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Ms. Derico’s Daily Assignments

September 3

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 )

(8/31): Complete vocabulary boxes for Word and P.O.S. (Part of Speech) and Definition for the following words: cylindrical (adjective)-relating to or having the form of a cylinder; fiction (noun)-#1 the class of literature comprising of imaginative narration and #2 something invented or imagined; a made up story; glimpse (noun)-a very brief, passing look, sight, or view; hunkered (verb)-to squat on one’s heels (often followed by the word down); incline (noun)-an inclined surface; slope; slant; methodical (adjective)-orderly; done in a systematic way; careful; deliberate; momentarily (adverb)-for a brief moment; briefly, instantly; pondering (verb)-to weigh carefully in the mind; consider thoughtfully; synchronized (verb)-to cause to indicate the same time; to operate, happen, or occur at the same rate and exactly together; thriller (noun)-an exciting or suspenseful play or story; often is a mystery type story. and email do now assignment.

(9/1): Connections Reading Book pg. 26-complete Preview the Reading and Relate to the Story, Read page 27 (start at the second paragraph, stop at the word serve.), then answer the following questions: 1. How many characters are introduced in this section? 2. What do you think about Straker and why? (List details from the text to support your answer.), and make sure you fill in the Sentence from text box for the vocabulary words thriller, momentarily, cylindrical, and methodical.

(9/2): Connections Reading Book pg. 28-read the entire section then answer the following questions: 1. Who does Mark see? 2. Does Mark allow the person to see him and how do you know?, make sure you fill in the Sentence from text boxes for the vocabulary words glimpse and synchronized, and answer the question from Understanding the Setting page 28.

(9/3): Complete Connections Reading Book pages 30-31-complete Thinking About the Story Assignment #s 1-16, and study story details and vocabulary-Study definition, part of speech, and sentence use for pondering, momentarily, incline, and glimpse. Be sure to review key details from the story that pertain to the characters’ names and their relationship, Straker’s actions, and the story’s setting.

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

(8/31): Complete vocabulary boxes for Word and P.O.S. (Part of Speech) and Definition for the following words: admonish (verb)-warn of a fault; reprove gently, but seriously; approbation (noun)-commendation; praise; official approval; arbitrary (adjective)-#1 not restrained or limiting in exercising power; ruling by absolute authority; dictatorial; despotic and #2 marked by or resulting from the unrestrained or tyrannical use of power; censure (verb)-criticize harshly; find fault with; blame; flimsy (adjective)-lacking strength or solidity; weak; inadequate; ingenious (adjective)-#1 clever; original; inventive; resourceful and #2 conceived or done in an original or clever manner; libel (verb)-injure a person’s reputation by a false statement, printed or written; give an unflattering or damaging picture of; defame resent (verb)-feel or show annoyance or indignation at (a person or act); tedious (adjective)-tiresome because of length or dullness; wearisome; boring; vain(adjective)-excessively proud of one’s looks or abilities; conceited, email do now assignment, and Complete Exercises 2.6 & 2.7 page 30.

(9/1): Review vocabulary and complete Class Assignment Instructional 3-2-1: list 3 things you know about an autobiography, 2 things you enjoy about reading and 1 fact or detail about Benjamin Franklin.

(9/2): Complete Classwork if needed: Review Vocabulary, start completing Sentence from Text boxes for all vocabulary words from Today’s Reading-words: approbation and ingenious, and finish the questions about Section I reading: Questions Section I: pages 20-21 (start at My and end at them.) 1. Who started to print a newspaper and when? 2. What was the name of the newspaper? and 3. What does the narrator decide to do and what was the outcome? HOMEWORK: Read Section II: page 21, lines 28-54 (start at Encouraged, end at secrets) and answer the following questions: 1. What caused the narrator to become vain? 2. How many vocabulary words appear in this section? Use one of them in a sentence. 3. Why was the brother imprisoned and for how long? and complete Sentence from Text boxes for all words that appear in the homework reading-words: admonish, censure, tedious, and vain (SPECIAL NOTE: If the vocabulary word appears in more than one sentence, you only have to write one of the sentences.)

(9/3): Complete Exercise 2.1 page 22, Exercise 2.8 page 31, and study vocabulary and story details-Study definition, part of speech, and sentence use for admonish, arbitrary, flimsy, vain, and ingenious. Be sure to review key details from the text that pertain to the relationship between Benjamin and James, the time period of the text, the government, and the details of James Franklin’s prison time and release.

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

(8/31): Complete Vocabulary Boxes for Word and P.O.S. (Part of Speech) and Definitions for the following words: acute (adjective)-#1 keen; penetrating; sharp and #2 serious and demanding attention; urgent; critical; conceive (verb)-take into the mind; think up; imagine; gradually (adverb)- little by little; by degrees; inquire (verb)-ask; seek information about; object (noun)-thing aimed at; purpose; aim observe (verb)-perceive by paying careful attention; see; notice; watch passion (noun)-strong, overpowering feeling, such as love, hate, fear, anger, rage, etc. profound (adjective)-#1 possessing insight (the power of seeing into a situation); discerning and #2 very deep; deep-seated; vex (verb)-bring trouble to; annoy; vulture (noun)-large, hawk-like bird of prey that feeds on dead animals and Instructional 3-2-1: List 3 things you know about the human heart, list 2 things you enjoy about reading, and list 1 thing you know about Edgar Allan Poe.

(9/1): Review Vocabulary, start completing Sentence from Text boxes for all vocabulary words from Today’s Reading-words: acute, conceive, gradually, object, observe, passion, and vulture, and answer the questions about Section I reading: Questions Section I: Page 1, Lines 1-20 (Start at the word True! and end at work!)1. How many vocabulary words appear in this section? 2. Which of the five senses has been heightened or greatly improved and why? 3. Who does the narrator love? 4. What resembles or looks like a vulture? and 5. What does the narrator or story teller decide to do by the end of this reading section?

(9/2): Review Section 2 Reading, complete Sentence from text boxes for words: inquire, profound, and vex, complete Section II questions: Questions Section II: Pages 1-2, Line 21-42 1.Using context clues, what do you think the word thrust in line 25 means? 2. Which word in line 27 is possibly an adverb and how do you know? 3. How long does the narrator attempt to act out his plan? 4. What is the old man doing when the narrator observes him? and 5. At what time did the narrator check in on the old man?, complete Exercise 1.1 pages 2-3, and complete Exercise 1.4 pages 6-7

(9/3): Finish Classwork if needed: Exercise 1.2 pages 5-6 & Exercise 1.3 page 6, study vocabulary and story details-Study definition, part of speech, and sentence use for inquire, passion, conceive, gradually, and object , Be sure to review key details in the story that pertain to the narrator’s plan, his senses, how he put his plan into action, and the reason for his plan. 

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

(8/31): Complete Vocabulary Boxes for Word and P.O.S. (Part of Speech) and Definitions for the following words: confront (verb)-face, especially in challenge, meet face to face; oppose; considerably (adverb)-greatly; much; to a large extent; depress (verb)-sadden; discourage; make gloomy; drooping (adjective)-hanging down; losing strength; becoming weak; garment (noun)-article of clothing; matter-of-fact (adjective)-sticking strictly to facts; unimaginative; concerned with the obvious and overlooking the deeper reality; necessity (noun)-very necessary thing; something that cannot be done without; need; practically (adverb)-almost; very nearly; pride (noun)-#1 self-respect; sense of one’s own worth or dignity and #2 delight or satisfaction in one’s achievements or possessions; prospective (adjective)-likely to be or become; expected probable, complete Exercise 2.2 pages 18-19 and Exercise 2.3 page 19.

(9/1): Review Vocabulary, start completing Sentence from Text boxes for all vocabulary words from Today’s Reading -words: confront and pride, and answer questions about Section I reading: Questions Section I: Page 15, Lines 1-17(Start at the word AT and end at it.) 1. What is the problem/conflict the narrator is facing in this section? 2. What school does the narrator attend? 3. How does the narrator feel and what evidence from the text supports your answer? and 4. Do you think the narrator’s conflict will be resolved, why or why not?

(9/2): Review Section 2 Reading, complete Sentence from text boxes for words: considerably, depress, drooping, garment, matter-of-fact, necessity, practically, and prospective, complete Section II Questions: Questions Section II: Pages 15-16, Lines 17-32(start at This), 1. How many vocabulary words appear in this section? List each. 2. How much does the narrator want to charge for the coat? 3. What is the main thing that the narrator needs? and 4.How does the narrator feel by the end of today’s reading? List a detail from the text that supports your response., complete Exercise 2.1 pages 16-17, and complete Exercise 2.4 page 20.

(9/3): Complete Exercise 2.5 page 20-21 if needed and prepare for tomorrow’s quiz: Study definition, part of speech, and sentence use for garment, matter-of-fact, considerably, drooping, and prospective. Be sure to review key details in the story that pertain to Washington’s main conflict/problem, his solution to his problem, and his school’s details.

 

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