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"A Story, A Story". An African Folktale Retold by Gail E. Haley Corby Arthur Beethoven Street Elementary School Third Grade. defenseless adjective pg 108. without protection, unguarded.

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"A Story, A Story"

An African Folktale

Retold by Gail E. Haley

Corby Arthur

Beethoven Street Elementary School

Third Grade

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defenseless adjective pg 108

without protection, unguarded

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“Spider stories” tell how small, defenseless men or animals outwit others and succeed against great odds.

The hungry fox didn’t see the defenseless ducklings across the pond. They were lucky because they couldn’t have protected themselves.

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descendants noun pg 108

children, grandchildren, and continuing generations of an original set of parents; those people sharing the same ancestors

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Their descendants still tell some of these stories today.

Grandfather’s descendants all came to his birthday party, including his brand-new grandchild.

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tatter verb pg 111

tear, make ragged, rip

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“Should you not fly into my calabash, so that the rain will not tatter your wings?”

We need to take down the flag before the strong winds tatter it to pieces.

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flamboyant adjective pg 112

overly colorful, showy appearance or behavior

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He set the little doll at the foot of a flamboyant tree where fairies like to dance.

Her flamboyant clothes and rainbow-colored hair attracted everyone’s attention.

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furious adjective pg 113

very angry, violent

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Now the fairy was stuck to the gum baby with both hands, and she was furious.

The man was furious when the passing car splashed mud on his suit.