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Week of Mar. 18. Finally a normal week. eradicate. Smallpox was responsible for an estimated 300–500 million deaths during the 20th century before vaccination programs were able to finally eradicate the disease with the last naturally occurring case in 1967 .

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Week of mar 18

Week of Mar. 18

Finally a normal week


Week of mar 18

eradicate


Week of mar 18

Smallpox was responsible for an estimated 300–500 million deaths during the 20th century before vaccination programs were able to finally eradicate the disease with the last naturally occurring case in 1967.

Please guess the definition . . .

-put an end to or destroy

Mentally guess the part of speech . . .

Eradicate is a verb.

  • Now please write a sentence with context clues and which is used correctly.


Surrogate gives birth against biological parents wishes

Surrogate gives birth against biological parents' wishes

  • Surrogate parent Crystal Kelly was hired by a couple to give birth to their baby

  • After 5 months it was

    discovered that the baby

    would be born with birth defects

  • Crystal was offered $10,000

    to abort the baby but refused

  • She gave birth 9 months ago and the child is up for adoption


Week of mar 18

invoke


Week of mar 18

Many people invoke the 2nd amendment when politicians talk about gun control.

Please guess the definition . . .

Cite someone or something as an authority

Mentally guess the part of speech . . .

Invoke is a verb

  • Now please write a sentence with context clues and which is used correctly.


Week of mar 18

Esoteric


Week of mar 18

He did not understand the inside joke because it was so esoteric that only people who watch the show ‘Community’ would get it.

Please guess the definition . . .

Intended for a small number of people with specialized knowledge.

Mentally guess the part of speech . . .

Esoteric is an adjective.

  • Now please write a sentence with context clues and which is used correctly.


Assault weapons ban dropped from gun control bill

Assault Weapons ban dropped from gun control bill


Bill law

Bill -> Law


Special cases

Special Cases

Overriding a veto:

  • If the president vetoes a bill he must state his objections

  • Congress must consider his objections

  • The veto can be overturned with a 2/3 vote in each house


Special cases1

Special Cases

  • Filibuster:

  • A filibuster is a way to prevent a vote in the senate.

  • Senators used to have to talk during a filibuster, but now that is not required.

  • A filibuster can be overturned with a 60% vote.


Why was the assault weapons ban dropped

Why was the assault weapons ban dropped?

  • Senate Democrats feared it was impossible to get the 60 votes required to override the veto

  • There are 54 Democrats

  • Democrats from rural areas are afraid to vote for the assault weapons bans in fear that they would not be re-elected.


Chapter four which way is down

Chapter Four – Which Way is Down?

What’s the deal with “no way is down?” “Down is any way I want it to be” ????

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvuA_omEGqQ

Astronauts zero-gravity shenanigans… and more


Chapter 1 questions

Chapter 1 Questions

  • 1. Why are adults keeping secrets from Ender?

  • 2. Who is Peter? How does he treat Ender? (2-3 sentences)

  • 3. Does Ender’s fight with Stilson make him a monster? Why/why not? (2-3 sentences)


Chapter 2

Chapter 2

  • Why do you think Peter treats Ender so badly?

  • Is Peter a monster?


Chapter 3 questions

Chapter 3 Questions

  • Why does Ender say he hurt Stilson so bad? Why is this important?

  • What is the significance of being a ‘third’? What does it mean? Why is it important?

  • What is the reason that Ender would not want to go to battle school?

  • Why do you think Ender goes?


Chapter 4 questions

Chapter 4 questions

  • 1. What is the meaning of “Individual human beings are tools that others use to help us all survive?”

  • 2. How do the adults plan to treat Ender? What is their plan to help him become stronger?

  • 3. What does the incident in the shuttle tell us about Ender? Was he justified in his actions?


Week of mar 18

Agitator


Week of mar 18

Martin Luther King J. was both a political agitator and a pacifist.

Please guess the definition . . .

-a person who stirs up others in order to upset the status quo and further a cause.

Mentally guess the part of speech . . .

Agitator is a noun.

  • Now please write a sentence with context clues and which is used correctly.


Journal write

Journal Write

  • Write a response to the following question for 10 minutes

  • Make sure to do your best to use correct grammar and spelling.

  • If you could add, get rid of, or change a law, what would it be? Explain your reasoning.


Research a bill

Research a bill

  • Go to my website and click on the link under ‘Bill Search’

  • Find a bill that you find interesting.

  • Use information from the website or a google search to answer questions.


Questions

Questions

  • What is the bill called? (Name, number)

  • Who introduced the bill?

  • What state of becoming a law is the bill at?

  • Summarize the bill

  • What are your opinions on the bill?


Week of mar 18

Complacency


Week of mar 18

Her complacency seemed undisturbed in spite of the lack of funds in her bank account which she needed to pay her rent.

Please guess the definition . . .

-A feeling self-satisfaction as well as being unaware of danger

Mentally guess the part of speech . . .

Complacency is a noun.

  • Now please write a sentence with context clues and which is used correctly.


Chapter 5 questions

Chapter 5 questions

  • 1. Ender works hard to express his feelings in private and not show homesickness in front of any other person. Why does he do this?

  • 2. What is positive and what is negative about showing feelings?

  • 3. What is positive and what is negative about not showing feelings?

  • 4. How did Ender beat Bernard?


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