HW 2-5

    Due Thurs., Feb. 20


    Find 3 things you would associate with each word, list words in ABC order, use each word in a sentence, and study for test on Friday.


    1. eligible - adj.  qualified for or alowed or worthy of being chosen

    2.  justify - v.  defend, explain, or make excuses for by reasoning

    3.  appropriate - adj.  suitable for a particular person, place, or situation

    4.  fascinated - adj.  having your attention fixated as though by a spell

    5.  portable - adj.  easily or conveniently transported

    6.  brigade - n.  army unit smaller than a division

    7.  thoroughly - adv.  in an exhaustive manner

    8.  remarkable - adj.  worthy of notice

    9.  disaster - n.  an event resulting in great loss and misfortune

    10.  devise - v.  arrange by systematic planning and united effort

    11.  elated - adj.  exultantly proud and joyuful; in high spirits

    12.  stabilize - v.  support and make steadfast

    13.  penality - n.  a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor

    14.  determined - adj.  devoting full strenth and concentated attention to



    Argumentative writing.  Five paragraphs.  Body paragraph model (claim, explanation, evidence, and conclusion) & then  argumentative essay.

    Begin reading Tangerine which will take 7-10 weeks.  After argument writing, we will practice explanatory and response to literature essay writing.

    NO HOME READING LOG for week Feb.18-21

    Students are to read 30 mins. per session, four sessions per week.