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Martha Helps the Rebel A Play by Carole Charles Open Court Reading Unit 6 Lesson 4 Word Knowledge and Vocabulary.

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1 Martha Helps the Rebel A Play by Carole Charles Open Court Reading Unit 6 Lesson 4 Word Knowledge and Vocabulary

2 Word Knowledge Grade 4, Unit 6 – Lesson 4 These words contain pairs of synonyms Line 1:bravevaliant pursuechasevaliant A synonym is a word that has the same or similar meaning to another word These words have the /er/ sound Line 2:collarhaggardscholarmustardhaggardscholar Spelled ar These words contain a consonant blend Line 3:streamtwilightskilletgratefultwilightskillet Consonant blends: str, tw, sk, and gr These words contain the Latin root port Line 4:transportreportimportantsupportreport Sentence 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.

3 valiant

4 haggard

5 scholar

6 twilight

7 skillet

8 report

9 val-iant The 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-dence The 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-ers I 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 Army My 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-ant Martha 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 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.18th centuryThirteen ColoniesUnited States of AmericaBritish 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.American Revolutionary Wardeclaration of independence

15 The American Revolution

16 The Revolutionary War

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