"The Cost of Survival"
Vocabulary
Grammar
Milton
This Class
100

This term refers to the central theme or "point" of the text.

Main idea.

100

The date of the first vocabulary quiz for this class.

8/24

100
Grammatical term for a person, place, thing, or idea. 

Nouns

100

What road is Milton High School on?

Birmingham Highway

100

What is your teacher's room number?

Mr. Whitfield -- 2306

Mrs. Oliver -- 2207

200

"The Cost of Survival" is an example of this type of writing.

Argumentative Writing.

200

The most basic part of a word (has one meaning and cannot be broken down any further).

Root.

200

Grammatical term for an action or a state of being.

Verb

200

Who is the principal of Milton High School?

Mr. Jones

200

What percentage of your final grade do Major assessments count for?

55%

300

The author of "The Cost of Survival" argues for this position.

"The adventurer should be the one to foot the bill" if they require rescue services.

300

The meaning of "vis, vid".

Latin: see.

300

Grammatical term that describes nouns. 

Adjective

300

Who is the 9th grade assistant principal?

Mrs. Glymph

300

What are the three "layers" of content within this course?

Literature units, vocabulary, and grammar

400

The author of "The Cost of Survival" uses these to support their main idea.

Details/Evidence
400

The meaning of "mort".

Latin: death.

400

Grammatical term that describes verbs, adjectives, and others of itself.

adverbs

400

What year was Milton High School founded?

1921

400

What is the first written major you will have for this class?

An argumentative brochure on the best way to "survive" freshman year

500

In what state can hikers be billed for their rescue if they recklessly put themselves in danger?

New Hampshire

500

The meaning of "ject"

throw

500

Grammatical term that shares relationships, locations, position, etc. 

Preposition

500

What is the name of Milton's eagle mascot?

Eddie

500

When is your first assessment for this course and what focus will it cover?

Literature unit (main idea, detail, and summary) on 8/23

Click to zoom