The Many Directions of
snack: It's a silly combination, but
make sunny-side UP eggs in a
skillet (2 per person), and wash down with a glass of 7-UP!
A piece of lined paper numbered from 1 to 50; pen or pencil
There is a two-letter word in English that perhaps has more
meanings than any other two-letter word. That word is UP.
You can look it UP!
is listed in the dictionary as:
adverb (modifies action)
preposition (shows direction)
adjective (modifies a noun), or
It's easy to understand UP, when it means toward the
sky or an object that is on top of a tall piece of furniture. But when we
awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP? Why
is it UP to the last batter to win the game? These are the more
abstract uses of the word, and they seem to be endless.
Brainstorm all the different uses for the word UP, and
list them. Can you come up with 50? Are you . . . UP to the task?
a meeting, a topic comes UP.
we talk out loud, we speak UP.
put people UP for political office.
If you get stuck, think of every room in the house . . . different
occupations . . . ways to compete . . . ways to communicate . . . clothing . .
. emotions . . . and you can always check a large-size dictionary for more
Don't screw UP! Now I'll