Vocabulary: (Units 9 and 10 plus all foreign words/phrases from first semester)



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Semester Exam – 2016

Twelfth grade


VOCABULARY: (Units 9 and 10 plus all foreign words/phrases from first semester)
Unit 9: acuity, delineate, depraved, enervate, esoteric, fecund, fiat, figment, garner, hallow

Unit 10: idiosyncrasy, ignominy, mundane, nuance, overweening, penchant, reputed, sophistry, sumptuous,

ubiquitous



Foreign words/phrases: (1) i.e., e.g.; (2) faux pas and du jour; (3) alma mater and cum laude; (4) prima donna and enfant terrible; (5) esprit de corps and hoi polloi; (6) joie de vivre and raison d’etre; (7) noblesse oblige and savoir faire;

(8) bete noire and persona non grata; (9) sine qua non and en masse; and (10) cause celebre and mea culpa


LITERATURE:
(1) The Middle Ages--read through and be familiar with various details: battles, rulers, feudal system,

chivalry, treaties, etc. Also, look at your Middle Ages test…


(2) Elements of a ballad--notes from the PowerPoint and worksheet with “Get Up and Bar the Door”
(3) The Canterbury Tales—Prologue, pp. 144 – 166

*know each character by description (physical, mental, etc.)

*character analysis

(4) “The Pardoner's Tale”—pp. 170 – 180

*review guided questions (worksheet)

*know basic story line


*ESSAY QUESTION – Below is the final essay that you will be drafting / composing on your exam

day. You will type your essay and submit it electronically via Turnitin.com and the deadline is listed

below. You MUST incorporate at least THREE direct quotes into your essay to help validate your

reasoning:
In literature, tone refers to the attitude a writer takes toward a subject or a character; tone can be serious, playful, admiring, sarcastic or mordant. In the Prologue of The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer definitely utilizes various tones in a manner that is evident to the reader. Choose three pilgrims that, in your opinion, clear exemplify three varied tones. Use specific examples from the text to further substantiate and defend your reasoning.
Due Date for 1S Final Exam: no later than Thursday, December 15, 2016 by 2:15 P.M.
*NOTEBOOK CHECK ON DAY OF EXAM - PAPERWORK SHOULD BE IN THE CORRECT PLACES.

MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE PREPARED FOR CLASS – YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GO TO YOUR

LOCKER AFTER THE TARDY BELL HAS RUNG…HAVE A PENCIL!
*ASSURE THAT YOU HAVE RETURNED ANY CLASSROOM NOVELS AND / OR LIBRARY BOOKS.


First Semester Exam Schedule:

  • Monday, December 12, 2016: First and Second Period Exams (7:15 – 8:45; 8:50 – 10:20)

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016: Third, Fourth and Seventh Period Exams (7:15 – 8:45; 8:50 – 10:20; 12:45 – 2:15)

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016: Fifth and Sixth Period Exams (7:15 – 8:45; 8:50 – 10:20)

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016: Makeup Exam Day (regularly-scheduled day)




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