Monday English 2B Kelsey Gowing Essay

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Introducing dependent and independent clauses

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNT1D0JoFk8 Now practice on your own: http://www.myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/56.asp Vocabulary Unit 8­ Word

Definition or Best Guess

Know it

Don’t
Know it

Think I know animosity

X

strong hostility.

apathy

X

lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern.

apprehensive

X

anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.

commend

X

praise formally or officially.

compatible

(of two things) able to exist or occur together without conflict.

condolence

an expression of sympathy, especially on the occasion of a death.

consecrate

make or declare (something, typically a church) sacred; dedicate formally to a religious or divine purpose. decrepit

(of a person) elderly and infirm or worn out or ruined because of age or neglect.

deride

express contempt for; ridicule.

ingenuous

(of a person or action) innocent and unsuspecting. Survival Guide­ In groups of 4 (or less) create a presentation (google slides, prezi, or any other multi­media tool) that includes all the necessary

information for your “society.” You will present the information to the class
Wednesday.

Activity Title:
Lord of the Flies: Survival Guide 101
(No group larger than 4, but you may always work alone)

Activity Summary: The first main problem the boys have in the novel Lord of the Flies is that they are unprepared for survival on an uninhabited tropical island. They make many mistakes before they learn the best way to do things (like building a fire, etc). Imagine that you are faced with a similar survival problem being stranded on a deserted tropical island with limited resources. What equipment should you have? What steps should you take? What should you avoid? Use the Web to gather the information, then use your creativity and style to produce the project. You will be graded on both accuracy of the facts and the presentation. Technologies/Applications Used:
Internet, Google Slides, Prezi, etc. Activity Description: The Survival Manual describes essentials of survival in a foreign and hostile environment similar to the uninhabited island the boys in the novel are faced with. Identify options for materials and strategies using information found on the Web.
Create a step­by­step survival manual with the following: 1.
A creative cover with clear titles, eye­catching picture and author's names. (Hint:
Look at a book covers for layout ideas).
2.
Table of contents listing all main concepts and topics.
3.
Illustrations of necessary items with description of uses.
4.
At least three distinct chapters (see step #2).
5.
Clear, brief paragraphs about each element of survival. Step #1. Use resources to gather information about the elements of survival:


List recommended supplies


Describe steps should you take.


Provide list of thing to avoid (dangers). Step #2. Use the gathered information to make a…