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1 Bell Work English 10 Honors

2 Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Identify words from the list below that you are familiar with. Write a sentence or definition for the words you know. a)Accentuate b)Consolation c)Disavow d)Fallacious e)Laceration f)Negligent g)Obstinate h)Paramount i)Serendipity j)Vehemently

3 Wednesday, August 6, Psychologists agree that those people who are happiest ______________ the positive in life. 2.Emily offered me cigarettes on the ______________ assumption that I smoked. 3.Jessie’s grandfather called me a ______________ fool after I left the door to his apartment unlocked even though there had been a recent string of robberies. 4.It was ____________ that the bomb squad disconnect the blue wire before removing the fuse. a)Accentuate b)Consolation c)Disavow d)Fallacious e)Laceration f)Negligent g)Obstinate h)Paramount i)Serendipity j)Vehemently

4 Thursday, August 7, 2014 a)Accentuate b)Consolation c)Disavow d)Fallacious e)Laceration f)Negligent g)Obstinate h)Paramount i)Serendipity j)Vehemently

5 Friday, August 8, In an amazing bit of _____________, penniless Paula found a $20 bill in the subway station. 2.The candidate _____________ opposed cutting back on Social Security funding. 3.Not wanting others to criticize her, she ___________ed any involvement in the company’s hiring scandal. 4.The __________ child refused to leave the store until his mother bought him a candy bar. a)Accentuate b)Consolation c)Disavow d)Fallacious e)Laceration f)Negligent g)Obstinate h)Paramount i)Serendipity j)Vehemently

6 Monday, August 11, 2014 Identify words from the list below that you are familiar with. Draw a picture to illustrate the definition of any you know. a)accolade b)cajole c)dour d)ecstatic e)implicit f)insinuate g)morose h)paradigm i)quaint j)uncanny

7 Tuesday, August 12, Write a sentence using one of the vocabulary words in Unit 2, but put a __________ where the vocabulary word should go. 2.Exchange papers with someone in your group and let them figure out which word belongs in the blank.

8 Wednesday, August 13, 2014 a)accolade b)cajole c)dour d)ecstatic e)implicit f)insinuate g)morose h)paradigm i)quaint j)uncanny

9 Thursday, August 14, Because the new SUV was so popular, it became the ___________ upon which all others were modeled. 2.The children feared their ________ neighbor because the old man would take their toys if he believed they were being too loud. 3.I wish Luke would stop ___________ing that my perfect report card is the result of anything other than my superior intelligence and good work habits. 4.Fred’s buddies __________ed him into attending the bachelor party. a)accolade b)cajole c)dour d)ecstatic e)implicit f)insinuate g)morose h)paradigm i)quaint j)uncanny

10 Monday, August 18 th, 2014 Before we introduce the words in Vocabulary Unit 3, I’d like you consider the ways in which we are judged in today’s society based off of our written and spoken language use. For the next five minutes, write silently about this topic. We will discuss when the timer goes off.

11 Tuesday, August 19, Write a sentence using one of the vocabulary words in Unit 3, but put a __________ where the vocabulary word should go. 2.Exchange papers with someone in your group and let them figure out which word belongs in the blank.

12 Wednesday August 20 th, 2014 Caption the image below using at least 3 of the vocabulary words in Unit 3. Make sure your sentence(s) are complex and reveal context clues.

13 Thursday, August 21 st, 2014 Innuendo ▪ Innappropriate ▪ Hints ▪ Impropriety ▪ Sexual ▪ Not spoken Let’s play some Taboo! Find a partner in your group, and situate yourselves so that one partner has his/her back to the board. Solicitious ▪ Caring ▪ Considerate ▪ Selling ▪ Loving ▪ Attentive Proclivity ▪ Preference ▪ Affinity ▪ Bias ▪ Thing for ▪ Wants Anomaly ▪ Different ▪ Strange ▪ Unusual ▪ Abnormal ▪ Odd

14 Friday, August 22 nd, 2014 Vocab Quiz: Units 1-3 You have two minutes until Quiz time.

15 Monday, August 25 th, 2014 It’s very easy to get stuck in a language rut, using the same word(s) all the time. Today I’d like you to take a moment to consider your own vocabulary. Are there any words you use often, perhaps too often, in your writing or speech? What are some other words you could try to incorporate in place of that overused word/phrase? If you can’t think of any words in your own vocabulary that may need replacing, consider the language use of those around you. Complete your short-write silently until the timer goes off.

16 Tuesday, August 26, The company’s profits dwindled because the management pursued _____ business policies that were incompatible with new industrial trends. 2.The singer’s ________ performance disgusted the crowd. 3.Some fear that these plants, which are not _______ to the region, may choke out the vegetation that is native to the area. 4.Bob’s description of scary snakes couldn’t ______ Maria from traveling to the rain forest. a)arbitrary b)bombastic c)deter d)empathy e)forlorn f)hypothetical g)indigenous h)novice i)orthodox j)pragmatic

17 Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Write a brief definition of each of the terms in your own words. **Try this without looking at the definitions or asking your peers! This will help you to determine which words you haven’t quite mastered.** a)arbitrary b)bombastic c)deter d)empathy e)forlorn f)hypothetical g)indigenous h)novice i)orthodox j)pragmatic

18 Thursday, August 28, 2014 Pictionary You have until the bell rings to study your terms. Then we’re going to play a brief game of Pictionary. I will be selecting contestants at random, so be prepared!!

19 Friday, August 29 th, 2014 Vocab Quiz: Units 1-4 You have two minutes until Quiz time.

20 Tuesday, September2, 2014 Identify words from the list below that you are familiar with. Draw a picture to illustrate the definition of any you know. a)atypical b)condolence c)derivative d)fidelity e)heinous f)impervious g)irrevocable h)sublime i)usurp j)wane

21 Wednesday, September 3, The Bill of Rights is an ________ part of American law. 2.She was bored by his music because she felt that it was a _________ and that she had heard it before. 3.The homeless man sadly pondered his former wealth and once _______ existence. 4.Because of their thick layer of fur, many seals are almost __________ to the cold. a)atypical b)condolence c)derivative d)fidelity e)heinous f)impervious g)irrevocable h)sublime i)usurp j)wane

22 Thursday, September 4, Write a sentence using one of the vocabulary words in Unit 5, but put a __________ where the vocabulary word should go. 2.Exchange papers with someone in your group and let them figure out which word belongs in the blank.

23 Friday, September 5, 2014 Vocab Quiz: Units 1-5 You have two minutes until Quiz time.


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