Reading week of 4/30

Early America
Monday- vocabulary; intro to story
Tuesday: 1st Read
Wednesday: 2nd Read
Thursday: review
Friday: Summary test

Vocabulary Words:

words for sentences:

colonists

nomadic

civilations

artifacts

inherit

settlements

colonies

indentured servants

culturally

ethnically diverse

concentrated

tribes

attractive

hardships

survive

decrease

 

Important Words:

  1. colonists: people who helped to start a colony or land controlled by a nation or country
  2. civilizations:  human societies with their own organization and culture
  3. inherit:  to receive from someone, usually a relative, who has died
  4. settlements:  newly established places where people have come to live
  5. diverse:  different; varied

Reading Skill:

Classifying and Categorizing- Classifying means arranging people, animals, or things into different groups or categories.  When classifying people, ideas, places, or things
     *Name the categories, or groups, for similar items.
     *List items that fit the category
     *Some items can fit more than one category.

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