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1 Bellringers Tangerine WEEK TWO

2 Monday, Nov agriculture (n)- Farming. The science of cultivating land. 2. commission (n)- A group of people with authority to carry out a task 3. controversial (adj.)- Causing a disagreement or debate 4. ineligible (adj.) - Not able to do something; doesn't qualify 5. menacing (adj)- threatening, appearing to be a source of danger or harm.

3 Monday, Nov. 12 Pre-AP 1. agriculture (n)- Farming. The science of cultivating land. 2. commission (n)- A group of people with authority to carry out a task 3. controversial (adj.)- Causing a disagreement or debate 4. ineligible (adj.) - Not able to do something; doesn't qualify 5. menacing (adj)- threatening, appearing to be a source of danger or harm. 6. oxymoron- A pair of opposite terms placed together in a single expression. Ex: bittersweet; jumbo shrimp 7. paradox- A contradiction of ideas in the same statement that reveals a hidden truth and may appear illogical, impossible, or absurd.

4 Tuesday, Nov minority (n)- a group that is less than half 7. resemblance (n)- Similarity in appearance or external or superficial details. 8. revive (v)- Bring back to life or consciousness. 9. surplus (n)- A quantity much larger than is needed. 10. vault (v)- Jump across or leap over (an obstacle).

5 Tuesday, Nov. 13 th Pre-AP 8. minority (n)- a group that is less than half 9. resemblance (n)- Similarity in appearance or external or superficial details. 10. revive (v)- Bring back to life or consciousness. 11. surplus (n)- A quantity much larger than is needed. 12. vault (v)- Jump across or leap over (an obstacle). 13. personification- metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics 14.plot- events or actions in a literary work. 15.point of view- The perspective from which a narrative is told.

6 Wednesday, Nov. 14 Match the synonyms (words that mean the same thing) to the vocabulary words. 1. farming, crop growing, gardening ______ 2. disqualified, barred, prohibited _______ 3. ruling body, council, committee_______

7 Match the synonyms (words that mean the same thing) to the vocabulary words. 1. farming, crop growing, gardening ______ 2. disqualified, barred, prohibited _______ 3. ruling body, council, committee_______ 4. Events, actions, design, _____________ Wednesday, Nov. 14 Pre-AP

8 Thursday, Nov. 15 Match the synonyms to the vocabulary words. 1.Similarity, likeness, comparison, ______ 2.Excess, leftovers, spare, __________ 3.margin, fewest, small in number, ______

9 Thursday, Nov. 15 Pre-AP Match the synonyms to the vocabulary words. 1.Similarity, likeness, comparison, ______ 2.Excess, leftovers, spare, __________ 3.margin, fewest, small in number, ______ 4. Same difference, pretty ugly, deafening silence, __________________

10 Friday, Nov. 16 th Write out the entire sentence with the correct vocabulary word. 1.We watched the athlete _________ over the race hurdles. 2. The dog behind the fence looked _________as he leapt and growled at us. 3. Members of the school board knew that the dress code change was _________ and may upset some. 4. Luckily, the paramedics were able to _________ the drowning victim.

11 Friday, Nov. 16 th Pre-AP Write out the entire sentence with the correct vocabulary word. 1.We watched the athlete _________ over the race hurdles. 2. The dog behind the fence looked _________as he leapt and growled at us. 3. Members of the school board knew that the dress code change was _________ and may upset some. 4."The following sentence is true." "The previous sentence is false.” is an example of a ________


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