English 9

Daily Vocab: Sagacious – adj.: Very wise or shrewd. (The noun sage refers to one who is distinguished for wisdom, rich in experience, and sound in judgment). –  Glen turned to his father for advice, for he knew him to be sagacious and understanding.

Pusillanimous – adj: lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid; proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit – Clark Kent appears to be very pusillanimous; whereas, Superman is in no way cowardly or faint-hearted.

Vocab Mini Lesson – Capitalization – This will be on Friday’s Quiz

Read The Pearl through Chap 2 and into Chap 3

Extended Due Date for Research Paper – Because some of you have Writing Conferences on Wednesday, so you will have more than one day to make corrections, the due date for the final draft of the Research Paper will be Friday, 01/15.

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