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1 Vocabulary Book II – Unit 2

2 Learning Goal Read fiction for comprehension (understanding) and analysis (Take it apart and figure it out) with a focus on theme, mood and characterization. – Review plot, setting, and conflict and vocabulary.

3 Vocabulary Objectives You will be able to: 1. Match word to definition 2. Use the word in a sentence

4 Take Out Binder with Paper Remember to use Cornell Note-taking method.

5 Vocabulary Words: Write down the words and definitions in your notebooks. Word in column in left and definition in column on right. Write down word used in a phrase or sentence. Draw a picture to help you remember. Write down roots.

6 reckless

7 disregarding consequences of danger Reckless driving is an unusual charge in New York State.


9 wince

10 to shrink back in pain He winced as the dentist touched his broken tooth.

11 wince



14 bleak

15 without hope or encouragement Both the plot and the atmosphere of the film are extremely bleak.



18 unfathomable

19 incapable of consideration Without the full support of my parents such a feat was unfathomable.

20 Click at desk

21 incredulous

22 unable to accept what is offered as true She listened to his explanation with an incredulous smile.



25 sage

26 Wise It was a sage suggestion that she think long and hard before deciding to marry at such a young age.

27 acquire

28 to gain for oneself The scar was acquired as the result of an injury.

29 incidental

30 occuring by chance Incidental contact happens when two opposing players come into contact without a deliberate foul or violation.

31 subside

32 end from agitation The pain will subside in a couple of hours. After his anger had subsided, he was able to look at things rationally. We'll have to wait until the wind subsides.


34 sympathetic

35 showing concern or feeling as another

36 irresistible

37 too strong or convincing to be resisted

38 hue

39 a color or tint We decorated the room in hues of blue and green.

40 HUE

41 gingerly

42 in a careful or cautious manner He gingerly opened the can of soda, fearful that it had been shaken by his sister. gingerly

43 rogue

44 a dishonest or worthless person


46 nonchalant

47 having an air of indifference – not caring He was surprisingly nonchalant about winning the award. She faced the crowd with the nonchalant ease of an experienced speaker.


49 HOMEWORK FLASHCARDS WITH ORIGINAL SENTENCES (Make up a sentence that shows you know the word). Which sentence fulfills the requirement? – Based on what she saw, Selena formed a hypothesis. – Hypothesis is a word. – group-1-flash-cards/ group-1-flash-cards/

50 The Outsiders – Susan Eloise Hinton was born in the 1950s in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a place that she describes as “a pleasant place to live if you don’t want to do anything.” – She began The Outsiders at the age of fifteen, inspired by her frustration with the social divisions in her high school and the lack of realistic fiction for high school readers.

51 The Outsiders The Outsiders, first published in 1967, tells the story of class conflict between the greasers, a group of low-class youths, and the Socs (short for Socials), a group of privileged rich kids who live on the wealthy West Side of town. – The novel broke ground in the genre of Young Adult fiction, transcending established boundaries in its portrayal of violence, class conflict, and prejudice.


53 Social Class “Many Americans believe in a simple three- class model that includes the "rich", the "middle class", and the "poor".”richmiddle classpoor “Most definitions of class structure group people according to wealth, income, education, type of occupation, and membership in a specific subculture or social network.”wealthincome educationoccupation

54 Social Class Sociologists Dennis Gilbert, William Thompson, Joseph Hickey, and James Henslin have proposed class systems with six distinct social classes.Dennis Gilbert These class models feature: – an upper or capitalist class consisting of the rich and powerful,upper or capitalist classrich – an upper middle class consisting of highly educated and affluent professionals,upper middle class affluent – a middle class consisting of college-educated individuals employed in white-collar industries,middle classwhite-collar – a lower middle class, a working class constituted by clerical and blue collar workers whose work is highly routinized,clerical – and a lower class divided between the working poor and the unemployed underclass. [poor [

55 Historical Context Hinton was born in _____ The Outsiders was published in _____. What was America like at that time? What was happening? – Write down FIVE names of important people in the video.


57 Closing


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