Charley Skedaddle

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Word Knowledge. mane main tale tailpale pailAssemblereassembleAssessreassessshrieking believing perceiving receiving. Sentences. Believing the scary tale, the man ran shrieking out of the main house.The soldiers will reassemble so that the lieutenant can assess their skills

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1. Charley Skedaddle by Patricia Beatty illustrated by Charles Shaw

2. Word Knowledge mane main tale tail pale pail Assemble reassemble Assess reassess shrieking believing perceiving receiving

3. Sentences Believing the scary tale, the man ran shrieking out of the main house. The soldiers will reassemble so that the lieutenant can assess their skills. Using soapy water from a pail, he washed the horses mane and tail.

4. Vocabulary desertion gaunt relieved resumed skirmish

5. Vocabulary Despite the hardships, not one soldier on either side thought of desertion, or running away from the army. desertion – the act of running away from duty, especially running away from military service

6. Vocabulary When the battle resumed, or began again, the Confederate army outnumbered the Union army. resumed – when an action has begun again

7. Vocabulary The men on both sides, however, were weak and gaunt from so much marching and so little food. gaunt – describes a very thin face and/or body

8. Vocabulary During the skirmish, a brief fight between the troops, the drummer boy tapped out signals on his drum. skirmish – a brief fight between small groups of soldiers

9. Vocabulary The Union general was relieved when he received word that reinforcement troops were on their way. relieved – describes how someone feels when their worries disappear

10. Vocabulary Quiz desertion gaunt relieved resumed skirmish After the seventh-inning stretch, the game __________.

11. Vocabulary Quiz desertion gaunt relieved resumed Skirmish The prisoner was thin and _________.

12. Vocabulary Quiz desertion gaunt relieved resumed skirmish The soldier was charged with _________ when he left his unit.

13. Vocabulary Quiz desertion gaunt relieved resumed skirmish She was _________ when the thunderstorm subsided.

14. Vocabulary Quiz desertion gaunt relieved resumed skirmish There was a brief _______ on the playground.

15. Charley Skedaddle pages 394-415 by Patricia Beatty illustrated by Charles Shaw

17. Discussing the Story Why did the Union soldier call Charley “Charley Skeddadle”? Why did the Confederate soldiers cry out to General Lee to turn back? How typical do you think Charley’s experience of a Civil War battle was?

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