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Sustained Silent Reading. 15 Minutes of SILENT reading. Stay seated If you do not have a book, you may use one of mine from the shelf, a top 10, or a magazine. Follow the class rules. Raise your hand if you have a question or need help! NO MUSIC. C = No conversation H = Raise your hand - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Sustained Silent Reading15 Minutes of SILENT reading. Stay seatedIf you do not have a book, you may use one of mine from the shelf, a top 10, or a magazine.Follow the class rules. Raise your hand if you have a question or need help! NO MUSICC= No conversationH= Raise your hand A= SSR 15 MinutesM= No movement, stay seated in YOUR deskP= If you are ACTUALLY readingS= Level 0Library at the beginning of the period.1AnnouncementsStuCo MeetingFriday 9/27FCA @ 7:45 a.m.Picture dayQuiz corrections due!The Outsiders quiz, over chapters 5-8Volleyball game Thursday

Vocabulary Review- Ch. 5Reluctant

I put the book down reluctantly. I wanted to start it right then. Pg. 72Eluded

I was trying to find the meaning the poet had in mind, but it eluded me. Pg. 79Fiend

Im what you might call a Pepsi addict. I drink them like a fiend. Pg. 79Unwilling or hesitant; disinclinedPerson who is excessively fond of or addicted to somethingAn evil spirit or demon; a wicked or cruel personTo evade, avoid or escapeFail to be grasped or remembered Vocabulary Review, Ch. 6Towheaded

We think the towheaded kid is going to be alright. Pg. 96Keeled

You just keeled over from smoke inhalation and a little shock- of course, that slap on the back didn'tt help much. A person with very blonde hairTo turn over on its side, to fall over or collapseReview Ch. 7Mimicked

Hed grab one guys press hat and anothers camera and walk around interviewing nurses and mimicking TV reporters. Pg. 98Juvenile Delinquent

On the front page of the second section was the headline: JUVENILE DELINQUENTS TURN HEROES. Pg. 104Aghast

Ever consider working for a living? Work? Two-Bit was aghast.

AnalogiesAnalogies are a comparison between two/four things. The two on the left share the same relationship as two on the right. For example, if the two on the left are opposites, the two on the right must be opposites. Lets look at an example.asHAPPYSADPRETTYUGLYExamplesSPOUT : TEAPOT :: _______: CANDLEJURASSIC : PERIOD :: CHICAGO : _____CLIFF : STEEP :: _____ : UNDERGROUNDCAKE : BATTER :: WINDOW : _____MS. PORTER: TEACHER :: MR. TURNER: __________

WICCITYCAVEGLASSPRINCIPALThe OutsidersRead Chapter 8 as a classPay attention to any important information, and keep track of it! Grab an exit ticket.

Vocabulary Review, Ch. 8Faltered

I wont be able to walk again, Johnny started, then faltered. Not even on crutches. Busted my back. Divert

It was the reward of two hours of walking aimlessly around a hardware store to divert suspicion. Doggedly

Two-Bit knew what I meant, but doggedly pretended not to. To speak in a hesitant or unsteady voice.To distract someone or their attention from somethingTo cause something to change courseHaving or showing tenacity and grim persistenceDiscussion GroupsC-with your group onlyH-raise your hand if you need helpA-We are discussing the book The OutsidersM-Stay seated in your group unless you need to sharpen your pencil or get a tissue.P-EVERYONE should be actively engaged in the conversation.S-Sound should be a 2.Discussion Question #1Discuss Ponyboys evolving conception of the Socs. How does his opinion of the Socs at the end of the novel differ from his opinion at the beginning?

Make sure to document your groups discussion.Discussion Question #2Compare and contrast Johnny and Dally. What roles do they play in the novel? What roles do they play In Ponyboys life?Discussion Question #3How is Nothing Gold Can Stay, the Robert Frost poem that Ponyboy recites to Johnny at the church, relevant to Ponyboy and Johnnys story?Discussion Question #4Think about the role of physical violence in the novel. Is the violence shocking, predictable, boring, or melodramatic? Do you think such violence has a different effect on readers today than it did when the novel was first published?