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10 th Grade Warm-Ups. Spring Semester 2010. Warm-Up 1 1/5/2010. THINK and WRITE one question about the painting. PAIR – Read your question to your partner. Discuss possible responses. Warm Up 2 1/6/10. Warm Up 3 1/7/10. Commonly Confused Words

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    1. 10th Grade Warm-Ups Spring Semester 2010

    2. Warm-Up 1 1/5/2010 • THINK and WRITE one question about the painting. • PAIR – Read your question to your partner. Discuss possible responses.

    3. Warm Up 21/6/10

    4. Warm Up 31/7/10 Commonly Confused Words Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) a lot/ alot / allot accept / except affect / effect already / all ready alright / all right altogether / all together break / brake

    5. Warm Up 41/8/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Thesis Statement Hook Narrative Expository Persuasive

    6. Warm Up 51/10/10 Commonly Confused Words Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) capitol, capital, the Capitol cent, sent, scent cite, site, sight course, coarse due, dew, do earn, urn emigrate, immigrate flour, flower

    7. Warm Up 61/12/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Formal Language Informal Language Voice Peer Review Peer Editing

    8. Warm-Up 71/13/10 Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Alternative Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Criterion

    9. Warm-Up 81/14/10 Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Blathered Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Misnomer

    10. Warm-Up 91/15/10Write 1 Antonym & 1 Synonym for each word.

    11. Warm Up 101/19/10 Commonly Confused Words Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) hall / haul hear / here heard / herd its / it’s knot / not no / no lead / led lone / loan

    12. Warm Up 111/20/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Symbolism Personification Metaphor Analogy Simile Hyperbole

    13. Warm-Up 121/21/10 Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Glutton Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Precarious

    14. Warm Up 131/22/10 Commonly Confused Words Write one sentence for each set of words. Your sentence must be a complete sentence & must correctly use the word in the sentence. This is to be completed RIGHT NOW…NOT FOR HOMEWORK! So, you should have a total of 8 sentences within the next 8-10 minutes. hall / haul hear / here heard / herd its / it’s knot / not no / no lead / led lone / loan

    15. Warm Up 141/25/10 Commonly Confused Words Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) made/maid meat/meet knew/new adapt/adopt advice/advise

    16. Warm Up 151/26/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonight’s homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Theme Tone Imagery Mood Evaluate

    17. Warm-Up 161/27/10 Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Facilitate Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Countenance

    18. Warm-Up 171/28/10 Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Mode Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Legion

    19. Warm Up 181/29/10 TIRED,WORN OUT WORDS Write the following words down on your warm up. Come up with 3 better, “not-so-used” words. So, you should have a total of 18 words written down (NOT INCLUDING THE WORDS ON THIS SLIDE). bad beautiful and so happy good

    20. Warm-Up 1902/01/10 Instructions: Identify the subject and verb in the following sentences. 1. Karen went to the mall. 2. Carl didn't help his dad. 3. Mom cooks breakfast every morning. 4. I want a new bike for Christmas. 5. Ann has had a new baby girl. Answers: 1. Karen - subject, went - verb 2. Carl - subject, did help - verb (verb phrase using a helping verb did) 3. Mom - subject, cooks - verb 4. I - subject, want - verb 5. Ann - subject, has had - verb (verb phrase using a helping verb has)

    21. Warm-Up 202/1/10 Complete each sentence by writing the correct present-tense form of the verb indicated. You must write out the sentence. Example: Both Anya and Kareem like the new teacher. (like) • Either flowers or candy ______ a nice gift. (make) • Many a man, woman, and child _____hunger every day. (feel) • Neither the steers nor the cow ________ wandered far. (have) • Both robins and blue jays _____ my backyard. (frequent) • Neither my sister nor my brothers ________ willing to lend me five dollars. (be) Answers: • Either flowers or candy _makes__ a nice gift. • Many a man, woman, and child feel_ hunger every day. • Neither the steers nor the cow _has____ wandered far. • Both robins and blue jays _frequent__ my backyard. • Neither my sister nor my brothers _are____ willing to lend me five dollars.

    22. Warm-Up 212/3/10 Complete each sentence by writing the correct present-tense form of the verb indicated. You must write out the sentence! Example: A few of my friends _like__ anchovies. (like) 1. Some of the puppies _________ constantly. (whine) 2. Everybody in the two towns _______ about the rivalry. (know) 3. Somebody in the bleachers _________ constantly. (scream) 4. Neither of the boys _______ the key to the house. (have) 5. Most of the band ________ regularly. (practice) Answers: 1. Some of the puppies _whine______ constantly. 2. Everybody in the two towns _knows__ about the rivalry. 3. Somebody in the bleachers _screams_____ constantly. 4. Neither of the boys _have____ the key to the house. 5. Most of the band _practices_ regularly.

    23. Warm-Up 222/4/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. The herd (passes, pass) through the orchard on the way to the pasture. 2. Mumps sometimes (requires, require) quarantine. 3. Eight dollars (is, are) too much to pay for that hat. 4. Statistics (is, are) a branch of mathematics. 5. The flock (is, are) preening their feathers. 6. Mark’s favorite pants (is, are) faded blue denim. 7. Several hours (was, were) wasted while we waited for Tasha. Answers: • passes • require • is • is • are • are • was

    24. Warm-Up 232/5/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 10. The scissors (needs, need) sharpening. 11. Three months (is, are) the waiting period for a license. 12. Women’s gymnastics (has, have) been dominated by adolescents for several years. 13. The class (is, are) finishing their assignments. 14. Measles (is, are) still a dangerous disease in many parts of the world. 15. Ten yards (is, are) the minimum distance for a first down. 16. Optics (deals, deal) with the changes and properties of light. Answers: • need • is • has • are • is • is • deals

    25. Warm-Up 242/8/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. I still think six hours (is/are) a long time to play video games every day. 2. The office staff (make/makes) a large donation to charity every year. 3. Twelve Angry Men (remain/remains) popular among movie fans to this day. 4. When even a few quarters (is/are) jingling in my pocket, I feel good. 5. Neither the fans nor the air conditioner (was/were) working. 6. Many a chair, table, and sofa (was/were) destroyed in the warehouse fire. 7. The videocassette recorder and the camcorder (has/have) become popular items. Answers: • is • makes • remains • are • was • were • have

    26. Warm-Up 252/9/10 Each of the following sentences contains an error in subject and verb agreement. Rewrite each sentence correctly. 1. Scalloped potatoes goes well with both ham and meat loaf. 2. The staff is arriving one at a time. 3. Politics are always more widely publicized during major election years. 4. Peaches-and-cream describe a clear, healthy-looking complexion. Answers: 1. Scalloped potatoes go well with both ham and meat loaf. 2. The staff are arriving one at a time. 3. Politics is always more widely publicized during major election years. 4. Peaches-and-cream describes a clear, healthy-looking complexion.

    27. Warm-Up 262/10/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. Lynn gave me two poems. Each (was/were) good. 2. Two students are presenting reports today. Neither (seems/seem) nervous. 3. While mowing the lawn, I found two toys. Neither (belongs/belong) to my sister. 4. The waiter wants to know whether we want rice or potatoes. Either (is/are) fine with me 5. Bill’s stamp collection includes six stamps from China. Each (is/are) in mint condition. 6. Kirk talked to his worried crew members. Each (was/were) concerned about the ship’s fate. Answers: • was • seems • belongs • is • is • was

    28. Warm-Up 272/11/10 Complete each sentence by adding a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Underline the antecedent. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. Did your grandparents tell you all about ___________ trip to Hawaii? 2. A girl on the soccer team has to buy __________own soccer shoes. 3. The large sugar maple in the park by the school lost one of _________limbs in the storm last night. 4. Soldiers are expected to obey ___________commanding officer’s orders. 5. My father is going to _________twenty-fifth high school reunion this Saturday. Answers: 1. Did your grandparents tell you all about their trip to Hawaii? 2. A girl on the soccer team has to buy her own soccer shoes. 3. The large sugar maple in the park by the school lost one of its___ limbs in the storm last night. 4. Soldiers are expected to obey _their_____ commanding officer’s orders. 5. My father is going to _his___ twenty-fifth high school reunion this Saturday.

    29. Warm-Up 282/12/10 Complete each sentence by adding a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Underline the antecedent. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. The wild horse refused to allow anyone onto ____________ back. 2. The fifty protesters formed a human chain by locking ____________ arms. 3. My mother sometimes forgets ___________ briefcase. 4. Mike is thinking of selling _______________ old bike. 5. The boys have memorized all __________ lines for the upcoming play. 6. The local citizens voted against the plan to raise _______________ taxes. Answers: 1. The wild horse refused to allow anyone onto ___its_______ back. 2. The fifty protesters formed a human chain by locking __their______ arms. 3. My mother sometimes forgets _her________ briefcase. 4. Mike is thinking of selling __his__________ old bike. 5. The boys have memorized all __their______ lines for the upcoming play. 6. The local citizens voted against the plan to raise __their__________ taxes.

    30. Warm-Up 292/17/10 WRITE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE & then use context clues to define the underlined word! We expected a tirade; instead, the teacher praised our effort in a brief happy speech. Answer: Tirade = Angry Speech We expected a tirade; instead, the teacher praised our effort in a brief happy speech.

    31. Warm-Up 302/18/10 Add punctuation & capitalization. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. she shouted smokey come here 2. the dog a black terrier came dashing toward her 3. good boy she said come inside now smokey Answers: 1. She shouted, “Smokey come here!” 2. The dog, a black terrier, came dashing toward her. 3. “Good boy,” she said, “come inside now, Smokey.”

    32. Warm-Up 312/19/10 Add punctuation & capitalization. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. she shouted smokey come here 2. the dog a black terrier came dashing toward her 3. good boy she said come inside now smokey Answers: 1. She shouted, “Smokey come here!” 2. The dog, a black terrier, came dashing toward her. 3. “Good boy,” she said, “come inside now, Smokey.”

    33. Warm-Up 322/22/10 Correct each sentence. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. I am going shopping, to the skating rink and bicycling this weekend. 2. Shelby asked him to bring the truck and moving the refrigerator. 3. Mom invited guests, baked a cake and decorates the house to get ready for the birthday party. Answers: 1. I am going shopping, skating, and bicycling this weekend. 2. Shelby asked him to bring the truck and move the refrigerator. 3. Mom invited guests, baked a cake and decorated the house to get ready for the birthday party.

    34. Warm-Up 332/23/10 • List three patterns for ordering details in a paragraph. • Give one transitional word that might be useful in a paragraph that uses each pattern. Answers: 1. Chronological Order: first, before, after, while, next, then 2. Cause & Effect: therefore, consequently, because, since, as a result 3. Compare: similarly, also, likewise 4. Contrast: but, however, although, instead 5. Most important argument to least important argument: primarily, most importantly, finally

    35. Warm-Up 342/24/10 Correct each sentence. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. The first time a user places an order, they must provide a credit card number. 2. Someone parked their car in my parking place. 3. An honor roll student should be happy with their progress. What is the rule for correcting these sentences? Answers: 1. The first time a user places an order, he or she must provide a credit card number. 2. Someone parked his or her car in my parking place. 3. An honor roll student should be happy with his or her progress. Use a Singular pronoun to agree with a singular antecedent.

    36. Warm-Up 352/25/10 Correct each sentence. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. Under the bed Tiffany was happy to find her notebook. 2. The car with the new wheels speed down the road. 3. Last week Jason found a dog in his best jacket. 4. Although the snow is deep, the children with the new sled slides rapidly downhill. Answers: 1. Tiffany was happy to find her notebook under the bed. 2. The car with the new wheels speeds down the road. 3. Jason was in his best jacket when he found a dog. 4. Although the snow is deep, the children with the new sled slide rapidly downhill.

    37. Warm-Up 362/26/10 • What is the definition & purpose of PROPAGANDA? Answers: Definition – Information that is spread to support a cause. Purpose – to create an emotional connection between the message and the reader or listener

    38. Warm-Up 3703/01/10 Write each of the following sentences & then decide if the sentence is a simile or a metaphor. 1. She was mad as a hornet. 2. Her hair was straw. 3. My love is like a red, red rose. 4. It hasn’t rained in a month. My yard is concrete. Answers: 1. She was mad as a hornet. SIMILE 2. Her hair was straw. METAPHOR 3. My love is like a red, red rose. SIMILE 4. It hasn’t rained in a month. My yard is concrete. METAPHOR

    39. Warm-Up 3803/02/10 Use a semicolon to join these sentences in two different ways. So, you should have 2 different sentences written down when you are finished. The heat was unbearable. I went swimming. Answers: The heat was unbearable; I went swimming. The heat was unbearable; therefore, I went swimming.

    40. Warm-Up 3903/03/10 Add apostrophes where needed. Cross out apostrophes used incorrectly using the delete symbol. If the sentence is correct, write Correct.You must write the sentences! Example: Aunt Elizabeth’s dog had to have it’s broken leg set by a veterinarian. 1. Perhap’s you’ve marveled at the incredible gymnastic ability of various primate’s. 2. Their abilities’ are on display in zoos, animal parks, and, for a few lucky people, in the animals’ natural habitats. 3. Primate’s include lemurs, monkeys, and apes. Answers: 1.Perhaps you’ve marveled at the incredible gymnastic ability of various primates. 2. Their abilities are on display in zoos, animal parks, and, for a few lucky people, in the animals’ natural habitats. 3. Primates include lemurs, monkeys, and apes.

    41. Warm-Up 4003/04/10 Add apostrophes where needed. Cross out apostrophes used incorrectly using the delete symbol. If the sentence is correct, write Correct.You must write the sentences! 1. Consider, for example, the graceful gibbons, which live in southeast Asia. 2. With it’s long, muscular arms and legs, a gibbon has no trouble spending two hours a day swinging through the tree’s. 3. Using a method of movement known to zoologist’s as brachiation, the gibbon swings first with one arm and then the other. 4. A gibbon’s ability to stand upright is second only to that of humans. Answers: 1. Consider, for example, the graceful gibbons, which live in southeast Asia. CORRECT 2. With its long, muscular arms and legs, a gibbon has no trouble spending two hours a day swinging through the trees. 3. Using a method of movement known to zoologists as brachiation, the gibbon swings first with one arm and then the other. 4. A gibbon’s ability to stand upright is second only to that of humans. CORRECT

    42. Warm-Up 4103/05/10 Add apostrophes where needed. Cross out apostrophes used incorrectly using the delete symbol. If the sentence is correct, write Correct.You must write the sentences! 1. These beautiful creature’s have a distinctive ring of white fur around their faces. 2. Some lemur’s, a group of about 23 species that live on the African island of Madagascar, hop quickly along the ground with their’ arms’ waving. 3. Their peculiar movement makes them look like little ballet dancer’s. 4. Most lemurs are very skilled at leaping great distances from tree to tree. Answers: 1. These beautiful creatures have a distinctive ring of white fur around their faces. 2. Some lemurs, a group of about 23 species that live on the African island of Madagascar, hop quickly along the ground with their arms waving. 3. Their peculiar movement makes them look like little ballet dancers. 4. Most lemurs are very skilled at leaping great distances from tree to tree. CORRECT

    43. Warm-Up 423/08/10 The following sentences are written in the passive voice. Rewrite them in the active voice. 1. James was chosen by Kathy to be her assistant. 2. This awful mess was made by your friends! 3. Everyone in need is helped by Michael. 4. You will be made well by this medicine! Answers: 1. Kathy chose James to be her assistant. 2. Your friends made this awful mess! 3. Michael helps everyone in need 4. This medicine will make you well!

    44. Warm-Up 433/09/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun. You DON’T have to write the sentences. 1. Mom thinks this book must be (yours, your's). (Its, It's) not mine. 2. Is that (your, you're) car or (theirs, their's)? 3. (Its, It's) their turn, not (ours, our's). 4. Take all the clothes that are (yours, your's), but do not touch (theirs, their's). 5. (Its, It's) (hers, her's) not (ours, our's). Answers: 1. yours / it's (it is) 2. your / theirs 3. it's (it is) / ours 4. yours / theirs 5. it's (it is) / hers / ours

    45. Warm-Up 443/10/10 Instructions: Find the subject and verb in these interrogative sentences. You DON’T have to write the sentences! 1. Has James left for home? 2. When did the noise begin? 3. Where is Jeanne attending college? 4. Did Jeff eat any dinner? 5. Will you return on Sunday? Answers: 1. James - subject, has left - verb phrase 2. noise - subject, did begin - verb phrase 3. Jeanne - subject, is attending - verb phrase 4. Jeff - subject, did eat - verb phrase 5. you - subject, will return - verb phrase

    46. Warm-Up 453/11/10 Using Apostrophes in Contractions: The following song titles each contain two words that should be combined and written as contractions. Write the contraction ONLY! 1. “I Have Got You Under My Skin.” 2. “A Hard Rain Is Gonna Fall” 3. “For What It Is Worth” 4. “She Is Funny That Way.” 5. “There Is a Small Hotel.” Answers: 1. I’ve 2. Rain’s 3. It’s 4. She’s 5. There’s

    47. Warm-Up 463/12/10 Correct the following sentence in four different ways. So you should have 4 different sentences written down! The speakers in that car were very loud, I wanted to get some for my car. Answers: The speakers in that car were very. I wanted to get some for my car. The speakers in that car were very loud, and I wanted to get some for my car. Because the speakers in that car were very loud, I wanted to get some for my car. The speakers in that car were very loud; therefore, I wanted to get some for my car.

    48. WRITE each sentence, adding the necessary commas. If no comma is needed, write correct after you have written the sentence. The food industry includes the production & distribution of food as well as the people involved in the most important business. Livestock farmers raise animals for beef yet not all our meat comes from this type of farming. Private fishermen and large commercial fleets gather huge quantities of fish and shellfish. Answers: The food industry includes the production & distribution of food as well as the people involved in the most important business. CORRECT! Livestock farmers raise animals for beef, yet not all our meat comes from this type of farming. Private fishermen and large commercial fleets gather huge quantities of fish and shellfish. CORRECT! Warm-Up 473/16/10

    49. WRITE each sentence, adding the necessary commas. If no comma is needed, write correct. Food is shipped to processing plants and it is then prepared and packaged for the market. Fruits and vegetables are washed and sorted before they are sent to the market Neither light nor moisture is good for food preservation so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed. Answers Food is shipped to processing plants, and it is then prepared and packaged for the market. Fruits and vegetables are washed and sorted before they are sent to the market CORRECT! 3. Neither light nor moisture is good for food preservation, so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed. Warm-Up 483/17/10

    50. WRITE each sentence, adding the necessary commas. If no comma is needed, write correct. Much food is put through a process called irradiation so that most of the bacteria on the food is killed by radiation. Shipping companies transport the food from producers to consumers in refrigerated trucks for fresh food spoils quickly. The finished food product can be sold in a variety of locations but in the U.S. the most common place is a supermarket or grocery store. Answers: Much food is put through a process called irradiation so that most of the bacteria on the food is killed by radiation. CORRECT! Shipping companies transport the food from producers to consumers in refrigerated trucks, for fresh food spoils quickly. The finished food product can be sold in a variety of locations, but in the U.S. the most common place is a supermarket or grocery store. Warm-Up 493/18/10