Monday, November 6

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 1. gaffe, n. - a clumsy social mistake; a faux pas

  • 2. admonish, v. - to scold gently but seriously

  • 3. illusory, adj. - produced by or based on an illusion; deceptive

  • 4. bombastic, adj. - pompous, stuck-up, overly fancy in speech or writing

  • Book Love Experiment

  • Finish p. 117 reading work sample packet

  • Switch to rhetoric - remember?
    • fallacies - purple half-sheet
  • Work on ads in magazines

Tuesday, November 7

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 5. decorum, n. - appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety


    6. sullen, adj. - morose; sulky


    7. sarcasm, n. - a cutting, often ironic remark intended to wound


    8. benign, adj. – gentle, kindly; (of a disease) not harmful or dangerous

  • Book Love Experiment - questionnaire

  • Caged Bird notes
    • discussion
  • finish working on ads

  • finish working on reading packet

  • finish character sheet

  • If you're done with all of that -

    • work on tonight's reading

Wednesday, November 8

  • Are you behind in the reading? Jump ahead!

    • stay on top of classroom discussion

    • if you have time, you can go back and fill in

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 9. sacrilegious, adj. – irreverence toward a holy person, place, or thing


    10. ludicrous, adj. - laughable because of obvious absurdity or incongruity; foolish


    11. novelty, n. - the quality of being novel; newness


    12. swarthy, adj. - having a dark complexion

  • Book Love Experiment

  • What's the plan?

    • November calendar

    • Invention essay

    • memoir writing

    • final

  • Caged Bird notes

    • what happened at the graduation?

  • finish in class

    • turn in ad sheet

    • turn in character sheet

    • turn in p. 117 reading packet

  • p. 175 reading packet

Thursday, November 9

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 13. revelry, n. - boisterous merrymaking


    14. jaunty, adj. - having a buoyant or self confidant air; brisk


    15. commensurate, adv. - of the same size; extent; or duration as another


    16. masochist, n. - individual who derives pleasure from being offended or mistreated

  • Book Love Experiment

  • Due Monday:

    • yellow character sheet

    • reading packet on p. 119

    • ad sheet with 6 ads

  • Notes on Caged Bird

    • take notes!

  • New reading packet

    • p. 175

      • short reading

      • but what does this passage show the reader?

Friday, November 10

  • no school in honor of Veterans' Day