Friday, March 1, 2013

G Block: Class Work 3-1-13

Welcome to March. Please read the following directions carefully and complete the necessary work by the end of the block. It is always wise to save your work as a Word file prior to posting in case you encounter any technical glitches.


1. Revisit the tone lesson from earlier this week. Compose a comparative thesis statement that acknowledges the similarities and differences between "Rock & Roll Band" and "Have a Cigar." Use the following structure: Though both A and B "contain" __________________________________, A uses ___________ and ___________ to ______________________________ while B uses ___________ and ___________  to ______________________________.

2. Display your understanding of semicolons by composing a sentence for each semicolon type. Use a vocabulary word (from any lesson) in each sentence. (between independent clauses; before a conjunctive adverb; to separate a list).

3. Click here to visit FreeRice.com. Play. Help save hungry children.

31 comments:

Katy Johansen said...

1. Though both "Rock & Roll Band" and "Have a Cigar" contain tone, "Rock & Roll Band" uses sanguineous and jovial tones to tell an uplifting story of how their band came to be, while "Have a Cigar" uses obsequious and cynical tones to question the sincerity of the man responsible for the band's success.

2. She brushed and flossed her teeth twice every day; however, she still got cavities.
I like cheese; bleu is my favorite
This summer, Bobby traveled to London, England; Beijing, China; and Harlem, New York.

Anonymous said...

Though both “Have a Cigar” and “Rock & Roll Band” contain the same universal idea, “Have a Cigar” uses a more cynical and contemptuous tone to get across a kind of negative or sarcastic message while “Rock & Roll Band” uses a lyrical and jovial tone to alert the audiences that this is a more upbeat and motivational message.

Alexis Masse

Anonymous said...

1. Revisit the tone lesson from earlier this week. Compose a comparative thesis statement that acknowledges the similarities and differences between "Rock & Roll Band" and "Have a Cigar." Use the following structure: Though both A and B "contain" ___bands starting out____, A uses __past experiences__ and ____imagery_______ to _______show have far the came________ while B uses ____imagery_____ and ____present tense events_______ to ______show their success_____________.





julia flaherty

kaitlinaucoin said...

Though both “rock and roll band” and “have a cigar” contain the same subject matter, “rock and roll band” uses a jovial tone and band member's point of view to show their struggle of a life in the band but how they still love it, while “have a cigar” uses cynical tone and a record labels point of view to display how the record label uses young up and coming artist just for their money.

The diminutive mouse loved cheese; cheddar is the Jerry's favorite.

I love to dance; although, I always get acute injuries.

I am not a skeptic and have been to all theses cities that portray ghostly activities; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston, Massachusetts, and Albany, New York.

Anonymous said...

Kyra Bryant

1)Though both Rock & Roll Band and Have a Cigar contain a symbolic symbol, the cigar (showing wealth, and luxury),"Boston- Rock & Roll Band" uses positive tone and point of veiw to show their strugles as a band, in a positive feed. While "Pink Floyd- Have a Cigar" uses negative tone and expirience to question the sincerity and goodness of people.

2)Jenny adamantly to do her chores: therefore, she was sent to her room and was grounded.

My mother had gotten things for the beach, she got: beach chairs, towels, and sandwhiches.

The dog went to play in the backyard; it started raining so he came back inside the house.

Gianna Larson said...

Though both “Rock and Roll Band” and “Have a Cigar” contain a tone, “Rock and Roll Band” uses a cheerful tone and a happy mood to show how there band came to be while “Have a Cigar” uses a cynical tone and a mysterious mood to criticize the record executive.

kathleen romano said...

1. Revisit the tone lesson from earlier this week. Compose a comparative thesis statement that acknowledges the similarities and differences between "Rock & Roll Band" and "Have a Cigar." Use the following structure: Though both A and B "contain" two rock bands talking about how they’re becoming famous, “Have a Cigar” uses a cynical tone and a band as audience to criticize the record executive while” Rock and Roll Band” uses a jovial tone and a fan base as audience to show how the band came to be.
2.The meeting is scheduled for 4 o'clock; this represents a change to the time on the agenda.

Kathleen Romano

Alex Carignan said...

Though both “Rock and Roll Band” by Boston and “Have a Cigar” by Pink Floyd contain the same subject matter, “Rock and Roll Band” uses a jovial tone and lead singer’s point of view to show what life was like before the band got famous, while “Have a Cigar” by Pink Floyd uses an obsequious tone by the speaker and a record company’s point of view to display what the record label does to young bands that they do not know before they get famous.
I have been to the morose cites: San Francisco, California; Boston, Massachusetts; and New York City, New York.
Pizza is my favorite type of food; voluminous bacon pizza is my absolute favorite.
I get headaches a lot; even though I take Tylenol to mitigate the pain, I am still plagued with migraines

Alex Carignan said...

Though both “Rock and Roll Band” by Boston and “Have a Cigar” by Pink Floyd contain the same subject matter, “Rock and Roll Band” uses a jovial tone and lead singer’s point of view to show what life was like before the band got famous, while “Have a Cigar” by Pink Floyd uses an obsequious tone by the speaker and a record company’s point of view to display what the record label does to young bands that they do not know before they get famous.
I have been to the morose cites: San Francisco, California; Boston, Massachusetts; and New York City, New York.
Pizza is my favorite type of food; voluminous bacon pizza is my absolute favorite.
I get headaches a lot; even though I take Tylenol to mitigate the pain, I am still plagued with migraines

Scott Albert said...

Though both "Rock & Roll Band and "Have a Cigar." contain the stories of each rock band “making it”.”Rock & Roll Band” uses a jovial speaker (point of view) and imagery to convey the story that through their hard work and sacrifice, they finally made it big and were now doing well for themselves. While "Rock & Roll Band” uses an obsequious speaker (point of view) to show how they felt they were “buttered up” to sign with the record company they chose.

I have been to Boston, Massachusetts; Albany, New York; and Bangor, Maine.
It was so small; the cat fit in my palm.
I would eat anything; although I would enjoy a sandwich.
Scott Albert

Scott Albert said...

Though both "Rock & Roll Band and "Have a Cigar." contain the stories of each rock band “making it”.”Rock & Roll Band” uses a jovial speaker (point of view) and imagery to convey the story that through their hard work and sacrifice, they finally made it big and were now doing well for themselves. While "Rock & Roll Band” uses an obsequious speaker (point of view) to show how they felt they were “buttered up” to sign with the record company they chose.

I have been to Boston, Massachusetts; Albany, New York; and Bangor, Maine.
It was so small; the cat fit in my palm.
I would eat anything; although I would enjoy a sandwich.

Gianna Larson said...

2. She loves to play soccer; Lexi is very good at it.

I like to drink milk; although, i am lactose and tolerant.

I have visited the cities providence, Rhode Island; Boston, Massachusettes; and Hartford, Connecticut; when i went on vacation.

Shamus Melchert said...

Shamus Melchert Period G 3/1/13

1.) Though both “Rock & Roll Band” and “Have a Cigar” are autobiographical but contains different tones, “Rock & Roll Band” uses jovial and whimsical to display that as a band, they had a fun and enjoyable time together, while “Have a Cigar” utilizes cynical and sardonic tones to show that the speaker was attempting to lure in the person he/she was talking to.
2.) A. I like lacrosse; however, hockey is definitely my favorite sport.
B. The fastest mammal in the world is a cheetah; while the sloth is the slowest. C. Boston, Massachusetts; Honolulu, Hawaii; Santa Clara, California.

Anonymous said...

colin mello

1. Though both “Have a Cigar” by Pink Floyd and “Rock n’ Roll Band” by Boston hare both autobiographic but use different tones, “Rock n’ Roll” uses a jovial and reflective tone to describe the band while “Have a Cigar” uses an forthright and cynical tone to describe what the executive thinks of the band.
2. A. My favorite day is Friday; Sunday is the worst.
B. The fastest way to travel is by plane; while walking is the slowest.
C. Boston,Massachusetts ; Miami, Florida; Albany, New York are all capitals in the United States.

Anonymous said...


Though both “Have a Cigar” and “Rock & Roll Band” contain a jovial sense of tone, “Have a Cigar” is cynical and obsequious to question the sincerity of people but in a sarcastic manor while “Rock & Roll Band” is didactic and sanguine to inform people of the life of a musician.
Paul is a great abstract artist; he is talented with the gift of color.
Billy Bob has been to many different places in the world; Dublin, Ireland; Providence, Rhode Island; and Brockton, Massachusetts.
Cynthia brushed her hair every night and ever day; however, she kept finding knots.
Lauren Rogers

JOhn weeks said...

Though both 'Have A Cigar' and 'Rock and Roll Band' contain showcase the rise of the rock bands, 'Have a Cigar; uses optimistic and cynical to not trust anyone and be smart while 'Rock and Roll band uses jovial and sanguineous to prove that the rock and roll dream is great.

Anonymous said...

Ty Cabrera:

Rock & Roll Band" and "Have a Cigar." Use the following structure: Though both A and B "contain" two rock bands talking about how they’re going to become famous.” Have a cigar” A uses _flattery and metaphor to foretell _success, while B uses a cynical tone_ and _foreshadowing to describe their future.

Emily Eberle said...

Though both “Rock n’ Roll Band” and “Have a Cigar” contain tone, “Rock n’ Roll Band” uses a sanguineous tone and a band member’s point of view to experience life in a band while “Have a Cigar” uses a cynical tone and a manager’s point of view to question the sincerity of people.
Sentences
1. In the cache I found; a gold ring, a letter, and a key.
2. Lizzie is ambidextrous; she used both hands to write her essay.
3. It was cold outside, although; I still took my dog for a walk.

Lizzie Hanson said...

Though both “Rock n’ Roll Band” and “Have a Cigar” contain tone, “Rock n’ Roll Band” uses a sanguineous tone and a band members point of view to experience a music life while “Have a Cigar” uses a cynical tone and a record executives point of view to question the sincerity of people.
1. When my mom and I went on a walk yesterday, we saw; a diminutive dog, rainbow, and my cousin Paul.
2. My non-ominous sister went to college two years ago starting as a freshman; Tara goes to Roger Williams University.
3. My brother studied for his history test for hours, therefore; he got an A on his test.

Anonymous said...

A and B contain the same universal idea but in a different way. A uses imagery to try to explain about what it’s like to be on tour. B has an upbeat tone to it because the “manager” is trying to convince a boy to join the “game”( the music industry).







Lacey B

jake burgess said...

Though both “have a cigar” and “Rock and Roll band” have a record deal, “have a cigar” uses cynical and sardonic tone to demonstrate disgust while “Rock and roll band” uses jovial and whimsical tone to show the love for the record man.
Zelinski liked meandering through the halls; sometimes he even went through classrooms.
I like cheese; bleu is my favorite.
This summer Bill Bo Jon went to Norton, Ohio; Daytona, Florida; Florida, California.

Lizzie Hanson said...

Though both “Rock n’ Roll Band” and “Have a Cigar” contain tone, “Rock n’ Roll Band” uses a sanguineous tone and a band members point of view to experience a music life while “Have a Cigar” uses a cynical tone and a record executives point of view to question the sincerity of people.

1. When my mom and I went on a walk yesterday, we saw; a diminutive dog, rainbow, and my cousin Paul.
2. My non-ominous sister went to college two years ago starting as a freshman; Tara goes to Roger Williams University.
3. My brother studied for his history test for hours, therefore; he got an A on his test.

Lizzie Hanson said...

Though both “Rock n’ Roll Band” and “Have a Cigar” contain tone, “Rock n’ Roll Band” uses a sanguineous tone and a band members point of view to experience a music life while “Have a Cigar” uses a cynical tone and a record executives point of view to question the sincerity of people.

1. When my mom and I went on a walk yesterday, we saw; a diminutive dog, rainbow, and my cousin Paul.
2. My non-ominous sister went to college two years ago starting as a freshman; Tara goes to Roger Williams University.
3. My brother studied for his history test for hours, therefore; he got an A on his test.

Kasara said...

1. Although both “Rock N Roll Band” by Boston, and "Have A Cigar" by Pink Floyd contain the meaning of being famous or in a band, “Rock N Roll Band” uses Rhyme and tone to get across it’s idea of being in a rock roll band while "Have A Cigar" uses Irony and tone to get across it’s idea of trickery; The speaker is talking about the character by saying that “You're gonna go far,” but actually not even knowing the characters name.
2. A) Over the following dates John won soccer games for his team; August 2002; January 2003; April 2003; September 2012.

Claudia Robert said...

1) There are many similarities between the two songs “Rock and Roll Band” by Boston and “Have a Cigar” by Pink Floyd; but while they do “Rock and Roll Band” uses an auto-biographical perspective and jovial tone while “Have a Cigar” uses a managerial perspective and a cynical to describe making in the music industry.
2) A) I enjoy watching shows on Netflix; my favorite is Heroes.
B) My favorite character in Heroes is Sylar; however I also like Nathan.
C) The character Hiro from Heroes has been many places, being a time traveler, like: Tokyo, Japan; Brooklyn, New York; and Dallas, Texas.

Anonymous said...

1) I love to cheerlead; though i get skeptical about what my coaches say about me.

2) Next week i will be back in school, doing work, and studying at home for tests.



Lacey B

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