English 3 H Vocab 6
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  • 1. English III Honors Vocabulary Lesson 6
    October 5, 2009
    Ms. Barletta
  • 2. 1. antipathy (n.): an intense dislike
    HINT: anti=against; path=emotions
    2. elucidate (v.): to make clear
    HINT: lucid
    3. imminent (adj.): likely to happen; threatening
    HINT: immediate
    4. banal (adj.): common, ordinary
    5. obdurate (adj.): stubborn; hardhearted
    Vocabulary Lesson 6
  • 3. 6. peruse (v.): to read carefully; scrutinize
    HINT: perceive
    7. bedlam (n.): a noisy uproar; a scene of wild confusion
    8. affluence (n.): wealth; richness
    HINT: If you have affluence, you might also have influence over others.
    9. scurrilous (adj.): coarsely abusive; vulgar
    HINT: If someone is violent and scurrilous, you might be scared of them.
    10. parody(n.): a work which imitates another in a ridiculous manner
    HINT: comedy
    Vocabulary Lesson 6
  • 4. 11. sedulous (adj.): hard working; diligent
    12. onerous (adj.): burdensome; heavy; hard to endure
    13. amoral (adj.): lacking a sense of right and wrong
    HINT: a=not; moral=having values
    14. eschew (v.): to keep away from; to avoid; to shun
    HINT 1: Shoo
    HINT 2: If you are allergic to nuts, you might eschew cashews.
    15. denouement (n.): an outcome; result
    HINT: announcement
    Vocabulary Lesson 6
  • 5. 16. disdain (n.): scorn; to look upon or treat with contempt
    HINT: If you get dissed by someone, they are showing disdain for you.
    17. raze (v.): destroy completely
    18. autonomous (adj.): self-governing
    HINT: auto=self
    19. hamper (v.): to make more difficult
    20. deprecate (v.): to express disapproval
    Extra Words!
  • 6. Monday, October 5th: Introduction to Vocabulary Lesson 6; take notes on Act II of The Crucible; begin reading Act III in The CrucibleHomework: Write vocabulary short story using 15/20 words
    Tuesday, October 6th: Read and discuss Act III in The Crucible
    Wednesday, October 7th: SAT reading comprehension; analyzing and planning writing promptsThursday, October 8th: Continue reading Act III in The CrucibleHomework: Finish reading Act III The Crucible; study for Vocabulary Lesson 6 Quiz
    Friday, October 9th: Vocabulary Lesson 6 Quiz; review and take notes on Act III in The Crucible (11:30 Dismissal)
    Coming up this week
  • 7. Week 8 (Spirit Week)
    Monday, October 12th: Introduction to Vocabulary Lesson 7; read Act IV of The CrucibleHomework: Write vocabulary short story using 15/20 words; finish reading The Crucible
    Tuesday, October 13th: Take notes on Act IV of The Crucible; review The Crucible Homework: Study for The Crucible Test
    Wednesday, October 14th: Test on The Crucible
    Thursday, October 15th: Discuss 5 page paper; outline for paper topics; explanation of how to conduct scholarly research
    Homework: Read “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving (literature book or click on the link to read the full text online http://www.horrormasters.com/Text/a0687.pdf); study for Vocabulary Lesson 6 Quiz
    Friday, October 16th: Vocabulary Lesson 7 Quiz; review and discuss “The Devil and Tom Walker”
    (Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 17th)
    *Have purchased The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Penguin Classics) by Monday, October 19th (students may also read the full text online, but it is recommended that they purchase the novel)
    Coming up next week