PAVE MAP: Make some predictions based on the sentences. Then look up the word, find a sample sentence other than the one given. No definitions given today!
PONDEROUS: Ponderous, he walked slowly, thinking about the important decision he had to make.
OBLIVIOUS: The blank expression on her face showed that she was completely oblivious that there was a test today.
WEDNESDAY WRITING: "Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon." - Elizabeth Caddy Stanton