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  1. The American Dream Unit 1

  2. English III/ Honors Vocabulary 1. Abashed- Ashamed, Contrite, Mortified 2. Beneficiary- Heir, Scion, Successor 3. Candid- Sincere,Earnest,Plain,Fair, Pure 4. Debonair- Jaunty, Suave, Charming 5. Eddy- Vortex, Whirlpool, Maelstrom

  3. Your turn to research and find the definition for the following words. 6. Annotation 7. Denotation 8. Connotation 9. Primary source 10. Secondary source

  4. Multiple Meanings SAT vocabulary • Subscribe (v.) - To believe in • severe (adj.) - Austere, rigid • Qualify (v.) - To modify or soften the severity of a statement • Modest (adj.) - Simple, unadorned • Pedestrian (adj.) - Dull, unoriginal * • Police (v.) - To regulate, control* • Pore (n.) - To read over or study with great attention* *denotes Honor classes.

  5. For your homework, do the following. Create a Power Point using your vocabulary words for the week using the following format: • 1. Create at least one slide for each vocabulary term. • 2. Place the following in the PowerPoint: word, definition, picture, clue/synonym, and a sentence to explain the vocabulary term. You can be creative as you like. Make it into a game like jeopardy or bingo, with music, sounds, or video. The slide should be interesting to the reader. • 3. No white space should be on each slide.( In other words, it should not look like this slide.) • 4. The assignment is due via email or USB by Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. *Three PowerPoints from each class will be chosen that exemplify the homework activity and will receive a journal pass.