English 3H Vocabulary Lesson 5

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English 3H Vocabulary Lesson 5

  1. 1. English III Honors Vocabulary Lesson 5<br />September 29, 2009<br /> Ms. Barletta<br />cbarletta@dphds.org<br />http://www.dphdsenglish.org<br />
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  3. 3. SAT Registration and Test Dates<br />U.S. Registration Deadlines 2009-10<br />Have registered by September 9th to take the SAT on October 10th<br />Have registered by October 1st to take the SAT on November 7th<br />Have registered by October 31st to take the SAT on December 5th<br />Have registered by December 15th to take the SAT on January 23rd<br />College Board<br />
  4. 4. Vocabulary Lesson 5<br />1. fop (n.): an excessively fashion-conscious man<br />HINT: Fashion Cop<br />2. imprecation (n.): a curse<br />HINT: Incantation <br />3. non sequitur (n.): something that does not logically follow<br />HINT: Not sequential <br />4. sanguine (adj.): cheerful; optimistic<br />HINT:<br />5. bowdlerize (v.): to remove offensive passages of a play, novel, etc.<br />Trivia: Thomas Bowdler censored Shakespeare’s works<br />
  5. 5. Vocabulary Lesson 5<br />6. impair (v.): to weaken; to cause to become worse<br />HINT:<br />7. panegyric (n.): an expression of praise<br />HINT:<br />8. quandary (n.): a puzzling situation; a dilemma<br />HINT: <br />9. ebullient (adj.): enthusiastic<br />HINT:<br />10. deference (n.): respect; consideration<br />HINT: Reverence <br />
  6. 6. Vocabulary Lesson 5<br />11. carnal (adj.): relating to physical appetite, especially sexual<br />HINT: Carn/Caro= flesh in Latin<br />12. nebulous (adj.): hazy, vague, uncertain<br />HINT: Nebulous cloud<br />13. rakish (adj.): carefree; dashing; jaunting<br />HINT:<br />14. elegy (n.): a sad or mournful poem<br />HINT: Eulogy<br />15. pedantic (adj.): tending to show off one’s learning<br />HINT: <br />
  7. 7. Extra Words!<br />16. audacious (adj.): daring; bold<br />HINT: <br />17. virtuoso (n.): a highly skilled artist<br />HINT:<br />18. innocuous (adj.): harmless<br />HINT:<br />19. hyperbole (n.): an exaggeration; overstatement<br />HINT: Hyper<br />20. insularity (n.): narrow-mindedness; isolation<br />HINT:<br />
  8. 8. SAT Writing Prompt<br />Plan and write a three paragraph essay based on the following prompt:<br />In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, Nora, a middle-class wife who struggles to find her identity, is confronted with what “defines” her. Responding to her husband, who has just told her that she is a wife and then a mother, Nora states, “I don’t believe in that anymore. I believe that, before all else, I’m a human being, no less than you-or anyway, I ought to try to become one. I know that the majority thinks you’re right, Torvald, and plenty of books agree with you, too. But I can’t go on believing what the majority says, or what’s written in books.” –An excerpt from A Doll’s House, 1879 (Vocabulary SAT Book 3, p. 108)<br />
  9. 9. Assignment<br />Write a three paragraph essay in which you discuss the ways in which society tries to define people. Consider how the roles imposed by society restrict or aid the lives of individuals. Support your position with examples from literature, history, personal observations, or experiences. <br />
  10. 10. Coming up this week<br />Tuesday, September 29th: Vocabulary Lesson 5 Intro; read and discuss Act II in The Crucible<br />Homework:Write vocabulary short story using 15/20 words<br />Wednesday, September 30th: SAT writing prompt<br />Homework: Revise last week’s SAT essay<br />Thursday, October 1st: Finish reading Act II in The Crucible; begin reading Act III; take notes on Acts II&III<br />Homework: Study for Vocabulary Lesson 5 Quiz<br />Friday, October 2nd : Vocabulary Lesson 5 Quiz; finish taking notes on Act III of The Crucible<br />

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