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  1. 2nd Six Weeks Review

  2. Pronouns and Antecedents • The book is not as difficult as its first chapter suggests. • The pronoun is _____? • The antecedent is _____? • Somehow Amy managed to lose her clarinet. • The pronoun is _____? • The antecedent is _____? • Since Jake and Jack were moved into different classes, they have been getting better grades. • The pronoun is _____? • The antecedent is _____?

  3. Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns • Bobby gave __________ the best chance to do well by studying. • What pronoun would go in the blank? • Is it reflexive or intensive? Why? • Mary Anne and Joanna helped __________ to the plate of warm cookies in the kitchen. • What pronoun would go in the blank? • Is it reflexive or intensive? Why? • Jon Stewart __________ directed his first feature film this past summer. • What pronoun would go in the blank? • Is it reflexive or intensive? Why?

  4. Demonstrative Pronouns • What are the four demonstrative pronouns? • this, that, these, those • Is that the road we take to get to Six Flags? • What is the demonstrative pronoun? • What is its antecedent? • “Jack, these are some of my friends.” • What is the demonstrative pronoun? What is its antecedent?

  5. Relative Pronouns • What are the five relative pronouns? • that, which, who, whom, whose • Here is the recipe that Bonnie lost. • What is the relative pronoun? • He is the guy whose car has a new stereo. • What is the relative pronoun? • Is this the child _____ you saw earlier? • What relative pronoun would go in the blank?

  6. Interrogative Pronouns • What are the five interrogative pronouns? • what, which, who, whom, whose • _____ is the best bank to keep a checking account? • What interrogative pronoun best fits the question? • _____ would like to go see Catching Fire? • What interrogative pronoun best fits the question? • From _____ did you receive the beautiful necklace? • What interrogative pronoun best fits the question?

  7. Indefinite Pronouns • Neither of my parents would allow me to stay out past curfew? • What is the indefinite pronoun? • Is it singular or plural? How do you know? • We should be able to fit most of the presents under the tree? • What is the indefinite pronoun? • Is it singular or plural? How do you know? • Will you pick up a few groceries on your way home? • What is the indefinite pronoun? • Is it singular or plural? How do you know?

  8. Adjectives good • “The house had good bones. It was built of rough-hewn rock quarried on the property, still standing stone on stone after years of neglect. But the skeleton was all that remained. The roof and porch and wooden parts had rotted away to reveal a stark and decaying beauty. An engraved stone set into the wall next to the entry: A. Hastynges, 1850. The footprints of other buildings were nearly obscured by the undergrowth: a barn, perhaps, a shed, the remains of a stone wall” (Chima 82). • g rough-hewn wooden stark decaying engraved other stone

  9. Greek and Latin Roots • com • hemi • mega • multi / poly • vac / vacu • omni • all • many • half • together, common • great, large • empty

  10. Vocabulary

  11. having arrogant superiority to others • haughty

  12. polished is an antonym for… • uncouth

  13. calmness is a synonym for… • tranquility

  14. not fully worked out, concluded, or agreed on • tentative

  15. stern in appearance; serious • austere

  16. endure is a synonym for… • persevere

  17. destroy is an antonym for… • erect

  18. to consider something deeply and thoroughly • ponder

  19. a person employed to drive a private car • chauffeur

  20. lengthy is an antonym for… • succinct

  21. not clearly understood or expressed • obscure

  22. near-sighted is a synonym for… • myopic

  23. crude and unrefined; lacking in good manners • uncouth

  24. determination is a synonym for… • fortitude

  25. comfortable is an antonym for… • austere

  26. a sudden, disturbing feeling, usually of unease or illness • qualm

  27. modest is an antonym for… • haughty

  28. deeply or seriously thoughtful • pensive

  29. to drive away or off; to make vanish • dispel

  30. characterized by clear, precise expression in a few words • succinct

  31. confident is an antonym for… • tentative

  32. compel is an antonym for… • dispel

  33. cowardice is an antonym for… • fortitude

  34. crude is a synonym for… • uncouth

  35. formal is a synonym for… • austere

  36. vague is a synonym for… • obscure

  37. strength and firmness of mind • fortitude

  38. to build; to put up • erect

  39. to persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task • persevere

  40. a mood free from stress or tension • tranquility

  41. unable to see distant object clearly • myopic

  42. misgiving is a synonym for… • qualm

  43. hesitant is a synonym for… • tentative

  44. dismiss is a synonym for… • dispel

  45. curt is a synonym for… • succinct

  46. quit is an antonym for… • persevere

  47. ignore is an antonym for… • ponder

  48. chaos is an antonym for… • tranquility

  49. carefree is an antonym for… • pensive

  50. proud is a synonym for… • haughty