Continue Reading; Vocabulary

16 Dec

12th Grade:

Vocabulary:
Ubiquitous (adj)- ever present, found everywhere.  —- Ubiquity (n)- state of being everywhere

Ideology (n)- a system of ideas and beliefs that form a theory or way of life

Listen to/ discuss John Lennon’s “Working Class Hero.”

http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njG7p6CSbCU

9th Grade:

Define the following words from Of Mice and Men: Aloof, meager, scowl, apprehension, contemptuous, arouse, reprehensible, pugnacious

Continue Reading, with chapter 4.

10th Grade:

Deferred: (v) put off to a later time, postpone

Fester (v)- left untreated to become infected

Read: Langston Hughes’ Harlem (A Dream Deferred)

“What happens to a dream deferred?

      Does it dry up

      like a raisin in the sun?

      Or fester like a sore—

      And then run?

      Does it stink like rotten meat?

      Or crust and sugar over—

      like a syrupy sweet?

      Maybe it just sags

      like a heavy load.

      Or does it explode?”

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