|Subject Area||ELA/ Reading|
|Unit of Instruction||The Outsiders|
LAFS.7. L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
I can identify various literary devices in a text.
Monday, May 10: No Bell Ringer
Friday, May 14: Vocabulary Test
Vocabulary, Week 7:
Comport (v) conduct oneself; behave; accord with; agree with
Conform (v) behave according to socially acceptable conventions or standards; comply with rules, standards, or laws; be similar in form or type
Contempt (n) the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn
Leery (adj) cautious or wary due to realistic suspicions
Liaison (n) a person who acts as a link to assist communication or cooperation between groups of people
Menace (n) a person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger; a threatening quality, tone, or atmosphere; (v) threaten, especially in a malignant or hostile manner
Stifle (v) restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion); prevent or constrain (an activity or idea).
Taut (adj) stretched or pulled tight; not slack
Tentative (adj) not certain or fixed; provisional; done without confidence; hesitant
Weary (adj) feeling or showing tiredness, especially as a result of excessive exertion or lack of sleep