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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014 HW: BOOK TWO VOCABULARY QUIZ TOMORROW Turn in book one activity if you need to. (for late grade) 1.Weirdo, Book Two Vocabulary.

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1 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014 HW: BOOK TWO VOCABULARY QUIZ TOMORROW Turn in book one activity if you need to. (for late grade) 1.Weirdo, Book Two Vocabulary Temperate – moderate, not extreme Spring in the temperate Powhatan begins in early March, erupting out of the muck, the first green shoots spearing up overnight. Meager – lacking in quality, poor, scanty (barely adequate), small Hesitating about what she planned to do, she sat for a moment looking at the meager frame house. Dissect – study carefully As if their heads were mechanically controlled, they looked as one when a choice boy came through the door at Ashburn’s. Then they dissected him. Beacon – bright light; signal light Once Sam turned onto Chapanoke, the juniper-wood house stood out like a warm beacon, the windows welcoming white rectangles. Preliminary – beginning, first “We’ll get a preliminary fix on him by intersecting the two bearings, then one that’s pretty positive with a third. It’s called triangulation.” Dismal – gloomy, dreary “Hunting may be necessary. You wouldn’t want them to starve, would you?’ “No,” Chip said, sighing dismally. Sophisticated – complex, highly complicated, well designed Howling dogs all around, frightened bear up a tree, hunters coming in, aiming rifles with sophisticated sights, firing. Rendezvous – (n.) meeting place, (v.) to meet In the morning, Chip met up with Telford at a rendezvous spot on Trail Seven. Triangulation – technique to measure distance using three points/triangles Aerial – in the air The next two weeks, they spent most of each day aloft in a small Cessna for aerial telemetry tracking the bear at five or six hundred feet, antenna under each wing. Telemetry – device used to measure distances

2 THE WEIRDO – BOOK TWO 1.Describe the relationship between Chip and Tom. Page 19 (14) – 1 st paragraph Page 48 (36) – “I name them for the fun of it…” through “Seven days a week.” Page 57 (43) – from “Right now…” to “…five years.” 2.Read Book Two, page 60 3.Cockfighting (roosters fight to death, gamblers bet on which rooster will survive) Illegal in all 50 states: bust/ bust/ 4.Answer Questions 1-5

3 BOOK TWO QUESTIONS 1.What did Tom ask Chip to help him with? Assist w/ black bear study (purpose – get accurate population count) 2.Who did Chip go to see to learn more about the bears? Slade: trapper for 50+ years lived in Skycoat (SW edge of swamp) in school bus 77 years old Gossipy (talks about others) hermit (lives alone) 3.What does Slade think about the ban on hunting & fishing in the Powhatan Swamp? Against it Evidence: Body language: “eyes mention of bear study “Eyes catching fire, fists mention of Fish & Wildlife Service Quotes: Called Fish & Wildlife “meddling” Asked repeatedly what bear count had to do w/ hunting ban Said that they are going to count the bears “so the government can keep us outta the swamp.” 4.What type of gambling did Alvin Howell do? Cockfighting 5.Who told Tom Telford about Chip? Dunnegan – the store owner (convenience store/deli (QuikTrip/RaceTrac), video rentals as sideline)

4 BOOK TWO VOCABULARY Temperate – moderate, not extreme Meager – small in quantity, not much Dissect – study carefully Beacon – bright light Preliminary – beginning, first Dismal – gloomy, dreary Sophisticated – complex Rendezvous – meeting place Triangulation – technique to measure distance using triangles Aerial – in the air Telemetry – device used to measure distances

5 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, Complete Cornell Notes on Black Bears 1.Read pages – the italicized section about black bears 2.Take Cornell Notes on the section 3.Quiz tomorrow on Black Bears 4.Read pages (47-50) 5.Answer Book Two question 1


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