Prep Sheet for Test #24:
INTERVIEW SHTUFF: ___/20 (20 for OK! 15 for Follow Up. 0 for nada.)
Vocab H/W: ___/20
Vocab Practice: ___/11 (Only Wednesday.)
Other Extra Credit: +1 or +2 for Commas (2x)
- Susan needed to go to the store to buy some ingredients to cook with. She started writing them down: butter, milk, eggs, duct tape, cashews, toilet paper, oranges, vinegar, lemon juice… What was Susan making?
- Why can’t a man marry his brother’s wife’s mother-in-law? (Assume she’s not dead.)
- How many numbers between 1 and 799 can be divided by 2? (Alert: Math!)
- What color is represented by this “word” BRLEUDE
- Wacky Wordy: CLOU__ __
- The first word in each pair begins with “qu.” The second word is the first word with the “qu” missing. Go!
a) stop doing – that thing b) peculiar behavior – annoy c) unit of liquid measure – product of creativity
Tomorrow’s Test: Commas, Vocab, Vladek, Husker Du.
Finish Vladek’s story.
- After he missed the tying field goal, the kicker was _____.
- When the little girl gets tired, she gets ____, and pouts about everything. (Not dejected.)
- Mr. Coward’s student assistant is not happy about Jhonny’s less than _____ papers. They are very difficult to decipher, and scores might get entered incorrectly.
- The light in the room didn’t seem to come from any one source; it just sort of ______(ed) the walls, casting a soft glow.
- It is taking us awhile to ______ the concepts of compound and complex sentences.
- (2) When your sadness is _____(ed), your soul has found ___. (Awww.)
Go get a Chromie! Begin Writing Biographical Sketch. The final draft is due next Thursday, 3/2.
NOT PREPARED TODAY? Do extra credit vocab sentences in your notebook…except they aren’t extra credit. Due tomorrow.
Create a Google Doc First! We will print it and copy it to your blog on Thursday!
- At least 750 words. At least 5+ paragraphs:
- Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
- Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
- Looks. (Details.)
- Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
- Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby? What?)
- Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
- You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes (word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
- Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude, etc.
- Come up with a creative title that sums up the interview.
- Please print it and then post it on your blog.
- Extra Credit: pics.
Copy homework into assignment book.
INTERVIEWS ARE DUE THURSDAY!
Do Part A on pink sheet. Use the caret symbol to show where the commas go.
Debrief Test #23. Hrrrrrmmmm.
Listening Exercise: Art Spiegelman interview excerpt. (1:30-3:07)
Questions to listen for answers for.
- What do you think the opening quote about the 5000 pound mouse means?
- How does Spiegelman feel about Maus being taught everywhere in schools?
- According to Spiegelman, what is the real purpose of Maus?
- Why does he say comics are an especially good form for showing memories?
- What do you think the word ubiquitous means?
Prep sheet for Test #23:
Vocab Homework: ___/20
Vocab Practices: ___/13 ___/12 KBARR: ___/35
Other Extra Credit: +1 for period 1,2,6 for vocab relay. +3 for period 3.
- Try to figure out the noun or adjective that is common to all the items each group.
- a) person, clock, cliff
- b) feather, torch, low-calorie
- c) fishing rod, actor, checkout counter
- What three-letter word can be added to spaces below to form four words? (Same three-letter word all four times.)
T__ __ __ SIT, ST __ __ __ D, F __ __ __ TIC
B __ __ __ D
- The following not only describes a famous monument, but is an anagram for its name. What is it? Built to Stay Free.
- Cross out six letters and you’ll find an easy word. What is the word? SBAIXNLETATNERSAS
- A donkey behind another donkey,
I’m behind that second donkey,
But there is a whole nation behind me.
It is a murder you can describe in a word: ______
- For each, find a three-letter word that ends the first word and begins the second word.
a) birth _ _ _ light b) knock _ _ _ line
Doodle Theme: The Perfect Day.
Tomorrow’s Test: (Already?) Commas, Vocab, Husker Du, Vladek.
“Commas, 2/16.” Insert commas, give reasons. Some need more than one comma for more than one reason.
- The wild llama in fact is a vicious predator.
- She wanted to tame the wild llama but it was too much for her.
- There was a very ancient ancestor to the llama which had giant razor sharp claws.
- If you come to the dance please don’t wear white people.
- The funny sign should have said Slow Children Crossing.
- I asked my BFF the llama whether he wanted an orange chicken or taco salad.
- Until you’ve tasted llama jerky you haven’t really eaten.
- We climbed to the top of the mountain although the llama was scared.
- “Are you _____(ing) that I’m a liar?”
- We ran out of the ingredients for the recipe, so we had to ______.
- The Nuremberg Laws ____(ed) Jews to second-rate status.
- Years of work were needed for the CIA agent to _____ himself into the terrorist organization.
- After three warnings, Scott was _____(ed) to the “naughty chair.”
- The students in the MP are far from _____ when it comes to cleaning up after themselves at break and lunch.
- The annoying kids taunted the dog over the fence until he was _____(ed) enough to jump it.
- Mr. Coward does not _______ the use of phones in class.
- Some people think that the Narnia series is a religious _________, with Aslan the lion representing Christ.
- Which one is the allegory? a) Using animals instead of people in Maus. b) The early bird gets the worm. c) “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” d) He slept like a rock. e) B and D. f) All are allegories. g) None are allegories.
“Commas +, 2/15.” Place commas in each sentence that needs them and give the reason/rule from the list. Some might need more than one comma for more than one reason. For #9: Combine into one smooth sentence with proper punctuation.
- We waited in a long line to climb to the top of the giant wheel of cheese but it was a disappointment.
- I didn’t want to wake you up until I had to.
- Quiet little Johnny who wouldn’t hurt a living thing on purpose had taken a human life.
- This easy fun exercise will help you I believe with your llama woes.
- Eddie Baby please ask your dog Caesar to leave the cat alone.
- Rachel Ray finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog.
- Before eating vegetables wash them thoroughly.
- Until I ate that doughnut I didn’t know happiness.
- You must report it. You are in a car accident. There is no damage.
- I didn’t like his ____(ion) that I wasn’t good enough to make the team.
- He was a ______ opponent and very tough to outwit.
- The old photographs were all ______(ed) to the attic because nobody looked at them any more.
- Jean is very _____ about her silverware; she won’t eat at that restaurant because she thinks the forks aren’t clean enough.
- He tried to _____ himself into the “cool crowd” by hanging around A LOT.
- Some people see boxing as legally ______(ed) violence.
- This word’s roots mean “to bend/lean inward.” ______
- Now that he had found religion, the former criminal wanted ______ for the things he had done.
- (2) He fooled his pursuers with a _____ trick that he ______(ed) on the spot.