Please get a copy of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow from the front table. • Enjoy your independent reading book for 10 minutes. • After reading, take out your notebook for vocab/root words and your Sleepy Hollow comprehension questions and prepare to finish the story. • HOMEWORK: Finish the questions.
Vocabulary • pedagogue (n) • a school teacher • formal and old fashioned
Root words • ped- (or pedo-) • From Greek paido- meaning “child” • Other words using this root: • pediatrics – a branch of medicine focusing on children’s growth, development and diseases • pediatrician – a children’s doctor
Root words • -agogue • From Greek –agogos “leader” or “bringer” • Other words using this root: • Demagogue - a person (especially a political leader or orator) who gains power by arousing people’s negative emotions and prejudices