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  1. Vocabulary Notes:We are going to learn some wordy words here – so Get Ready For IT! • Prep: • Take out a sheet of paper! • Write your MLA heading (top left) and title your notes: “Vocab Notes 2” • Draw a line down the center of your paper • On the left, number your paper 1-20 Student Name Teacher Name Eng II January 4, 2011 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Vocab Notes 2

  2. Vocabulary in Pictures Unit 2

  3. Vocabulary Notes • Note-taking: • You are about to see sentences and pictures of vocabulary words. As we look at each word, on the right side of your paper: • A. Write “Student:” and then what YOU think the word means. • B. On Back Write: “Dictionary:” so you can add the dictionary definition later • Purpose: • You will use these definitions to create a vocabulary game in groups. You will be tested on these words in three weeks, so be sure to take good notes! You’ll need them for your group, game, and study guide.

  4. Vocabulary Notes • End Result: • The end result should look like this: Student Name Teacher Name Eng II January 3, 2011 Vocab Notes 1 1. Adroit 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. STUDENT DEFINITION: Adroit: Good at 2. • Grading: Your notes are your exit ticket, so be sure to set them up correctly. • Any questions?

  5. Many rodeo performers are adroit at twirling a rope while on horseback.

  6. Sometimes mediation by a neutral individual can lead to an amicable settlement of a dispute.

  7. You are not likely to become a marathon runner if you are averse to strenuous exercise.

  8. The colonel is a belligerent in every sense of the word; he even tries picking fights with cameramen.

  9. Malcom X believed in an aggressive and belligerent approach to gaining freedom for black Americans.

  10. After the disaster, many benevolent volunteers helped to rebuild the demolished city.

  11. The mayor gave a final cursory glance at the text of his speech before mounting the podium, but he should have taken a closer look.

  12. Ken Lay, former CEO of Enron, was tried and sentenced for his duplicity in business dealings, particularly accounting fraud.

  13. Pinocchio's duplicity was obvious to everyone when his nose began to grow.

  14. Many inspiring stories and plays have been written that extol the heroic deeds of Joan of Arc.

  15. It is feasible for a cheetah to run up to 70 miles per hour.

  16. The president’s grimace was not at all flattering.

  17. The pope grimaced at the mention of the misconduct in the diocese.

  18. Most people grimace at the mere sound of the dentist’s drill.

  19. The great Chicago holocaust of 1871 is said to have been started by a cow.

  20. Superman is "Faster than an airplane, more powerful than a locomotive, impervious to bullets!"

  21. Cold weather and hunger are the main impetuses for the homeless to seek shelter during the winter months.

  22. Experienced mountaineers know that a single mistake can put an entire expedition in serious jeopardy.

  23. Card stackers must be very meticulous people so that the whole stack does not come tumbling down before they finish.

  24. Looking at old scrapbooks often brings on a sense of nostalgia for days gone by and friends no longer close by.

  25. Michael Phelps is often considered the quintessence of athletic swimming achievement.

  26. Many of today’s fashions retrogressed to the 1980s.

  27. Scientists will often use a microscope toscrutinize objects.

  28. The student had a tepid view of the class, marked with a lack of interest.

  29. The tepidcocoa not only disgusted him, but it also did little to warm him up on the chilly morning.

  30. Get in groups of at least 4 students • Split up the words among your group • Look up the definitions • Share them and write them down