Vocabulary English 8 1 Prestige Reputation or influence arising from success achievement rank or other favorable attributes distinction or reputation attaching to a person or thing It made any Jew in Battle School dream of being ID: 798959 Download
The Book. The Characters. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin. he . is the protagonist of the novel. Ender is only six years old when we first meet him, but he is a brilliant boy who has been monitored to see whether or not he should go to "Battle School" to become an International Fleet commander. Ender is the hope of the Fleet against the alien "buggers." .
Mrs. . Bakhru. OMHS. What is Science Fiction?. The genre involves speculation on current or future. technology.. It is based on writing rationally and entertainingly. about alternate possibilities in settings .
A Novel Study. Explanation of Terms . The . International Fleet. (often shortened to . I.F.. or . IF. ) is an organization created to protect Earth from the alien . Formics. (buggers). The Fleet has two commanding .
Week de r da we de r lin il ou we ll a ac ac ss act to de ib ot h ake ea acc ed ac ss ake r M rs s au T Gua new pa r yl e de tt to T act ss wa ed 170 beg ac in E li age in 656 ng C II pe tt ed s gap we ng 1656 wh y we ll ed ac to ng ed ac
WORK OUT. WEEK TWO/DAY ONE. In the 1700s and 1800s in Peru bullfighters were women, which fought bulls while riding horseback and that was also the time when the major breeds of fighting bulls were developed..
The Basic Principle: A subject must agree with its verb(s).. S. ingular. . subjects must have . singular. verbs.. Plural. subjects must have . plural. verbs. . In other words, subjects and verbs must match. .
Vocabulary. English 8. 1. Prestige --. Reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank or other favorable attributes; distinction or reputation attaching to a person or thing.. . “It made any Jew in Battle School dream of being .
Download - The PPT/PDF document "Ender’s Game Week 4" is the property of its rightful owner. Permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web site for personal, non-commercial use only, and to display it on your personal computer provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright notices contained in the materials. By downloading content from our website, you accept the terms of this agreement.
Ender’s Game Week 4
Presentation on theme: "Ender’s Game Week 4"— Presentation transcript:
Ender’s Game Week 4 Vocabulary
1. Prestige --
Reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank or other favorable attributes; distinction or reputation attaching to a person or thing.
“It made any Jew in Battle School dream of being
, and conferred
on him from the start” (Card 99-100).
2. Persistence --
The act or fact of
endurance or continuing steadfastly or firmly in some state, purpose, course of action, or the like, especially in spite of opposition.
“It soon became clear to Ender that even though Dink was very, very good, his
in holding onto the corridor gravity orientation instead of thinking of the enemy gate as downward was limiting his thinking” (Card 102).
3. Hegemony --
Leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others.
“Because as long as people are afraid of the buggers, the I.F. can stay in power, and as long as the I.F. is in power, certain countries can keep their
” (Card 110).
4. Jibe --
A derisive or provoking remark.
“Shen then took the idea to heart, and after each
from the older boys, he had a group of four
recite the words loudly, five or six times” (Card 113).
5. Leverage --
The mechanical advantage or power gained by using a lever, such as a rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by force applied at a third.
“The tight grip gave Ender some leverage” (Card 115).
6. Protruding --
To project outwards; to be thrust forward.
“ Only the crest of the Giant’s face was still visible, and it was white bone, like limestone
from a discouraged, withering mountain” (Card 117).
7. Gullible --
Easily deceived or cheated; credulous.
“ They had become quite deft at sifting accurate information out of the stories of the hopelessly ignorant,
news writers” (Card 126).
8. Nonchalance --
The state or quality of being or projecting a feeling of cool indifference, lack of concern, apathy, or casualness.
, but she listened eagerly” ( Card 129).
9. Manipulating --
To manage or influence skillfully, especially in an unfair manner.
me, she thought, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t sincere” (Card 132).
10. Inflammatory --
Tending to arouse anger, hostility, passion, etc.
“At first, Peter insisted that they be deliberately