Monday, October 23

  • finish movie

  • discuss ending

  • write about what we don't know!
    • use your imagination!
  • (Book Love Experiment back tomorrow!)

Tuesday, October 24

  • new Vocab list!

    • write the words into your own vocabulary list

    • on a small sheet of paper use the words in sentences

    • turn in the small sheet to the small silver box next to the door

  • Caged Bird vocab
  • 1. affluent, adj. - having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
  • 2. renege, v. - fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
  • 3. wince, v. - draw back, as with fear or pain
  • 4. aghast, adj. - struck with fear, dread, or consternation

  • Book Love Experiment

    • do you have your page for keeping track of your reading?

      • extras are available!

    • read

    • track your reading!

  • Work on your Of Mice and Men creative writing

    • due at beginning of class tomorrow!

  • Tomorrow bring your ID card to check out new book

Wednesday, October 25

  • 9:00 Check out I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

    • reading starts tomorrow

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 5. appellation, n. - words which identify what someone or something is called

  • 6. indignity, n. - an affront to one's self-esteem

  • 7. filch, v. - make off with belongings of others

  • 8. aversion, n. - a feeling of intense dislike

  • Book Love Experiment

  • Maya Angelou notes

Thursday, October 26

  • vocab warm-up:

    • add these words to your list and write sentences with them

  • 9. throes, n. - violent pangs of suffering
  • 10. vex, v. – to trouble persistently especially with petty annoyances
  • 11. leniency, n. - lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore (to be lenient is the opposite of being harsh)
  • 12. enunciation, n. - the articulation of speech with regards to intelligibility

  • Book Love Experiment
  • Caged Bird reading schedule
  • New topic - same time as we slowly read Caged Bird!
    • Rhetoric -

      • how do we persuade people?

      • how do people persuade us?

    • take notes!

Friday, October 27

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 13. unrelenting, adj. - not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

  • 14. reprobation, n. - severe disapproval

  • 15. profane, adj. - characterized by cursing; having to do with unholy things; the opposite of sacred

  • 16. tousle, v. - disarrange or rumple; dishevel

  • Book Love experiment

  • Rhetoric

    • sheet of fallacies

  • Practice analyzing ads

    • use your rhetoric notes

    • use the sheet of fallacies