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Title: Sequoyah: Inventor of the Cherokee Written Language Vocabulary


1
Sequoyah Inventor of the Cherokee Written
Language Vocabulary
  • By Nivia Vizurraga
  • Camellia Avenue Elementary

2
syllables
  • A letter or group of letters that make up one or
    more sounds in a word (p. 91)

The word syllable has 3 parts. Clap it out and
see if its true!
syl-la-ble
3
communicate
  • To make known (p. 95)

How are these people communicating?
4
culture
  • The beliefs and customs of a group of people (p.
    96)

How do these people express their culture?
5
preserve
  • To keep from being lost or damaged (p. 96)

How can we preserve this type of butterfly?
6
traditions
  • A custom or belief that is passed down from
    parents to their children (p. 96)

What kind of traditions do you practice during
the holidays?
7
characters
  • A letter or figure used in writing or printing
    (p. 102)

Can you see the similarities in these characters
and our own alphabet?
8
honor
  • To show or feel great respect for a person (p.
    108)

In Sequoyahs honor, the famous sequoia trees
were named after him.
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