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posted Apr 29, 2014, 7:49 AM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Apr 29, 2014, 7:49 AM by Renee Hahn ]

1984 Vocabulary 2 -- Quiz Wed/Thurs. 3/5-6

posted Feb 26, 2014, 1:51 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Feb 26, 2014, 1:51 PM by Renee Hahn ]

Balminess

Palpable

Splayed

Anodyne

Pugnaciously

Lackeys

Bourgeoisie

Bloke

Convoluted

Cumbersome

Reconnoitering

Exaltation

Unprocurable-not capable of being obtained

Emanation

Cavernous

Febrile

Impudent

Ingenious

Decanter

Impassively

Persiflage

Gelatinous

Oligarchical

Meritorious

Spurious

Objectives for each day--Check if you were absent

posted Feb 25, 2014, 10:26 AM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Feb 25, 2014, 10:26 AM by Renee Hahn ]

AP Lit and Comp. Objectives 2013-2014


Friday, Feb. 20th--Setting and Mood 1984

posted Feb 24, 2014, 2:30 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Feb 24, 2014, 2:30 PM by Renee Hahn ]

See handouts for this assignment (named Setting 1 and 2).

Parent Conferences

posted Feb 24, 2014, 2:22 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Feb 24, 2014, 2:22 PM by Renee Hahn ]

See handouts for the assignment for parent conferences activity.

Reading Schedule for 1984

posted Feb 12, 2014, 7:38 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Feb 14, 2014, 2:40 PM by Renee Hahn ]

1-20 by 2/10
20-55 by 2/13
55-88 by 2/14
88-130 by 2/17
130-166 by 2/21
166-186 by 2/24
186-226 by 2/26
226-245 by 2/28

1984 Vocabulary list 1--Quiz Wednesday, Feb. 17

posted Feb 12, 2014, 7:35 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Feb 12, 2014, 7:35 PM by Renee Hahn ]

For each word you will need to know the definition and how to use each in a sentence (21 words total):
I.  depict, predicament, interminable, unorthodox, renegade, polysyllabic, refute, flog, inscrutable
II. discountenanced, gamboling, saboteur, raspingly, reverberate
III. reproach, repudiate, shrewish
IV. multifarious, implicate, orifice, collate

Monday, Jan. 27-Hump Day Jan. 29, 2014--Heart of Darkness Webquest

posted Jan 23, 2014, 8:17 AM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Jan 27, 2014, 1:25 PM by Renee Hahn ]

Copy and post the link below and follow the directions as stated.  However, instead of posting to the message board provided, make sure you do all of your work on a word document in Google Drive and share that document with me.  If you are unsure how to do this, please ask for assistance.  This project will be due by Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

http://faculty.gvsu.edu/rozemar/hod/index.htm

Vocabulary Heart of Darkness Quiz Next Tuesday

posted Jan 7, 2014, 3:05 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Jan 7, 2014, 3:05 PM by Renee Hahn ]

1.     perdition (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

2.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngperoration (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration

3.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngprecarious not secure; beset with difficulties

4.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngrecondite difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

5.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngsagacious acutely insightful and wise

6.     scow any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends

7.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngabscond run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

8.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngfecund capable of producing offspring or vegetation

9.     https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngjocose characterized by jokes and good humor

10.  https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pnglitany any long and tedious address or recital

11.  https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngmotley consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds

12.  https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngprecipice a very steep cliff

13.  sarcophagus a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

14.  https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pngimplacable incapable of being placated

15.  half-caste an offensive term for the offspring of parents of different races or cultures

16.  harlequin a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)

17.  heralded publicly announced

18.  hullabaloo disturbance usually in protest

19.  incontinent not having control over urination and defecation

20.  https://d2oql1wfw8moob.cloudfront.net/images/icons/learn-q8bzb8.pnginexorable not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

Due to technical difficulties, you do not have homework. 12/4

posted Dec 4, 2013, 6:25 PM by Tonja Odell   [ updated Dec 4, 2013, 6:25 PM by Renee Hahn ]


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