Monday, December 11

  • vocab warm-up
  • 13. atheism, n. – godlessness; denial of the existence of a Supreme Being
  • 14. atrophy, n. – lack of growth from disuse or lack of nourishment
  • 15. hypertrophy, n. – enlargement of a body part, possibly from excessive use
  • 16. atypical, adj. – unlike the typical

  • Reading quiz coming on Tuesday

  • Pink sheet of instructions for monster packet

  • Monster packet of articles.
    • Share the work of looking them over the first time.

Tuesday, December 12

  • vocab warm-up:

  • MONO: one, single, alone


    POLY: many

  • 17. monarchy, n. – rule by a single person

  • 18. monochromatic, adj. – of one color

  • 19. polychromatic, adj. – showing a variety of colors

  • 20. monosyllabic, adj. – having one syllable



  • How was yesterday?

  • Reading quiz - Ch. 1 - 8

  • How's Holden doing?

    • Jane

    • Allie

    • Stradlater

    • Mrs. Morrow

  • Time to read

Wednesday, December 13

  • Vocab quiz on Friday!

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 21. monotheism, n. – belief that there is one god

  • 22. monomania, n. – derangement of mind on one subject only

  • 23. monotonous, adj. – continuing in a single, unchanging tone; wearying

  • 24. polyglot, n. – person who speaks several languages; speaking several languages

  • 25. polyphonic, adj. – having many sounds or voices

  • Vocab quiz on Friday, December 15!

  • Time to work on Mammoth Article Packet
    • What are we up to?
    • What are your options?
    • What shouldn't you be aiming for?

  • p. 5 - Make up for yesterday

    • How's Holden doing?

      • Jane

      • Allie

      • Stradlater

      • Mrs. Morrow


Thursday, December 14

  • vocab warm-up:

    • Draw a picture showing four vocab words

    • Include a mode of transportation

  • Open book quiz Ch. 9 - 14

  • How is Holden doing?

  • notes

    • innocence

    • symbols

      • how do we know?

      • symbols of what?

Friday, December 15

  • vocab quiz - Greek Roots II

  • "A Play on Words" by Eugene Field

  • Have a great break!