Warm Up • Ms. Richardson’s class
Warm up: 8/23 • Type: Journal Entry • Write three, well thought out, paragraphs about what you did this summer. Be sure to include correct grammar and punctuation. Use details.
Warm up 8/24 • Correct the following sentences: • 1. the boy want to go to the Park • 2. “i dont want to run the mile cuz its hot said Samuel • 3. Liz got permission to go to the dance but befor she culd she had to finish her chores • 4. why would you behav lik that in public, asked the boy’s mother • 5. yesterday was a great day
Warm up 8/25 8/26 • Correct the sentences: • 1. jessica wuz walk to the store but when she got there she relized she forgot her money • 2. eli dint want to eat his dinner so he wented to his room • 3. “Richard yelled stop that car?” • 4. the teacher thankd all the kids for doing theyre work • 5. toward the end of the road jimmy could see the trucks break lights turn on.
8/31 • Write the definition of the following and give an example: • 1. Noun: • 2. Verb: • 3. Adjective: • 4. Adverb: • 5. Preposition: • 6. Conjunction: • 7. Pronoun:
9/1-9/2 • Journal Entry: • What job/career would you like to have in the future and why?
9/6 • 1. In which sentence does the underlined word have the most negative connotation? • AThe man’s remarks were harmful. B. The man’s remarks were mischievous. • CThe man’s remarks were malicious. DThe man’s remarks were unpleasant. • 2. Which sentence demonstrates the figurative meaning of the word parasite? • AHer dog had parasites, so she took him to a veterinarian to get some medicine. • BA leech is a kind of freshwater parasite. • CMy friend says I’m a parasite because I always borrow money from him. • DCertain plant parasites can cause permanent harm to trees if not removed. • 3. Read the following sentence. • First he stirred fresh mint leaves with sugar and secret ingredients in a small pot on the stove for a very long time, concocting a fragrant elixir of mint.The word concocting means • A examining. B creating. C imagining. D tasting. • 4. Read this sentence. • Hong Kong is a very cosmopolitan city. • The word cosmopolitan comes from the • ALatin word for lion. BGreek name for the universe. CRoman goddess of the earth. • D Greek god Oceanus, god of the water.
9/7 • 1. Which word is derived from the name of the mountain in Greece where the mythological god Zeus resides? • A atlantic B olympic C chaotic D phonetic • 2. Which word is derived from a Latin root meaning “to choose”? • A barrier B creatures C memories D. Collection • 3.Read this sentence. • Uncle Hank looked at several stores before buying a set of cheap tires for his truck. • In this sentence, the word cheap means “inexpensive,” but the adjective also suggests that the tires were very likely • Athe wrong size. B. made recently. C. of poor quality. D. easy to locate. • 4. The word volcano is derived from which of the following names for the god of fire? • A. Odin B. Hephaestus C. Vulcan D. Pele
9/8 • Journal Entry: • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go, why would you go, when would you go, and what would you do while you are there?
9/12 Correct the following sentences • Lisa sit down in your seat and begin youre test. • in the story the necklace, she finds out that the necklace is fake. • i dont want to go to the store whined Annie • Jake wanted to wach the football games but he had to finish his chores first • first add the eggs pour in the oil and mix the cake mix all together.
9/13 • Journal Entry: • Think of a time in your life when you were surprised, excited, or scared. Write about that event. Use details. (1-2 paragraphs)
9/14 • If you could meet anyone, who would you meet and what would you ask them or talk to them about if you could meet them?
9/16 • What is one goal you would like to achieve this year? How will you achieve it?
9/19 • Give an example of each of the following from the sentence listed below: • Samuel was told directly to go to the corner store after school, but he went to his friend’s house instead. • common noun: • Proper noun: • adjective: • Prepositional phrase: • adverb: • conjunction:
9/20 • Write about a time in your life when you were the happiest. Use details.
9/21 • Step by Step Instructions: • On your warm up, write step by step instructions on how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Be specific and think of every step you would need to give someone.
9/22-9/23 • Step by step instructions: • Explain step by step how you would brush your teeth. Be specific.
9/26 • label the nouns, adjectives, prepositions, verbs, articles or adverbs in the sentences • 1.Lisa ran home after school, because she was extremely excited about her grades. • 2.James painted the house blue. • 3.Kate bought milk and cookies at the store.
9/27 • Label the nouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, articles, pronouns, and verbs • 1.Rainsford hunted very dangerous game and enjoyed it. • 2. General Zaroff was bored, so he decided to hunt humans. • 3. Rainsford won in the end, but he killed General Zaroff.
9/28 • Label the parts of speech: n,v, adj, adv, conj, prep, art • 1. Rainsford made a trap and it injured Zaroff. • 2.General Zaroff retreated and went back to his chateau. • 3.Ivan was killed by the knife trap.
9/29-9/30 • Journal entry: • Why do you think school is important? What would your life be like if you didn’t have the privilege of going to school? What would your future look like if you didn’t have the opportunity to be educated? Explain why you appreciate your education.
10/3 • If you could thank anyone for making a difference in your life, who would it be, what would you say, and why would you thank them?