January 18, 2012
biography - "life writing" (because "bio" means "life" in Greek, and "graph" means "writing" in Greek)
Biographies are written by someone other than the person who is the topic of the article/book.
Example: books, articles
autobiography - "self life writing" (because "auto" means "self" in Greek, "bio" means "life" in Greek, and "graph" means "writing" in Greek)
Autobiographies are written by the person about their own life.
Examples: diaries, journals, memoirs, books, articles, etc.
RESTAURANT/FOOD FOREIGN WORDS (Write these in a circle map):
a la mode: (French) a scoop of ice cream on top of a dessert
a la carte: (French) a food item purchased by itself
cafe: (French) a restaurant
bistro: (Italian) a restaurant
maitre 'd: (French) the manager/host of a VERY fancy restaurant
bon appetit: (French) "have a good meal"
entree: (French) the main dish of a meal
hors d'oeuvres: (French) appetizers, usually small finger foods eaten before a meal
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Students must have their spiral notebook with them in class every day. Notes should be used on homework assignments, consulted during class, and kept for the duration of the school year.
Red = Spelling
Blue = Grammar
Green = Literature
Yellow = Academic Vocabulary
Orange = Informational Text
Purple = Writing