Presentation on theme: "Martha Helps the Rebel A Play by Carole Charles Open Court Reading"— Presentation transcript:
1 Martha Helps the Rebel A Play by Carole Charles Open Court Reading Unit 6 Lesson 4 Word Knowledge and Vocabulary
2 Hyperlink here to slide 9 for vocabulary words Word Knowledge Grade 4, Unit 6 – Lesson 4Hyperlink here to slide 9 for vocabulary wordsThese words contain pairs of synonymsLine 1: brave valiant pursue chaseA synonym is a word that has the same or similar meaning to another wordThese words have the /er/ soundLine 2: collar haggard scholar mustardSpelled arThese words contain a consonant blendLine 3: stream twilight skillet gratefulConsonant blends: str, tw, sk, and grThese words contain the Latin root portLine 4: transport report important supportSentence 1: I’d chase all the British soldiers right back to England!Sentence 2: The haggard soldier appeared at the door.Sentence 3: Bring him back by the stream.Sentence 4: Before independence, American officials were required to report to the King of England.
9 Hyperlink here back to Word Knowledge val-iantHyperlink here back to Word KnowledgeThe soldier sang, “Come all you brave soldiers, Both valiant and free, It’s for independence, We all now agree.”We saw the valiant rescue of a little boy who had fallen through the ice.valiant- brave and courageous
10 in-de-pen-denceThe soldier sang, ”Come all you brave soldiers, Both valiant and free, It’s for independence, We all now agree.”Jenny enjoys the independence of having her own apartment.Independence- freedom
11 raft-ersI want you up on those rafters, right over the sport where the quilting rack will be.Some birds had built a nest in the rafters of the barn.rafters- beams that support a roof
12 Con-ti-nent-al ArmyMy husband is a soldier with the Continental Army too.The Continental Army fought the British Army in the Revolutionary War.Continental Army- American Army that fought the British during the Revolutionary War
13 de-fi-antMartha said in a defiant voice, “My name is Martha, not ‘Little Girl!’”The defiant toddler wouldn’t do anything his parents told him to do.defiant- standing up against authority; resisting authority
14 The American Revolution Click on me for a George Washington video!The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that became the United States of America gained independence from the British Empire.In this period, the Colonies rebelled against the British Empire and entered into the American Revolutionary War between 1775 and This culminated in an American declaration of independence in 1776, and victory on the battlefield in 1781.