9

Last Day of Quarter One!

Prep sheet for Test #9:
KBAR: ___/40   KoS:  ___/7  ___/7  ___/7   Vocabulary H/w: ___/20 
Vocabulary Practices: ___/14  ___/14  ___/12
Other Extra Credit: + 1 for each sentence correctly unscrambled and punctuated. +3 for Period 5 for vocab relay. +1 for Limburger.

 

Mental Floss = Wacky Wordies!

 

Test #9.

Doodle Theme: Your favorite thing to do.

 

Thursday, 10/19: Sentence Scramble, KoS, Vocab + Relay, TMA

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab, KoS, Husker Du, TMA, Sentence Scramble.

“Sentence Scramble, 10/19.”

  • the soggy sack
  • to the bag
  • and found
  • tangled in
  • she crept up
  • the scrawny, scruffy, orange cat

 

“KoS, 10/19”

  1. Will you tell me what a llama looks like  a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  2. The llama is a quadruped   a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  3. Please Google the word llama for me   a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  4. A sentence like you might find in an encyclopedia entry would be called a(n) ____ sentence.   a) Declarative  b) Interrogative  c) Imperative   d) Exclamatory
  5. The subject of an imperative sentence is always the word ____.    a) they  b) I  c) somebody  d) it  e) NOTA
  6. Rearrange #1 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words.
  7. Rearrange #2 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words.

 

“Vocab, 10/19.”
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  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______ (Not dire.)
  4. The boy ______(ly) rode his bike into the busy street.
  5. The lawyer’s argument was so _____ the jury acquitted his client.
  6. The clown _____(tion) filled the parking lot with tiny cars.
  7. compelling : boring :: rare: _____
  8. “Now, now, don’t be ______. Speak up!”
  9. Most stores these days don’t ____ over the price.
  10. His _____ facade hid a very dangerous person.
  11. gossipy : discreet :: safe : ______
  12. The only noun on the list: ______

 

TMA. Practice for tomorrow’s test. With your homies, find the answers to and take notes on the following questions from chapters 1-3.

  1. (ch 1) Sleeping in the dung heap, what did Brat dream of?
  2. (ch 1 or 2) Why did the midwife take Brat in?
  3. (ch 2) How does Beetle react to the boys’ bullying?
  4. (ch 2) Why does she react this way?
  5. (ch 2) Why does Beetle curse at the cat instead of soothing it?
  6. (ch 3) Why does Jane make Beetle wait outside while she works?
  7. (ch 3) Why do the villagers not like the midwife?
  8. (ch 3) Why do the other villagers taunt and tease and abuse Beetle now?
  9. (ch 3) What event prompted Beetle to start watching through the windows and learning from Jane?
  10. (All 3.) What seems to be Beetle’s main emotion so far?

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice

Mmmmm, Snail Jelly

Let’s look up a few of her remedies.

Wednesday, 10/18: Sentence Scramble, KoS, Vocab, TMA

“Sentence Scramble, 10/18.”

  • for the warm rotting
  • for she hoped for nothing
  • tonight she settled
  • and expected nothing
  • of a dung heap
  • where she dreamed of nothing

(page 2)

 

declarative (D) sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
An interrogative (INT) sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
An imperative (IMP) sentence tells or asks someone to do something. It usually ends with a period.
An exclamatory (E) sentence shows STRONG feeling. It always ends with an exclamation point.

“Warm Up, 10/18. KoS.” For 1-7 write D, IMP, INT, or E.

  1. Do you know what Limburger is
  2. Please tell me what Limburger is    (Bonus: Do it.)
  3. Will you please tell me what Limburger is
  4. It is soooo unfair that you won’t tell me what Limburger is
  5. I know what Limburger is
  6. Oh how easy it is now to make Limburger
  7. Think about how you might use Limburger in your life

  8. Rearrange the words to turn #1 into a different kind of sentence. Do not add or subtract words. Write the sentence.

 

“Vocabulary, 10/18.” Write the word. You will use words more than once.

  1. (2) In the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” the tortoise is ______ and the hare is ______.
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  2. “Nothing in the mail but junk mail and a death certificate.”
  3. “Election years are the best time to land–they never notice us in all the _____.”
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. After he forgot his wife’s birthday, he had to _____ for several days before she forgave him.
  7. He practiced the skate trick ______(ly) until he got it right.
  8. My mom didn’t find my reasons for “needing” an X-Box8 very _____, so I was denied.
  9. He was so hungry that he ate the food, ____ of the mold around the edges.
  10. The warnings about the storm were ____. It was clear you needed to take cover.
  11. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ____
  12. *_____   13.*(un)_____

 

 

“The Midwife’s Apprentice, 10/18.”  Bonus if you answer with a quote from the book.

  1. Why do the boys bully and taunt Brat/Beetle?
  2. Why does she put up with it?

Chapter 2: The Cat

Chapter 3: The Midwife

For each chapter: 1,1,1 in your notebook. One summary sentence. One reaction. One Question.

 

Tuesday, 10/17: KoS, Vocab, TMA

“Kinds of Sentences, 10/17.”

declarative (D) sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
An interrogative (INT) sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
An imperative (IMP) sentence tells or asks someone to do something. It usually ends with a period.
An exclamatory (E) sentence shows STRONG feeling. It always ends with an exclamation point.

  1. An interrogative sentence is more commonly known as a _____.
  2. A sentence like you might find in an encyclopedia entry would be called a(n) ____ sentence.
  3. A sentence where you instruct someone how to do something is called a(n) ____ sentence.

  4. What kind of sentence is this     D, IMP, INT, or E?
  5. Please Google the word llama for me   D, IMP, INT, or E?
  6. I can’t believe I ate the whole thing    D, IMP, INT, or E?
  7. The llama is a quadruped    D, IMP, INT, or E?

  8. BONUS: The subject of an imperative sentence is always the word ____. (Hint: 2nd person.)

 

“Vocab, 10/17.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. boring : compelling :: aloof : ____
  7. The “consequences” for misbehavior in schools in the old days were sometimes pretty ______. I remember getting hit by a ruler more than once.
  8. His brother’s sudden disappearance caused great ____ in the family.
  9. Even though there is actually a(n) _____(ce) of  food being grown in the world, most of it doesn’t get to the people who need it.
  10. (3) Johnny : ____ :: Pony {at least according to Darry} : ____  :: Dally {think about what Cherry said} : ____
  11. * (2) There is much debate about whether the United States should use its power to ____ _____(s) in other countries that are cruel to their people, or whether we should stay out of other countries’ problems.

 

The Midwife’s Apprentice.

ca. 1300.

What’s a midwife?
What’s an apprentice?
What was life like in 1300? We’re going to find out.
*What do you think the average life expectancy was back then?
The average life expectancy for a male child born in the UK between 1276 and 1300 was 31.3 years.
However, by the time the 13th-Century boy had reached 20 he could hope to live to 45, and if he made it to 30 he had a good chance of making it into his fifties.

*What percentage of children in those times died before the age of 5?
1/3. 20% of women died in childbirth or soon after due to infection.

*At what age typically did children start working full time?

  • At what age did most girls get married?

 

TMA Aloud.

After each chapter or so: Do a 1,1,1 in your notebook. One summary sentence. One reaction. One Question.

Chapter One – The Dung Heap: You must use the word because.

Friday, 10/13: Paperwork, Mental Floss, Test #8

Prep sheet for Test #8:
Apostrophes: ___/5 ___/8___/8 ___/8     Vocabulary: ___/13 ___/12  ___/11
Vocabulary Homework: ___/20
Other Extra Credit: Periods 2 and 5 get +3 for Vocab Relay, Periods 1 and 3 get +2 for vocab relay. Don’t forget SS (sentence scramble) extra credit. Bonus vocab sentences go into the Vocab Homework score. Bonus for Apostrophes goes in the Apostrophes score.

 

 

 

Mental Floss.

  1. What is the longest sentence in the world?
  2. How can you make the following equation correct without changing it at all? 8 + 8 = 91
  3. What property do 1, 2, 6, and 10 all have that no other whole number has?
  4. How can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?
  5. How many numbers are there on a standard die?
  6. “Hannah,” said Bob, “I can poke my head through a hole this big.” He then made a hole with his thumb and index finger. The hole was no wider than a quarter. Hannah was sure she would win the bet, but Bob poked his head through the hole he made by his thumb and index finger and won the bet. How?
  7. What do all the words in this list have in common? Lead, Sow, Bass, Wind, Tear, Object (Not a trick. Hint: Say them all to yourself.)

 

Test #8. Doodle Theme: Time Travel!

 

Thursday, 10/12: Sentences, Apostrophes, Vocab + Relay, Outsiders

Tomorrow’s Test:  Apostrophes, Vocab, Outsiders, Husker Du

“Sentence Scramble, 10/12.” +1 each for extras.

  • the roast pig
  • immediately stick
  • when
  • an apple
  • is finished
  • in its mouth
  • and destruction
  • he went
  • running
  • in his path
  • spreading chaos
  • through the house

“Apostrophes, 10/12.”

  1. _____ llama was selected for the fair.  Charles
  2. I got all ____ on my report card.  A
  3. The _____ lounge is usually off-limits to students. more than one teacher
  4. _____ llama is that?  who
  5. I think that llama is _____.   they
  6. The ____ softball team mascot is a llama.  more than one woman
  7. I think ____ going to be OK.  they
  8. All the ____ haircuts looked dorky.  more than one llama

 

“Vocab, 10/12.”
   

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. After Mr. Shmarty lost his ring at the beach, they _____(ed) through the sand until they found it.
  6. The new landscaping in front of the house really ______(ed) its value.
  7. I found your story _____(ing), but ultimately unbelievable.  
  8. Genevieve’s  wardrobe was rather ____ and boring until she went on the show What not to Wear.
  9. I really like mystery novels because of all the adventure and _____.
  10. “Why don’t you get a job?”   asked Steve.  “What?” Two-Bit was _____. “And ruin my rep?”
  11. Ponyboy was _____ about appearing in juvenile court.

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!

 

The Outsiders… to the end.

 

Time? Outsiders Projects!