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Bell Ringers

2014-2015 Bell Ringer 12A:

Create a one page short story using (all) your vocabulary words from List One.

1. Accentuate
2. Adept
3. Affront
4. Allay
5. Allure
6. Animation
7. Annihilate
8. Annul
9. Apex
10. Appalling

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(2014-2015) Bell Ringer 2A:

Please list and define TEN literary devices.

(2014-2015) Bell Ringer 1A:

(Please copy prompt.) If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only bring three items, what would you bring and why? (People, technology, boats, and/or floating devices may not be included.)

Write a ONE PAGE response.

Bell Ringers: Quarter 4 Notebook Check

Notebook Test
Bell Ringers

1-4D: Sentence Completion with corrected answers (On my website)
5D: Write 3 sentences with all parts of speech (N,V,Prep, Adv, Conj, Pron, Inter, Adj)
6D: Write a ½ page summary for Chapter 24 in The Scarlet Letter (Pull four quotations from the text.)
7D: Write down as many literary terms that you know and define them.
8D: Write down FIVE test taking strategies and explain.
9D: Copy the notes and chart on pg 180 and complete Exercise 6.
10D: Copy the notes and chart on pg 199-201and complete Exercise 15.
11D: Page 360 Review B
12D: page 252 Review A and B
13D: page 462-463 Preview A

 

*You will have a few minutes at the beginning of class to use the grammar books for Bell Ringers 9D-13D.

Bell Ringers 1-4 D, EOC Prep

Sentence Correction Practice Questions

 

Read the following sentences and select the option that corrects the underlined sections. If the sentences sections are correct as written, choose option A.

 

1. If the books have been cataloged last week, why haven’t they been placed on the shelf?

A. have been cataloged
B. would have been cataloged
C. was cataloged
D. were cataloged
E. had been cataloged

2. Jessica Mitford wrote The American Way of Death, a best-selling book that led eventually to an official investigation of the funeral industry.

A. that led eventually
B. that had led eventually
C. that eventually led
D. which eventually led
E. who eventually led

3. Sabotage came from the French saboter, which means “to clatter with wooden shoes (sabots).”

A. which means “to
B. which means, “to
C. that means “to
D. that means-“to
E. that means, “to

4. When studying an assignment, it is wise to read it over quickly at first, than see the major points, and finally outline the material.

A. first, than
B. first: then
C. first-then
D. first, then
E. first-than

5. To judge the Tidy City contest, we picked an uninterested party.

A. picked an uninterested party.
B. picked an interested party!
C. picked a disinterested party.
D. are in the process of picking an uninterested party.
E. picked an disinterested party.

6. Linda decides they had better scram before the killers find them.

A. had better scram
B. had better leave
C. should hurry and scram
D. could hurry and leave
E. had better get out

7. I really dug the character of Brutus.

A. dug
B. thought about
C. thought of
D. admired
E. gazed at

8. Once upon a point a time, a small person named Little Red Riding Hood initiated plans for the preparation, delivery and transportation of foodstuffs to her Grandmother.

A. and transportation of foodstuffs to her Grandmother.
B. and transportation of food stuffs to her Grandmother.
C. and transportation of food supplies to her Grandmother.
D. and transportation of foodstuffs to her grandmother.
E. and, transportation of food supplies to her grand mother.

9. The setting of a story effects the story’s plot.

A. effects the story’s plot.
B. effects the stories plot.
C. affect the story’s plot.
D. affects the story’s plot.
E. affects the story’s plots.

10. Arctic trees are scrubbiest than trees in milder climates.

A. scrubbiest than trees
B. scrubbier then trees
C. scrubbiest than are trees
D. scrubbier than are trees
E. scrubbier than trees

11. Quebec rises in a magnificent way above the St. Lawrence River.

A. rises in a magnificent way above
B. rises in a magnificent way, way above
C. rises magnificently above
D. rises magnificently way above
E. is raised in a magnificent way above

12. Someone gives the school gerbils every year.

A. Someone gives the school gerbils
B. Some one gives the school gerbils
C. Some one gives the School gerbils
D. There is a person that gives the school gerbils
E. An individual gave gerbils

13. During colonial days, a school room looked rather empty.

A. colonial days, a school room looked
B. colonial days, a schoolroom looked
C. colonial days; a schoolroom looked
D. colonial days; a school room looked
E. colonial days-a schoolroom looked

14. The helium-filled balloon rose in the air.

A. rose in the air.
B. was rising in the air.
C. was in the air.
D. rose into the air.
E. would rise in the air.

15. If I had the address, I would have delivered the package myself.

A. had the address,
B. had the address;
C. had the address-
D. had had the address;
E. had had the address,

16. Do you know that these gloves have lay on the bureau all week?

A. have lay on
B. have laid on
C. would lie on
D. had laid on
E. have lain on

17. If I would have known about the team tryouts, I would have signed up for them.

A. had known
B. would have known
C. could of known
D. had been told
E. could have been told

18. If he would have revised his first draft, he would have received a better grade.

A. would have revised
B. had revised
C. could of revised
D. had of revised
E. would revise

19. Valarie claims that cats made the best pets.

A. made the best pets.
B. could be the best pets.
C. are the best pets.
D. make of the best pets.
E. make the best pets.

20. By next month, Ms. Jones will be Mayor of Tallahassee for two years.

A. will be Mayor of Tallahassee
B. will have been Mayor of Tallahassee
C. will be mayor of Tallahassee
D. will have been mayor of Tallahassee
E. could have been mayor of Tallahassee

Bell Ringer 19C

EOC Prep problems:

Read the following sentences and select the option that corrects the underlined sections. If the sentences sections are correct as written, choose option A.

1. If the books have been cataloged last week, why haven’t they been placed on the shelf?

A. have been cataloged
B. would have been cataloged
C. was cataloged
D. were cataloged
E. had been cataloged

2. Jessica Mitford wrote The American Way of Death, a best-selling book that led eventually to an official investigation of the funeral industry.

A. that led eventually
B. that had led eventually
C. that eventually led
D. which eventually led
E. who eventually led

3. Sabotage came from the French saboter, which means “to clatter with wooden shoes (sabots).”

A. which means “to
B. which means, “to
C. that means “to
D. that means-“to
E. that means, “to

4. When studying an assignment, it is wise to read it over quickly at first, than see the major points, and finally outline the material.

A. first, than
B. first: then
C. first-then
D. first, then
E. first-than

Bell Ringer 18C

Has the meaning of the scarlet letter changed? If so, please describe the process in which the symbol has changed, what it has changed to, and what you think the final meaning of the symbol will be. If not, make a valid argument (with textual support) on why the meaning of the scarlet letter has not changed.

Bell Ringer 17C

Free Write Friday (and Monday):Create a one page story using literary elements such as foreshadowing, imagery,

Bell Ringer 16C

Shadows and light are symbols that are seen frequently in The Scarlet Letter. Write 3/4 of a page discussing the use of shadows and light seen in other literary works.

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