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Agenda 9/14/12. Movie Vocabulary Activity Set-up your turnitin account Group Pre-British History research Report Findings to the Class Reminder: Your “This I Believe” essay is due to turnitin.com on Sunday, Sept. 16 th by 11:59pm. No printed copy is needed.

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Agenda 9 14 12

Agenda 9/14/12

  • Movie Vocabulary Activity

  • Set-up your turnitin account

  • Group Pre-British History research

  • Report Findings to the Class

  • Reminder: Your “This I Believe” essay is due to turnitin.com on Sunday, Sept. 16th by 11:59pm. No printed copy is needed.


Agenda 9 14 12

Here is an excerpt from a movie. See if you can guess the movie, describe the scene, and define the boldface vocabulary words.

W: …Does your depravity know no bounds?

H: No…It’s the most apt prediction Flora’s made in years and precisely the reason you can’t find a suitable ring.

W: Do you have my money?

H: You are terrified of a life without the thrill of the macabre.

Note: Because these characters names would give away the title of the movie, the first initial of their last names has been used.


Answer sherlock holmes warner bros 2009

Answer: Sherlock Holmes, Warner Bros. 2009

  • Depravity: immorality. Synonyms: corruption, indecency, obscenity

  • Apt: appropriate, likely or able

  • Macabre: deathly and horrifying


Agenda 9 18 12

Agenda 9/18/12

  • Movie Vocabulary #2

  • Journal

  • Anglo-Saxon Guided Notes


Agenda 9 14 12

Here is an excerpt from a movie. See if you can guess the movie, describe the scene, and define the boldface vocabulary words.

  • Jim: I should be able to talk to girls. I’m articulate. You know I got a 720 on my SAT verbal (Jim demonstrates his vocabulary.) Copious. Verisimilitude. Xenophobic.

  • (The audience hears the sound of a girl screaming upstairs. The screamer comes running through the kitchen with a vomit stain on her shirt. She bolts out the door and into the night. A moment passes.)

  • Jim: Regurgitation.


Movie american pie universal studios 1999

Movie: American Pie, Universal Studios, 1999

  • Articulate- means well spoken-able to express ideas clearly.

  • Copious- means plentiful. Antonym: sparse.

  • Verisimilutude- means the appearance of being real. Veri- comes from the Latin word veritasand means truth, and similitude means similarity.

  • Xenophobic-means afraid of foreigners. In fact, xeno-means foreigners, and phobic means afraid of.

  • Regurgitation-means vomiting.


Journal british

Journal-British

  • As we are going to look at the birth of British culture today, let’s examine what you think of when something is said to be “British.”

  • In your journal, write what someone who is British look s like, sounds like, and acts like? If we were going to London, what kinds of things would you see or hear, what kinds of food would you eat, or what kinds of things would you expect to do?


Agenda 9 20 12

Agenda 9/20/12

  • Movie Vocabulary #3 (Quiz on Monday 9/24)

  • Journal-Heroes

  • Background Information on Beowulf

  • Read Beowulf from the textbooks p. 41

  • After reading up to “The Battle with Grendel,” in groups identify and record 3 example of each of the following:

    • Alliteration

    • Assonance

    • Kennings

    • Anglo-Saxon Values


Agenda 9 14 12

Here is an excerpt from a movie. See if you can guess the movie, describe the scene, and define the boldface vocabulary words.

  • Fashion Industry Syndicate: We need an empty vessel…a shallow, dumb, vacuous moron…

  • Mugatu: But who? I mean where in all of God’s green goodness am I going to find someone that beef-headed?

  • Hint: “I’m not an ambi-turner…I can’t turn left.”


Movie zoolander paramount pictures 2001

Movie: Zoolander, Paramount Pictures, 2001

  • Vessel-means container, as in blood vessel

  • Vacuous-means mindless or empty, like a vacuum.


Journal heroes

Journal-Heroes

  • As we begin reading Beowulf, an Anglo-Saxon epic with an epic hero, we will examine the qualities that defined the word hero to the Anglo-Saxons.

  • In your journal, write about a specific person whom you would consider to be a hero. Explain what qualities/actions this person has done or does to fit your personal definition of a hero.


Agenda 9 26 12

Agenda 9/26/12

  • Vocabulary Quiz 1

  • Read Beowulf “Battle with Grendel and Battle with Grendel’s Mother” pg. 48-55

  • Answer comprehension/analysis questions in groups

  • Book Talk-Mrs. Fredericks


Agenda 9 28 12

Agenda 9/28/12

  • Vocabulary Set 4

  • Journal

  • Finish Questions on Beowulf/Turn in

  • SSR 30 minutes


Agenda 9 14 12

Here is an excerpt from a movie. See if you can guess the movie, describe the scene, and define the boldface vocabulary words.

B: People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy, and…as a symbol I can be incorruptible, I can be everlasting.

A: What symbol?

B: Something elemental, something terrifying.

A: I assume that as you’re taking on the underworld, this symbol is a persona to protect those you care about from reprisals.

B: You are thinking about Rachel?

A: Actually, sir, I was thinking of myself.

B: Have you told anyone I’m coming back?

A: I just couldn’t figure the legal ramifications of bringing you back from the dead.


Agenda 9 14 12

Movie: Batman Begins, Warner Bros., 2005Scene: Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) and Alfred (Michael Caine) are traveling back to Gotham while Bruce plots how best to fight injustice.

  • Apathy means lack of interest. A-means without and path-refers to feeling, so apathy means without feeling-lack of interest.

  • Incorruptible means indestructible. Synonyms: enduring, everlasting, imperishable, indissoluble.

  • Elemental means representing the power of nature. It can also mean essential or basic, as in the elemental components of water.

  • Reprisals means acts of revenge or payback.

  • Ramifications means consequences, usually negative.


Journal

Journal

  • As you might have noticed, Beowulf likes to boast about himself. This was accepted behavior for the Anglo-Saxon warrior. In your journal answer :

  • How is boasting or bragging perceived in our modern society? Is it a good thing or bad thing or both? Why? Give examples.


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