2/12 – Self reliance and Beowulf Quiz

Round Table: 1st and 2nd block:
Quote Wall – use padlet
“Self-Reliance” Readings – in groups, summarize main idea and respond with your reaction to the ideas.

Emerson from Self
Share with class group findings

HW: Bring in a news story to read to the class about someone today illustrating self-reliance.

 

 

English IV: 4th block:
Vocab 1 handout Honors English IV Vocab 1 Quiz

Honors English IV OCS Vocab Unit 1

Word
Definition
Synonyms
Allocation
the action or process of allocating or distributing something.
Allotment, appropriation, quota
Ascetic
a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of thoughtful ideals and practices extreme self-denial for religious reasons.
Austere, discipline,
Beguile
to take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually followed by of)
Deceive, entice, mislead
Crass
without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; obtuse; stupid
Stupid, rude, vulgar
Defray
to bear or pay all or part of (the costs, expenses, etc.)
Finance, settle, fund
Lassitude
weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, etc.; lack of energy; listlessness; languor.
Apathy, dullness, exhaustion
Enjoin
instruct or urge (someone) to do something.
admonish, urge, encourage
Envoy
a diplomatic agent.
Delegate, representative
Interloper
a person who interferes or meddles in the affairs of others
Intruder, trespasser
Vicarious
performed, exercised, received, or suffered in place of another
Delegated, by proxy
Admonish
to caution, advise, or counsel against something
Advise, berate, censure
muse (noun and verb)
n- any goddess presiding over a particular art v- to think or meditate in silence, as on some subject.
V : wonder
EC:
Vacuous
having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless.
Stupid, Foolish
Licentious
unrestrained by law or general morality; lawless; immoral
Amoral, uncontrolled
Pecuniary
of or relating to money
Monetary, banking, budgeting

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