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Title: Pocahontas


1
Pocahontas
  • A Changing America
  • Unit 6, Lesson 3
  • http//www.opencourtresources.com

2
Vocabulary
  • bargaining
  • agent
  • relations
  • startling
  • citizens

3
bargaining
  • John Smith got into an argument with
    Pocahontas's people during a bargaining session
    and took seven of them captive.
  • We are bargaining with the salesperson for a
    better deal on the shoes.
  • agreeing to do something or trade something

4
agent
  • Powhatan tried to get the prisoners released,
    but nothing worked until he sent Pocahontas to
    Jamestown as his agent.
  • The actors agent helped her get a part in the
    new movie.
  • a person who has the authority to act for
    someone else

5
relations
  • Relations between the Native Americans and the
    colonists worsened.
  • Rachels relations with her neighbor improved
    after she paid for the broken window.
  • dealings between persons or groups

6
startling
  • In England, Pocahontas also
    learned
  • a startling piece of news,
    John Smith
  • was sill alive!
  • Luis made the startling discovery
  • that his dog had followed him to
  • school.
  • surprising

7
citizen
  • At age twenty, he returned to Virginia,
  • where he became a popular
  • citizen and even helped defend
  • the colony against the Native
  • Americans.
  • Every time I sing our national anthem, I am
    proud to be an American citizen.
  • a person born in or legally made a member of a
    country

8
Vocabulary
  • bargaining agreeing to do something or
    trade something
  • agent a person who has the authority to act
    for someone
  • relations dealings between persons or groups
  • startling - surprising
  • citizens a person born in or made a member of
    the country

9
Spelling
  • -er words-er means more -est words -est
    means most

10
If a word ends in e, drop the e before adding
er.
  • If a word ends with a short vowel and a
    consonant, double the consonant before adding er.

11
If a word ends in y, change the y to i before
adding -er
  • chilly chillier chilliest
  • dirty dirtier dirtiest
  • dizzy dizzier dizziest
  • drowsy drowsier drowsiest
  • empty emptier emptiest
  • gloomy gloomier gloomiest
  • heavy heavier heaviest
  • hungry hungrier hungriest
  • noisy noisier noisiest
  • windy windier windiest
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