ELA Homework 09/26/19

Hey there, incredible students!

Your ELA homework for tonight is as follows:

601/602: Study for the quiz tomorrow. You may use your annotations from chapter 1 of The Lightning Thief on the quiz. The quiz will also include the following vocabulary words (which we’ve already gone over in class):

  1. Prophecy (n.): A story that is destined to happen, often told by a prophet, or someone who can supposedly see into the future.
  2. Elaborate (adj.): Complicated.
  3. Enclose (v.): To completely surround.
  4. Writhing (v.): Squirming uncontrollably (often from pain).
  5. Discus (n.): A flat, round disk used in discus throwing, an Olympic game.
  6. Hurtle (v.): Moving really quickly (often uncontrollably).
  7. Spectator (n.): An audience member of an event.

603: Read and annotate chapter 1 of The Lightning Thief. You can access a free digital copy of the book here (click the link in the word “here”).

701: Study for the quiz tomorrow. You may use your annotations from chapters 1-2 of A Long Walk to Water on the quiz. You can access a free digital copy of the book here. The quiz will also include the following vocabulary words (which we’ve already gone over in class):

  1. Droned (v.): To proceed in a dull, monotonous manner.
  2. Herding (v.): To unite or go in a herd.
  3. Aimless (adj.): Without an aim or purpose.
  4. Bush (n.): A low plant with many branches that arise from or near the ground.
  5. Rebels (n.): A person who refuses allegiance to, resists, or rises in arms against the government or ruler of his or her country.
  6. Historical Fiction (n.): A work of fiction that is based on real historical events and may involve real people.

That’s all there is. Thank goodness tomorrow’s Friday! Enjoy your evening.

Mr. Filoramo

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