Civil War on Sunday Chapters 5 - 10
alert <ul><li>Listening and watching very carefully </li></ul>
battlefield <ul><li>Place where fighting happens during a war </li></ul>
boom <ul><li>A deep, loud noise usually from an explosion </li></ul>
bumped <ul><li>To hit on something with force </li></ul>
cannons <ul><li>A large gun on wheels. It shoots large black balls. </li></ul>
canteen <ul><li>A flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers </li></ul>
croaking <ul><li>Like the sounds of frogs and crows </li></ul>
dashed <ul><li>Hurried, raced, scrambled, ran </li></ul>
ditches <ul><li>A long, narrow hole dug in the ground. </li></ul>
drummer boy <ul><li>A boy who played the drum during battles to help the soldiers </li></ul>
exploding <ul><li>Blowing up; bursting with a loud noise </li></ul>
fever <ul><li>Body temperature that is higher than normal </li></ul>
firecrackers <ul><li>A small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing </li></ul>
halt <ul><li>To cause to stop or end </li></ul>
heat stroke <ul><li>To become very sick from being too hot </li></ul>
homesick <ul><li>Missing one’s home to the point of pain or sickness </li></ul>
jerked <ul><li>A short, quick pull or twist </li></ul>
misery <ul><li>Pain or suffering; a feeling of intense unhappiness </li></ul>
muskets <ul><li>A gun with a long barrel, used before the rifle was invented </li></ul>
panic <ul><li>Excited, scared, don’t know what to do </li></ul>
pillow <ul><li>You use this to make your head comfortable while you are sleeping </li></ul>
remember <ul><li>When we think of something again. We do not  forget. </li></ul>
squinted <ul><li>To look with the eyes half-closed </li></ul>
stretchers <ul><li>A way to move people who are sick or hurt, two people must carry the poles on each end. </li></ul>
swayed <ul><li>Move or swing back and forth, from right to left </li></ul>
trenches <ul><li>Long ditches dug in the ground to protect soldiers in battle </li></ul>
twilight <ul><li>Time of day when the sun has just gone down and it is beginning to get dark </li></ul>
upset <ul><li>To be unhappy or worried </li></ul>
volunteer <ul><li>A person who helps or offers to do something without getting paid </li></ul>
wagon <ul><li>A four-wheeled vehicle that is used for carrying things, but that cannot move on its own. A horse or a tract...
 
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Civil war on sunday vocab ch 5 10

  1. 1. Civil War on Sunday Chapters 5 - 10
  2. 2. alert <ul><li>Listening and watching very carefully </li></ul>
  3. 3. battlefield <ul><li>Place where fighting happens during a war </li></ul>
  4. 4. boom <ul><li>A deep, loud noise usually from an explosion </li></ul>
  5. 5. bumped <ul><li>To hit on something with force </li></ul>
  6. 6. cannons <ul><li>A large gun on wheels. It shoots large black balls. </li></ul>
  7. 7. canteen <ul><li>A flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers </li></ul>
  8. 8. croaking <ul><li>Like the sounds of frogs and crows </li></ul>
  9. 9. dashed <ul><li>Hurried, raced, scrambled, ran </li></ul>
  10. 10. ditches <ul><li>A long, narrow hole dug in the ground. </li></ul>
  11. 11. drummer boy <ul><li>A boy who played the drum during battles to help the soldiers </li></ul>
  12. 12. exploding <ul><li>Blowing up; bursting with a loud noise </li></ul>
  13. 13. fever <ul><li>Body temperature that is higher than normal </li></ul>
  14. 14. firecrackers <ul><li>A small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing </li></ul>
  15. 15. halt <ul><li>To cause to stop or end </li></ul>
  16. 16. heat stroke <ul><li>To become very sick from being too hot </li></ul>
  17. 17. homesick <ul><li>Missing one’s home to the point of pain or sickness </li></ul>
  18. 18. jerked <ul><li>A short, quick pull or twist </li></ul>
  19. 19. misery <ul><li>Pain or suffering; a feeling of intense unhappiness </li></ul>
  20. 20. muskets <ul><li>A gun with a long barrel, used before the rifle was invented </li></ul>
  21. 21. panic <ul><li>Excited, scared, don’t know what to do </li></ul>
  22. 22. pillow <ul><li>You use this to make your head comfortable while you are sleeping </li></ul>
  23. 23. remember <ul><li>When we think of something again. We do not forget. </li></ul>
  24. 24. squinted <ul><li>To look with the eyes half-closed </li></ul>
  25. 25. stretchers <ul><li>A way to move people who are sick or hurt, two people must carry the poles on each end. </li></ul>
  26. 26. swayed <ul><li>Move or swing back and forth, from right to left </li></ul>
  27. 27. trenches <ul><li>Long ditches dug in the ground to protect soldiers in battle </li></ul>
  28. 28. twilight <ul><li>Time of day when the sun has just gone down and it is beginning to get dark </li></ul>
  29. 29. upset <ul><li>To be unhappy or worried </li></ul>
  30. 30. volunteer <ul><li>A person who helps or offers to do something without getting paid </li></ul>
  31. 31. wagon <ul><li>A four-wheeled vehicle that is used for carrying things, but that cannot move on its own. A horse or a tractor may pull this </li></ul>

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