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1We, the People of the United States Open Court - Fifth GradeUnit 4 - Making a New NationLesson 5We, the People of the United Statesfrom The American Revolutionaries; A History in Their Own Wordsby Milton MeltzerWord Knowledge and Selection VocabularyA presentation by Claire Stoermer- Fruitvale School - Oakland
3sovereignty autocracy foreign domestic old new antonym pairswords that mean the same or nearly the same thingHis foreign policy was excellent; however, his domestic policy was lacking.Can you think of more antonym pairs?
4needed weeks speeches fleets long e sound spelled eeThey needed weeks to write their speeches.Can you think of more words that use thisspelling for the long e sound?
5presided create approaching obstruction consonant -r blendsin a blend, you can still hear BOTH soundsThe approaching car created a lot of noise.List more words that contain consonant -r blends.Remember the blend doesn’t have to beat the beginning of the word.
6presiding derived urging prepared securing drop the final -e before adding a word endingThe presiding judge is urging the defense layer to keep her defense short.Can you identify the root words?Can you list more words where the final -e isdropped before adding a word ending?
8preamble Here is the preamble which consists of two brief parts. Jan’s report began with a long preamble.the section of text at the beginning of a law document that states why the document was written
9the handling of relations between nations diplomacyBut on the floor and off, he stressed the need for compassion and humility with that homely charm and wit that had made him so great an asset in diplomacy.The former president, who was known for his diplomacy, united the warring countries.the handling of relations between nations
10ratificationWhen the delegate reached a final draft, Franklin spoke to them, urging all to sign it. They would exert the most decisive influence during the ratification debate in the states.The ratification of the new law reduced our taxes.the formal approvalof law or laws
11a system of government in which one ruler has all the power despotism...I believe further that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other.I cannot imagine living under despotism because I have lived under a democratic government all my life.a system of government in which one ruler has all the power
12a voter in a particular area constituentIf every one of us in returning to our constituents were to report the objections he has had to it, and use his influence to gain partisans in support of them, we might prevent its being generally received...The local government polled thousands of constituents to gather information about the hopes and thoughts of people.a voter in a particular area
13Vocabulary Quiz 1.__________ a voter in a particular area 2.__________ the formal approval of law or laws3.__________ the section of text at the beginning of a law document that states why the document was written4.__________ the handling of relations between nations5.__________ a system of government in which one ruler has all of the power