Lesson 39 Today’s Agenda SAT Question of the Day #13 (period 1) SAT Question of the Day #14 TAHF 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. Annotations Quiz over 1-3 HW: Read and annotate chapters 4-6

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Lesson 39
Today’s Agenda
SAT Question
of the Day #13
(period 1)
SAT Question
of the Day #14
TAHF
1.
2.
3.
1.
2.
Annotations
Quiz over 1-3
HW: Read and
annotate chapters
4-6
SAT Question of the Day #14
 (A)After
hours of futile debate, the
committee has decided (B)to
postpone further discussion (C)of
the resolution until (D)their next
meeting. (E) No Error.
Pronoun (their)–
antecedent (committee)
agreement error
GIVE ONE-GET ONE
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Stand up
Hand up
Pair up
Share one of your
annotations from chapters
1-3.
Explain WHY you
annotated it while the
other person listens and
then annotates his/her
own.
Repeat the process.
MOTIF
 What
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is MOTIF?
recurring idea
 What
is a MOTIF
from chapters 1-3?
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Superstition
 Spider
 Witches
 Genie lamp
Answering Multiple Choice Questions
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Underline key words & phrases in the stems and answers.
Anticipate the answer before looking at the answer choices.
This forces you to focus on the question, not the answer.
Read all answer choices.
Mark out answers you know are incorrect.
If you think there is more than one correct answer, read
closely and determine which is the BEST answer.
When a question directs you to a specific word or line, plan to
read a bit before and after the reference in order to
understand the context.
Look for those only, except, always, never questions.
Easy questions are worth the same value as difficult ones.
Circle the difficult questions and return to them at the end
 As
it is used twice in the first
paragraph, the word without is best
understood to mean
a.
b.
c.
d.
Outside
Unless
Until
Lacking
 Tom
Sawyer’s offer at the end of
paragraph 2 is ironic because
a.
b.
c.
d.
He considers himself a leader
He wants Huck to do something Huck does
not want to do
Robbers are not usually considered
respectable
Tom would not want to live with the widow
himself.
 Which
of Huck’s statements most clearly
shows that he is understanding and
tolerant of others?
a.
b.
c.
d.
“but she never meant no harm by it”
“you had to wait for the widow to tuck
down her head and grumble a little”
Here she was a-bothering about Moses,
which was no kin to her”
“I said I wished I was there”
 What
a.
b.
c.
d.
is the main idea of paragraph 3?
The widow is angry yet relieved when Huck
returns home.
Soon after Huck’s return, he begins to feel
cramped and restricted again.
Huck does not appreciate the way food is
served at the widow’s house.
Huck does not understand that the widow
is praying before the meal.
 Huck
does not “take no stock in dead
people” because he
a.
b.
c.
d.
Never knew if stories about them were true
or not
Is not interested in stories about the lives of
other people
Is somewhat frightened by stories about
dead people
thinks stories about dead people serve no
practical purpose
 The Widow
Douglas’s attitude
toward snuff could be described as
a.
b.
c.
d.
Logical
Understandable
Hypocritical
Scornful
 Which
of the following is NOT an
example of dialect?
a.
b.
c.
d.
“It was an awful sight of money”
“There warn’t really anything the
matter”
“here she was a-bothering about
Moses”
“I made up my mind that I wouldn’t try
for it”
Quiz over Chapters 1-3
HOMEWORK: Read and
annotate chapters 7-8 for Lesson 40

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