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6. peruse (v.): to read carefully; scrutinize HINT: perceive 7. bedlam (n.): a noisy uproar; a scene of wild confusion HINT: 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
11. sedulous (adj.): hard working; diligent HINT: 12. onerous (adj.): burdensome; heavy; hard to endure HINT: 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
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 HINT: 18. autonomous (adj.): self-governing HINT: auto=self 19. hamper (v.): to make more difficult HINT: 20. deprecate (v.): to express disapproval HINT: Extra Words!
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
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