Name __________________________________ Date ________ Bellringers Term 3 Week 1 Period _____ Monday, January 11th- Citation Practice Statements When the sentence you wish to quote is a statement, you put a comma after the introduction you write, put the statement from the text in quotes, and put the period behind the citation. Example 1. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, page 1 The author states, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” (Dickens 1). If no author is obvious, the citation should include the name of the text and the page number. Example 2. Big Ben by Anonymous, page 13 The author states, “As the clock ticked midnight, the ghost disappeared into the mist” (Big Ben 13). Put the correct punctuation and citation in the following sentences. 1. The Best Story Ever by James Smith, page 27 The author claims It’s a simple matter of fact 2. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather, page 33 The narrator said To-night, after they sat down to supper, Oscar kept looking at Lou as if he expected him to say something, and Lou blinked his eyes and frowned at his plate 3. The Family Farm, page 36 The author states After the buyer’s agent left, the family sat around the suddenly silent table Tuesday, January 12th – Vocabulary and Word Cells For vocabulary, use the word we defined for you in a sentence. For word cells, provide two words that uses the cell correctly. 1. cent: one hundred ___________________________ 2. port: carry__________________________________ 3. corn: horn _________________________________ 4. sub: under__________________________________ 5. cycle: circle________________________________ 6. real estate: property, especially in land __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. graze: to nibble slowly, usually for animals __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. grimly: harshly; cruelly __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. feathering: when birds add feathers to a nest to soften it; when a person adds to or improves something to better the situation __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. debt: something that is owed __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Wednesday, January 13th – Citation Statements Statements Put the correct punctuation and citation in the following sentences. 1. “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry, page 8 The author states White fingers and nimble tore at the string and paper 2. “NASA Prepares for Return to Moon, Missions Beyond” by Greg Flakus, page 27 The author states The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is gearing up for its biggest challenge yet at a time when funding may be harder to come by 3. The Basque History of the World, page 17 The researcher added Ample evidence exists that the Basques are a physically distinct group Thursday, January 14th- Vocabulary and Word Cells For vocabulary, use the word we defined for you in a sentence. For word cells, provide two words that uses the cell correctly. 1. syn: same___________________________ 2. ennial: years___________________________ 3. terr: land___________________________ 4. -fy: make/form___________________________ 5. urb: city___________________________ 6. agent: a person or business authorized to act on another’s behalf __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. randomly: with no obvious pattern __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. ominous: threatening or showing evil to come later __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. oppressive: unfairly harsh; causing discomfort __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. permeated: passed into or through every part of __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 11. siblings: brothers and sisters __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 12. embers: burning ashes from a fire __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 13. crystalline: clear, transparent; like a crystal __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 14. doggedly: persistently in effort; tries hard __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 15. twilight: soft light from when the sun is below the horizon __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 16. hovered: hanged fluttering over or suspended in air __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 17. dissipated: went away slowly __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Friday, January 15th – FREE WRITE!