The men at the Alamo heard the “Deguello.” They understood the message. General Santa Anna’s army attacked the fort from all sides. It was a terrible battle. Everyone was shooting. Cannon balls were flying. A lot of men were injured. Some men were killed. Davy and the other men defended the fort. They sent back the Mexicans twice.
The third time, the Mexicans entered the fort. They killed many people: men, women and children. It was a massacre!
FILL IN THE BLANKS:
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the message.General Santa Anna’s army attacked the fort from
.It was a
.Cannon balls were
.A lot of men were
.Davy and the other men
the fort. They the Mexicans .The third time, the Mexicans
the fort.They many people: men, women and children. It was a !
ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
(1) Did the men at the Alamo hear the war song?
.(2) Did they understand the message?
.(3) Did Santa Anna’s army attack the fort from all sides?
.(4) Was it a terrible battle? Was everyone shooting?
.(5) Were cannon balls flying?
.(6) Were a lot of men injured?
.(7) Were some men were killed? (8) Did Davy and the other men defend the fort?
.(9) Did they send back the Mexicans twice?
.(10) Did the Mexicans enter the fort the third time? (11) Did they kill many people?
.(12) Did they kill men, women and children?
.(13) Was it a massacre? !
fly [flaɪ] (flew [fluː] – flown [fləun]) v. летать, лететь: Cannon balls were flying. Летали пушечные ядра.
injure [‘ɪnʤə] v. ранить
massacre [‘mæsəkə] v. устраивать резню
massacre [‘mæsəkə] резня, бойня
side [saɪd] сторона from all sides со всех сторон
terrible [‘terəbl] ужасный, внушающий ужас
twice [twaɪs] дважды
understand [ˌʌndə’stænd] (understood – understood [ˌʌndə’stud]) v. понимать