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Day 1: Flocabulary—
“Shakespeare is Hip Hop”
• Glue, staple, hole-punch, or tape a copy of the
lyrics into your notebook. You will need to have
a separate notebook or folder for your
vocabulary because you will TURN IN your
vocabulary work at the end of each unit for a
classwork grade!
• Listen and follow along and circle the words
you think may be new vocabulary.
• Double-check your list with the following list.
Add/highlight the words you need to know.
Flocabulary List—
“Shakespeare is Hip Hop”
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Quotidian
Fey
Gay
Pervasive
Douse
Pliable
Neologism
Commendable
Profuse
Abundant
Radiant
Fecund
Forestall
Poach
Fetter
•Figurative
•Myriad
•Plethora
•Sacrosanct
•Fabricate
•Facile
•Fatuous
•Perfunctory
•Mandatory
•Flaccid
•Flabbergasted
•Forage
•Licentious
•Lewd
•Profane
•Fortuitous
•Serendipity
•Abrogate
•Algid
•Brumal
•Hiemal
•Impecunious
•Hapless
•Hiatus
•Gregarious
•Inquisitor
•Iniquity
•Goad
•Ingenious
•Subsist
•Notoriety
•Blandish
•Flattery
•Innocuous
•Neonate
•Incessant
•Narrate
•Flout
•Pedagogue
•Buffet
Day 2: Understand the song
Answer the questions in your vocabulary notebook
1. What was that song about?
2. From whose perspective was it told?
3. Were there any lines that you especially
liked?
4. What characters were mentioned in the song?
5. What is the timeframe for the song? When did
that action take place?
6. What new information about this event/time
period did you gain from the song?
Day 3: Show the Flow
• Get out your
lyrics
• Match the
synonyms
below; do not
simply write
letters and
numbers. USE
THE
VOCABULARY
WORDS
1. Fey
2. Pliable
3. Profuse
4. Fecund
5. Fetter
6. Flaccid
7. Abrogate
8. Gregarious
9. Innocuous
10.Flout
A. Limp
B. Ignore
C. Abundant
D. Harmless
E. Bendable
F. Fertile
G. Sociable
H. Magical
I. Restrain
J. Abolish
Day 4: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At each
answer choice, write the definition or synonym
in parentheses beside it. Circle/highlight the
correct answer. Look up any words you do not
know.
Brushing one’s teeth should be a(n) ____ habit.
(A)commendable (B) fey
(C) quotidian
(D) laborious
(E) algid
Day 5: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At each
answer choice, write the definition or synonym
in parentheses beside it. Circle/highlight the
correct answer. Look up any words you do not
know.
Hip-hop is responsible for a handful of recent
______, bringing forth words like “bling-bling”
and “fo-shizzle”.
(A) plethora (B) hiatus (C)iniquities
(D) serendipities (E) neologisms
Day 6: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At each
answer choice, write the definition or synonym
in parentheses beside it. Circle/highlight the
correct answer. Look up any words you do not
know.
As the legend goes, Sisyphus was _____ to a
giant boulder, which he had to roll up a
mountainside over and over again.
(A) fettered
(B) doused
(C) abrogated
(D) goaded
(E) flouted
Day 7: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At each
answer choice, write the definition or synonym
in parentheses beside it. Circle/highlight the
correct answer. Look up any words you do not
know.
It was surprising that the actress accepted
the Oscar in a manner that was so
nonchalant and ____.
(A) licentious (B) heimal (C) ingenious
(D) incessant
(E) perfunctory
Day 8: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At each
answer choice, write the definition or synonym
in parentheses beside it. Circle/highlight the
correct answer. Look up any words you do not
know.
This rude guy named Stanley was ejected from
the stands at the basketball game for taunting
the opposing team and making ______ gestures
with his hands.
(A) fecund
(B) lewd
(C) sacrosanct
(D) pliable
(E) profuse
Day 9: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At
each answer choice, write the definition or
synonym in parentheses beside it.
Circle/highlight the correct answer. Look up
any words you do not know.
The fact that I found a rare, 1924 penny in a
pair of thrift-store pants is a great example
of the recent ____ in my life.
(A)neologism
(B) hiatus (C)serendipity
(D) notoriety
(E) neonate
Day 10: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At
each answer choice, write the definition or
synonym in parentheses beside it.
Circle/highlight the correct answer. Look up
any words you do not know.
The impoverished Favelas outside of Rio de
Janerio are among the most _____ urban
communities in the world.
(A)mandatory
(B) flaccid
(C) flabbergasted
(D) profane
(E) impecunious
Day 11: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At
each answer choice, write the definition
or synonym in parentheses beside it.
Circle/highlight the correct answer. Look
up any words you do not know.
Wild Bill Jones has a remarkable diet; he
_____ entirely on berries and bark.
(A) abrogate
(B) buffets (C) narrates
(D) subsists
(E) goads
Day12: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At
each answer choice, write the definition or
synonym in parentheses beside it.
Circle/highlight the correct answer. Look up
any words you do not know.
It was supposed to be a conversation , but
Muhammad was talking so ____ that Willie
couldn’t get a single word in edgewise.
(A) brumal (B) haplessly (C)gregariously
(D) innocuously (E) incessantly
Day 13: Sentence Completion
Copy the sentence into your notebook. At
each answer choice, write the definition or
synonym in parentheses beside it.
Circle/highlight the correct answer. Look up
any words you do not know.
When I took my date to the county fair, all
she wanted to do was play the game where
you ____ the plastic gophers with a small
rubber ball.
(A) buffet
(B) douse
(C) forestall
(D) fabricate
(E) poach
Day 14: Reading Comprehension

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