English 9 honors vocab 5 and sat

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English 9 honors vocab 5 and sat

  1. 1. English 9 Honors Vocabulary Lesson 5
  2. 2. Vocabulary Lesson 5  1. jaded (adj.): worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence HINT: Faded  2. gist (n.): the main point HINT: If someone hits you with their fist, you get the gist.  3. advocate (v.): to recommend; to speak in favor of HINT: Advertise; Vocal  4. efface (v.): to obliterate; to wipe out HINT: Erase your face  5. charisma (n.): a personal appeal or attraction; magnetism HINT: Charm
  3. 3. Vocabulary Lesson 5  6. ogre (n.): a brute; a large monster; a frightful giant HINT: Shrek  7. mesmerize (v.): to hypnotize HINT: Hypnotize  8. entity (n.): anything having existence; either physical or mystical HINT: Entire  9. bandy (v.): to exchange words; to discuss casually HINT: Banter  10. dastardly (adj.): cowardly and treacherous HINT:
  4. 4. Extra Words!  11.mundane(adj.):everyday; commonplace HINT:  12. seclusion(n): isolation HINT: Seclude  13. tirade (n): extensive scolding HINT:  14. servile(adj.): slavish; servant-like HINT: Servant  15. soporific (adj.): sleep causing HINT:
  5. 5. SAT Writing Prompt  Write a 3 paragraph essay responding to the following statement:  The Kites (hawks) of olden times, as well as the Swans, had the privilege of song. But having heard the neigh of the horse, they were so enchanted with the sound, that they tried to imitate it; and, in trying to neigh, they forgot how to sing. Aesop, Sixth Century B.C.
  6. 6. SAT Writing Assignment  Aesop was a prolific fabulist who used animals in his fables. In an essay, explain why Aesop used hawks and swans to convey the moral lesson of his fable, and then provide a modern explanation of the message. Support your idea with evidence from your reading, classroom studies, experience, and observation. (SAT Book 1, p. 51)
  7. 7. SAT Outline Paragraph 1:  Introduce Aesop’s fable and explain and support your perspective  Include thesis statement Paragraph 2: Use examples from classroom studies, literature, etc. Paragraph 3: Prove your thesis Leave the reader with further points to consider

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