Vocabulary Bellwork Week 2 Preview Predict Set a Purpose 2. Predict how the cover of the book and the title connects to the plot. 1. barricade (p. 27)noun- a barrier that protects defenders or blocks a route. 2. dawdling (p. 35) adj.- wasting time, idling 3. devious- adj.- secretive and calculating, not straightforward or honest about motives 4. fatigue- noun- mental or physical exhaustion 5. intently- adv.- showing fixed attention or full concentration 6. peculiar-adj.- unusual, strange, or unconventional 7. subordinates- noun- people of lesser rank or lower status 8. devour- verb- to eat something quickly and hungrily 9. gruesome- adj.- involving or depicting death or injury in a disturbing or sickening way 10. insolence (p. 134) noun- rudeness or boldness Dude, it’s reading time! Begin your two column journal. Remember: Use quotation marks in the page number. Correct Format: Author’s name (Last, First.) Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Source Type. The ____________ child hid the fact that he had eaten the last cookie. His mother stred __________ at him as if trying to read his mind. It turned out that he had _____________(ed) the cookie without thinking about the consequences. Write two sentences using the words dawdling and fatigue. Try to make your sentences relate. 1. 2. Make a list of three foods that you would devour! 1. 2. 3. Write out the sentences and identify relationships. 1. A restaurant manager’s subordinates would be the _______________. 2. An army general’s subordinates would be the _________________. 3. A babysitter’s subordinates would be the ______________. Write out the complete sentence and add the vocabulary word. 1. Video games are often criticized for their ____________ depiction of violence and death. 2. Isabel describes her sister Ruth as have a ______________, or strange, manner. 3. The students in the math class were ____________ working on their assignment, showing total focus. Isabel has a rational claim to freedom for herself and her sister Ruth. Using textual evidence, write a letter to Colonel Regan from Isabel’s perspective. You will be persuading him to help her gain her freedom. You also need to address the counterclaim and then prove that your claim is more powerful. What are three characteristics of a good audience member? 1. 2. 3. From the presentations so far, what have you learned about presenting? Has anyone done an outstanding job? Write two sentences describing your observations.