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Idiom "dead as a doornail"
Door nails were long used to strengthen the door. The person building or installing the door would hammer the nail all the way through the boards. On the other side, he would hammer the end flat, bending it so that the nail would be more secure in a process, called “clenching.” In doing so, the nail was rendered unusable for any other purpose. It would be difficult to remove and even more difficult to use again elsewhere. Thus, the bent nail was commonly called “dead” (not just to do with doors, but elsewhere where the nail was bent over and couldn’t be used again.
Adage/Proverb "a rising tide raises all boats"
is associated with the idea that improvements in the general economy will benefit all participants in that economy, and that economic policy, particularly government economic policy, should therefore focus on the general macroeconomic environment first and foremost.
1. Read "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost. 2. Reread the poem and discuss what is occurring in each stanza. 3. Analyze the poem; complete the poetry flip book.
1. Get the Story Times newspaper. Read the story, "The Magic Dog". 2. EBLI the two words written in BOLD: fragrance gracious 3. Answer the questions on the back of the paper. 4. Use an EBLI board to summarize the story in 15 words or less. Get checked! Transfer your summary in your StoryWorks booklet.
1. Complete the novel quiz on the first few chapters. 2. You may use the text book and your RNB to assist you. **Remember to get your TDA draft checked before you put it in your RNB (pp. 26&27).
1. Go to Wonderopolis and read/listen to "How Do You Honor Your Anscetors?" 2. Take the three question quiz on Wonderopolis. 3. Complete the Day of the Dead Quiz on the back of your MAP. 4. If you finish before work time has ended, please work on your Esperanza Rising quiz.