October 22, 2014
Today we had a sub, Mr. Rosenberg. We started class by making a safe driving commitment on this site. We then went over SAT week 7 questions. (Questions that were asked are answered below)
1. C. Mesoamerica: middle of america, Central America
2. measures, speed
3. mediocre, intermediate
4. embolism, hyperbole
5. Probe, probably
Exercise 5: Improving Paragraphs
3. D. Enclose the quoted material with quotation marks.
4. E. Sentence 5
5. D. Paragraph 8
After SAT questions we worked on the Synthesis outline, read chapters 12-17 of A Long Way Gone, or worked on SAT exercises for the rest of the period.
Homework tonight is: Read and annotate chapters 15-17 of A Long Way Gone, have 5 higher level thinking questions over chapters 12-17 with connections to Othello and Lord of the Flies, SAT exercises for Lesson 7 are due Friday, SAT quiz on Friday (Remember we need to know synonyms this week), and synthesis outline.