Fall 2015 (2ndnine weeks)
#1 week 1 10-12-15
Please copy the following sentences, underlining the verb or verb phrase. Please label action (AV), linking (LV), or helping (HV).1. She should not have borrowed your new sweater.2. Fortunately, he didn’t need surgery.3. Steven’s band sounded great at the concert.4. Does he walk on the treadmill or outdoors on the track?
1. Sheshould(HV) nothave(HV)borrowed(AV) yournew sweater.2. Fortunately, hedid(HV)n’tneed(AV)surgery.3. Steven’s bandsounded(LV) greatat the concert.4.Does(HV) hewalk(AV) onthe treadmill or outdoors on the track?
#2 week 1 10-13-15
Please copy the following sentences, underlining the verb or verb phrase. Please label action (AV), linking (LV), or helping (HV).1. The weather forecaster had not predicted rain.2. Your dog will become fat if you feed it too much.3. Generally, cats will stop when they have had enough.4. The storm was slowly moving in.
#3 week 1 10-14-15
Please copy the following sentences, underlining the verb or verb phrase. Please label action (AV), linking (LV), or helping (HV).1. If the coach had let me play, this game would have been my first this year.2. If she keeps up the good work, she may become a doctor yet.3. May I have the keys to your new car?4. The puppy appears healthy and playful.
1. If the coachhad(HV)let(AV) meplay, this gamewould(HV)have(HV)been(LV) myfirst this year.2. If shekeeps(AV) upthe good work, shemay(HV)become(LV) adoctor yet.3.May(HV) Ihave(AV)thekeys to your new car?4. The puppyappears(LV) healthyand playful.
#4 week 1 10-15-15
Please copy the following sentences, underlining the verb or verb phrase. Please label action (AV), linking (LV), or helping (HV).1. We could have driven to the city, but we took the train instead.2. Nancy would not have thrown the paper away if she had known it was important.3. William had already read the book twice, so he must have easily discussed it with the teacher.
#5 week 1 10-16-15
Please copy each sentence, underlining all of the adjectives, excludingA,An, andThe.1. A sweaty, exhausted runner crossed the line.2. The kind waiter showed the older woman to a pleasant table in the corner.3. At the end of the long and cluttered hallway were steep stairs that led to a hidden storage room.4. As the crashing waves washed onto the sandy shore, the giggling children ran away.
#1 week 2 10-19-15
Please copy each sentence, underlining all of the adjectives, excludingA,An, andThe.1. In Japan, some people grow miniature trees that have a famous history and an important place in horticultural art.2. The trees have small leaves and small fruit.3. The trees have an old and wind-swept appearance.4. Experienced gardeners can create realistic landscapes in pots and scenes of mountain crags or vast plains.
1. In Japan,somepeople growminiaturetrees that have afamoushistory and animportantplace inhorticulturalart.2. The trees havesmallleaves andsmallfruit.3. The trees have anoldandwind-sweptappearance.4.Experiencedgardenerscan createrealisticlandscapes in pots andscenes ofmountaincrags orvastplains.
#2 and 3 week 2 10-21-15
Please copy each sentence, underlining all of the adjectives, excludingA,An, andThe.1. Several families had an outdoor party for the new neighbors.2. The quaint and charming old house needed several major repairs.3. The wealthy family had an extensive collection of antique glass.4. The worthy cause drew many generous donations.
1.Severalfamilies had anoutdoorpartyfor thenewneighbors.2. Thequaintandcharmingoldhouse neededseveral majorrepairs.3. Thewealthyfamily had anextensivecollection ofantiqueglass.4. Theworthycause drewmanygenerousdonations.
#4 week 2 10-22-15
Please copy the following sentences underline the adverbs.1. The soldiers must travel quietly.2. Tonight, you will probably sleep well.3. They whispered cautiously to Mr. Baldwin.4. Beth did an exceptionally fine job.5. Slightly cooler temperatures are expected.
1. The soldiers must travelquietly.2.Tonight, you will probably sleepwell.3. They whisperedcautiouslyto Mr. Baldwin.4. Beth did anexceptionallyfine job.5.Slightlycooler temperatures are expected.
#5 week 2 10-23-15
Dregs- most worthless partIntimidate- to make afraidAspirant- candidate for a better jobPugnacious- combativeScoff- to mockSolace- comfortSordid- filthy
Vocab quiz week 4 BONUS
#1 week 3 10-26-15
Please diagram the following sentences.1. The shy girl laughed softly.2. The black cat purrs continuously.3. The handsome young man smiled brightly.4. The extraordinarily expensive diamond was bought very quickly.
#2 week 3 10-27-15
Please diagram the following sentences.1. The very angry little man yelled so loudly.2. A spoiled toddler will often whine.3. Yesterday, the ordinarily sullen man smiled cheerfully.4. Very quietly the small child walked.
#3 week 3 10-28-15
Please diagram the following sentences.1. The young girl couldn’t swim very well.2. The very kind nurse helped frequently.3. He never could skate well.4. Surprisingly, the always silly child frowned sadly.
#4 week 3 10-29-15
Please answer the following questions about “The Cask of Amontillado”.1. Why is the narrator upset with Fortunato?2. What does the narrator believe about righting a wrong that has been done to you?3. (a) What is Fortunato an expert in? (b) How is the narrator going use this to his advantage?4. (a) Where does the narrator want Fortunato to go? (b) For what purpose? (What does Fortunato believe the purpose is? What do we know the purpose is?)
#5 week 3 10-30-15
Please answer the following questions about “The Cask of Amontillado”.1.(a) Why does Montresor keep offering Fortunato wine as they go deeper into the catacombs? (b) Why does Fortunato believe he is being given the wine?2. What does Montresor do to Fortunato when he goes into the niche in the wall?3. Where did Montresor hide the brick and mortar?4. How does Fortunato react to being walled up once he has begun to sober up?5. How does Montresor mock Fortunato duringthis process?
#1 and #2 week 4 11/10/15
Please copy each sentence, underlining the prepositional phrases. *Remember it begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun (the object).1. I saved a seat for you next to mine.2. According to the paper, the concert begins at noon.3. A window with a northern exposure is perfect for that plant.4. We looked into the abandoned house through a crack in the window.
1. I saved a seatfor younext to mine.2.According to the paper, the concert beginsat noon.3. A windowwith a northern exposureis perfectfor that plant.4. We lookedinto the abandoned house througha crack in the window.