Class Agenda #111- Empathy – OMAM Film Day #3


Awesomely Bad Music Week

Timer- “I’m Too Sexy” -Right Said Fred (1992, 3:51) (yes, this really happened)


  • Use this word in a compound sentence.

  • “pugnacious” – tough by virtue of experience

    • SLTs 

  • I can use empathy to put myself in the shoes of George from Of Mice and Men.

  • I can expand my vocabulary using particularly beautiful language from Of Mice And Men.

  • I can create a variety of sentences including compound and complex.


  • “pugnacious” – tough by virtue of experience

  • deliberately” – in a careful unhurried manner

  • reassure” – cause to feel confident

  • contorted” – twisted, especially as in pain or struggle

  • “apprehensive” in fear or dread of possible evil or harm

  • -Mini Lesson

  • Review Vocabulary
  • Review Compound Sentences-

Complex Sentence- a sentence one independent clause, and at least one dependent clause.

example- When Erica wears Adidas sneakers to school, Marcos gets jelly.

example- Josh drinks coffee, it makes his face all contorted.


  • Spend 3 minutes writing as many compound sentences as you can.
  • Bonus- Use today’s vocabulary words, pugnacious, deliberately, reassure, contorted, apprehensive.  
 Class Work-
  • Continue to watch “Of Mice and Men” film version.
  • We’ll stop a 3 times to practice writing from George’s perspective.
  • Include our vocabulary words in your work.
  • Include at least 1 complex and 1 compound sentence in each of your entries.


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