Open Court- Fifth Grade Unit 4- Making a New Nation Lesson2 The Night the Revolution Began • from Give Me Liberty! • by Russell Freeman Word Knowledge and Selection Vocabulary A Presentation by Tan Doan- Fruitvale School- Oakland
fine pound light clubs watch Multiple-Meaning Words The man received a fine for paying his taxes late. Please give some examples of multiple- meaning words.
ships British shoulders action taxation /sh/ sound spelled sh or -ti- The British ships were station nearby. Can you think of some more words with /sh/ sound spelled sh or -ti-?
taxes cargoes torches boxes plural words ending with es Churches had to pay taxes, too. Please give some more plural words ending with es.
friend’s king’s company’s maker’s possessive nouns I enjoyed my friend’s story about the king’s castle and his court. Make a sentence that contains at least one possessive noun.
Selection Vocabulary Use Context Clues, Word Structure, and Apposition to figure out the meaning of the words apprentice lieutenant defiance boycott fife
apprentice - Then he knotted his bedding together, hung it out the window, and slid to freedom. He wasn’t a rope maker’s apprentice for nothing. - When I was an apprentice to a carpenter, I learned a lot about woodworking from the tasks he assigned to me. a person who works for a skilled worker in order to learn a trade or art
lieutenant - Among them were blacksmiths, masons, shipwrights, well-known citizens, men of prominent families and positions who had come along as lieutenants to direct the action and help keep order. - The soldiers respected their lieutenants and followed his orders without asking questions. an officer in the armed forces
defiance - The Boston Tea Party was an act of defiance, a protest against King George III. - The child stood still in defiance when her mother asked her to go to her room. bold refusal to obey or respect authority
boycott Throughout the thirteen colonies, people had boycotted British tea rather than pay the hated tax. Many customers boycotted the deli when it raised its prices; they took their business to the shop down the street. to join with others in refusing to buy from or deal with a person, nation, or business
fife - When all the tea had been thrown overboard, the “ Mohawks” fell into line and marched away to the music of a fife, surprised that they had met no opposition. - My music teacher asked me to play the fife when our band marched in the Independence Day parade. a musical instrument like a flute that makes a high, clear sound and is often used with drums in a marching band
Vocabulary Quiz 01.bold refusal to obey or respect authority 02.a musical instrument like a flute that makes a high, clear sound and is often used with drums in a marching band 03.a person who works for a skilled worker in order to learn a trade or art 04.an officer in the armed forces 05.to join with others in refusing to buy from or deal with a person, nation, or business