Sustained Silent Reading • • • • • • 15 Minutes of SILENT reading. Stay seated If you do not have a book, you may use one of mine from the shelf, a top 10, or a magazine. Follow the class rules. Raise your hand if you have a question or need help! NO MUSIC • • • • • • C= No conversation H= Raise your hand A= SSR 15 Minutes M= No movement, stay seated in YOUR desk P= If you are ACTUALLY reading S= Level 0 Announcements StuCo Meeting Friday 9/27 FCA @ 7:45 a.m. Picture day Quiz corrections due! The Outsiders quiz, over chapters 5-8 Volleyball game Thursday Reluctant I put the book down reluctantly. I wanted to start it right then. Pg. 72 Eluded I was trying to find the meaning the poet had in mind, but it eluded me. Pg. 79 Fiend I’m what you might call a Pepsi addict. I drink them like a fiend. Pg. 79 1) To evade, avoid or escape 2) Fail to be grasped or remembered Unwilling or hesitant; disinclined 1) Person who is excessively fond of or addicted to something 2) An evil spirit or demon; a wicked or cruel person Vocabulary Review- Ch. 5 Towheaded We think the towheaded kid is going to be alright. Pg. 96 Keeled You just keeled over from smoke inhalation and a little shock- of course, that slap on the back didn't’t help much. To turn over on its side, to fall over or collapse A person with very blonde hair Vocabulary Review, Ch. 6 Review Ch. 7 Mimicked He’d grab one guy’s press hat and another’s camera and walk around interviewing nurses and mimicking TV reporters. Pg. 98 Juvenile Delinquent On the front page of the second section was the headline: JUVENILE DELINQUENTS TURN HEROES. Pg. 104 Aghast “Ever consider working for a living?” “Work?” Two-Bit was aghast. Analogies Analogies are a comparison between two/four things. The two on the left share the same relationship as two on the right. For example, if the two on the left are opposites, the two on the right must be opposites. Let’s look at an example. HAPPY PRETTY SAD UGLY Examples SPOUT WIC : TEAPOT :: _______: CANDLE JURASSIC CITY : PERIOD :: CHICAGO : _____ CLIFF CAVE : UNDERGROUND : STEEP :: _____ CAKE GLASS : BATTER :: WINDOW : _____ MS. PORTER: TEACHER :: MR. TURNER: PRINCIPAL __________ The Outsiders Read Chapter 8 as a class Pay attention to any important information, and keep track of it! Grab an exit ticket. Vocabulary Review, Ch. 8 Faltered “I wont be able to walk again”, Johnny started, then faltered. “Not even on crutches. Busted my back.” Divert It was the reward of two hours of walking aimlessly around a hardware store to divert suspicion. Doggedly Two-Bit knew what I meant, but doggedly pretended not to. 1) To distract someone or their attention from something 2) To cause something to change course To speak in a hesitant or unsteady voice. Having or showing tenacity and grim persistence Discussion Groups C-with your group only H-raise your hand if you need help A-We are discussing the book The Outsiders M-Stay seated in your group unless you need to sharpen your pencil or get a tissue. P-EVERYONE should be actively engaged in the conversation. S-Sound should be a 2. Discussion Question #1 Discuss Ponyboy’s evolving conception of the Socs. How does his opinion of the Socs at the end of the novel differ from his opinion at the beginning? Make sure to document your group’s discussion. Discussion Question #2 Compare and contrast Johnny and Dally. What roles do they play in the novel? What roles do they play In Ponyboy’s life? Discussion Question #3 How is “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” the Robert Frost poem that Ponyboy recites to Johnny at the church, relevant to Ponyboy and Johnny’s story? Discussion Question #4 Think about the role of physical violence in the novel. Is the violence shocking, predictable, boring, or melodramatic? Do you think such violence has a different effect on readers today than it did when the novel was first published?