Monday, February 12

  • in-class writing on Of Mice and Men

Tuesday, February 13

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 13. fractious, adj. – apt to break out into a passion; irritable

  • 14. fragile, adj. – easily broken; frail; delicate.

  • 15. infraction, n. – violation; breach

  • 16. refract, v. – bend (literally “break back”) a ray of light from a straight course (also a wave of heat or sound, etc.)



  • Teen Dating Violence quiz
    • no points - just good life info
    • discuss answers in class
  • notes on Rhetoric!

Wednesday, February 14

  • Vocab quiz on Friday, February 16!

  • vocab warm-up:

  • OMNI; all, every, everywhere

  • 17. omnibus – 1. adj. – covering many things at once (ex.: an omnibus bill in the legislature; 2. n. – a bus; a book containing many works by the same author.

  • 18. omnipotent, adj. – unlimited in power; almighty.

  • 19. omnipresent, adj. – present everywhere at the same time.

  • 20. omniscient, adj. – knowing everything.


  • Vocab quiz on Friday, February 16!


  • look at more ads

  • get ad chart

    • analyze six ads

    • help each other!

Thursday, February 15

  • vocab warm-up:

    • Latin Roots II crossword

  • half-sheet handout on advertising techniques
    • Keep this in mind when you look around
    • Keep this in mind when you come up with your idea
  • Crazy inventions

  • Ad article & questions

  • Tomorrow: your own invention!

Friday, February 16

  • Latin Roots II quiz

  • Have you turned in your Ad Chart?

    • return the article, if you don't want to keep it

  • Invention Essay assignment

    • due at beginning of class, Friday, February 23

    • essay

    • visual

      • ad

      • technical diagram

      • model