Monday, October 5 th Warm-up

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Monday, October 5 th Warm-up. Body parts are often found in words and expressions. Break a leg means good luck to a performer. In each of the defined expressions below, fill in the missing body part. Words may be used more than once. The first one is done for you. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Monday, October 5th Warm-upBody parts are often found in words and expressions. Break a leg means good luck to a performer. In each of the defined expressions below, fill in the missing body part. Words may be used more than once. The first one is done for you.Travel at break neck speed: to go very fastAn ____ and a ____: a lot of money____ service: insincere expression of respect or supportRight-____ man: most reliable supporterKeep a stiff upper ___: stand brave and firm____ -jerk reaction: automatic responseKeep an ____ to the ground: listen carefully, be waryIce in the ______s: cannot be frightened, cool in a tense situation____ the line: follow ordersAchilles ______: a weakness

  • Tuesday, October 6th Warm-upExercise your brain cells by finding words within a larger word. Each of your answers must consist of at least four letters. Plurals are not accepted.

    Find twenty words in the wordSANDERS

  • Thursday October 8th Warm-upDuring the famous Trojan War, Achilles, the brave Greek leader and soldier, was fatally wounded when Paris struck him with an arrow in his heel, the sole vulnerable spot on Achilles body. The clich Achilles heel now means ones vulnerable spot. Fill in the missing blanks of these defined clichs.Achilles _____: vulnerable or weak spotHit _ _ _ _ _ the belt: unfair behavior_ _ _ _ _ _ of heart: to revise your opinion _ _ _ _ as a doornail: not responsive_ _ _ _ _ room: sufficient space_ _ _ _ _ wheel: person or thing that is more than neededIts _ _ _ _ _ to me: not understandable_ _ _ _ and dry: strandedIgnorance is _ _ _ _ _: at times its better not to know_ _ _ _ the gun: to act prematurely (too early)

  • Friday, October 9th WarmupWhat mountain range rises along the entire west coast of South America?Is the U.S. a republic, a democracy, or both?Did you h-e-r-e or h-e-a-r the train whistle?Was Virgil a Mongol leader, a Roman poet or Greek historian?What is the least common multiple of 4 and 6?When butter melts, do its molecules move faster or slower?The American South grows more corn than any other place on earth. True or false?What did the ancient Romans build to bring water to their cities?How many syllables are in the word temperature?If a Cat 5 is mentioned in the weather forecast, is this good news or bad news?