English 3 H Vocab 6


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English 3 H Vocab 6

  1. 1. English III Honors Vocabulary Lesson 6<br />October 5, 2009<br />Ms. Barletta<br />cbarletta@dphds.org<br />www.dphdsenglish.org<br />
  2. 2. 1. antipathy (n.): an intense dislike<br />HINT: anti=against; path=emotions<br />2. elucidate (v.): to make clear<br />HINT: lucid<br />3. imminent (adj.): likely to happen; threatening<br />HINT: immediate<br />4. banal (adj.): common, ordinary<br />HINT: <br />5. obdurate (adj.): stubborn; hardhearted<br />HINT: <br />Vocabulary Lesson 6<br />
  3. 3. 6. peruse (v.): to read carefully; scrutinize<br />HINT: perceive<br />7. bedlam (n.): a noisy uproar; a scene of wild confusion<br />HINT: <br />8. affluence (n.): wealth; richness<br />HINT: If you have affluence, you might also have influence over others.<br />9. scurrilous (adj.): coarsely abusive; vulgar<br />HINT: If someone is violent and scurrilous, you might be scared of them. <br />10. parody(n.): a work which imitates another in a ridiculous manner<br />HINT: comedy<br />Vocabulary Lesson 6<br />
  4. 4. 11. sedulous (adj.): hard working; diligent<br />HINT:<br />12. onerous (adj.): burdensome; heavy; hard to endure<br />HINT:<br />13. amoral (adj.): lacking a sense of right and wrong<br />HINT: a=not; moral=having values<br />14. eschew (v.): to keep away from; to avoid; to shun<br />HINT 1: Shoo<br />HINT 2: If you are allergic to nuts, you might eschew cashews. <br />15. denouement (n.): an outcome; result <br />HINT: announcement <br />Vocabulary Lesson 6<br />
  5. 5. 16. disdain (n.): scorn; to look upon or treat with contempt<br />HINT: If you get dissed by someone, they are showing disdain for you. <br />17. raze (v.): destroy completely<br />HINT:<br />18. autonomous (adj.): self-governing<br />HINT: auto=self<br />19. hamper (v.): to make more difficult<br />HINT:<br />20. deprecate (v.): to express disapproval<br />HINT:<br />Extra Words!<br />
  6. 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<br />Tuesday, October 6th: Read and discuss Act III in The Crucible<br />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<br />Friday, October 9th: Vocabulary Lesson 6 Quiz; review and take notes on Act III in The Crucible (11:30 Dismissal) <br />Coming up this week<br />
  7. 7. Week 8 (Spirit Week)<br />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<br />Tuesday, October 13th: Take notes on Act IV of The Crucible; review The Crucible Homework: Study for The Crucible Test <br />Wednesday, October 14th: Test on The Crucible<br />Thursday, October 15th: Discuss 5 page paper; outline for paper topics; explanation of how to conduct scholarly research<br />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<br />Friday, October 16th: Vocabulary Lesson 7 Quiz; review and discuss “The Devil and Tom Walker”<br />(Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 17th)<br />*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)<br />Coming up next week<br />