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Ms. Burton. English 9A. Warm-Up. Every day a warm-up will be on the board for you to complete. Start working on it as soon as you come into class. Describe an obstacle you overcame over the weekend. What happened? How did you overcome that obstacle? . Vocabulary Week #1.

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ms burton

Ms. Burton

English 9A

warm up
Warm-Up
  • Every day a warm-up will be on the board for you to complete. Start working on it as soon as you come into class.
  • Describe an obstacle you overcame over the weekend. What happened? How did you overcome that obstacle?
vocabulary week 1
Vocabulary Week #1

1) Untenanted (adj.): Not leased to or occupied by a tenant. (An unoccupied apartment).

2) Invalid (n): Patient, sick person.

3) Infallibility (n): The inability to be wrong.

4) Unfurled (adj.) : Become spread out from a rolled state.

5) Blighted (adj) : Spoiled, harmed or destroyed.

6) Doggedness (n): Persistent determination.

vocabulary week 11
Vocabulary Week 1

7) Poised (adj): Having a self-assured manner.

8) Precariously (adv): Dangerously lacking in security.

9) Gilded (adj): Covered thinly with gold leaf.

10) Evanesce (v): Pass out of sight, memory or existence.

nouns
Nouns
  • Person, place, thing, idea, or quality.
  • Person: girl, astronaut, boyfriend, 2Pac.
  • Place: Valencia High, Hogwarts, New York, countryside.
  • Thing: iPad, spider, mall, salad.
  • Idea: democracy, truth, illusion, fantasy.
  • Quality: beauty, caring, hatred, boredom.
nouns1
Nouns
  • Get out a sheet of paper
  • Fold it in half and write nouns in the center
  • On the left side, write as many concrete nouns as you can that you see in the classroom.
  • On the right side, write as many abstract nouns that you feel or see within the classroom.
poetry and challenges
Poetry and Challenges
  • Read the poem to yourself silently, noting any important ideas within the poem about challenges or obstacles.
  • Read- aloud
  • In groups, answer the questions provided.
poetry writing
Poetry Writing
  • Write your own poem about an everyday obstacle your face or a specific challenge you have overcome in your life!
  • Any form is acceptable.
  • Be as creative as you’d like.