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Ms. Derico’s Daily Assignments

September 11

Below is the schedule of English classes that you need to attend each day.

English 8:45-9:05 (class email: English@flps.com )

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General English 9:45-10:05 (class email: generalenglish@flps.com)

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MS AB English 10:50-11:10 (class email: msabenglish@flps.com)

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Basic English 12:35-12:55 (class email: basicenglish@flps.com)

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Please call Ms. Derico’s or Ms. D.’s phone number: 954-947-0819 during Extra Help Sessions if you have any questions or concerns.

Extra Help Session 1 (1:05-1:25) 

Extra Help Session 2 (2:45-3:30)

 

Homework  Assignments

English 8:45-9:05 (class email: English@flps.com )

(9/8): Complete My Sentence Boxes and Author Who? Assignment #2-Isaac Asimov, use the Internet to locate five facts about this author. Be sure to read the information, write each fact in a complete sentence, and provide the url or website address you used to locate the five facts. Remember to use the proper heading.

(9/9): Vocabulary Boxes: Word & P.O.S. and Definition-Words: 1. acceleration (noun)-speeding up, going faster 2. clangor (noun)-a loud, harsh, noise; a ringing sound 3. conflict (noun)-a fight, battle, struggle, or problem 4. contorted (verb)-twisted in a violent manner; distorted 5. dilemma (noun)-any difficult or perplexing situation or problem 6. main idea (noun)-the most important or central thought of a paragraph or reading selection, which tells the reader what the text is about 7. manual (adjective)-done, operated, or worked by hand 8. pampering (verb)-treating with extra attention, spoiling or taking special care of 9. paralytic (adjective)-affected with or subject to paralysis. experiencing no movement, or unable to move 10. science fiction (noun)-a form of fiction that deals with what life might be like in another time or place; often set in the future or outer space and Connections Reading Book page 24: Vocabulary Practice

(9/10): Read page 20 in your Connections Reading Book and answer questions 1 & 2, then make sure you complete the Sentence from text box for Science Fiction.

(9/11): Complete Section I Questions if needed, Questions Section I: page 21 1.How many vocabulary words appear in this reading section? List them 2.What are Alfred Lanning and Susan Calvin discussing? and 3.What do you think The Brain is and why? and Vocabulary Boxes: Sentence from story for words: pampering, clangor, and paralytic

General English 9:45-10:05 (class email: generalenglish@flps.com )

(9/8): Complete My Sentence Boxes and Author Who? Assignment #2-Guy de Maupassant, use the Internet to locate five facts about this author. Be sure to read the information, write each fact in a complete sentence, and provide the url or website address you used to locate the five facts. Remember to use the proper heading.

(9/9): Vocabulary Boxes: Word & P.O.S. and Definition-Words: 1. adjoining (adjective)-touching or bounding at a point or line; bordering; contiguous; adjacent 2. corpulent (adjective)-having a large bulky body; stout; obese; portly 3. covet (verb)-#1 enviously desire something belonging to another person; envy #2 eagerly wish for 4. crafty (adjective)-skillful at deceiving others; cunning; sly 5. devise (verb)-form in the mind; invent; concoct; formulate 6. harvest (verb)- to gather in, as a crop; reap 7. jovial (adjective)-full of good humor; jolly; merry 8. malicious (adjective)-feeling or showing malice (ill will); spiteful; malevolent 9. obstinately (adverb)-in an obstinate (stubborn) manner; stubbornly; unyielding; doggedly 10. retain (verb)-keep possession of; hold; keep and Exercises 5.6 & 5.7 pages 94-95

(9/10): Answer the following question in well written sentences. from page 84-What happens to people who allow the acquisition of property and money to become the dominant passion of their lives? Use details from previous readings, real world events, and/or personal experiences to support your response.

(9/11): Complete Section I Questions if needed, Questions Section I: pages 84-85, lines 1-45 1.What does M. Chicot wish to acquire and why? 2.What is Mother Magloire doing when M. Chicot visits her? and 3.What does he offer her at the end of this reading selection? and Vocabulary Boxes: Sentence from story for words: jovial, corpulent, crafty, adjoining, covet, obstinately, devise, and retain

MS AB English 10:50-11:10 (class email: msabenglish@flps.com )

(9/8): Complete My Sentence Boxes and Author Who? Assignment #2-Richard Connell, use the Internet to locate five facts about this author. Be sure to read the information, write each fact in a complete sentence, and provide the url or website address you used to locate the five facts. Remember to use the proper heading.

(9/9): Vocabulary Boxes: Word & P.O.S. and Definition: Words-1. abrupt (adjective)-characterized by a sharp break; sudden; hasty; unexpected 2. conserve (verb)-protect from loss or being used up; preserve 3. deliberate (adjective)-slow; not hurried; carefully thought out 4. doggedly (adverb)-stubbornly; obstinately; in an unshakeable manner 5. elevation (noun)- height; altitude; height above sea level 6. faint (adjective)-feeble; weak; barely perceptible 7. indolently (adverb)-lazily, idly 8. recede (verb)-go back; move back; withdraw 9. slender (adjective)-#1 slight; small; meager #2 long and thin; not big around 10. surface (noun)-the outside of anything; any face or side of a thing; top and Exercises 6.2 & 6.3 pages 71-72

(9/10): Answer the following question in well written sentences. from page 68-Suppose that one dark night you were accidentally to fall into the sea from a speeding yacht and no one aboard had seen you fall. What would you do? Use details from previous readings, real world events, and/or personal experiences to support your response.

(9/11): Complete Section I Questions if needed, Questions Section I, page 68 Lines 1-18 1.Is it day or night at the beginning of the story and what evidence from the story supports your answer? 2.What sound does Rainsford hear in the distance? and 3.What happens to the character at the end of this section and how do you know? and Vocabulary Boxes: Sentence from story for words: indolently, abrupt, and elevation

Basic English 12:35-12:55 (class email: basicenglish@flps.com )

(9/8): Complete My Sentence Boxes and Author Who? Assignment #2-Robert Louis Stevenson, use the Internet to locate five facts about this author. Be sure to read the information, write each fact in a complete sentence, and provide the url or website address you used to locate the five facts. Remember to use the proper heading.

(9/9): Vocabulary Boxes: Word & P.O.S. and definition: Words-1. address (verb)-direct one’s words to; deliver a speech to; speak to 2. cling (verb)-hold on tightly; hold fast; adhere; stick 3. daze (verb)-stun; confuse and bewilder; stupefy 4. deform (verb)-spoil the shape or appearance of; disfigure 5. native (adjective)-#1 belonging to a person because of their birth #2 inborn; natural #3 grown or having its origin in a particular region 6. positively (adverb)-extremely; absolutely; in a positive (definite) way 7. tattered (adjective)-#1 torn to shreds; ragged #2 wearing torn and ragged clothes 8. terrified (adjective)-filled with terror (intense fear); frightened very much; alarmed 9. terror (noun)-intense fear; dread 10. withdraw (verb)-#1 draw back; go away; leave #2 take back; remove and Exercises 7.2 & 7.3 pages 88-89

(9/10): Read the following statement and answer the question in well written sentences. from page 84-The boy telling the story has been instructed by the captain to watch for “a seafaring man with one leg.” Therefore, when a blind stranger appears one day, the boy at first suspects nothing. Do you think the seafaring man with one leg and the blind beggar will be the same individuals and why do you think the captain is looking out for him? Use details from previous readings, real world events, and/or personal experiences to support your response.

(9/11): Complete Section I Questions if needed, Questions Section I: Lines 1-22, page 84 1.Why is the narrator thinking sad thoughts about his father? 2.What is the ailment or disability of the man the boy sees and what details from the text supports your response? and 3.Re-read lines 19-22, what can conclude about the man the narrator sees? and Vocabulary Boxes: Sentence from story for words: tattered, positively, deform, address, native, and withdraw

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September 11
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