Tuesday, April 29, 2008

WAVE Week #27

TUESDAY -- Definition Word Chart


Sorry, have to find your own definitions this week -- no purple sheets

Are you A good Citizen (in moodle).

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

WAVE Items #11

Gabcast! WAVE Items #11

Week #27 2008
TUESDAY VOCAB -- Word Understanding

STRUT - a self-important walk (there are other definitions as well -- ).
His strut along the campus shows his self-confidence and slight arrogance.

CAULDRON - a huge cooking pot (again, more than one definition for this word).
The cauldron contained a large amount of boiling stew ready to be served to the line of people.

WEDNESDAY WRITING - Complete in moodle.
Today is "Home Run Day" in honor of baseball great Hank Aaron hitting his first home run in 1954.

If someone was to create a day to honor a first for you, what would that day be called and what events of yours would it honor?

Explain a time when you felt like "strutting" a bit -- what happened to make you want to walk a bit more confidently? Answer in mooodle - WAVE VOCAB EXTENSION: Strut

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Week #26


gullible (overly trusting).
He is so gullible that he believes everything he reads in The National Inguirer.

obsolete (no longer valid).
Some computers, after only a couple of years usage, become obsolete and must be replaced by newer models.

On this day in 1867, aviator Wilbur Wright was born. Through a lifetime of commitment, the Wright brothers performed the first ever manned powered flight.

What types of lifetime dreams do you have for yourself?

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

WAVE #25


ELUCIDATE (to explain; to make clear)

Teachers mush carefully elucidate the lessons if their students are going to understand the content.

ABSTAIN (desist; go without; withdraw)

During certain holidays some religious people abstain from eating certain foods because it goes against their beliefs.


"The noblest question in the world is, what good can i do in it?" - Benjamin Franklin

Use the SAY (write the quote) MEAN (what does it mean to you MATTER (what implications/impact does it have on your life?) strategy with this quote.