Week of August 29th- September 2nd
1.A. Argument - an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry one.
B. The two businessmen got in a argument over the profits.
C. Disagreement over something.
2. A. Cite - quote (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work.
B. He began to cite the words out of the book
C. Speech at event.
3. A. Passive - accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance.
B. He was passive of his actions, but he didn't tell anybody.
C. Not liking what someone is doing but accepting it.
4.A. Personification- the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
B. The author used personification in his book about talking bears.
C. Calling a car "her" or "she"
5. A. Point of view - a particular attitude or way of considering a matter.
John told his story from a different point of view.
C. Telling two of the same stories from two different people.
Week of September 5th - 9th
6.A. collaborate - work jointly on an activity, especially to produce or create something.
B. He collaborated with a professional on his project.
C. Working with another person to do something.
7. A. articulate - (of a person or a person's words) having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently.
B. He was able to articulate the speech very well.
C. A speaker being able to read fluently.
8. a. Evolve - develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form.
B. Bob was able to evolve quickly to his new environment
C. Changing to get used to something.
9.A. meticulous - showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.
B. He was very meticulous about his appearance.
C. Making sure whatever your doing is perfect.
10.A. Agile - Able to move quickly and easily.
B. He was very agile as he passed the car.
C. Passing a car easily and under control.
Week of September 12th - 16th
11. A. Hypotenuse - the longest side of a right triangle, opposite the right angle.
B. John multiplied the hypotenuse by the other two sides of the triangle to get the area.
C. Going from 1st to 2nd to 3rd base is the hypotenuse of a baseball field.
12. A. Converse - Switching the hypothesis and conclusion of a conditional statement.
B. The converse of "If it is raining then the grass is wet" is "If the grass is wet then it is raining."
C. Changing a statement to make it yours but it means the same thing.
13.A. Irrational numbers - Numbers with decimals that never end.
B. Bubba tried to find the end of the irrational number, but soon figured out he wouldn't find it.
C. 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286 ...
14. A. Rational Numbers - Numbers with decimals that do have an end.
B. Bubba did find the end of the rational number though.
15. A. Square root - The square root of a number is a value that, when multiplied by itself, gives the number.
B. The square root of 16 is 4, and the square root of 25 is 5.
C. 4X4 = 16 5X5 = 25
Week of September 19th - 23rd
16.A. Elastic Potential Energy - energy stored in any object or material that is bent, stretched, or compressed.
B. The sling shot launched the rock using it's elastic potential energy.
C. Bow and arrow.
17.A. Newton - the unit in the metric system used to measure force.
B. The football player hit with a lot of newtons.
C. Gravity makes a 1 kilogram mass exert about 9.8 Newtons of force.
18. A. Force Field - an area around an object where an object can influence another object with out touching it. A magnetic field is an example of this.
B. The force field was strong between the two magnets.
C. There was an electrical field surrounding the base.
19. A. Inertia - how hard it is to get something moving, stop a moving object, or change the direction of a moving object.
B. The inertia was high to stop the moving truck.
C. Stopping a car from sliding down a hill.
20. A. Normal Force - a equal but opposite force that pushes back when you stand, sit, or push on a surface so you do not sink through that surface.
B. The normal force of the solid material kept me from sinking through it.
C. Sitting down and not falling through the chair.
Week of September 27 - 30
21. A. Accept - consent to receive (a thing offered).
B. He was given a gift that he didn't like, but he was forced to accept it.
C. Accepting something given to you.
22. A. Except - Counting out, making an exception.
B. Everybody could go to the haunted house except Bubba, who was the only person who wasn't aloud to go.
C. Everybody can go except you aren't aloud.
23. A. Affect - have an effect on; make a difference to.
B. Joe's actions had a huge affect on John, who does things different now because of what Joe did.
C. Something that can happen to you, or affect you.
24. A. Effect - a change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause.
B. The side effects of taking the medicine can include headaches, drowsiness, and/or blurry vision.
C. Side effects to a new medicine.
25. A. Principle - a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning.
B. The chemistry class was easy, but some people didn't follow the basic principles.
C. The rules the class is based on.
Week of October 3rd - October 6th
26. A. Allusion - an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
B. Mujami was lost in the dessert, and he had the allusion of civilization, but it wasn't really there.
C. Seeing something that isn't really there.
27. A. Onomatopoeia - the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.
B. The comic book was loaded with onomatopoeias, but didn't really have any real dialog.
C. BAM, WHOOSH, or KATOW.
28. A. Alliteration - The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
B. The book of tongue twisters used a lot of alliteration, but it didn't make much sense.
C. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
29. A. Irony - The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
B. He said he didn't know how to do the project, but everyone knew he was being ironic.
30. A. Figurative - Departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical.
B. John was very sarcastic, or figurative.
C. A metaphor.