Everyone liked Davy Crockett. He was always happy, with a big smile. He was honest and always helped others.
Davy was a tall man. He wore a coonskin cap, buckskin trousers, and a buckskin jacket. He always carried his long rifle, “Old Betsy.”
In 1806 Davy married Polly Finley. She was a school teacher.
They had two sons and a daughter: John, Joseph and Judith. After a few years, the Crockett family moved into the Tennessee hills. The Tennessee hills were near hostile Indian country.
FILL IN THE BLANKS
________ liked Davy Crockett.
He was always ______ _______ ____________ ______. He was ______ and always helped others.
Davy was a ______ man.
He wore a coonskin ______ , buckskin _______, and a buckskin ______ .
He always ______ his long ______ , “Old Betsy.”
In 1806 Davy______ Polly Finley. She was a _____ ______ .
They had two sons and a daughter: John, Joseph and Judith. After a few years, the Crockett family ______ _____ the Tennessee hills. The Tennessee hills were near ______ Indian country.
In______ the war between the United States and Britain _______. The Mohawk and Creek Indians ______ with the British against the Americans. The American General ______ ______ organized a small army. He wanted to _____ the Creek Indians and the British.
Davy _____ ____ this army. He was __ ______ because he ______ the territory _____.
His work as ___ ______ was very ______ .
Davy ______ ____ Tennessee, the Mississippi Territory, Florida, and Louisiana with General Jackson’s army. The Battle of New Orleans ____ __ ____ _______ for General Jackson and the Americans. The war _____ in 1814.
The British _____ the war. The Indians _____ their territories and _____ _____. New American families _____ in the Tennessee hills.
ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
(1) Did everyone like Davy Crockett?
(2) He was always happy, wasn’t he?
(3) Was he honest?
(4) Did he always help others?
(5) Davy was a tall man, wasn’t he?
(6) Did he wear a coonskin cap?
(7) He wore buckskin trousers, and a buckskin jacket, didn’t he?
(8) What did he always carry?
_____________ (9) In 1806 Davy married Polly Finley, didn’t he?
(10) She was a school teacher, wasn’t she?
(11) They had two sons and a daughter, didn’t they?
(12) Where did the Crockett family move after a few years?
(13) The Tennessee hills were near hostile Indian country, weren’t they?
hill [hɪl] возвышенность, холм
honest [‘ɔnɪst] / [‘ɔnəst] честный
hostile [ˈhɔstəl] / [‘hɔstaɪl] вражеский; враждебный, недружелюбный
jacket [‘ʤækɪt] куртка
racoon [rə’kuːn] – енот
coonskin cap = шапка из енота