Lesson 24: Rachel’s Journal

Vocabulary:


Quizlet__

1. fared- how someone performed or the progress they made
2. mishap- an accident
3. beacon- something that gives light and guidance
4. balked- stopped suddenly and refused; objected
5. quaking shaking all over your body
6.surged- suddenly became very strong
7. torment- to cause annoyance, pain, or suffering
8. rustling- soft sounds of scratches and fluttering
9. lectured- gave a speech or a reprimand
10. disadvantage- something that creates problems or difficulties



Genre:Historical Fiction

Comprehension:Cause and Effect


Vocabulary Strategy:Using Context

TARGET SKILLS
*Cause and Effect
*Point of View
*Figurative Language

TARGET STRATEGY
*Analyze/Evaluate

Grammar: Adjectives that compare


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Biddy Mason __Video__ __Text__
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Bass Reeves __Video__ __Text__


Spelling:
Spelling City

Resources:


Oregon Trail Documentary (Student-made project of diary entries from different "pioneers" on the Oregon Trail at various locations along the trail)
7 min, 20 sec


Schoolhouse Rocks - Elbow Room (song about Westward Expansion)
3 min, 2 sec


The Return of the Horse - Wild New World (3 min, 35 sec)