11/14 – Eating Disorders and Poetry

Roundtable, 1st block:
Eating Disorders readings
Mental Illness Unit Literature Circles
HW: Read novel

English III, 2nd and 3rd block:
Vocab 3 words

Vocab Unit 3

Vocabulary Word Part of Speech Definition Synonym Antonym Sentence
Antagonize v to cause (someone) to feel hostile or angry : to irritate or upset (someone) Oppose, alienate, offend Agree, appease,  mollify Please, when camping, do NOT antagonize the grizzly bears.
Correlate v either one of two things that are closely connected or correlated with each other Connect, associate, equate Contradict, deviate, differ Texting while driving correlates to driving accidents, so don’t do it!
Efficient adj being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively effective , capable, proficient Impotent, ineffectual, incompetent Clara was an efficient manager, always juggling her employees’ needs with her boss’s’ demands.
Engage v 1. participate or become involved in* 2. cause someone to become involved in (a conversation or discussion Contribute, cooperate, augment Counteract, hinder, avoid I love to engage in debates with intelligent people who don’t get emotional.
Ethereal adj extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world Celestial, intangible, exquisite Substantial, palpable, ponderous The flight of the butterfly was the most beautiful and ethereal sight she had seen in months.
Generalize v to make a general statement or form a general opinion; especially : to state an opinion about a larger group that is based on a smaller number of people or things within that group Simplify, assume, deduce Specify, particularize, denote We can generalize certain ideas about people, but that does not mean it is the truth for every person.
Imminent adj About to happen Approaching, impending, forthcoming Distant, faint, inaccessible The imminent arrival of the new puppy had the children in high spirits and laughter.
Omit V leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intentionally or forgetfully Ignore, disregard, exclude Include, add, accommodate Tell me all about your date and omit no details!
Principle n a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior Belief, doctrine, ethic Ambiguity, baseness, depravity All men were created equal is a basic principle upon which this country was founded.
Prolong v lengthen or extend in duration or space Perpetuate, sustain, protract Shorten, curtail, abate We can prolong our lives by living well and helping others.
Rudimentary adj 1. involving or limited to basic principles  2. of or relating to an immature, undeveloped, or basic form* Elementary, fundamental, basic Developed, complex, radical A circle is the first rudimentary geometric shape that was mastered by people.
Solemn adj very serious or formal in manner, behavior, or expression; sad and serious Serious, grave, somber Playful, jocular, frivolous The people were solemn as they left the funeral.

Finish Light and Dark presentations

Yeat’s “Second Coming”


Roundtable, 1st block:

Lit circles

English III, 2nd and 3rd block:
Write four sentences using the vocabulary words correctly.

Light and Dark poems

11/7 – Soc Sem and Symbolism

Roundtable, 1st block:
Mental Health Socratic Seminar
English III, block 2 and 3:
Vocab 2

Roundtable, 1st block:
Mental Health Socratic Seminar

Vocabulary Word Part of Speech Definition Synonym Antonym Sentence
Aloof adj not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant Unfriendly, indifferent, remote Affectionate, sociable The professor was often aloof with people who asked silly questions.
Befall v to happen to someone especially as if by fate, often unpleasant or bad Transpire, occur, develop Stop, ebb, dematerialize It’s sad to think of the unhappy fate that befell him.
Condescending adj showing that you believe you are more intelligent or better than other people Arrogant, disdainful, patronizing Humble, modest, deferential His comments were offensive and condescending to us.
Corollary adj a direct or natural consequence or result Result, effect, consequence Beginning, cause, foundation One corollary of the rise of television was a massive makeover of radio’s programming.
Differentiate v 1. recognize or ascertain what makes (someone or something) different*   2. identify differences between (two or more things or people)   3. make (someone or something) appear different or distinct   4. make or become different in the process of growth or development Distinguish, characterize, contrast Confuse, associate, connect Can you differentiate between the different species of fish in the aquarium?
Exhibit v show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; to show, make visible or apparent Display, demonstrate, evince Hide, Conceal, belie, The dog exhibited no signs of aggression when the little boy pulled his tail.
Feign v pretend to be affected by a feeling, state, or injury Fake, counterfeit, affect Honest, truthful, real The woman feigned  a neck injury after her accident in order to get more insurance money.
Lethargic adj feeling a lack of energy or a lack of interest in doing things; Sleepy, listless, torpid Energetic, vivacious, animated A big meal always makes me feel lethargic and sleepy.
Paradox n an idea that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory Puzzle, enigma, ambiguity Normality, solution, standard It is a paradox that computers need maintenance so often, since they are meant to save people time.
Proficient adj competent or skilled in doing or using something Accomplished, expert, adept Novice, inept, amatuer Anna is proficient in three languages because she speaks them all fluently
Pungent adj having a strong, sharp taste or smell, often painful Sharp, acrid, caustic Bland, tasteless, odorless The smell of cooking liver and onions is pungent.
Trivial adj of little value or importance Insignificant, paltry, inconsequential Vital, important, significant Compared to her problems, our problems seem trivial.

Symbolism ppt Symbolism lesson plan
Create your own symbol