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Thursday Jan 12.

TimeJan. 12, 2012

from:Ramsberg, Beth

to:Language Arts Yr 7/8

Today in English we started with a small poetry writing activity using descriptive adjectives and nouns. We will have a vocabulary quiz next Wednesday, January 18, on the words we have studied. They are as follows:


1. fervent (adj)

2. deride (v)

3. diffidence (n)

4. assiduously (adv)

5. tentative (adj)

6. fervor (n)

7. oblivion (n)

8. benevolent (adj)

9. manifest (adj)

10.  reverence (n)

11. paraphernalia

12.  reprimand

13.  jovial

14.  surveying

15.  boisterous

16.  securely

17.  discard

18.  reluctantly

19.  precede


20.  devote

 

We also reviewed The Lottery and after outlining the main points of the story  are re-writing a modern adaptation of this. 1 1/2- 2 pages of a rough draft is due in class on Tuesday, January 17.