H10 A - Week 5

January 14 - 18

Monday, January 14

  • Vocab warm-up:
    • Frankenstein II crossword puzzle
    • Frankenstein II vocab quiz tomorrow!
  • Bioethics essay
    • new ideas?
  • Citation attribution


Tuesday, January 15

  • vocab quiz
  • Trip to library
    • info on researching topics


Wednesday, January 16

  • New vocab! Latin Roots I
  • STRING or STRICT: to bind or to draw tight
    • (this is the first root, not a vocab word)
    • 1. astringent –
        • n., astringent – 1. substance that shrinks tissues and slows blood flow 2. a harsh comment or argument
        • adj. - the characteristic of shrinking the tissues and slowing the flow of blood by drawing together the blood vessels. 2. stern; austere
    • 2. constrict, v - draw together; bind
    • 3. restrict, v. – keep within limits; confine
    • 4. stricture, n. – adverse criticism (literally, “tightening”); censure; a restriction on a person’s activities


  • Research time!
  • Tomorrow we will look at examples of in-text citation.
    • Today, just research.


Thursday, January 17

  • vocab warm-up:
  • · 5. stringent, adj. – strict (literally, “binding tight); rigid; severe

VOR: eat greedily

· 6. carnivore, n. – flesh-eating animal

· 7. devour, v. – 1. eat greedily or ravenously. 2. seize upon and destroy

· 8. herbivore, n. – plant-eating animal


  • Finish Improved Attribution Sentences
  • Look at In-Text Citation options
  • Keep researching
    • Are you finding helpful articles?
    • I'm happy to offer assistance!
  • Plan:
    • Today and tomorrow, Thursday and Friday: Research
    • Monday - No School
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Jan. 22, 23, 24 - Writing
      • Thursday - finish Rough Draft
    • Friday, Jan. 25 - Peer Editing
      • help each other with rough drafts


Friday, January 18

  • vocab warm-up:
  • · 9. omnivore, n. – person or animal that eats everything (both animals and plants)

· 10. voracious, adj. – 1. greedy in eating. 2. insatiable, as a voracious appetite.

CIDE: killing, killer

· 11. genocide, n. – deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group

· 12. herbicide, n. – substance that kills plants

  • Basic Essay Notes
  • Example essay
  • Keep up the research!
  • We'll be writing next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday