Read the story Pericles on page 297-299 on your own. Then, read and take Cornell Notes on page 300-301. Use this template. Create a copy of your own and share it with me.
1. bibliopole (n) – someone who sells rare books
The bibliopole sold me the hidden Harry Potter novel.
2. conniption (n) – a fit of rage or hysterics
My little brother had a conniption when mom said he couldn’t eat cereal for breakfast.
3. bruxism (n) – grinding of the teeth
My frustration about vocabulary was the source of my bruxism.
4. cryptozoology (n) search for mythical animals, like the Loch Ness monster or Sasquatch
I plan to major in cryptozoology when I get to Hogwarts
5. noctambulist (n) a sleepwalker
Last night a noctambulist was walking down the street in Newberg.
6. pilgarlic (n) - a bald-headed man
Pilgarlics tend to be exceptionally smart people because there’s no hair to keep knowledge from entering their brains.
7. scofflaw (n) - someone who disobeys the law
You’re no scofflaw; I believe you’ll follow the rules.
8. sternutator (n) - something that causes sneezing
All of the pollen in the air is a real sternutator this time of year.
9. flibbertigibbet (n) - excessively talkative person
“There are no flibbertigibbets in this classroom!” Mr. Alpert said with zero sarcasm.
10. microsmatic (adj) - having a good sense of smell
She’s a very microsmatic detective. Her nose helps to solve all sorts of cases!
Create your own adventure! Figure out places you'd like to go and how much it'll cost. Make it awesome! Don't forget to complete this document and share it with me.
We'll be reading about the protection of World Heritage sites in class today and answer these questions.
1. abridge (v) – to make shorter in words
I read an abridged version of the book that was much shorter.
2. apex (n) – the highest point, as of a mountain
We skied to the base of the mountain from its apex.
3. blithe (adj) – joyous
She seemed so blithe and happy on her birthday.
4. culprit (n) – a guilty person
He was found to be the culprit. They found cookie crumbs in his pocket.
5. deteriorate (v) – to grow worse
My health began to deteriorate when I refused to go to the doctor.
6. erudite (adj) – very learned
The erudite professor loved to talk about history.
7. fledgling (n) – a young bird
I found the fledgling on the ground and tried to nurse it back to health.
8. mendacious (adj) – untrue
His statement was mendacious. I knew nothing about the stolen cookies.
9. outcry (n) – a loud cry
I heard the outcry as she jumped from the high diving board into the pool.
10. replenish (v) – to fill again
Can you please replenish my water glass? I’m still thirsty.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.