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VOCABULARY WEEK ONE Bellringers. Monday, October 7 Write the following vocabulary definitions on your own sheet of paper for the bellwork activity. 1.

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1 VOCABULARY WEEK ONE Bellringers

2 Monday, October 7 Write the following vocabulary definitions on your own sheet of paper for the bellwork activity. 1. commotion (noun) A disorderly outburst. 2. pursue (verb) to strive to gain or accomplish 3. disagreeable (adjective) Not pleasant; not friendly. 4. suspicion (noun) a feeling of doubt or mistrust 5. jubilant (adjective) Full of high-spirited delight.

3 Monday, October 28 th Pre-AP Write the following vocabulary definitions on your own sheet of paper for the bellwork activity. 1. commotion (noun) A disorderly outburst. 2. pursue (verb) to strive to gain or accomplish 3. disagreeable (adjective) Not pleasant; not friendly. 4. suspicion (noun) a feeling of doubt or mistrust 5. jubilant (adjective) Full of high-spirited delight. rhyme scheme- is the pattern of end rhyme. setting- The time and place in which events in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem take place. shift- Refers to a change or movement in a piece resulting from an epiphany, realization, or insight gained by the speaker, a character, or the reader.

4 Monday, October 7 Write the following vocabulary definitions on your bellwork paper. 6. representation (noun) A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image. 7. amusement (noun) A feeling of being pleasantly entertained. 8. treacherous (adjective) Dangerously unstable and unpredictable. 9. speculate (verb) to engage in thoughtful reflection. 10. humane (adjective) Showing compassion or concern for others.

5 Tuesday, October 29 Pre-AP Write the following vocabulary definitions on your bellwork paper. 9. representation (noun) A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image. 10. amusement (noun) A feeling of being pleasantly entertained. 11. treacherous (adjective) Dangerously unstable and unpredictable. 12. speculate (verb) to engage in thoughtful reflection. 13. humane (adjective) Showing compassion or concern for others. 14. simile- Comparison of two unlike things/ideas using “like” or “as”. Ex: the classroom was like a warzone. 15. sound devices- Techniques used to convey meaning through sound.

6 Tuesday, October 8 Write out the sentence, then complete it with the correct vocabulary word. 1. He drove white knuckled on the ____________ winding roads. 2. The young man had a ____________ look on his face that made him unapproachable. 3. The nurses at Integris Hospital were known for their ________ treatment of patients.

7 Tuesday, October 8 Write a synonym for each of the following vocabulary words: 1. Pursue 2.Commotion 3.Humane

8 Tuesday, October 29 Pre-AP Write out the sentence, then complete it with the correct vocabulary word. 1. He drove white knuckled on the ____________ winding roads. 2. The young man had a ____________ look on his face that made him unapproachable. 3. The nurses at Integris Hospital were known for their ________ treatment of patients. 4. Rhyme scheme will always begin with the letter: ________

9 Wednesday, October 9 Write out the following sentence, filling in the vocabulary word. 1. A heart is a ______________ of love. Then make your own comparison sentence, using the vocabulary word. 2. __________________________________

10 Wednesday, October 9 Complete the sentence with the correct vocabulary word. Write the entire sentence for credit. 1. The hikers scrambled on the _________ footing consisting of shifting rocks and uneven dirt. 2. The ________ Society helps take care of and find homes for abandoned dogs and cats. 3. When the cell phone rang I looked around for the source of the _________ before realizing that it was me!

11 Wednesday, October 30 Complete the sentence with the correct vocabulary word. Write the entire sentence for credit. 1. The hikers scrambled on the _________ footing consisting of shifting rocks and uneven dirt. 2. The ________ Society helps take care of and find homes for abandoned dogs and cats. 3. When the cell phone rang I looked around for the source of the _________ before realizing that it was me! 4. Rhyme, assonance, consonance, alliteration, and onomatopoeia are examples of: ___________________

12 Thursday, October 10 List three things that would make you jubilant

13 Thursday, October 10 Write the vocabulary word that fits with the antonym given. 1. safe= ___________ 2. boring = ___________ 3. sad = ___________

14 Thursday, October 31 Pre-AP Complete the sentence with the correct vocabulary word. Write the entire sentence for credit. 1. The hikers scrambled on the _________ footing consisting of shifting rocks and uneven dirt. 2. The ________ Society helps take care of and find homes for abandoned dogs and cats. 3. When the cell phone rang I looked around for the source of the _________ before realizing that it was me! 4. Parts One, Two, and Three in Tangerine may be used to mark __________ in the story.

15 Friday, October 11 Complete the sentence with the correct vocabulary word. Write the entire sentence for credit. 1. Rodney ________ed what players would have the best statistics before he submitted his fantasy football roster. 2. Brandi was often grumpy and rude, so most people considered her to be __________. 3. My mom will begin to ____________ a college degree this semester. Be ready to turn in bellwork today!

16 Friday, November 1 Draw pictures of three amusements you have in your life

17 Thursday, October 31 Pre-AP List three things that would make you jubilant The setting of Tangerine is ___________________ during _______________________.


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