English I Honors Vocab 5 And Sat

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English I Honors Vocab 5 And Sat

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  2. 2. English I Honors Vocabulary Lesson 5<br />1. jaded (adj.): worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence<br />HINT: Faded<br />2. gist (n.): the main point<br />HINT: If someone hits you with their fist, you get the gist.<br />3. advocate (v.): to recommend; to speak in favor of<br />HINT: Advertise; Vocal<br />4. efface (v.): to obliterate; to wipe out<br />HINT: Erase your face<br />5. charisma (n.): a personal appeal or attraction; magnetism<br />HINT: Charm<br />
  3. 3. 6. ogre (n.): a brute; a large monster; a frightful giant<br />HINT: Shrek<br />7. mesmerize (v.): to hypnotize<br />HINT: Hypnotize<br />8. entity (n.): anything having existence; either physical or mystical<br />HINT: Entire<br />9. bandy (v.): to exchange words; to discuss casually<br />HINT: Banter<br />10. dastardly (adj.): cowardly and treacherous<br />HINT: <br />
  4. 4. Extra Words!<br />11.mundane(adj.):everyday; commonplace <br />HINT:<br />12. seclusion(n): isolation<br />HINT: Seclude<br />13. tirade (n): extensive scolding<br />HINT: <br />14. servile(adj.): slavish; servant-like<br />HINT: Servant<br />15. soporific (adj.): sleep causing <br />HINT:<br />
  5. 5. SAT Writing Prompt<br />Write a 3 paragraph essay responding to the following statement:<br />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.<br /> Aesop, Sixth Century B.C.<br />
  6. 6. SAT Writing Assignment<br />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)<br />
  7. 7. SAT Outline<br />Paragraph 1: <br />Introduce Aesop’s fable and explain and support your perspective<br />Include thesis statement<br />Paragraph 2:<br />Use examples from classroom studies, literature, etc.<br />Paragraph 3:<br />Prove your thesis<br />Leave the reader with further points to consider<br />

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