# Algebra 1 � 1st Semester by 7B4G21r

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English 4 – 1st Semester

Instructions:
1. ALL WORK IS TO BE DONE AT SCHOOL.
2. Bring your packet to class every day.
3. Take the Pre-Test; blue E’s mean exempt.
4. Read tutorial, take notes, do the practice/application (80% or higher).
6. ALL mastery tests MUST be mastered.
7. Take mastery test up to 3 times to earn 80%; 4 times or more earns 50%.
8. Answer all questions for the OFF-LINES.
9. COPY ALL MASTERY, POST TEST AND EXAM GRADES ONTO PACKET.
10. Tell me BEFORE you start the Post-Test and exam.

Unit One
1. Pre-Test
2. OFFLINE: Word Origins as an Aid to Understanding
1. What is a thesaurus used for? (other resources)

2. Define etymology. (Activity 1)

3. Transitional Devices in Paragraphs
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test 1
_____ Mastery Test 2
4. Order of Sentences in Paragraphs
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
5. Improving Structure in Paragraphs
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
Question #8 should read “Choose the best
improvement for sentence 4 (not 3).”

_____ Mastery Test
6. OFFLINE: Sentence Structure
1. Define:     (Activity 2)
independent clause

dependent clause (subordinate clause)

2. Define: (Activity 1)
noun phrase

verb phrase

prepositional phrase

3. Define compound sentence. (Activity 3)
4. Which problem is illustrated by the following sentence:
I love to stargaze, however tonight was too cold for
enjoying the stars.
improper use of voice
wordiness
unclear meaning
*incorrect punctuation

5. What is the mistake in the following sentence:
Like any mother, the kids tested her patience with their
constant bickering, thereby causing her to raise her
voice.
There should be no comma after mother.
“Thereby causing her to raise her voice” should be
a separate sentence.
*“Like any mother” is a dangling modifier.
The sentence is correct.

7. Types of Sequence
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
8. Following Steps in a Sequence – use papers in other resources
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
9. Understanding Logical Relationships 1
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test 1
_____ Mastery Test 2
10. Understanding Logical Relationships 2
_____ Tutorial
_____ Mastery Test 1
_____ Mastery Test 2
11. OFFLINE: Analyzing Themes in Literature
1. Define: (Activity 1)
theme

universal theme

_____ Tutorial 1
1. What are 5 characteristics of strong voice?

2. What are 3 characteristics of weak voice?

3. What are 3 characteristics of stiff voice?

4. What are 3 characteristics of overly
conversational voice?

_____ Tutorial 2
_____ Tutorial 3
_____ offline: Highlighting Your Individual Voice - skip
_____ Tutorial 1
_____ Tutorial 2
_____ Tutorial 3
_____ offline: Proofreading for College - skip
_____ Tutorial 1
_____ Tutorial 2
_____ Tutorial 3
_____ offline: Varying Your Sentence Structures – skip
15. Approaching a Peer Review
_____ Tutorial 1
1. When do you use:

_____ Tutorial 2
_____ Tutorial 3
_____ offline: Approaching a Peer Review - skip
_____ Tutorial 1
_____ Tutorial 2
_____ Tutorial 3
_____ offline: Reviewing Your Own Work - skip
17. OFFLINE: Stepping into Writing Process
1. Define: (Activity 3)
active voice

passive voice
18. OFFLINE: Tactics Used by the Media
1. What’s the primary purpose of news writing?   (Activity 6)

2. What is the purpose of persuasive writing? (Activity 6)

STOP! – You must tell me before you start this test.
19. Post Test – Unit 1 (20 questions)
Unit Two
1. Pre-Test
2. OFFLINE: Denotative and Connotative Meanings of Words
1. Define: (Activity 1)
connotation

denotation

3. Using Singular Verbs with Subjects that Look Plural
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
4. Using the Subjunctive Verb Form “Were”
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
5. Avoiding Predicate-Subject Mismatches
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
6. Using If-Then-Else Statements
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
7. Understanding Literature
_____ Tutorial
1. Define: (other resources)
protagonist

antagonist

the exposition of a story

_____ Problem Solving Activity
_____ Mastery Test
8. A Strategy for Reading Literature
_____ Tutorial

_____ Problem Solving Activity
_____ Mastery Test
9. OFFLINE: Plot and Setting
1. List the 5 main elements of a plot. (Activity 1)

2. Where does the conflict of a fictional story usually present
itself? (Activity 1)

3. Define the setting of a story. (Activity 3)

10. OFFLINE: How to Write a Short Story
1. In writing what does “show, don’t tell” mean? (Activity 4)

2. Define reverse outlining. (Activity 2)

STOP! – You must tell me before you start this test.
11. Post Test – Unit 2 (20 questions)
Unit Three
1. Pre-Test
2. offline: Meanings of Figurative Language - skip
3. Choosing the Best Linking Word to Join Clauses
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
4. Using Directions with Maps and Floor Plans – use papers in other
resources
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
5. Using Directions with Diagrams – use papers in other resources
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
6. Figurative Language
_____ Tutorial
1. Define: (other resources)
metaphor

personification

simile

repetition

onomatopoeia

2. What is best defined as a technique used by a
speaker or an author to provoke an emotional
response to what is being said or written?
context setting
exigency
rhetorical device
historical backdrop

_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
7. Symbolic Meaning
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
8. OFFLINE: The Nature of Poetry
1. Define: (other resources)
metonymy

intonation

hyperbole

pace

2. Which of the following is considered an element of a poem’s
form rather than its content? (Activity 1)
the poem’s narrator
the person, event, or issue being addressed
the setting or context of the poem
the poem’s figurative language

3. Which is NOT a poetic sound device? (other resources)
alliteration
consonance
allusion
assonance

4. A meditative poem that conveys the speaker’s feelings or
emotions is called a _____. (other resources)
lyrical poem
free verse poem
narrative poem
9. Literal Meaning of Drama
_____ Tutorial
_____ Application
_____ Mastery Test
If you see answer choices BUT no question, the

10. Interpretation of Drama
_____ Tutorial
_____ Mastery Test
11. OFFLINE: Exploring Shakespeare
1. Define:      (Activity 2, 3)
soliloquy

climax

(dramatic) chorus

12. OFFLINE: Poetry Extravaganza
1. Define a Shakespearean sonnet. (Activity 5)
13. OFFLINE: How to Give a Speech
1. What is a “casual order” organizational pattern of a speech?
(Activity 2)

2. Explain the purpose of a “signpost” in a speech? (Activity 3)

3. Define exigency. (Activity 3)

4. List 6 ways to organize a speech. (Activity 2)

STOP! – You must tell me before you start this test.
14. Post Test – Unit 3 (21 questions)

STOP! – You must tell me before you start this test.
Semester Exam (40 questions)

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