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1 Felicity Learns a Lesson Gorfien © 2009

2 Pages 1-15 Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

3 Apprentice A person legally bound through service to a master craftsman in order to learn a trade. A person legally bound through service to a master craftsman in order to learn a trade. You could be an apprentice to a merchant, a blacksmith, a silversmith, and many other trades. Gorfien © 2009

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5 Whistling Making a clear musical sound, a series of such sounds, or a high-pitched, warbling sound by forcing air through a small opening formed by contracting the lips. Gorfien © 2009

6 Impatient Restless in desire or expectation; uneasy, hasty, or impetuous. Antonym- calm Gorfien © 2009

7 Breeches Knee-length trousers, often having ornamental buckles or elaborate decoration at or near the bottoms, commonly worn by men and boys in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. Gorfien © 2009

8 Calmly Free from excitement or passion; tranquil, quiet or peaceful. Antonym- agitated Gorfien © 2009

9 Properly Conforming to established standards of behavior or manners; correctly or suitably. Gorfien © 2009

10 Do You Know the Words? Match the words and definitions. 1. Impatient 2. Breeches 3. Calmly 4. Whistling 5. Apprentice 6. Properly A. Free from excitement or passion; tranquil, quiet or peaceful. B. Making a clear musical sound, a series of such sounds, or a high-pitched, warbling sound by forcing air through a small opening formed by contracting the lips. C. Restless in desire or expectation; uneasy, hasty, or impetuous. D. A person legally bound through service to a master craftsman in order to learn a trade. E. Knee-length trousers, often having ornamental often having ornamental buckles or elaborate buckles or elaborate decoration at or near the decoration at or near the bottoms. bottoms. F. Conforming to the established standards of behavior or manners. Gorfien © 2009

11 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

12 Governess A woman who is employed to take charge of a child's upbringing, education, etc. Gorfien © 2009

13 Ceremony The formal activities conducted on some solemn or important public occasion. Examples: wedding, confirmation, graduation. Gorfien © 2009

14 Escort A person, accompanying another or others for protection, guidance, or courtesy. A chaperone. During the 1700’s, all young ladies had to be escorted when going out in public. Gorfien © 2009

15 Bustling To move or act with a great show of energy; a flurry of action. Gorfien © 2009

16 Do you Know the Words? Answer the riddles. I am a woman who takes care of other peoples’ children. I teach them how to behave properly and sometimes help with their education. Who am I? I am a woman who takes care of other peoples’ children. I teach them how to behave properly and sometimes help with their education. Who am I? I am a male who is called upon to chaperone young ladies when they go out in public. Who am I? I am a male who is called upon to chaperone young ladies when they go out in public. Who am I? When people are very busy and run around in a flurry of activity you would use this word to describe their movements. What is the word? When people are very busy and run around in a flurry of activity you would use this word to describe their movements. What is the word? This word means to conduct a formal activity such as a wedding or graduation. What is the word? This word means to conduct a formal activity such as a wedding or graduation. What is the word? Gorfien © 2009

17 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

18 Invitation(s) The written or spoken form with which a person is invited to an event or gathering. Gorfien © 2009

19 Ladylike Acting like a lady; well-bred, well- mannered, courteous. Gorfien © 2009

20 Determined Decided or resolved to take a certain action; firm or unbending. Gorfien © 2009

21 Uncivilized Not civilized or cultured; disrespectful. You are not behaving in a manner that is accepted by the community. Antonym- respectful, courteous. Gorfien © 2009

22 Colonists Original settlers or founders of a colony. Gorfien © 2009

23 Do You Know the Words? Tell what vocabulary word matches the picture. Gorfien © 2009

24 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

25 Disloyal Untrue to one's obligations or allegiances; not loyal; faithless; treacherous. Gorfien © 2009

26 Unfair Not just or evenhanded; biased Gorfien © 2009

27 Tax A sum of money demanded by a government for its support or for specific facilities or services, property, sales, etc. Gorfien © 2009

28 Sampler A piece of cloth embroidered with various stitches, serving to show a beginner's skill in needlework. Gorfien © 2009

29 Do You Know the Words? Act out the following words for the class. UnfairTaxDisloyalSampler Gorfien © 2009

30 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

31 Calling To make a short visit; stop at a place on some errand or business. Gorfien © 2009

32 Bed Chamber A bedroom in a colonial house. Gorfien © 2009

33 Bully An overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people. Gorfien © 2009

34 Do You Know the Words? Tell a word for each picture. Gorfien © 2009

35 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

36 Loyalist A person who remained loyal to the British during the American Revolution; Tory. Gorfien © 2009

37 Grave Threatening a seriously bad outcome or involving serious issues; critical Antonym- frivolous Gorfien © 2009 What situations has President Obama felt grave about?

38 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

39 Traitor A person who betrays another, a cause, or any trust. A double-crosser, spy. Gorfien © 2009 Benedict Arnold was a famous traitor during colonial times. He was a general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but switched sides to the British Empire. While he was still a general on the American side, he obtained command of the fort at West Point, New York, and plotted unsuccessfully to surrender it to the British. After the plot failed, he served in the British military.general American Revolutionary WarContinental ArmyBritish Empire West PointNew YorkBritish

40 Pages Vocabulary Gorfien © 2009

41 Privilege A right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed only by a person beyond the advantages of most. Sometimes the idea of privilege is fair and sometimes it’s not. Fair Privilege- You help your parents all day around the house and they let you stay up late. Unfair Privilege- The color of your skin is white so you get to ride at the front of the bus. Gorfien © 2009

42 References 1.http://www.americangirlpublishing.com/ch aracters/felicity/FelicityLearnsALessonBook 2.aspx aracters/felicity/FelicityLearnsALessonBook 2.aspxhttp://www.americangirlpublishing.com/ch aracters/felicity/FelicityLearnsALessonBook 2.aspx 2.http://dictionary.reference.com/ Gorfien © 2009


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