FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE Write down 6 different types of figurative language (think about comparisons, exaggeration, etc.). Then pick 3 and write an example for each. GRAMMAR COLONS: BE ASSERTIVE! Use a colon to… -End a formal salutation (Dear Admissions Committee:) -Announce something (I love two things: chocolate and puppies.) -Introduce block quotations & lines of dialogue Which sentences are correct? 1. I want the following items: butter, sugar, and flour. 2. This first-aid kit includes these items: a flashlight, an extra set of batteries, a space blanket, and aspirin. 3. Dear Mom: 4. The class will show you: politics, history, and economics. 5. Henry wanted one thing: to prove himself. 6. Tim: I cannot wait to go home! Mary: Me neither! WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined word in the sentence below. Then, try to identify the word’s part of speech. Peter received an award for his exemplary community service work as a boy scout. REVIEW QUESTION “It was lined with rubies, diamonds, topaz, turquoise and many others.” In which sentence below does the word lined have the same meaning as in this sentence? A. Her face was lined with concern for her father. B. People lined up to buy tickets for the show. C. I lined my paper in order to write straight. D. The yard was lined with evergreen trees. I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door; hip-waders hanging in the closet; tide table charts covering the refrigerator door; and a microscope was sitting on the kitchen table. 1. Which of the following provides the best punctuation for underlined portion number 1? A. NO CHANGE B. waiting, by the back door, C. waiting by the back door, D. waiting by the back door 2. Which of the following is the best verb form for underlined portion number 2? F. NO CHANGE G. would sit H. sitting J. sat JOURNAL/CREATIVE WRITING Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one. Your response should be in paragraph form (8-10 sentences) and use proper punctuation, grammar, and spelling. Friday responses should include one concept that we’ve talked about this week (figurative language, colons, or the word “exemplary”). I will be reading all of your journal responses when we have our notebook check, towards the end of the quarter. “The bow of God’s wrath is bent, and the arrow made ready on the string, and justice bends the arrow at your heart, and strains the bow, and it is nothing but the mere pleasure of God, and that on an angry God, without any promise or obligation at all, that keeps the arrow one moment from being made drunk with your blood.” (Back of the second page of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God) Write a well-constructed paragraph (approx. 8 sentences) that analyzes the tone and identifies the metaphor in this portion of the sermon. Then, write 3-5 sentences about what you personally think of transcendentalism. Please write your response on a piece of paper that you can turn in. THERE/THEIR/THEY’RE OPENER They're = they are Their shows possession (my, his, her, and our) There is a place (here) In the sentences below, write the appropriate version of there/their/they’re. 1. I can’t believe _____________ going on vacation. 2. Can you show the guests to ____________ seats? 3. ___________ are two apples. 4. Do you know ___________ secret recipe? 5. I don’t think ____________ going to win. 6. I see a bunch of ducks over _____________. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined word in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the word’s part of speech. My dad says that, of the two of us, my sister has more integrity than me. She tells the truth more often. REVIEW QUESTION Life and Work/Advanced: FREE WRITE! I’m setting the clock for five minutes.Your pen or pencil should be touching the paper for the entire time. If you need a word to help you get started, write something that has to do with music. Eng. 10: Take out a piece of paper that you can turn in. Write your name on it and answer the following questions. 1. What is the purpose of a tall tale? 2. How is a tall tale similar to gossip or rumors? 3. What affects can tall tales, gossip, and rumors have on people’s lives? FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE What type of figurative language, other than personification, is used in the quotation below? How do you know? “The soul selects her own society.” –Emily Dickinson GRAMMAR OPENER: TO, TOO, TWO To: Use to as a preposition before a noun or as an infinitive before a verb. (Ex: Take me to the dance. I like to swim.) Too: Use too to indicate excessiveness before a verb. Think about replacing too with also. (Ex: I had too many tacos. I like bowling too.) Two: Use two to spell out the number 2. Think about replacing two with 2 in the same sentence. (Ex: I have two siblings.) Fill in the blank with the proper form of to/two/too. 1. I want ____ run for class president. 2. She was ____ tired from the day. 3. He was ____ busy ___ go hang out. 4. My little sister is ____. 5. I’ll be going ____ North Carolina for ____ weeks. JOURNALING OPENER Write about a day that you’d like to forget. OR, write about a day that you hope you never forget. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OPENER An oxymoron is the combination of two contradictory words, such as “jumbo shrimp”. Which ones below are oxymoron? A. Bittersweet B. Paid Volunteer C. Clearly misunderstood D. Hostile takeover E. Dull roar F. Tightly sealed GRAMMAR OPENER: OUR V. ARE Fill in the blanks with our, are, or hour. 1. We _______ going to be late for the game. 2. I can’t believe the concert is starting at this _______. 3. Please come to _______ party. 4. My dad wants _______ dog to go to the vet. 5. After school we _______ going to Steak n Shake. 6. I can’t wait to see _______ team beat them. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined word in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the word’s part of speech. The preparations were made on an unprecedented scale. JOURNAL PROMPT For the next five minutes, write about your favorite childhood toy or game. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OPENER: SYMBOLISM Write down two symbols and what those items stand for (example: the American flag represents patriotism). Please have one of the symbols be from literature (example: the raven in “The Raven” stands for death and loss). GRAMMAR TUESDAY: PROOFREAD! There are 7 mistakes in the paragraph below. Find them and correct them. My best friend and I went to the mall. On are way their, we decided that we wanted too get ice cream at the local ice cream shop.We were all set to get some delicious ice cream, but then we realized that it was ten in the morning. Unfortunately, this is not an appropriate our to eat ice cream so the store was not open. It didn’t open until to! We would have to wait until another day two get are wonderful snack. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. He had carried out barbaric acts in the name of war. He had long held a morbid fascination with the horrors of contemporary warfare. REVIEW THURSDAY CREATIVE WRITING/JOURNAL ENGLISH 10 (Advanced included): Pull out a piece of notebook paper that you can tear off. In a paragraph, discuss what you think of Arthur Miller’s stage directions? Are they helpful? Annoying? Informative? What do they add to the experience of reading the play? ALL: Turn in the paper, with your name on it, when done. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE A Time to Talk By Robert Frost WHEN a friend calls to me from the road And slows his horse to a meaning walk, I don’t stand still and look around On all the hills I haven’t hoed, And shout from where I am, What is it? No, not as there is a time to talk. I thrust my hoe in the mellow ground, Blade-end up and five feet tall, And plod: I go up to the stone wall For a friendly visit. 1. What is the TONE of this poem (Can be more than one)? Why? Happy Sad Melancholy Excited Rushed Stressful Intimidating Peaceful 2. In the poem, find one example of alliteration and rewrite it in your answer. 3. In the poem, find one example of personification and rewrite it in your answer. 4. What is the THEME of this poem? What is the author trying to teach or say to the reader? GRAMMAR TUESDAY: THAT V. WHICH Rule 2a. That introduces an essential clause. Essential clauses add information that is vital to the point of the sentence. Example: Our office, which has two lunchrooms, is located in Cincinnati. Rule 2b. Which introduces a nonessential clause, which adds supplementary information. Example: The time machine that looked like a telephone booth concerned Bill and Ted. The first one does not need the information between the commas, but the second one does. Generally, if you are using a comma, you use which after it. No comma? Use that. Correct the sentences below. If they are correct, say “no change”. 1. The paintings which hung in the hall were antiques. 2. There was an earthquake in Asia, that was bad news. 3. Leaves that are green contain chlorophyll. 4. Cars which have hybrid technology get great gas mileage. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. My mom got nervous that I might damage something when I placed a cup in close proximity to my computer. He looked to the teacher for further enlightenment. THURSDAY WARM-UP 1st Period: Sophomore Classes: Turn in your notebook to Again, turn in your notebook Miss Rittenberg or Mrs. Lawson. Then, we will give you approximately 10 minutes. On a separate sheet of paper, spend this entire time reflecting on 13 Reasons Why. What you write is up to you, but you must write about the book the entire time. to Miss Rittenberg. Then spend approximately 10 minutes journaling. You may write about whatever you want (that is school appropriate) but you must be writing the entire time. If you don’t know what to write, write about your favorite season (of the year) and why. FRIDAY! 1st: Show Miss Rittenberg your notes, then cut them out and deliver them. Grab a rubric by the turn-in tray for your project. At 7:45 we will begin reading. 2nd, 4th, and 7th: Write a quiz question for Act II of The Crucible! You should have an answer and it should be on a (half or full) sheet that you can turn in. 3rd: Free write while I grade them FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OPENER 1. What is the purpose of figurative language? 2. In the novel “The Keeping Room,” a character says “Like hot water, anger rushes through me.” This is an example of a(n) _____________. GRAMMAR TUESDAY: CAPITALIZATION Correct the sentences’ Capitalize names Capitalize titles Capitalize regions When talking about something that is a region and a direction, only capitalize it as a region (I’m going to the South vs. I’m going south). Capitalize some nouns (When they rename a person) If you have a sentence that is talking about a person and you could substitute that person’s name, then capitalize it. (I love my aunt’s cookies vs. I love Aunt Sarah’s cookies). capitalization errors. 1. I told my Mom that I would be late. 2. We’re going to the east coast for vacation. 3. My friend wanted to go to the mall but i said no. 4. Mom and dad want to go out to dinner. 5. lily said we should go west on our road trip. WACKY WORD THURSDAY… Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. Magneto is going to annihilate the human race. The city is doing its part to revive certain locations, but there is a lot of work to be done. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. The journalist did not always use ethical practices to get the story. The transient snow will melt as soon as the sun appears. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE 1. Chicago is a city that is fierce as a dog. a. enjambment b. metaphor c. simile d. onomatopoeia 2. Drip—hiss—drip—hiss— fall the raindrops. a. metaphor b. hyperbole c. personification d. onomatopoeia 3. His sorrow goes Like mountain snows In waters sweet and clear, a. simile b. hyperbole d. onomatopoeia 4. The tear-drop trickled to his chin: There was a meaning in her grin a. hyperbole b. rhyme c. metaphor c. repetition d. simile GRAMMAR TUESDAY Accept = to receive; except = to exclude. Which belongs in the sentences below? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. I _______ the award. My sister did everything ________ one assignment. Please _______ my resignation. I _________ that she’s tired, but she still could have called. Aunt Sally made tons of food, everything _________ my favorite dish. I have nothing to say _________ that I hate you. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. The candidate exhibits exceptional qualities. At the exhibition, we saw many amazing art pieces. His reserved manner can only be described as restrained. ROOTS: GIVEN THE WORD, LOOK AT THE ROOTS. WHAT DO YOU THINK THE WORD MEANS? 1. Predictable 8. Ambidextrous 2. Protagonist 9. Postpone 3. Antebellum 10. Chronic 4. Psychoanalyze 11. Monologue 5. Intermission 12. Micromanage 6. Pedestrian 13. Macroeconomics 7. Autocratic 14. Circumstantial 15. Demigod VERBAL: COMES FROM A VERB BUT ACTS LIKE ANOTHER PART OF SPEECH Infinitive: to + verb (used as a 1. Swimming is my favorite pastime noun, adjective, or adverb) 2. Most people find it easy to swim Gerund: verb form ending in 3. The farmhands harvesting corn are tired and hungry. 4. The cribs full of harvested corn are evidence of their hard work. 5. I began swimming at age 2. 6. The urge to swim in tropical waters is more common. 7. Swimming in chlorinated pools makes my eyes red. 8. I like finding new places to go. ing and used as a noun (answers the question “what?”) Participle: verb form ending in ing or ed and acts as an adjective Keep in mind, these can also come in phrases. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE Write the meanings of these frequently used idioms: 1. going bananas_______________________________________ 2. see eye to eye_______________________________________ 3. under the weather____________________________________ 4. just what the doctor ordered ____________________________ 5. born yesterday ______________________________________ 6. cat has your tongue ___________________________________ 7. sells like hotcakes_____________________________________ GRAMMAR: AFFECT V. EFFECT Use affect as a verb. 1. The senior class prank had a major affect/effect on the entire student The heart attack greatly affected my dad. body. To have an influence on. 2. Studying for quizzes and exams can To respond to the emotions of; touch affect/effect a student’s final grades. or move. 3. Carpooling can affect/effect the To attack or infect, as a disease. environment in a positive manner. Use effect as a noun. 4. Some vitamins can have an instant affect/effect on the immune system. The sound effects are cool. Something brought about by a cause. 5. How fast you drive will have an affect on your gas mileage. The power to produce an outcome 6. Congress will pass a law that will or achieve a result; influence. greatly effect the economy. A scientific law, hypothesis, or 7. Colorado was affected by severe phenomenon. flooding last summer. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. You could call my best friend my recipient of confidences. It was once a flourishing town, but its quietness now is only disturbed by the advent of the numerous tourists. They derived great comfort from the speaker’s words. PROOFREAD! Candied Apples my Grandmother makes the best candied apples. She makes them every year for halloween? She always have a line of kids weighting at her door. When they yell Trick or Treat," they are hoping for a candyed apple. Their is nothing better than biting threw the hard candy into the juicy red apple. Because they are so that they make me wish ever day was halloween. GRAMMAR: DASHES AND HYPHENS Hyphens ( - )are used to: Join two words Write numbers from 21-99 As a substitute (in SOME cases) for the word “to” Dashes ( -- ) are used as: A substitute for parentheses Dash or Hyphen or Neither? 1. 2. 3. 4. To indicate an interruption 5. Joe—and his trusty mutt— was always welcome. The man (he was from Ames, Iowa) arrived. There were 300 to 400 extra people on campus My mom made twenty seven cupcakes this weekend. I want to go to the beach this weekend! WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. Our unalienable rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The suit asks the district to end the ban, allow the students to attend all school functions and expunge their disciplinary records. The two rival manufacturers are betting on different technologies. OPENER: FREE WRITE! If you’re stumped:What is your greatest accomplishment—the thing you are the most happy about—at this point in your life? Describe or explain your answer. MY FAVORITE PLACE EDIT THE PARAGRAPH SO THAT EVERYTHING IS SPELLED AND PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY. IF YOU CORRECT ALL THOSE MISTAKES, WORK ON MAKING IT MORE DESCRIPTIVE! The theater was a importent place. The smells that filled the air when I walk in reminded me of comfort and piece. Fresh paint and new cut wood are still too smells that I associate w happiness. The sights & sounds of that greeted me in that dark little room always made me feel welcome. I walked in and I was at easy. Are group of dedicated students (dedicated to creating something beautiful and driving each other crazy) was always ready to make the school,s next production be a success. Its wear I learned how to make a lot of things and its where i learned how to be the type of person I wanted to be. Ill never forget that place. GRAMMAR OPENER A preposition describes the relationship between other words in a sentence. It tells where an object is in relation to something else. A good way to remember most prepositions is to think about a squirrel and a tree. Where can the squirrel go? A prepositional phrase will start with a preposition and end with the object of the preposition. Ex: The coyote runs after the rabbit Underline each prepositional phrase. Then, draw a box around the preposition. 1. The sweet potatoes in the vegetable bin are green with mold. 2. After midnight is the best time to view the comet. 3. The panther crept silently along the narrow ledge. 4. I could hear only the sighing of the wind. 5. We bought the house on the corner. OPENER: 1ST PERIOD In your notebook, free write for five minutes. If you need a prompt, tell me about the first time you drove a car. If you’ve never driven, tell me what you do on a snow day. OPENER: ENGLISH 10 Write this on a separate sheet of paper that you can turn in to me. Write 3 allusions, 2 examples of foreshadowing, and 1 moment of irony in Act II. Then, add 1 prediction for Act II. After that, write 1 theme that you are starting to see develop in Macbeth. OPENER In your notebook, answer these questions: What was the purpose of theatre when it originally came to Europe in the middle ages? Why do authors or playwrights include popular references in their work? PROOFREAD I love Elephants. There so cute I just want two have one as a pet. I remembr when I was a kid i went too the zoo and seen some. When i was at the zoo the tour guide told me that some elephants can way up two 550000 lbs. Baby elephants can look so small wen they stand next too they’re mothers. When the mothers wash them they spray them with there trunk. Elephants are great, they have a real affect on persons happiness. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OPENER Which of the following contains an example of allusion? A. She is like the wind through my trees. B. Life's a dance. C. We're from the country and we like it that way. D. As the angels sing an old Hank Williams song, time marches on. What is a literary technique in which two contradictory words come together for a special effect? For example, original copy or jumbo shrimp. A. simile B. oxymoron C. hyperbole D. metaphor What is the use of words and phrases in an unusual way? Writers often use this to make their writing more colorful, powerful, and interesting. A. figurative language B. rhyming couplet C. text features D. sensory images "Let us go forth and lead the land we love" contains an example of what type of figurative language? A. mood B. onomatopoeia C. theme D. alliteration “That stupid laugh of hers can absolutely drive everyone up the wall. We can't stand it!” What does the idiom DRIVE UP THE WALL mean? A. Makes crazy B. Makes happy C. Makes sad D. Makes a car drive vertically up a wall WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. The government was a despotism, making the harsh king (who aroused the dissatisfaction of his subjects) likely to be murdered. The guidance counselor told me that we were talking in absolute confidence. The country worked hard to promote its military and factories, making it well known for its material strength. FRIDAY OPENER Free Write! If you need a prompt: How do you feel about the stars? Is there a myth that goes along with a constellation that you particularly like? Do you find the milky way and the concept of space interesting? MONDAY OPENER What are the four main types of conflict? Give me an example of each. 1. Person vs. _______________ 2. Person vs. _______________ 3. Person vs. _______________ 4. Person vs. _______________ GRAMMAR OPENER Reword the sentences below so they are concise, grammatically correct, and meaningful. 1. So Macbeth basically decided to kill Duncan to get as much power as possible. 2. I will be talking about how Banquo decided to have a moral cons 3. cious like by how he didn’t blindly follow Macbeth. 4. It is shown that Macduff would be the downfall of Macbeth because they said so. 5. Even if how they said it happened. 6. Macbeth is awful person. WELCOME BACK!!! Write down one resolution for this year— something you’re going to do differently in the classroom in 2015. Periods 2, 3, 4, 7: Turn to your Shakespeare notes! WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined words in the sentences below. Then, try to identify the words’ parts of speech. One of the fundamental values of democracy is that all people should be treated as equals. The conspiracy theorist deluded the crowd into thinking he was correct. In Anthropology, we will look at humans across the entire span of history. Renaldo had a job at a large corporation in Dallas Texas. He enjoys work there, but he thought it could be run more efficiently. He pondered quitting his job, but he had worries that he might not be able to find another one easily. One day he was reading the classified adds in the newspaper, and he saw his dream job. He applied for the job, although he was hired. He moved to the job which was in a company more small. He almost immediately regretted his decision to change jobs. Although the company was smaller, it was run just as slowly as his previous company. He called his former boss and asked for his old job back. Now he is back in his old office at his old company, and he realizes that every job has it’s advantages and disadvantages WACKY WORD THURSDAY Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined word in the sentence below. Then, try to identify the word’s part of speech. James wanted the class to have a comprehensive understanding of what they would be doing that semester. The poet’s pieces became increasingly didactic after his political conversion. The cacophony of alarm bells was extremely annoying. THE UNDERLINED PORTIONS OF THE SENTENCES ARE INCORRECT—FIX THE VERBS IN EACH SENTENCE. 1. As Barbara puts in her contact lenses, the telephone rang. 2. By the time negotiations began, many pessimists have expressed doubt about them. 3. After Capt. James Cook visited Alaska on his third voyage, he is killed by Hawaiian islanders in 1779. 4. I was terribly disappointed with my grade because I studied very hard. 5. Everyone hopes the plan would work. 6. The boy insisted that he has paid for the candy bars. 7. The doctor suggested bed rest for the patient, who suffers from a bad cold. Write out your argument for how/where they should spend the money. Write a reason using ethos (ethics). Write a reason using pathos (emotions). Write a reason using logos (logic). WACKY WORDS Using context clues, create a definition for the underlined word in the sentence below. Then, try to identify the word’s part of speech. The speaker was exceptionally verbose today. Holding metal in a fire makes it much more pliant and easy to work with. GRAMMAR TUESDAY 1. I like chicken ____ not fish. A. And B. Since C. But D. For E. Or 2. ____ it rains on Sunday, I will not be able to drive. A. And B. Where C. Either D. If E. How 3. I like both dogs ______ cats. A. Also B. But C. And D. If E. Until 4. The items are on sale in the local store _____ not online. A. But B. And C. Though D. Or E. Nor 5. Neither my mother _____ my father will be able to attend the party on Sunday. A. Or B. But not C. And D. Nor E. But also 6. Carrie didn’t know whether her bike would be fixed _____ if she would have to walk. A. But B. And C. Nor D. Or E. Either 7. Luke was late to the party ______ his car broke down on the highway. A. If B. Because C. While D. Although E. Where 8. A sentence that starts with FANBOYS must have a _____ in the middle of the sentence. A. Period B. Comma C. Colon D. Question Mark E. Semicolon WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY I have been a passionate advocate of unpaid work, community punishment, community service over the years. My children realize helping others through philanthropy is much better than wasting money on foolish toys. If you dye your hair purple, you will be very conspicuous among the other teachers. FRIDAY WARM-UP 1st and 3rd: Free write. Or tell me about what you used to want to be when you grow up. 2nd, 4th, 7th: Get a copy of The Last Lecture and finish reading pages 21-39. When you are done, write journal entry 3. Today’s topic choices are: 1. Do think you’ve won the “parent lottery”? Explain. (Chapter 4) OR 2. Who is one person in life that always tries to push/encourage you—at home, in school or extracurriculars, etc. Explain. (Chapter 7) MONDAY WARM UP First Period: Spend 10 minutes working on your final paper. This is all the time you will get today. 2, 3, 4, 7: Match the following words to their definition (in the next column). Analyze Compare Describe Evaluate Explain Formulate Infer Predict Summarize Support Trace 1. To think about the different parts of a problem or situation to figure out the traits of the whole 2. To look at traits or qualities to find out what is alike and what is different. 3. To represent a thought or an idea, such as noting changes taking place over time. 4. To determine the value of something for a given purpose based on certain standards or criteria 5. To make clear or give reason for something 6. To express a thought or an idea based on the review of information 7. To extend information beyond what is directly stated (e.g., extracting data from a graph). 8. To use what is already known to make a statement about what will happen in the future. 9. To condense information (e.g., stating the main points of an argument). 10. To show evidence to back a conclusion or argument 11. To describe a path or sequence (e.g., to explain the chronology of events) ADJECTIVE VS. ADVERB 1. He (correct, correctly) defined the terms. The answer sounded (correctly, correct). 2. She (quickly, quick) adjusted the fees. She adapted (quick, quickly) to any situation. 3. He measured the floor (exact, exactly). They proved to be (perfectly, perfect) (exact, exactly) measurements. 4. The stillness of the tomb was (awfully, awful). The tomb was (awfully, awful) still. 5. It was a (dangerously, dangerous) lake to swim in. 6. She performed (magnificent, magnificently). It was a (magnificent, magnificently) beautiful performance. 7. Her voice sounds (beautifully, beautiful). She sang the song (exact, exactly) as it was written. We heard it (perfectly, perfect). 8. He was a very (sensibly, sensible) person. He acted very (sensible, sensibly). 9. Mike wrote too (slow, slowly) on the exam. He always writes (slow, slowly). 10. Talk (softly, soft) or don't talk at all. The music played (softly, soft). 11. Andrea knows the material very (good, well). She always treats us (good, well). 12.You must send payments (regular, regularly). 13. The mechanic's tools were (well, good). The foreman said that his work was (good, well) done. 14. She worked (careful, carefully) with the sick child. She was a very (careful, carefully) worker. 15. He did not pass the course as (easy, easily) as he thought he would. 16. I find this novel very (interesting, interestingly). It was (interesting, interestingly) written. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY LIFE AND WORK ENGLISH The movie critic was I hate when people come to exceptionally candid; she said whatever came to her mind. The person was being belligerent; he would pick a fight with anyone. What root is used in this vocab word? the door and solicit for money or my signature. We had tentative plans but I decided not to go through with them. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Life and Work English 10 I am disinclined to take that I wanted to appease my mother teacher’s advice. I will not squander the opportunity, don’t worry! so I told her she was right. The ending to the book was so ambiguous; I didn’t know what it meant! THURSDAY WARM-UP In this works cited entry, what is the name of the article? The website? The author? What year was the article published? Mayes, Haley. "How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow. Demand Media, 2003. Web. 24 Feb. 2009. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY: USING CONTEXT CLUES, WRITE A DEFINITION FOR THE UNDERLINED WORDS. Life and Work 11 The athlete's endurance was unbelievable. English 10 I cannot condone your behavior because I do not agree with it. My mother prohibited me The questions about to see my friends when I got in trouble. hypothetical situations always make our teacher crazy. REVIEW QUESTION WARM-UP! Which is the correct way to edit the sentence below? The members of the soccer team surprisingly supported moving their game to the weekend. A. The members of the soccer team, surprisingly supported moving their game to the weekend. B. The members of the soccer team, surprisingly, supported moving their game to the weekend. C. The members of the soccer team surprisingly, supported moving their game to the weekend. D. The members of the soccer team, surprisingly supported, moving their game to the weekend. Which is the correct way to edit the sentence below? The english language has changed since the middle ages. A. The English Language has changed since the middle ages. B. The English language has changed since the Middle Ages. C. The English language has changed since the Middle ages. D. The English language has changed since the middle Ages. When I was younger, I loved riding the school bus. Every morning that bus would be coming down my street and was filled with my friend. Once I was in my seat, my best friend comes and sits besides me. In the mornings everyone are quiet in the afternoons the bus is very noisy from the shouts of children happy to be leaving school. In the context of the paragraph, which is the correct way to revise and/or edit sentence number 4? A. In the mornings, everyone is quiet in the afternoons the bus is very noisy from the shouts of children happy to be leaving school. B. In the mornings, everyone was quiet; in the afternoons, the bus was very noisy from the shouts of children happy to be leaving school. C. In the mornings, everyone are quiet; in the afternoons, the bus was very noisy from the shouts of children happy to be leaving school. D. In the mornings, everyone was quiet; the shouts of children happy to be leaving school filled the bus in the afternoons, and it is very noisy. CREATIVE WRITING In some form of writing (you could also include a picture, if you so choose), tell me about your favorite feeling. WARM-UP Identify the types of author’s purpose in the following examples. 1. An article about the side effects of a prescription drug. 2. An op-ed about a new piece of legislation. 3. A story about a doctor who helps people. 4. A report about a protest that is going on outside the state building. THURSDAY WARM-UP In this works cited entry, what is the name of the article? The website? The author? What year was the article published? Mayes, Haley. "How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow. Demand Media, 2003. Web. 24 Feb. 2009. WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY Life and Work English 10 I am disinclined to take that I wanted to appease my mother teacher’s advice. I will not squander the opportunity, don’t worry! so I told her she was right. The ending to the book was so ambiguous; I didn’t know what it meant! Analyze Describe Explain Infer Summarize Trace Support Compare Evaluate Formulate Predict 1. To think about the different parts of a problem or situation to figure out the traits of the whole 2. To look at traits or qualities to find out what is alike and what is different. 3. To represent a thought or an idea, such as noting changes taking place over time. 4. To determine the value of something for a given purpose based on certain standards or criteria 5. To make clear or give reason for something 6. To express a thought or an idea based on the review of information 7. To extend information beyond what is directly stated (e.g., extracting data from a graph). 8. To use what is already known to make a statement about what will happen in the future. 9. To condense information (e.g., stating the main points of an argument). 10. To show evidence to back a conclusion or argument 11. To describe a path or sequence (e.g., to explain the chronology of events) CREATIVE WRITING OPENER Write a unique paragraph to accompany this idea: The wind blew and a board creaked. She picked up the fortune cookie and cracked it open.With a deep breath, she took out the fortune. As she read the fortune, she gasped, and dropped the cookie… Subject-Verb Agreement: Circle the proper verb form 1. Annie and her brothers (is, are) at school. 2. Either my mother or my father (is, are) coming to the meeting. 3. The dog or the cats (is, are) outside. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 5. George and Tamara (doesn't, don't) want to see that movie. 6. Ben (doesn't, don't) know the answer. 7. One of my sisters (is, are) going on a trip to France. 8. The man with all the birds (live, lives) on my street. 9. The movie, including the previews, (take, takes) two hours to watch. 10. The players, as well as the captain, (want, wants) to win. 11. Either answer (is, are) acceptable. 12. Every one of those books (is, are) fiction. WRITE A “C” IF THE SENTENCE(S) IS(ARE) COMPLETE OR AN “F” IF IT IS A FRAGMENT ____ 1. Then I attended Morris Junior High. A junior high that was a bad experience. ____ 2. The scene was filled with beauty. Such as the sun sending its brilliant rays to the earth and the leaves of various shades of red, yellow, and brown moving slowly in the wind. ____ 3. He talked for fifty minutes without taking his eyes off his notes. Like other teachers in that department, he did not encourage students' questions. ____ 4. Within each group, a wide range of features to choose from. It was difficult to distinguish between them. ____ 5. A few of the less serious fellows would go into a restaurant for a steak dinner. After this meal, they were ready for anything. ____ 6. The magazine has a reputation for a sophisticated, prestigious, and elite group of readers. Although that is a value judgment and in circumstances not a true premise. ____ 7. In the seventh grade every young boy goes out for football. To prove himself. ____ 8. She opened the door and let us into her home. Not realizing at the time that we would never exit that door in her home again. ____9. As Christmas grows near, I find myself looking back into my childhood days at fun-filled times of snowball fights. To think about this makes me happy. TUESDAY WARM-UP What is the difference in the two sentences below: The author’s book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, was really good! Vs. The author’s book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was really good! WACKY WORD WEDNESDAY LIFE AND WORK: Use context clues to figure out the meaning of the two underlined words. ENGLISH 10: Use context clues to figure out the meaning of the two underlined words. My little brother gave a very convoluted response to my mom’s question. My little sister is quite innocuous; she wouldn’t hurt a fly! The candid picture reminded me of all the fun I had had at my old school. In order to appease my mother, I decided to do the dishes last night. GRAMMAR THURSDAY If the following sentences are correctly punctuated with introductory commas, mark a C on the line to the left of the sentence. If there is an error, put an X on the line and circle the error. ____ 1. As the boat turned about a dozen dolphins began to follow it. ____ 2. Since we moved into town, our fuel bill has tripled. ____ 3. Having chosen nursing as a career Susan enrolled in many science courses. ____ 4. Usually, I have time to eat breakfast. ____ 5. From outside the twelve-mile fishing limits off the coast of Maine, a strange phenomenon has been reported. ____ 6. When he was in high school he was known only as an athlete. ____ 7. Before you decide what courses to take, you should consider the amount of work you are willing to do. ____ 8. Nevertheless I do not want to meet him. FRIDAY WARM-UP Create a bucket list. Tell me approximately 10 things that you would like to do over the course of your life. WELCOME BACK! Write a series of hashtags to summarize your spring break. Use at least 5. LIFE AND WORK 11 WARM-UP Copy down your list of vocab words: Morbid Expunged Annihilation Revive Candid Sullen Proximity Didactic Brood Exhibition Baroque Docile Juxtaposition Rapturous Lethargic Sublimity Nihilistic Cynic Unalienable Assiduous Rhetoric Derive Placid Discourse Transient Noxious Convoluted Absolute Despotism Decimation Vindicated ENGLISH 10 WARM-UP Write a two sentence summary of the Trojan War. Adv.: Write down one characteristic of The Canterbury Tales THEN Copy down your list of vocabulary words. You will need this later in the week. > Monarchy > Neutrality > Economy > Belligerence > Dignity > Innocuous > Detrimental > Peripheral > Manipulation > Consecration > Abasement > Autonomy > Heresy > Enlightenment > Restrained > Rival > Annihilation > Unprecedented > Solicit > Barbaric > Ethical > Antedates > Cacophony > Anthropology > Verbose > Philanthropy > Hypothetical > Ambiguous > Tentative > Appease > Deceptive > Ruse SENTENCES! Make a sentence that contains each of the roots or words below. 1. Demi 2. Circum 3. Micro 4. Macro 5. Mono 6. Discourse 7. Rhetoric 8. Vindicated 9. Convoluted 10. Noxious Eng: Read the side board. Then, make a sentence that contains each of the words or roots below. 1. Pro 2. Pre 3. Ambi 4. Inter 5. Post 6. Belligerence 7. Candid 8. Heresy 9. Ruse 10. Appease 11. Cacophony 12. Antedates 13. Tentative 14. Ethical 15. Unprecedented CREATIVE WRITING Describe an indescribable object. GRAMMAR REVIEW (FOR TOMORROW’S WARM-UP) List and define the eight parts of speech LABEL THE PARTS OF SPEECH IN THE SENTENCE BELOW I did my homework while Annie quickly washed the dishes. Need a hint? There are 3 nouns, 2 verbs, 2 pronouns, 1 adverb, 1 adjective, & 1 conjunction. WRITING RESPONSE Create a list of three reasons that support reading texts from before 1990. Write three reasons against reading older texts. Circle the side you lean towards most.