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Today Juniors will: Check Then Go Over SAT Ex. 1-4
/ Finish Gatsby Background Research (30 minutes) /
1. The argument over the reality of global
embroils many scientists, most
warming __________
of whom disagree. Some claim that global
warming will cause a planetary holocaust
__________
in which nothing will survive. Other
scientists claim such effusive
_______ theories are
meant only to cause worldwide panic.
Indeed, they agree that global warming
exists, but that it might take thousands of
years to cause the climate to become
lethal In a thousand years, or even a
________.
hundred years, they assert, the processes
that cause global warming will be made
defunct by new technologies.
_________
. The elderly Carl knew that he was a[n]
_______________ among the young programmers
working in his office. Each time he struggled to
send a simple e-mail message, he ____________
the death of typewriter-and-telephone era in
which he had spent most of his career. Bitter that
the end of his own usefulness approached, Carl
often ____________ the young programmers for
having no concept of how to use their own
brains—not calculators—to solve equations or
analyze data. Technology had become the
programmers’_____________, he felt it had turned
him into a dinosaur. Sometimes the young
manager and his __________ mused at Carl’s
outdated experience with punch cards and
mainframes, and it fueled Carl’s resentment. He
couldn’t wait to retire.
3. “You know that it’s ___________ to
stare and make face,” said the
nanny in a[n] __________ tone.”
___________ yourself in the same
situation. How would you feel if
every child who passed ________
at you as though you were a
sideshow attraction? Learn to be a
little more __________toward your
fellow man.”
3. The character’s cell phone was an
anachronism in the movie because…
4. The famous actor traveled with a
group of lackeys who…
9. Greg became Aaron’s nemesis
when he…
Lesson #13 / Exercise 3
1. Pot, Psych, Arm
Possibility of being able to
A. potential do great things.
B. potent Able to do something effectively
C. psyche The mind or the soul
D. psychology The study of the mind
E. alarm Call to arms
F. disarm To take away weapons
3. Since the cave contained lethal
amounts of poison gas, the
rescuers had to…
1. C
Identifying Sentence Errors
Lesson #9
(there is a comma splice) and A (should be
“were made”)
2. C
3. D
(“agree with” not “to”)
(the correct personal pronoun for the
antecedent “fishermen,” is the plural, third-person
“their”)
4. A
5. A
(“most” “perfect” is a double superlative)
(“Advise” is a verb. The correct noun is
“Advice.”)
Lesson #13: Improving Sentences
(this corrects the problem with unparallel
structure, both verbs should be in the same
infinitive form.)
6. B
7. D
8. C
9. A
10. E
(this corrects the subject/verb disagreement:
“disagreement” is singular, and so is “is.”)
(this construction is most logical. It eliminates
contractions, and keeps modifiers close to their
objects.)
(the original sentence, though long, is a sentence
fragment, as were choices D & E)
(this choice corrects the misplaced modifier
problem, and avoids the passive voice of
choices A, B, and D)
Exercise I
Word Bank: cataract harlequin hoi polloi
salutary
nirvana
empathy animosity
1. Paul was never very sociable, so when he
tired of the _____________ of the city, he
sought ___________ in the peace of the
wilderness. At least once a week, he took a [an]
_________hike on the trail behind his house
until he reached Toby Creek. A drastic change in
elevation there created a sparkling
____________, and the noise of the falling water
seemed to flush away any ____________ that
Paul had generated during the workday.
Exercise I
Word Bank: obsequious cataract brevity
savant
harlequin empathy despicable offal
2. The _____________ ruler had no _________ for the
citizens who could not afford to pay higher taxes; she
ordered them to be imprisoned. Fearing the queen’s
wrath, the servants responded to her every wish in a [n]
____________ manner. The ____________dreaded
entertaining her because he feared that his wit might
offend her. Though the queen was a self-pro-claimed
__________, most of the jester’s jokes went right over
her head. The ________ of her reign can be attributed
to her assassination.
Exercise I
Word Bank: hoi polloi redundant offal savant
impinge
sentient
3. Barely ___________ after working a twelve-hour
shift at the seafood processing plant, Sal used the
forklift to move drums of fish _________ reserved for
fisherman to sue as chum. The task was nearly
finished, but Sal felt work was ____________ on his
family life, and he spilled four hundred gallons of rotting
fish parts onto the loading dock.. Sal didn’t know what
would be worse: cleaning up the disgusting mess or
enduring another ___________lecture from his boss
about losing concentration.
3. The rafters began drifing toward the
cataract in the river ahead, so they…
4. Flash cards and practice problems
are salutary ways for students to…
9. The hoi polloi did not really
notice the new legislation until…
Lesson #13 / Exercise 3
1. Anim, Sec/Sect, Cand, Id, Magn,
Un, ence
A. reanimate Bring back life
Full
of
greatness
B. magnanimous
C. candidate One who shines
D. Candescence The quality of shining
To cut between
E. intersect
F. bisect To cut in two
3. Charlie had genuine empathy
for the troubled youths because he,
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